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Oak Ridge Hosts Energy Communities Alliance Meeting

Aug 30, 2019 - The City of Oak Ridge was proud to host visitors from across the country as part of the recent Energy Communities Alliance (ECA) Peer Exchange focused on the continued implementation of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park.
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SAVE THE DATE: Fire & Crime Prevention Celebration 2019

Aug 28, 2019 - The Oak Ridge Fire and Police Departments, in partnership with the Neighborhood Watch Program, are in the planning stages for this year’s Fire & Crime Prevention Celebration. The date has been set for Saturday, October 26.
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14th Annual Memory Magic Scrapbook Event

Aug 26, 2019 - The City of Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department is sponsoring the 14th Annual Memory Magic Scrapbook event at the Oak Ridge Civic Center on September 20 and 21, 2019. Registration is already underway.
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Oak Ridge Public Library Announces Change in Hours

Aug 26, 2019 - The Oak Ridge Public Library has announced a change in operating hours that is set to begin September 3. With these new operating hours, the library will be able to re-establish full reference services.
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NOTICE: Cedar Hill Playground Temporarily Closed

Aug 23, 2019 - The City of Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department has temporarily closed Cedar Hill Playground due to a tree hazard. The playground will remain closed until crews are able to fully address the situation.
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Notification of On-Street Parking Closure: Virginia Road

Aug 23, 2019 - The City of Oak Ridge Public Works Department has announced that on-street parking areas along the 100-300 blocks of Virginia Road will be closed on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, to allow crews to conduct tree trimming.
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Mayor Responds to Residency Requirement for Senior School Administrators

Aug 23, 2019 - In a letter addressed to Board of Education Chairman Keys Fillauer dated August 22, 2019, Oak Ridge Mayor Warren Gooch responded to the possible elimination of a residency requirement for senior administrators in Oak Ridge Schools.
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City’s Youth Advisory Board Kicks Off Another Year

Aug 22, 2019 - On August 14, the newly appointed members of the Youth Advisory Board attended their first meeting of the 2019-2020 term of office. The YAB serves as a liaison between City Council and the youth of the community.
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Waste Connections Suspends Glass Recycling

Aug 20, 2019 - The Oak Ridge Public Works Department has received notice from Waste Connections of Tennessee that glass will no longer be accepted for recycling at the Convenience Center in Oak Ridge. The last day glass will be accepted will be August 29.
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Blankenship Field Now Open for Public Use

Aug 20, 2019 - The Recreation and Parks Department and Oak Ridge Schools have announced that Blankenship field and walking track are open for public use. Public use is permitted from sunup to sundown, except when the field is reserved.
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City Requests Community Input for ADA Improvements

Aug 20, 2019 - The City of Oak Ridge is requesting feedback as part of the Public Works Department’s ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Transition Plan. The survey asks for information about experiences accessing City facilities, parks, or programs.
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Notice of Public Parking Lot Closure for Maintenance

Aug 15, 2019 - The City of Oak Ridge Public Works Department is advising the community about a maintenance and clean-up project scheduled for Saturday, August 17, 2019, in the public parking lot at the corner of Central and Tennessee Avenues.
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Learn to “Outsmart the Scammers” at Oak Ridge Public Library

Aug 15, 2019 - The Oak Ridge Public Library will host a lunch and learn program next week called “You Have the Power to Outsmart the Scammers” as part of World Wise Wednesdays. The presentation is scheduled for August 21 from noon until 1 p.m.
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August Art Display at Oak Ridge Public Library

Aug 14, 2019 - An exciting art collection is on display for the remainder of the month of August at the Oak Ridge Public Library, featuring black and white drawings and color paintings by artist Sharon McFadden.
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Oak Ridge Wins Sister Cities International Innovation Award

Aug 13, 2019 - The City of Oak Ridge has won the Sister Cities International 2019 Innovation Award for Arts and Culture for a community with a population of 25,001-100,000. The award honors the International Friendship Bell Peace Pavilion Project.
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Volunteers Needed for MyRide Oak Ridge Senior Transportation Program

Aug 12, 2019 - The MyRide Oak Ridge Senior Transportation Program is hosting its third Volunteer Driver Information and Training Session on Saturday, August 17, at the Oak Ridge Senior Center. A light lunch will be provided.
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4th Annual Puppy Pool Party Set for August 18

Aug 09, 2019 - The Oak Ridge 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 17. The puppy pool party will take place on Sunday, August 18.
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City-Sponsored Volleyball Clinics Begin August 6

Aug 01, 2019 - The City of Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department is partnering with certified instructor David Bowman to provide volleyball clinics for local students. The program begins Tuesday, August 6, but students may join at any time.
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Try Tai Chi with the Oak Ridge Senior Center

Aug 01, 2019 - The Oak Ridge Senior Center and the Tennessee branch of the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA will hold an open house at the Civic Center on Monday, August 5, in advance of beginner Tai Chi classes starting August 7.
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