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Oak Ridge Police Warn of "Spoofing" Scam Phone Calls

Sep 29, 2017 - The Oak Ridge Police Department is issuing a warning to citizens across the area to be on the lookout for “spoofed” phone calls that appear to come from the police department, but are actually from scammers.
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Free Interest Meeting for Piano Lessons at Senior Center

Sep 28, 2017 - The Oak Ridge Senior Center is hosting a free interest meeting regarding piano lessons that will soon be offered at the center to those age 50 and older. The session is scheduled for Friday, October 6.
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Oak Ridge Police to Host National Night Out Celebration on October 3

Sep 26, 2017 - ORPD is teaming up with the Oak Ridge Neighborhood Watch Program to host a National Night Out celebration on October 3. National Night Out is a free community gathering that heightens awareness of local efforts to prevent crime.
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Shelter Reduces Adoption Fees as Part of Tennessee's Week for the Animals

Sep 26, 2017 - Oak Ridge Animal Shelter is joining others across the state to take part in “Tennessee Week for the Animals” from September 23 to October 1. As part of the event, adoption fees will be reduced through the end of October.
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Healthy Waters Program Hosts Clinch River Clean-up Event

Sep 22, 2017 - The Oak Ridge Healthy Waters Program will host a “Clean the Clinch!” event on October 7th in an effort to remove litter from the shoreline of the Clinch River. Organizers hope this event will help keep the river clean, beautiful and enjoyable for all.
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Fire Prevention Parade and Celebration Part of Oak Ridge's 75th Anniversary

Sep 22, 2017 - The Oak Ridge Fire Department will be hosting a "Then & Now" themed fire prevention parade on Saturday, October 7, as part of the City’s 75th anniversary. Following the parade, everyone is invited to gather in A.K. Bissell Park for additional activities.
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Groundbreaking Held for New International Friendship Bell Peace Pavilion

Sep 22, 2017 - Groundbreaking ceremonies for the new International Friendship Bell Peace Pavilion were held on September 21 at the Bell’s new location in A.K. Bissell Park. A large crowd gathered to take part in the event and learn about the plans for the project.
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Tai Chi Demonstration at Oak Ridge Senior Center

Sep 21, 2017 - Ahead of International Day of Older Persons on October 1, the Taoist Tai Chi Society is hosting a special demonstration at Oak Ridge Senior Center. On September 27, an instructor will show how practicing tai chi contributes to healthy aging.
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Turtle Park Sewer Rehabilitation Enters Phase Two in October

Sep 19, 2017 - The second phase of the Turtle Park Sewer Rehabilitation Project is set to begin October 2 and run through June 2018. Hurst Excavating, LLC, will be working to rehabilitate sewer collection pipes within City easements as well as in yards and roadways.
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Next City Blueprint Open House Set for Sept. 28

Sep 19, 2017 - Our Community Development Department is continuing the Oak Ridge City Blueprint effort with a discussion focused on the Palisades and East Side residential neighborhoods. The open house is set for September 28 at Glenwood Elementary School.
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Library to Host Additional Ruth Carey Photo Collection Viewings

Sep 19, 2017 - The Oak Ridge Public Library needs your help to identify people, places and dates in a historical photo collection this fall. Public viewings will be held in September, October and November to collect missing details from the community.
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Nature Photos on Display at Library for Month of September

Sep 15, 2017 - The Oak Ridge Public Library's artist of the month for September is Hector Moctezuma. His selection of nature photography highlights scenes from all around Oak Ridge.
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Stormwater Division Welcomes AmeriCorps Members

Sep 07, 2017 - Join us in welcoming new AmeriCorps members to the Public Works team. They'll be providing environmental conservation services through hands-on field work, as well as education in areas like water quality, recycling, and other sustainability efforts.
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