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Oak Ridge Recognized as 2016 Playful City USA Community

May 31, 2016 - Oak Ridge is being honored with a 2016 Playful City USA designation for the 5th time. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the national recognition program honors cities and towns across the country for making their cities more playable.
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Oak Ridge Fire Marshal Received Professional Designation

May 24, 2016 - Fire Chief Darryl Kerley announced today that Travis Solomon, Fire Marshal for the City of Oak Ridge Fire Department, has received his professional designation as “Fire Marshal” through the Center for Public Safety Excellence.
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TDOT Road Reconstruction Project

May 23, 2016 - A TDOT road reconstruction project on California Avenue from Tennessee Avenue to Cedar Lane, as well as a small portion of Briarcliff Avenue, and Manhattan Avenue is scheduled to begin on May 31.
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Oak Ridge Mayor Warren Gooch Tours USS Oak Ridge and Initiates Plans for 55th Anniversary of Commissioning

May 23, 2016 - Oak Ridge Mayor Warren Gooch recently toured the USS Oak Ridge, the submarine-servicing namesake ship, which is docked at the U.S. Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore, Maryland.
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The City of Oak Ridge Offers Adopt-A-Creek Program

May 19, 2016 - The City of Oak Ridge Healthy Waters Program is seeking organizations, businesses and community groups to participate in a new Adopt-A-Creek program.
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Oak Ridge Animal Shelter to Hold Viewing Party for National Geographic WILD: Unlikely Animal Friends at Pizza Inn Saturday, May 21

May 19, 2016 - The Oak Ridge Animal Shelter is proud to announce that two of their shelter mascots, Pumpkin and Batman, will be featured on National Geographic (Nat Geo) WILD’s Unlikely Animal Friends airing Saturday, May 21 at 8 p.m.
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The City of Oak Ridge Implements Successful Recycling Program at the Central Services Complex

May 13, 2016 - City of Oak Ridge Central Services Complex employees were treated to a pizza party celebration on Friday, May 6 after reducing the amount of recyclable material thrown into the trash from 40 percent to 10 percent over the course of five months.
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Ongoing Sewer Line Inspections May and June 2016

May 10, 2016 - The City of Oak Ridge Public Works Department continues to utilize state-of-the-art technology to perform inspections of the City’s sewer system.
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Oak Ridge Public Library May Art Exhibit

May 04, 2016 - The May art exhibit at Oak Ridge Public Library features a selection of paintings by Ouita Northcutt and Mary Henderson.
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Upcoming Events at the Oak Ridge Public Library

May 03, 2016 - The City of Oak Ridge Public Library is offering free events open to the public in the month of May: Affordable Care Act Tuesdays and College Fair
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Oak Ridge Fire Department Receives National Recognition

May 02, 2016 - Mark Watson, the Oak Ridge City Manager, announced that the Oak Ridge Fire Department was presented with the Organization of the Year Award by the International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) at the 2016 Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis, IN.
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