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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, January 30, 2018 - 10:30am
St. John’s ChillFest is a community-wide celebration of winter, with a variety of free activities taking place Feb. 14-18.
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 11:15am
There has been much speculation recently about whether or not there will be a hockey franchise at Mile One for the 2018-19 season.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 3:45pm
To enhance snow clearing and improve accessibility downtown, a new pilot parking restriction will be in place 3:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. daily, beginning Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018.
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 12:00pm
Today, the City of St. John's and partners Royal Newfoundland Constabulary and the Iris Kirby House announce the start of the Pet Safe Keeping Program.
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 10:45am
The City released a ‘What we Heard’ document following a public engagement process which took place between May and June 2017, to help inform the next 10 year Affordable Housing Strategy.
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 12:15pm
The campaign contributions and expenses disclosure statements for the 2017 City of St. John’s Municipal Election are now available online.
Monday, January 8, 2018 - 4:15pm
To enhance snow clearing and accessibility in the downtown, the City is introducing a new parking restriction from 3:30 to 6:30 a.m. daily on Water St. and Duckworth St. beginning mid-January.
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 11:45am
Downtown Heritage Areas are the heart and soul of St. John's and these awards recognize property owners for their work in rehabilitating, restoring and celebrating our rich built heritage.
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 12:30pm
Some City of St. John's facilities and services schedules are modified during the holidays.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 10:00am
Construction will begin in the coming weeks to replace the existing Goulds Sewage Pumping Station located at 557 Main Road. A new modernized facility will be built adjacent to the old facility.
Monday, December 11, 2017 - 2:30pm
The City of St. John’s will establish a panel to review and advise on the best governance process for its Internal Audit function.
Monday, December 11, 2017 - 2:30pm
Today, the City of St. John’s released the details of Budget 2018, the third year in a three-year budget plan.
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 12:45pm
At the regular meeting of City Council beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, December 11, City Council will share its Budget for 2018. Members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting.
Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 12:45pm
The City of St. John's invites everyone to ring in the New Year with a free concert featuring the Navigators next to the Quidi Vidi Lake boathouse.
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 1:45pm
Again this year the City of St. John’s is encouraging residents to recycle cardboard that accompanies holiday shopping and gift giving. #DeBoxingDays
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 10:15am
When using candles, take extra care and place them away from curtains, pets and children and don’t put them under a shelf or other furniture.
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 1:45pm
City staff have completed the data collection phase of the Winter Avenue traffic calming project. The no-entry restriction via Kings Bridge Road will remain in place at this time.
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 3:45pm
Throughout the city from Dec.1 to March 31 parking is prohibited 24 hours a day on streets designated as ‘No Parking Snow Route.’ Winter parking regulations vary, depending on where you live.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 10:45am
City Council has voted to approve the medium-sized bin (240 liters) for automated garbage collection. Full details on which areas will be included in the phase one will be announced in 2018.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 10:00am
Due to road closures and parking restrictions for the Downtown Christmas Parade, attendees are encouraged to take the free Santa Shuttle offered by Metrobus.
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 12:45pm
Infrastructure to support changes for two traffic pilot projects downtown has been removed in advance of snow clearing operations beginning for the winter. Former conditions have now been reinstated.
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 9:15am
The City of St. John’s is moving forward with plans to rehabilitate the aging water and sewer infrastructure along Water Street starting in 2018.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 12:45pm
The report reflects feedback from staff and Council as well as a robust survey of the public.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 7:00am
From Monday, Nov. 20 to Friday, Nov. 24 the City of St. John’s is holding a food drive to collect non-perishable food items in support of the Community Food Sharing Association.
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 12:30pm
Today, Councillor Sandy Hickman joined local artist Julie Lewis to officially unveil the Great Fire of 1892 commemorative mural at McBride’s Hill in St. John’s.

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