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Monday, September 11, 2017 - 2:00pm
Beginning in October the curbside collection of bulk garbage and recyclable metal waste will again be offered to residents of St. John’s.
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 11:45am
The City of St.John’s is accepting applications for the Housing Catalyst Fund to produce tangible housing solutions for residents. Grants are available for up to $10,000 per project.
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 2:45pm
Vote by Mail kits will be inducted into the mail system on Friday, Sept. 8 and should be received by Friday, Sept.15.
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 10:15am
Due to the Labour Day holiday on Monday, September 4, all City offices and facilities will be closed. There is no waste collection on Labour Day.
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 12:00pm
In order to improve traffic flow and enhance pedestrian safety, Duckworth Street, Plymouth Road, and Quidi Vidi Road will be reconfigured as part of a traffic pilot project.
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 4:15pm
The nomination period for the upcoming Municipal Election began on August 22 and ended today, August 29, 2017 at 4 p.m. The official candidate names are now online.
Friday, August 25, 2017 - 10:30am
One of a number of traffic pilot projects this summer starts work in Veteran's Square August 30...
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 3:15pm
Due to expected rain for Thursday night into Friday morning, paving crews will begin the overnight grind and patch on Water Street and Duckworth Street at 7 p.m. this evening, until 7 a.m. Thursday.
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 3:15pm
On Monday, August 21, City Council will vote to adopt-in-principle the draft Envision St. John's Municipal Plan.
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 1:30pm
The nomination period for the upcoming Municipal Election begins on August 22, 2017 and ends August 29, 2017 at 4 p.m.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 11:30am
The awards recognize our best in tourism, while also increasing public awareness about the industry as a strong and viable contributor to the St. John’s economy...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 10:00am
Overnight roadwork has often been suggested by the public as a means to reduce traffic congestion and the inconvenience...
Friday, August 11, 2017 - 11:00am
A ceremonial sod turning celebrates a major milestone as construction of the $10 million Kenmount Terrace Community Park will soon be underway.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 4:15pm
A mini-roundabout will be installed next week in Kenmount Terrace, at the intersection of Great Eastern Drive and Petite Forte Drive as part of a traffic pilot project.
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 3:00pm
The City of St.John's invites you to a public open house on our draft Envision St.John's Development Regulations. Drop by City Hall to learn what changes are proposed.
Monday, July 31, 2017 - 11:45am
Residents are advised that due to the Royal St. John’s Regatta holiday all City offices will be closed. Waste collection will go ahead as usual.
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 3:30pm
Economic conditions are expected to continue to soften in 2017 according to the Economic Outlook 2017 released today for the St. John’s Census Metropolitan Area (CMA).
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 3:30pm
Mayor Dennis O’Keefe announced during City Council meeting on Monday, July 24 that the playground to be built at the new Paul Reynolds Community Centre will be named after the late Paul J. Johnson.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 12:45pm
SJRFD wishes to advise the general public that with the warm and dry conditions, the Department asks residents to exercise extreme caution when using outdoor fire pits and charcoal BBQs.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 10:00am
The public are advised of increased parking enforcement and safety measures in place, including the addition of two satellite locations to verify winning tickets at Goulds Race Track and RONA.
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 2:45pm
The City of St. John’s is currently evaluating how we engage with citizens to gather input and feedback to inform our programs, services, and decisions.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 11:30am
In response to significant water main breaks, an upcoming watermain rehabilitation project is scheduled to begin on Portugal Cove Road during summer 2017.
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 1:15pm
The City is organizing a weekend of events on July 8 to 9 to commemorate 125 years since the Great Fire of 1892. Events will be held at Bannerman Park, The Rooms and other locations downtown.
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 2:45pm
Due to the Orangemen’s Day holiday on Monday, July 10, most City offices and facilities will be closed including the Access St. John’s front counter service.
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 11:45am
The grand opening of the new pool house in Bowring Park took place today.

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