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Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 11:15am
Starting in June the City will begin excavation and exploratory work to rehabilitate the sanitary sewer in Goulds.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 11:30am
Motorists in St. John’s have a new way to pay for parking on Harbour Drive with the launch of PayByPhone’s mobile app starting June 11.
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 4:45pm
On May 23, 2018, S&P Global Ratings affirmed its 'A+' long-term issuer credit and senior unsecured debt ratings on the City of St. John's.
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 10:00am
The City of St. John’s is pleased to announce that a new Fire Chief has been selected for the St. John’s Regional Fire Department.
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 1:30pm
The first phase of automated garbage collection begins in approximately one third of the city on Monday, June 11. Garbage inside the cart must be bagged.
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 3:30pm
The City is seeking public feedback on the 2018 winter parking restriction pilot project that took place between 3:30 to 6:30 a.m. daily on sections of Water Street and Duckworth Street.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 6:45pm
Today St. John’s City Council and staff welcomed tourism leaders from throughout the city to the annual Tourism Awards presentation at City Hall.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 12:15pm
Public engagement begins on replacing the H.G.R. Mews Centre...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 9:15am
During April and May, the City of St. John’s engaged with the public on existing traffic circulation and restrictions in the area of Rennie’s River between Portugal Cove Road and King’s Bridge Road...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 2:15pm
Due to the Victoria Day holiday on Monday, May 21 all City offices and facilities will be closed. Garbage/recycling collection moved to the next day after regular pickup for all areas.
Monday, May 14, 2018 - 11:15am
Construction work to realign Polina Road intersection with the Avalon Mall is expected to begin in June and be completed in the fall. The City is also upgrading the Kenmount Road trunk storm sewer.
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 2:45pm
The released the Citizen Satisfaction Survey results on Monday. The Mayor is hosting a series of town halls to further explore the results and begin developing a strategic plan and budget for 2019-21.
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 5:00pm
In March 2018, the City of St. John’s contracted MQO Research to conduct the City’s first ever Citizen Satisfaction Survey and the results were shared by Council today.
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 11:30am
The City of St. John’s joins all levels of government and safety organizations to encourage residents to take concrete action to be better prepared for emergencies.
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 11:00am
The summer edition of the 2018 City Guide was mailed to St. John’s residential mailboxes from April 24 to 27. In the printed version there are four errors.
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 10:15am
The City of St. John's celebrates National Youth Week from May 1 to 7 with several free-of-charge events. National Youth Week recognizes youth and their active participation in the community.
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 4:00pm
Residents and business owners in Shea Heights are advised of significant infrastructure improvements to Linegar Avenue with construction starting Monday, April 30 until mid November 2018.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 2:45am
The City, in partnership with Eastern Edge Gallery, have unveiled a new mural on Queen’s Road by artist Jordan Bennett.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 2:00pm
Today, City Council awarded grant contributions totaling more than $500,000 in the form of direct cash grants and waiving of permits fees for local non-profit groups and organizations.
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 12:45pm
The City is currently reviewing existing traffic circulation & restrictions between Portugal Cove Road and King’s Bridge Road. An important part of the process is getting feedback from residents.
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 8:30am
Beginning May 1 yard waste including grass, leaves, soil, sod, and small branches must be in paper yard waste bags, for curbside collection.
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 4:15pm
On Tuesday, April 24, construction work will progress to the intersection of Bishop’s Cove/Adelaide Street and Water Street as part of the five-year project to rehabilitate underground infrastructure.
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 2:00pm
Due to St. George’s Day holiday on Monday, April 23, most City offices and facilities will be closed.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 2:30pm
On Thursday, April 19, the City of St. John’s will exercise its Emergency Management Plan in partnership with the St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) and other emergency partners.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 11:30am
Today, over 100 volunteers attended a Volunteer Week reception at the Paul Reynolds Community Centre, an annual event hosted by the City of St. John’s in partnership with the Memorial.

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