|Transparent Blue Bags Mandatory|
|We wish to advise our residents that the use of transparent blue bags is required for curb side collection of recylables, anyone using non-transparent blue bags are advised that their recyclables will not be picked up as they will not accepted at Western .... [Read more]|
|Updated: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 2:06 pm|
|Job Well Done|
|On behalf of the Town of St. George's, we acknowledge the hard work and dedication of our Public Works Department and our Contractor-On Grade Construction who spent countless hours Saturday repairing a water leak on Steel Mountain Road. Due .... [Read more]|
|Updated: Monday, August 12, 2019 9:03 am|
|Water Outage - Update #2|
|We wish to advise our residents that the expected time for the water to be returned to service is between 8:30 and 9:30 pm, Saturday August 10th, 2019. We regret the inconvenience this has caused our residents.
.... [Read more]|
|Updated: Saturday, August 10, 2019 4:32 pm|
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The Town of St. George’s is a community of 1203 people - located on the southeastern shore of Flat Bay. It is approximately 17 km from Stephenville (the largest community and service centre in the region) and 136 km from Channel – Port Aux Basques (the gateway to Newfoundland). The closest communities are Stephenville Crossing and Flat Bay.
The average household size is 2.7, and the estimated number of private dwellings is 541. Of the 1,203 persons in St. George’s, over 55% of our community are proud to belong to the Mi'kmaq Nation; most of our linage hail from the Webb's, Young's, Benoit's, Brake's, King's, Oliver's, Stride's, Muise's and Bernard families. A full recap of history can be seen at the beautiful K’Taqmkuk Mi’kmaw Cultural Historic Museum located in the St. George's Indian Band Building (formerly the old court house).
Some information was taken from Statistics Canada (2016 Profile).