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Youth Advisory Board Seeking Vendors for Teen Job Fair

Aug 31, 2018 - The City of Oak Ridge Youth Advisory Board is planning a job fair for teens on September 12 from 2 p.m. until 5:45 p.m. Participation is free for students and vendors.
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REVISED UPDATE: Tennessee Avenue Road Reconstruction Project

Aug 29, 2018 - The Oak Ridge Public Works Department is providing a revised update on the Tennessee Avenue reconstruction project. Temporary closure of the Tyler Road intersection will now begin on September 4 after Labor Day weekend.
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Senior Center Hosts Lunch & Learn Program with CASA

Aug 28, 2018 - Looking for a volunteer opportunity that can change your life as well as the life of a child in need? A special program on Sept. 4 at the Oak Ridge Senior Center featuring CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) could be that opportunity.
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Tax Payment Reminder for Oak Ridge Property Owners

Aug 24, 2018 - The City is reminding property owners that the last day to pay taxes without penalty is Friday, August 31. With the due date quickly approaching, property owners are encouraged to stop by the Utility Billing Office to pay tax bills directly.
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Tennessee Avenue Road Reconstruction and Repair Update

Aug 24, 2018 - As the road reconstruction project along Tennessee Avenue continues, the City of Oak Ridge Public Works Department is outlining new information that will affect how drivers navigate the area.
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Center for Oak Ridge Oral History Seeks New Interviews

Aug 23, 2018 - Oak Ridge Public Library is seeking new interviews as part of the Center for Oak Ridge Oral History project. More than 800 entries have already been logged, but additional stories are needed from those who experienced Oak Ridge as children.
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13th Annual Memory Magic Scrapbook Event at Civic Center

Aug 22, 2018 - The Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department is sponsoring the 13th Annual Memory Magic Scrapbook event at the Oak Ridge Civic Center on October 12th and 13th. Online registration will open on August 28.
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International Friendship Bell Peace Pavilion Dedication on September 20

Aug 21, 2018 - The new Peace Pavilion for the Oak Ridge International Friendship Bell will be dedicated in a ceremony on September 20 at the Bell’s new site in A.K. Bissell Park. The Bell’s sound will resonate for the first time from its new location that evening.
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First-Ever Fall Break Junior Camp in Oak Ridge

Aug 21, 2018 - The City of Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department has announced its first-ever Fall Break Junior Camp. Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. Camp will be held October 1-5.
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Oak Ridge Police Department Increases Impaired-Driving Enforcement

Aug 20, 2018 - The Oak Ridge Police Department has partnered with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office for its “Booze It and Lose It” campaign that runs through Labor Day. Officers will conduct increased patrols throughout the area.
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Save the Date: Fire & Crime Prevention Celebration 2018

Aug 20, 2018 - The Oak Ridge Fire Department, Oak Ridge Police Department and Oak Ridge Neighborhood Watch Program are teaming up to host a Fire & Crime Prevention Celebration on October 6. Everyone is invited to participate and support this free event.
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Oak Ridge Police Host "Ask an Officer" Event

Aug 17, 2018 - The Oak Ridge Police Department will offer an “Ask an Officer” session on personal safety at the Oak Ridge Civic Center on Tuesday, August 28. Join Sergeant Shannah Newman and Investigator Wendy Zolkowski for this special program.
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Community Meeting: Scarboro Park Amenities & New Preschool Plans

Aug 16, 2018 - As plans progress for the new Oak Ridge Preschool and Scarboro Park improvements, City leaders will provide an update on the project during a community meeting on Thursday, August 30, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Scarboro Community Center.
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Senior Center Lunch & Learn: Legal Aid Society

Aug 15, 2018 - The Oak Ridge Senior Center will be offering a Lunch & Learn Program with the Legal Aid Society on August 21 at 12 p.m. This program is free of charge and open to anyone age 50 and over, but space is limited.
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Try Tai Chi at Oak Ridge Senior Center

Aug 13, 2018 - The Tennessee branch of the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA will hold an open house at the Oak Ridge Senior Center on Monday, August 20, in advance of new beginner classes starting later this month.
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Next City Blueprint Open House Scheduled for August 23

Aug 10, 2018 - The City of Oak Ridge Community Development Department and Municipal Planning Commission invite all city residents and property owners to participate in envisioning the future of the “City Center Subarea.”
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American Museum of Science and Energy to Hold Grand Opening in October

Aug 10, 2018 - The American Museum of Science and Energy is holding a grand opening to welcome visitors to its new location at Main Street Oak Ridge. The 18,000-square-foot space includes a newly-designed exhibit gallery as well as a lecture hall and classroom.
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Library’s Artist of the Month for August & September

Aug 10, 2018 - The August and September art exhibit at Oak Ridge Public Library features a painting created by Debra Lovvorn Belvin to honor her father, James, and other Oak Ridgers of his generation.
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Youth Advisory Board Hosts First 2018-2019 Meeting

Aug 06, 2018 - Newly appointed members of the Youth Advisory Board attended their first meeting of the 2018-2019 term. Lt. Governor Randy McNally and City Council Member Jim Dodson also attended the meeting to wish the students well on a new year.
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Campaign Sign Rules & Regulations Reminder for Oak Ridge

Aug 03, 2018 - The City of Oak Ridge is reminding citizens and political campaign staff that the display of campaign signs is regulated under the City of Oak Ridge Zoning Ordinance, which specifies how and where signs can legally be placed.
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3rd Annual Puppy Pool Party Set for August 19

Aug 03, 2018 - The Recreation and Parks Department will once again host a Puppy Pool Party after the City’s Outdoor Pool closes for the season. The last day for open swim will be August 18. The puppy pool party will take place on August 19 from 4pm to 6pm.
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ORFD to Host "Stop the Bleed" Classes on August 15

Aug 01, 2018 - The Oak Ridge Fire Department will host two "Stop the Bleed" first aid courses on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Each class is limited to 20 participants and there is no cost involved in taking the course.
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