Convicted rapist arrested on child porn charges

A 33-year-old Oxford Township man, previously convicted of rape in another state, was arrested for the possession, production and distribution of child sexually abusive material. Scott Edward Lutze was arraigned Feb. 14 in Rochester Hills 52-3 District Court on five counts of possession, two counts of distribution and two counts of production of child sexually […]

Fire up, Cats!

Prior to the big Winterfest basketball game Friday night, the Oxford Wildcats got fired up during a raucous pep assembly.  

Legion Auxiliary honors public safety personnel

Legion Auxiliary honors public safety personnel

Police officers and firefighters who spend their days and nights safeguarding the lives and property of Oxford residents were recognized for their hard work and dedication during a special awards ceremony held Sunday afternoon at American Legion Post 108. Following a buffet dinner, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 108 presented certificates of appreciation to members of […]

Court orders another hearing on cell tower

A second public hearing regarding a proposed cell tower in Addison Township has been ordered by an Oakland County Circuit Court judge. In a Jan. 25 order , Circuit Judge Daniel Patrick O’Brien ruled the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) must “conduct a public hearing . . . solely in relationship to the issue of […]

Bliss presented with prestigious Americanism Award

From veterans to children, Pat Bliss can’t help but give and give to those around her. It’s in her nature. It’s in her blood. In recognition of her selfless efforts and tireless commitment to others, Oxford American Legion Auxiliary Unit 108 presented the 75-year-old with The Americanism Award on Sunday afternoon at Post 108 on […]

There’s no place like home

The Leonard Elementary Theatre Club brought “The Wizard of Oz” to the stage of Oxford High School’s Performing Arts Center on Saturday night. The musical featured 44 of Leonard’s best little actors and actresses.  

R-1 zoning recommended to correct map mistake

A zoning error made years ago concerning two parcels along N. Baldwin Rd. is in the process of being corrected by Oxford Township. Last week, the planning commission voted 6-1 to recommend the township initiate the rezoning of 2740 and 2750 N. Baldwin Rd. from SF-2 to R-1. R-1 is single-family residential zoning where the […]

Class collecting donations to help rescued pooches

Teacher Barb Johnston’s fourth-grade class at Oxford Elementary School (OES) is collecting donations for the K9 Stray Rescue League and students are inviting the community to get involved. From now through Feb. 28, folks are encouraged to donate collars, leashes, paper towels, newspapers, peanut butter that does not contain xylitol, Milk Bones, canned dog food, […]

Master plan draft done, three boards to discuss it

After months of work and discussion, a draft of the updated Oxford Township master plan has been completed. “I’m pretty pleased with what happened there,” said Planning Commissioner Tom Berger during last week’s meeting. “I think it turned out quite nice.” The draft will be discussed during a special joint meeting between the planning commission, […]

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