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Crews to inspect sewer lines at the East Plant Sewer Shed in June

May 26, 2020 - The work is not expected to affect anyone’s water or sewage service.
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Hand sanitizer cannot spontaneously ignite in a hot car, NFPA says

May 26, 2020 - From a fire safety standpoint, it is not unsafe to leave hand sanitizer inside a hot vehicle. Here's why.
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Oak Ridge Waste Connections Convenience Center to close for Memorial Day

May 21, 2020 - The Waste Connections Convenience Center on Warehouse Road will be closed Monday, May 25, for Memorial Day.
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U.S. Attorney J. Douglas Overbey announces $36,437 award for City of Oak Ridge to address COVID-19 pandemic in Tennessee

May 20, 2020 - U.S. Attorney J. Douglas Overbey of the Eastern District of Tennessee today announced that the City of Oak Ridge received $36,437 in Department of Justice grants to respond to the public safety challenges posed by the outbreak of COVID-19.
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An important update from the City Manager on coronavirus (COVID-19)

May 18, 2020 - The public health situation is rapidly changing, here are the latest updates affecting city facilities.
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Oak Ridge Public Library begins curbside pickup

May 18, 2020 - Oak Ridge Public Library is pleased to announce that beginning May 18, the library will offer curbside pickup of library materials.
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City of Oak Ridge now accepting applications for 2020-21 Youth Advisory Board

May 15, 2020 - The City of Oak Ridge is currently accepting applications for board members of the Youth Advisory Board (YAB) for the 2020-21 school year. The selection of board members will take place during the July meeting of City Council.
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Paint the Town with Chalk set for May 23

May 15, 2020 - The City of Oak Ridge is inviting everyone out to watch on May 23, 2020 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., as we “Paint the Town with Chalk”!
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COVID-19 doesn't stop Oak Ridge Electric linemen from training

May 15, 2020 - Once a year, Oak Ridge Electric linemen re-certify in 'Pole Top Rescue' and 'Bucket Rescue'. On Tuesday, May 12, linemen put their skills to the test at the Central Service Complex.
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ORPD to celebrate National Police Week with Peace Officers Memorial Day Ceremony, virtual 5K

May 15, 2020 - As part of the week-long observance, the department will host a virtual Peace Officers Memorial Day Ceremony on Friday, May 15, and a virtual 5K to honor law enforcement personnel.
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Tree removal to temporarily close north entrance to Oak Ridge Municipal Building beginning May 18, detour in place

May 15, 2020 - The north entry to the Oak Ridge Municipal Building near the Court Public Safety side and the Utilities Business Office drop box will be temporarily closed beginning Monday, May 18, for two to three days to remove a very large oak tree.
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Donations needed for annual Graduation Celebration

May 07, 2020 - If you’d like to help with this, you can donate gift cards (in increments of $10), cash or check. You can also donate via credit card at graduationcelebration.org/donate.
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City of Oak Ridge to host virtual City Council meeting on May 11

May 07, 2020 - The City of Oak Ridge’s regular City Council meeting set for Monday, May 11, at 7 p.m. will be conducted with Councilmembers participating electronically through video and audio conferencing and will be streamed live on the city’s website and broadcast simultaneously on Comcast Channel 12.
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DOE reopens Clark Center Park

May 05, 2020 - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) reopened Clark Center Park located on the DOE federal Oak Ridge Reservation in Oak Ridge on May 1.
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TVA helping businesses through COVID-19

May 01, 2020 - As businesses adjust their operations to address COVID-19, the Tennessee Valley Authority has put together resources to help you manage your building’s energy systems.
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Waste Connections to return to accepting bulk items, brush in May

May 01, 2020 - The Waste Connections Convenience Center located at 400 Warehouse Road will begin accepting bulk items again next week and will accept brush and yard waste in mid-May.
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