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Blankenship Field Renovation to Begin After ORHS Football Season

Jul 12, 2018 - The City has announced that renovations to Blankenship Field will wait until the high school football season is complete. The decision was based on the contractor’s estimate that the project could not be completed without impacting home football games.
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Child Car Seat Safety Checks Offered on July 14

Jul 06, 2018 - The Oak Ridge Police and Fire Departments are partnering with East Tennessee Children's Hospital to host a car seat checkpoint on July 14. The event is free and open to the public.
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Oak Ridge Library Hosts Writing Workshop

Jul 03, 2018 - The Oak Ridge Public Library will host a writing workshop on Saturday, July 14, 2018, from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m. Author Michael C. Miles is the special guest for the workshop which will focus on how to become a published author.
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Oak Ridge Electric Achieves #4 Ranking for Green Power Sales Rate

Jun 29, 2018 - The Oak Ridge Electric Department was recently honored as a leading utility green power program. The National Renewable Energy Lab granted the award in recognition of the electric department's voluntary renewable energy programs.
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Public Works Department's Presentation Updates Major Projects

Jun 25, 2018 - At the most recent work session of Oak Ridge City Council on June 19th, Public Works Department Director Shira McWaters gave a presentation on the status of several major projects. The full presentation is available for review.
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Application Period Open for Vacant Seat on Oak Ridge City Council

Jun 21, 2018 - The City of Oak Ridge is currently accepting applications to fill a pending vacancy on Oak Ridge City Council. All application materials must be on file in the City Clerk’s Office by 5 p.m. on July 5.
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Library Director Honored for 47 Years of Service to Oak Ridge

Jun 20, 2018 - Friends, family and City staff filled the auditorium inside Oak Ridge Public Library on June 15 to celebrate Library Director Kathy McNeilly’s career. After more than 47 years of service, 19 of those years as Library Director, McNeilly is retiring.
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