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Oak Ridge Honored as 2017 Playful City USA Community

May 23, 2017 - A national non-profit group is honoring Oak Ridge with a 2017 Playful City USA designation for the 6th time. Oak Ridge is one of just six towns in Tennessee to be chosen for putting the needs of families first so kids can learn, grow and develop important life skills.
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Section of Greenway Closed Along Melton Lake Drive

May 23, 2017 - A section of Melton Lake Greenway on either side of the UT-Battelle rowing tower will be closed on weekdays from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning May 23. The closure is necessary to allow the Public Works Department to paint the tower.
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21st Annual Graduation Celebration Set for June 1, Volunteers Needed

May 18, 2017 - The 21st annual Graduation Celebration event will be held at the Oak Ridge Civic Center on June 1. Oak Ridge High School seniors are invited to register for the free party where they can win cash and prizes, while making memories with classmates in a safe environment.
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Outdoor Pool to Open for Memorial Day Weekend

May 17, 2017 - The Oak Ridge Outdoor Swimming Pool will be open to the public over Memorial Day weekend this year, Saturday, May 27, through Monday, May 29, from noon to 6:00 p.m. each day.
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Community Meeting Scheduled to Discuss New Oak Ridge Preschool

May 16, 2017 - As part of the ongoing dialogue with the community about the future Oak Ridge Preschool facility, City leaders will host another public forum-style meeting at the Scarboro Community Center on Thursday, May 25, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
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Community Garden Seed Exchange Opens at Oak Ridge Public Library

May 16, 2017 - A new initiative is underway at the library to encourage seasoned gardeners, beginning gardeners and everyone in between to share and exchange garden seeds. Gardeners can now check out a packet of seeds at the library in much the same way they check out a book.
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Diseased Ash Trees Threaten Oak Ridge Electric System

May 15, 2017 - Ash trees are dying due to a pest known as the Emerald Ash Borer. Once compromised by the beetle, trees pose a significant hazard. In order to prevent incidents, the Electric Department will be identifying and, in some cases, removing ash trees found in public rights of way.
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