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Oak Ridge Police Host "Ask an Officer" Session on Nov. 7

Oct 31, 2018 - The Oak Ridge Police Department will offer an educational “Ask an Officer” session focused on ways to prevent identity theft and fraud at the Oak Ridge Civic Center on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at 1 p.m.
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Halloween Safety Reminders for Parents

Oct 30, 2018 - Halloween is almost here and the Oak Ridge Police Department is sharing some important reminders for parents about safety.
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Co-Ed Volleyball League Registration Opens November 12

Oct 29, 2018 - Registration for the City of Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department’s co-ed Volleyball league will open on Monday, November 12, 2018. Early registration will end December 8. Late registration will end December 15.
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Notification of Ongoing Sewer Line Inspections

Oct 24, 2018 - The Public Works Department continues to utilize state-of-the-art technology to perform inspections of the City’s sewer system. This ongoing project resumes October 26 and will continue periodically over the next six to nine months.
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Temporary Road Closure on October 31 for "Halloween House"

Oct 24, 2018 - A temporary road closure is planned along part of Nebraska Avenue on Wednesday, October 31, between the hours of 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. due to the large number of visitors expected for the popular attraction known as the "Halloween House."
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City of Oak Ridge Announces New Police Chief

Oct 23, 2018 - Oak Ridge City Manager Mark Watson has announced today the promotion of Deputy Chief Robin Smith to Chief of Police. Chief Smith has served as Acting Chief for the Oak Ridge Police Department since August of this year.
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Free Child Car Seat Checkpoints Scheduled for Oct. 23-24

Oct 20, 2018 - The Oak Ridge Police Department and East Tennessee Children's Hospital are teaming up to host child passenger seat checkpoints on Tuesday, October 23, and Wednesday, October 24, 2018. The events are free and open to the public.
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Medicare Informational Session at Oak Ridge Senior Center

Oct 19, 2018 - Enrolling in or changing your Medicare program can be a daunting task. For those seeking more information, be sure to join the Tennessee State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) at the Oak Ridge Senior Center on October 22 at 10 a.m.
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Winter Basketball League Registration Begins October 22

Oct 17, 2018 - The City of Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department’s 2018 winter basketball season registration will open Monday, October 22, 2018. Early registration will end Saturday, November 10, at 10 p.m.
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New American Museum of Science and Energy to Celebrate Grand Opening

Oct 16, 2018 - The American Museum of Science and Energy (AMSE) will unveil its new location and exhibits at an invitation-only dignitary event and public ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday, October 18, 2018. Media are invited to join both events.
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Oak Ridge Turnpike Lane Closures Notification

Oct 12, 2018 - [UPDATED 10/16] As part of the ongoing Oak Ridge Turnpike Pedestrian Improvement Project, drivers should be aware that lane closures will be in effect for several hours on the evening of Thursday, October 18, 2018.
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Notice of Planned Closures at Oak Ridge Public Library

Oct 10, 2018 - The Oak Ridge Public Library expects to be closed on four separate occasions between October 15 and November 23 to allow for planned work to the rooftop air conditioning and heating system as well as staff work days.
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Half-Off Adoption Fees at Oak Ridge Animal Shelter

Oct 10, 2018 - The Friends of Oak Ridge Animal Shelter non-profit group is sponsoring half of the adoption fee for every pet adopted through October 20. All adoption fees will be reduced to $55 during the special promotion.
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Julie Forkner Named Oak Ridge Public Library Director

Oct 03, 2018 - The City of Oak Ridge has named Julie Forkner as Director of the Oak Ridge Public Library. She has served as Acting Library Director for the last six months. Please join us in congratulating Julie on her new position.
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ORFD to Host "Stop the Bleed" Class on October 24

Oct 01, 2018 - The Oak Ridge Fire Department will host a "Stop the Bleed" first aid course on Wednesday, October 24, 2018. The class is limited to 20 participants and there is no cost involved in taking the course.
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