News

The City of St. John's ensures media, residents and businesses are kept informed about issues, programs, initiatives and projects the City is working on by posting media releases, media advisories and public service announcements to this webpage. This view shows ALL news sorted by Publication Date in descending order. Please click 'read more' on any of the news items below to learn more.
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Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 2:45pm
“Our hearts are with the individuals and families who have been displaced as a result of the fire"...
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 9:45am
Motorists are advised that construction will be ongoing at the City Hall parking garage starting Monday, June 26 and continuing until September 30.
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 4:45pm
Due to the Discovery Day holiday on Monday, June 26, most City offices and facilities will be closed.Garbage and recycling collection is unaffected by the holiday.
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 12:30pm
Next week the City of St. John's will begin rehabilitation work on watermains in several areas of the city in order to reduce maintenance issues and improve service.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 4:30pm
Starting on Tuesday, June 27 until June 30 the City of St. John’s will be conducting sanitary sewer vapour testing in Goulds.Testing is required to locate areas of the sewer system that need upgrades.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 10:30am
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) wishes to ensure that citizens know the danger that fireworks may pose if not used properly. See safety tips below.
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 1:00pm
The City of St. John's invites the general public to celebrate World Refugee Day with a special photo exhibit showcasing the resettlement experiences of young adult refugees living in St. John’s.
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 9:45am
The general public is invited to learn more about the City’s new 10 year Affordable Housing Strategy, currently being developed. We invite everyone to join the discussion.
Friday, June 16, 2017 - 10:00am
Residents and visitors are invited to attend a weekend of events to remember the Great Fire of 1892 on July 8 and 9 at Bannerman Park, The Rooms and other locations throughout the downtown.
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 1:45pm
To keep you and your family safe, the St. John’s Regional Fire Department offers the following safety guidelines for summer grilling.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 2:30pm
The Real Housecats of St. John’s is a week-long cat adoption event, from Monday, June 19 to Sunday, June 25. Adoption fees for Real Housecats will be reduced from $120 to $20.
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 9:00am
Today, representatives from the City of St. John’s and the provincial government joined community members from Wedgewood Park to celebrate the official grand opening of Paul Reynolds Community Centre.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 11:45am
Residents are invited to celebrate St. John’s Days from Friday, June 23 to Sunday, June 25 with free events taking place for all ages.
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 2:00pm
The public are invited to attend a plaque dedication and celebration of the life of musician and entertainer John White on Sunday, June 25, 2017 in Bannerman Park.
Friday, June 2, 2017 - 12:30pm
The new Paul Reynolds Community Centre at Wedgewood Park is opening to the public at noon on Thursday, June 8.
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 4:00pm
Beginning 9 a.m. Monday, June 5 there will be no through traffic on Military Road, from the Bonaventure Avenue & Garrison Hill intersection to the Monkstown Road & Rawlin's Cross intersection.
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 2:00pm
Area residents who frequently commute on Brookfield Road will need to adjust their travel routes from Thursday, June 8 to Monday, June 12 as the City repairs the water transmission main.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 9:45am
Come join us on Saturday, July 1 to celebrate Canada 150 with free events throughout the city.
Monday, May 29, 2017 - 2:30pm
Mayor Dennis O’Keefe is pleased to announce the 2017 cruise season begins on Monday, June 5 with the arrival of the Ocean Endeavour.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:00am
The City of St. John’s officially launched a public engagement campaign to talk to residents about the new automated garbage collection program coming to the city in 2018.
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 12:00pm
A MOU between the City and the owner of Richmond Hill Cottage has expired. The developer has submitted a request for demolition permit which will go to Council for a vote on Tuesday, May 23.
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 9:30am
Due to the Victoria Day holiday on Monday, May 22 all City offices and facilities will be closed. Garbage and recycling will not be collected on Monday.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 3:30pm
The general public is invited to learn more and participate in the City’s new 10 year Affordable Housing Strategy, currently being developed.
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 2:00pm
The City is once again encouraging environmentally-friendly options for the handling of grass clippings and leaves.
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 10:00am
New ward boundaries take effect on Election Day, September 26, 2017. In the initial announcement and on page 20 of the summer edition of the City Guide there was an error related to Hamilton Avenue.

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