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Construction of new Oak Ridge preschool closer to completion, set to open by spring

The preschool project will bring other improvements to Scarboro Park, including lighted basketball and tennis courts, a baseball field, a walking trail, and more.

The City of Oak Ridge is getting close to finishing construction on a new preschool at Scarboro Park.

Oak Ridge Schools provided a sneak peak of the work, saying it's getting really excited for the opening -- which is anticipated to take place in spring 2020. 

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The city broke ground on the new school back in January. For years, the preschool has been operating out of Central Office -- so the new school will give preschoolers their own place to learn.

The preschool project will also bring other improvements to Scarboro Park, including lighted basketball and tennis courts, a baseball field, a walking trail, and a public pavilion.