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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.
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 2:30pm
The City has recently introduced several traffic pilot projects to enhance pedestrian safety, and improve traffic flow. Staff are seeking public feedback through an online survey.
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 3:15pm
Due to the Remembrance Day holiday on Saturday, Nov. 11, City offices will be closed in observance of the holiday on Monday. There is no waste collection on Monday, Nov. 13.
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 4:15pm
Preliminary work for a watermain rehabilitation project on Portugal Cove Rd, from New Cove Rd to First Ave, is scheduled to begin during the week of November 6. Traffic delays are expected.
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 4:30pm
Until November 11, vehicles with Veteran Plates will not be ticketed on parking meters in the City of St. John’s. The City thanks our veterans for their service.
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 3:45pm
Today, City Council and staff welcomed leaders and entrepreneurs from throughout the city to the Annual Tourism Awards presentation at City Hall.
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 8:45am
The City of St. John’s conducted extensive public engagement from April to June 2017 on the implementation of automated garbage collection. A summary of what we heard is now online.
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 1:45pm
The City of St. John’s grants and subsidies program provides financial and other resources to non-profit groups, organizations and individuals. Deadline to apply is November 30.
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
The City of St. John’s invites you to participate in the first ever Pumpkin Walk at Bannerman Park on Wednesday, Nov.1 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 10:00am
On Monday, City Council will vote on a Standing Committee Review Report which has, as one of its recommendations, a pilot project to change current standing committees to a Committee of the Whole.
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 4:30pm
Cash Shortage of $58,000 still under review
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 2:45pm
Due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday on Monday, Oct. 9 all City offices and facilities will be closed. There is no waste collection on Thanksgiving Day.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 2:15pm
Fire Prevention Week is October 8 to 14, this year the theme is ‘Every Second Counts - Plan 2 Ways Out’. SJRFD will hold events throughout the week.
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 11:00am
Leaves placed at the curb for pick up must be in paper yard waste bags beginning in October. Leaves in plastic bags will not be collected and will be left at the curbside.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 2:15pm
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) wishes to remind all citizens once again that they will be holding a parade in recognition of Fire Prevention Week.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:45pm
The Municipal Election results have been officiated by the City Clerk’s Office. Congratulations to all individuals who put their name forward.