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Oak Ridge Selected to Receive Tourism Enhancement Grant

Jul 30, 2018 - The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development recently announced that Oak Ridge had been selected to receive a 2018 Tourism Enhancement grant. The funds will support projects that improve some of the city’s key tourist attractions.
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Tennessee Avenue Reconstruction Project Update

Jul 27, 2018 - A road reconstruction project affecting Tennessee Avenue is expected to continue into the fall. Crews are scheduled to begin concrete work at the site in just a matter of days. The next phase will include road surface paving.
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Outdoor Pool Expanded Schedule for August

Jul 27, 2018 - The City of Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will be extending open hours at the outdoor pool into the month of August. The last day of the season for open swim will be August 18.
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UPDATE: Oak Ridge Turnpike Lane Closure Extended

Jul 26, 2018 - The outside eastbound lane of Oak Ridge Turnpike from Lafayette Drive to East Division Road will remain closed as work progresses on the Intersection Improvement Project. Crews will enforce the lane closure between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
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ORPD Kicks Off New School Year with "Operation Safe Start"

Jul 26, 2018 - A brand new school year is upon us and the Oak Ridge Police Department is making sure students and families stay safe with "Operation Safe Start" beginning Monday, July 30, the first day of school.
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Oak Ridge to Help "Clear the Shelters" on August 18

Jul 25, 2018 - The Oak Ridge Animal Shelter will participate in the nationwide “Clear the Shelters” pet adoption event on Saturday, August 18, 2018. Reduced adoption fees of $55 will be available all day as staff work to find a forever home for each adoptable animal.
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Oak Ridge Schools' State Testing Results

Jul 23, 2018 - Oak Ridge Schools is proud to be a top public school system that successfully prepares students for colleges and careers. Oak Ridge has had a long history of preparing top student performers and our students in 2017-2018 continued in that vein.
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Oak Ridge Turnpike Lane Closure Notification

Jul 20, 2018 - Southern Contractors, Inc., working under contract to the City of Oak Ridge, will have the outside eastbound lane of Oak Ridge Turnpike from Lafayette Drive to East Division Road closed starting Monday, July 23, at 7 a.m.
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2nd Annual Senior Citizens' Day at Oak Ridge Outdoor Pool

Jul 19, 2018 - The Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will host a Senior Citizens’ Day at the City’s outdoor pool. The pool is reserved exclusively for seniors age 50 and older on Wednesday, August 1, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.
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Manhattan Project National Historical Park Communities Website Launched

Jul 19, 2018 - Explore Oak Ridge is proud to announce the launch of ‘The Manhattan Project National Historical Park Communities’ website. The project is a joint initiative with Visit Tri-Cities and Visit Los Alamos to promote the park and inspire tourism.
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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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