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38th Annual Children’s Halloween Party rescheduled to Friday, Oct. 30 due to rain

Oct 27, 2020 - The Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will host a drive-through Children’s Halloween Party (Halloween Hollow) on Thursday, Oct. 29 from 6 to 8 p.m.
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Oak Ridge Chamber Announces “Reverse” Christmas Parade set for Dec. 12

Oct 27, 2020 - A “reverse” parade is a parade where the floats are stationary and spectators drive the parade route.
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Temporary road closure on Oct. 31 for ‘Halloween House’

Oct 27, 2020 - A temporary road closure is planned along part of Nebraska Avenue for Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, between the hours of 5 p.m. and 12 a.m.
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Annual Car Seat Check event canceled due to weather

Oct 26, 2020 - The car seat check event has been canceled.
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Scarboro Park Playground to close for replacement with new, larger playground

Oct 22, 2020 - The playground at Scarboro Park, 148 Carver Ave., will close on Monday, Oct. 26, as the City prepares to replace the existing playground with a new, larger playground.
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ORPL to partially reopen Main Library, offer new hours in November

Oct 19, 2020 - The Oak Ridge Public Library will have new hours beginning Monday, Nov. 2.
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City of Oak Ridge Electric Department partners with TVA to donate additional $10,000 to ADFAC

Oct 15, 2020 - The City of Oak Ridge Electric Department is proud to announce that it has partnered with the Tennessee Valley Authority to award an additional $10,000 to Aid to Distressed Families of Appalachian Counties (ADFAC) to help the local community during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
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Oak Ridge Senior Center Plans Phased Reopening

Oct 15, 2020 - The City of Oak Ridge is planning a phased reopening of the Senior Center on Nov. 3, 2020.
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Did you get a yellow Environmental Water Testing form? It's not from the City of Oak Ridge

Oct 14, 2020 - This notice and company is not affiliated with the City of Oak Ridge.
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Vision 2020: Remarks from Oak Ridge Mayor Warren Gooch

Oct 13, 2020 - On Tuesday, Oct. 13, State and Local leaders gathered to celebrate the transformation of a uranium enrichment site.
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Oak Ridge Property Taxes Due Oct. 31

Oct 13, 2020 - The City of Oak Ridge has finished mailing out this year’s property tax statements. Property owners in the City should have those statements by now.
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How to celebrate Halloween while preventing the spread of COVID-19

Oct 13, 2020 - If you may have COVID-19 or may have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, you should not participate in in-person Halloween festivities and should not give out candy to trick-or-treaters.
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City receives $19 million in funding for Oak Ridge Aiport project

Oct 12, 2020 - On Oct. 7, the City of Oak Ridge received official notification by the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Aeronautics Economic Development Fund (AEDF) that the transfer of $19 million from the Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority (MKAA) has been completed.
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ORPL now offering mobile WiFi hot spots for checkout

Oct 12, 2020 - Patrons can place the hot spots on hold and pick them up via the library’s curbside delivery program. Curbside delivery is available Monday through Saturday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
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Oak Ridgers can now register for CodeRED notifications by texting ‘OAKRIDGE’ to 99411

Oct 05, 2020 - ak Ridgers now have a new way to register for the CodeRED Community Notification System, which is used by the City to make notifications during the event of an emergency, severe weather, extended power outage or other community events.
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ORPD holding “Wipes & Dipes” Collection Drive

Oct 01, 2020 - The Oak Ridge Police Department would like to invite the public to participate in its month-long “Wipes & Dipes” event to collect donations of baby wipes and diapers for local families in need.
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Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks releases October Youth Clinics schedule

Oct 01, 2020 - The October 2020 Youth Clinics schedule has been published and there are many opportunities for kids of all ages.
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