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Senior Center to Host Holiday Reception on December 8

Nov 29, 2017 - The Oak Ridge Senior Center will host a Holiday Reception for area senior citizens on Friday, December 8, 2017, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be held in the gymnasium of the Civic Center.
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Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony in A.K. Bissell Park

Nov 22, 2017 - The Oak Ridge Woman’s Club and the Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will sponsor the annual Christmas tree lighting and reception on Friday, December 1, 2017, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
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Applications Available for City Boards and Commissions

Nov 22, 2017 - The City Clerk’s Office is currently accepting applications from citizens to serve as a member of a board or commission as part of the City’s end-of-year election. The submission deadline is Friday, December 29, 2017, at 5 p.m.
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Lifeguard Certifications Offered Over Winter Break

Nov 17, 2017 - Registration is now open for a lifeguard certification course offered over winter break by the City of Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department. Classes will be held at the Oak Ridge Civic Center indoor pool facility between 12/27 and 12/30.
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Turtle Park Sewer Rehabilitation Project Update #7

Nov 17, 2017 - Work will continue on several new streets next week to rehabilitate sewer collection pipes in the Turtle Park Sewer Shed. Areas affected by phase two of the project include City easements in yards and in roadways.
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"Shop Oak Ridge" Event Kicks Off Holiday Shopping Season

Nov 16, 2017 - The City and Chamber of Commerce are inviting everyone to “Shop Oak Ridge” this holiday season with a special kickoff event on November 21 at Main Street Oak Ridge. Coupons and giveaways from participating stores will be available in limited supply.
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Oak Ridge City Manager Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Nov 14, 2017 - City Manager Mark Watson was the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Kansas University City Managers and Trainees Alumni Organization (KUCIMAT) on October 22. The award recognizes career achievements and successes.
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City of Oak Ridge Warns Against Utility Scam

Nov 10, 2017 - Oak Ridge utility customers, including commercial customers, should be aware that a scam regarding a meter change out program is happening in our area.
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Turtle Park Sewer Rehabilitation Project Update #6

Nov 09, 2017 - Work will continue on several new streets next week to rehabilitate sewer collection pipes in the Turtle Park Sewer Shed. Areas affected by phase two of the project include City easements in yards and in roadways.
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Winter Volleyball League Registration Opens November 13

Nov 09, 2017 - Registration for the Recreation and Parks Department’s co-ed winter volleyball league will open on Monday, November 13. Games are scheduled to begin during the second week of January.
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Fall Prevention Education at Oak Ridge Senior Center

Nov 08, 2017 - The senior center is hosting a free public awareness event on Nov. 14 that focuses on preventing falls. Representatives from Pierce Physical Therapy will outline ways to increase physical mobility for older adults and reduce the risk of injury.
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Turtle Park Sewer Rehabilitation Project Update #5

Nov 03, 2017 - Work will continue on several new streets next week to rehabilitate sewer collection pipes in the Turtle Park Sewer Shed. Areas affected by phase two of the project include City easements in yards and in roadways.
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Notice of Work Session Date and Location Change for November

Nov 03, 2017 - The date and location of the Oak Ridge City Council’s monthly work session has been changed for November. The new date is Tuesday, November 7, and the new venue is Jefferson Middle School. The meeting will still begin at 6 p.m.
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Safety Message from the Oak Ridge Electric Department

Nov 03, 2017 - As the days get shorter and daylight saving time comes to an end this Sunday, Nov. 5, people will find themselves outdoors in the dark more often. The Electric Department has some safety reminders to share as we approach the time change.
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Citywide Leaf Pick-Up Begins November 20

Nov 03, 2017 - The citywide leaf pick-up program will begin Monday, November 20. Residents should place their leaves near, but not beyond the curb. City collection efforts will follow the proposed schedule as closely as possible.
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Free Pancake Brunch at Senior Center in Honor of Veterans Day

Nov 02, 2017 - The Oak Ridge Senior Center will be honoring the men and women who have served our country, both present and past, with a pancake brunch on Friday, November 10, ahead of Veterans Day on Saturday.
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Portion of Lafayette Drive to be Closed on Saturday

Nov 01, 2017 - Both northbound lanes of Lafayette Drive at the intersection with Emory Valley Road will be closed for a period of time on Saturday, November 4, so that crews can reinstall a traffic signal pole.
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