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Waste Connections Suspends Glass Recycling

Aug 20, 2019 - The Oak Ridge Public Works Department has received notice from Waste Connections of Tennessee that glass will no longer be accepted for recycling at the Convenience Center in Oak Ridge. The last day glass will be accepted will be August 29.
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Blankenship Field Now Open for Public Use

Aug 20, 2019 - The Recreation and Parks Department and Oak Ridge Schools have announced that Blankenship field and walking track are open for public use. Public use is permitted from sunup to sundown, except when the field is reserved.
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City Requests Community Input for ADA Improvements

Aug 20, 2019 - The City of Oak Ridge is requesting feedback as part of the Public Works Department’s ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Transition Plan. The survey asks for information about experiences accessing City facilities, parks, or programs.
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Notice of Public Parking Lot Closure for Maintenance

Aug 15, 2019 - The City of Oak Ridge Public Works Department is advising the community about a maintenance and clean-up project scheduled for Saturday, August 17, 2019, in the public parking lot at the corner of Central and Tennessee Avenues.
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Learn to “Outsmart the Scammers” at Oak Ridge Public Library

Aug 15, 2019 - The Oak Ridge Public Library will host a lunch and learn program next week called “You Have the Power to Outsmart the Scammers” as part of World Wise Wednesdays. The presentation is scheduled for August 21 from noon until 1 p.m.
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August Art Display at Oak Ridge Public Library

Aug 14, 2019 - An exciting art collection is on display for the remainder of the month of August at the Oak Ridge Public Library, featuring black and white drawings and color paintings by artist Sharon McFadden.
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Oak Ridge Wins Sister Cities International Innovation Award

Aug 13, 2019 - The City of Oak Ridge has won the Sister Cities International 2019 Innovation Award for Arts and Culture for a community with a population of 25,001-100,000. The award honors the International Friendship Bell Peace Pavilion Project.
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