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Posted on: September 14, 2021

City Introduces The Lilac District in Downtown Claremore

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In honor of one of Claremore’s most famous sons, the city council unanimously voted on Tuesday, Sept. 7 to name an eight-block portion of downtown, The Lilac District. Lynn Riggs, who was born in Claremore on Aug. 31, 1899, penned many important...

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

ODOT to restore HWY 20 access for intersections and commercial drives

CLAREMORE - In July 2021 the Oklahoma Department of Transportation began a $4.6 million project to replace the roadway on SH-20 (Patti Page Blvd.) between the SH-66 junction and the I-44/Will Rogers Turnpike. Crews discovered multiple natural gas lines th...

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

Important Update from the Oklahoma Department of Transportation

CLAREMORE - A $4.6 million project to replace the pavement on SH-20 between the SH-66 junction and the I-44/Will Rogers Turnpike began in early July 2021. Traffic has been narrowed to one lane in each direction on east and westbound SH-20 in this corridor...
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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Claremore COVID CARES Act Utility Assistance Program to launch Aug. 1, 2021

The Claremore COVID CARES Act Utility Assistance Program will launch on Aug. 1, 2021. Customers who are struggling due to COVID-related impacts can apply for funding to bring delinquent accounts current and help alleviate future utility financial hardship...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

Claremore Announces COVID Cares Act Utility Assistance Program; Funding for Mental Health Services

Claremore, Okla. | July 19, 2021 -- The City of Claremore is dedicating a portion of its CARES Act funding to support citizens in need of financial assistance for utilities and mental health services.  The programs are designed to help offset the...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

City of Claremore releases free phone app

The City of Claremore has released a free phone app intended to provide residents and visitors with key information about the City.

Users can search for “Claremore” on the App Store (Google Play Store or iTunes) to download and install. The app includes he...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

2021 Kids Fishing Derby at Claremore Lake

The Kids Fishing Derby at Claremore Lake, hosted on July 3, was a resounding success!  Thanks to our generous sponsors and volunteers, participating kids received a free rod and reel, small tackle box and bait and giveaways including new bicycles...

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Posted on: July 2, 2021

Claremore's Love Your Neighbor Day Returns on July 10

On July 10, community volunteers will again partner with non-profit organizations and the City of Claremore to help people and organizations in need.  

Hundreds of volunteers will complete 30-40 community projects in conjunction with Love Your Nei...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Free Fishing Days at Claremore Lake June 5-6

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We're happy to announce that Free Fishing Days at Claremore Lake is back on June 5-6, 2021. State fishing licenses and Claremore permits will not be required at the lake on these days (with the exception of enclosed dock permits.)

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

For Many, Every Day is Memorial Day

By: John W. Feary, City Manager

On Saturday, a group of volunteers will meet to place flags on the graves of veterans who have been laid to rest at the Woodlawn Cemetery. Those flags stand as a reminder of Memorial Day and the true meaning behind the holid...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Visit Claremore Launches New Website Featuring Photography from People Who Live in and Visit the Cit

Visit Claremore has launched a new website - visitclaremore.org - to promote tourism across the region.   

The new site features an improved user and mobile experience, modern layout, new visuals and narratives and a user-generated conten...

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Posted on: May 22, 2021

Claremore to Host Annual Fireworks Spectacular on July 3

Claremore to Host Annual Fireworks Spectacular on July 3

Day-long festivities at Claremore Lake include fishing derby, music and fireworks

 

CLAREMORE, OK – The City of Claremore will host the 21st annual Fireworks Spectacular on Sat., Jul...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

2021-2022 Budget Proposal

On May 17, 2021 a proposed 2021 – 2022 budget was provided to the Claremore City Council for review.  The final budget will be presented for approval at the city council meeting on June 7, 2021 at 6 p.m. The public is invited to address...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Council Member Herb McSpadden elected as deputy mayor

On Monday, May 17, the Claremore City Council elected Council Member Herb McSpadden as deputy mayor.  The deputy mayor is a member of the city council and serves as acting mayor in the mayor’s absence. “Serving on the Claremor...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Claremore to Host the 75th Annual Will Rogers Stampede PRCA Rodeo, May 28-30

The Will Rogers Stampede PRCA Rodeo returns to Claremore over Memorial Day weekend. In celebration of its 75th year, rodeo celebrations begin early with a community golf tournament and food truck event, followed by the premier event, which is also the fiv...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Claremore Fire Welcomes New Engine

By: City Manager John W. Feary

This week, our Claremore Fire Department became the proud new owner of Fire Engine 3. Replacing an older 2002 truck, Engine 3 will be put into service as soon as the crew receives the familiarizing training and equipment is t...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Community events build great cities

By John W. Feary, City Manager

Building a sense of community is at the heart of all great cities, and community events are a vital component of Claremore’s continued progress.  In addition to bolstering our local economy, community events also kee...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

City Council Update - April 5, 2021

We are pleased to share the following updates from the Claremore City Council meeting held on Apr. 5, 2021.  

  • An amended agreement with Oklahoma Natural Gas (ONG) was approved to relocate a gas line in conflict with improvements proposed at the Lo...
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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Civic Responsibility and the Importance of Local Governments

By: City Manager, John W. Feary

On Tuesday, April 6, Claremore residents will have an opportunity to go to the polls to retain or elect new city councilors. I would like to take this opportunity to explain why I believe civic participation in local electio...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Water System Evaluation Is Nearing Completion

By John W. Feary, Claremore City Manager

You may have noticed signs around town about assessments underway for citywide evaluation of our water system.  The project started last February, is 70 percent complete and we anticipate it will wrap up th...

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Posted on: March 10, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Event, March 17

The Rogers County Health Department is hosting a large-scale COVID-19 vaccination event on March 17 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m at the Claremore Expo Center. Appointments are required and can be made online using the Oklahoma Sta...
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Posted on: March 5, 2021

2020 State of City Address

By John W. Feary, Claremore City Manager

I recently had the privilege of presenting Claremore’s State of the City address at a meeting held by the Claremore Area Chamber of Commerce.  Thanks to the continued investment by our City Counci...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Consolidated and refinanced bonds saves Claremore more than $700,000

By John W. Feary, Claremore City Manager

The detail work involved in municipal government is often overlooked, and a little boring if I’m being honest.  However, having a strong proactive financial strategy can result in hundreds of thou...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Claremore Police Department surpasses training goals despite the pandemic

By John W. Feary, Claremore City Manager

Over the last 10 months, we have all had to find new ways to complete what we would normally consider routine tasks. Obviously, those on the frontlines of public safety have had to take greater precautions when perf...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Infastructure improvements planned

By John W. Feary, Claremore City Manager

We are a week into our new year, and despite current events on a national level and continued COVID-related challenges, Claremore has an exciting 2021 ahead of us.

We are focused on strategic investments in our futur...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Heritage Hills golf course reopens

By John W. Feary, Claremore City Manager

Those who enjoy golf have a new resource at their disposal: the recently reopened Heritage Hills Golf Course here in Claremore.

Designed by well-known “golf architect” Perry Maxwell, Heritage Hill...

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