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Register for 100K Tree Day by Feb. 19, Pick up Trees in Oak Ridge

Jan 30, 2017 - The Healthy Waters Program will be hosting a pick-up location for 100K Tree Day on February 25th, 2017. This is an event sponsored by the Tennessee Environmental Council in which 100,000 trees are planted throughout the state in one day.
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GIS Stormwater Data Collection to Occur in February

Jan 23, 2017 - Geographical Information System (GIS) storm drain inlet mapping will take place in Oak Ridge during the month of February in the following areas: Michigan Avenue, Outer Drive and New York Avenue.
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REMINDER: Planned Closure of Civic Center Recreation Building

Jan 20, 2017 - The Civic Center Recreation Building will be closed to the public on January 25th and 26th for an Electric Department training event. The Senior Center will also be closed during the week as it transitions to the Civic Center.
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Registration Open for Lifeguard Certification Course

Jan 19, 2017 - Registration is now open for a Lifeguard Certification Course being offered by the Recreation and Parks Department over spring break.
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Jefferson Middle School Ski and Snowboard Club Supports Gatlinburg

Jan 18, 2017 - Students and teachers from Jefferson Middle School express their sadness by the recent fires that burned through Gatlinburg by wearing Smokies Strong shirts.
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Child Passenger Seat Checkpoints Reinforce Safety

Jan 13, 2017 - The Oak Ridge Police Department, Oak Ridge Fire Department and East Tennessee Children's Hospital Safe Kids program are hosting six Child Passenger Seat Checkpoints in 2017.
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Portion of Tuskegee Drive to Close for Repairs

Jan 13, 2017 - The City of Oak Ridge Public Works Department will be performing road repairs on the gravel section of Tuskegee Drive beginning January 18, and lasting until January 25. There will be no through traffic during the closure.
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Hostage Situation Ends Peacefully, Suspect in Custody and Child Rescued

Jan 12, 2017 - A hostage situation ended peacefully Thursday night after Oak Ridge Police negotiators and tactical personnel were able to rescue a child and take an armed suspect into custody.
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Oak Ridge Seeks Community Input for New “City Blueprint”

Jan 11, 2017 - The Oak Ridge Planning Commission, with input from other boards, commissions and City leaders, has decided that it is time to begin crafting an updated long-range development plan, or “City Blueprint,” which would provide guidance in future growth and decisions.
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Oak Ridge Police Capture Armed Robbery Suspect

Jan 10, 2017 - An armed robbery suspect is in custody after holding employees of a business at gunpoint and leading Oak Ridge Police on a brief foot pursuit.
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Bicycle Helmet Safety Event for Preschool Students

Jan 10, 2017 - Oak Ridge Preschool, East Tennessee Children's Hospital Safe Kids and the Oak Ridge Police Department are teaming up to provide all students at Oak Ridge preschool a helmet for the remainder of the school year.
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Senior Center Moving to Civic Center

Jan 05, 2017 - During the week of January 23 to 28, the Oak Ridge Senior Center will be moving to the Civic Center Recreation Building. It will be closed during that time, but will reopen in its new location on January 30.
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Christmas Tree Recycling Available in Oak Ridge

Jan 04, 2017 - The City of Oak Ridge is offering two drop-off locations for citizens to recycle their Christmas trees after the holidays. Employees will be available to help unload trees on two Saturdays in January at the main drop off.
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