Oxford resident Bodhi Lessuise, 1, looks up at the Easter Bunny with love and wonder during the annual Easter Bunny Bonanza held Saturday afternoon in Seymour Lake Township Park. For more fun, color photos, please see “What a bonanza!” Photo by C.J. Carnacchio.
Pay now or over time?: Twp. responsible for portion of $42M bond for improving wastewater facilities in Pontiac
Oxford Township officials have a big decision to make – pay more than three-quarters of a million dollars now for a major sewer project or be part of a bond that spreads the cost out over the next two decades and adds more than $230,000 in interest to the total bill. They’re expected to decide […]
One of the most basic functions of municipal government is providing fresh, clean water to its residents for drinking, cooking and bathing. But what happens when a water main breaks or there’s trouble at a treatment plant and now, there’s nothing coming out of your kitchen and bathroom faucets? Oxford township and village officials are […]
An Oxford Village resident is using his musical talent to support a neighbor who’s fighting the battle of his life. Michael Young will be performing his brand of rock and indie rock music at Collier Lanes (879 S. Lapeer Rd.) on Friday, April 28, beginning at 9 p.m., to help raise funds for fellow village […]
There’s an ancient Greek proverb that states, “Where there is sea, there are pirates.” But not all pirates sailed the seven seas with a Jolly Roger flying overhead as they plundered precious metals and jewels, raided ports and unleashed their deadly cannons on unlucky ships that crossed their path. Some roamed the Great Lakes, stealing […]
There’s a new guy on the Oxford Township Planning Commission and his name is Jonathan Nold. The 28-year resident was appointed last week, in a 5-0 vote by the township board, to fill the seat vacated by Todd Bell, who resigned March 2 due to the increasing demands of his professional life. Nold, who […]
Last week was a good week for Birmingham Sealcoat. In a 5-0 vote by the Oxford Township Board, the Oxford-based company was awarded a $163,223 contract to make repairs to the community’s safety path network and pave gravel roads in two of its cemeteries. The project includes making 42 repairs to portions of safety path […]
It’s a rite of spring in Oxford. Every year, a throng of children gather in Seymour Lake Township Park for the popular Easter Bunny Bonanza. This year was no exception. Bearing baskets, bags and buckets, 300 kids filled the park to scoop up colorful plastic eggs, then gather ping-pong balls dropped from a helicopter hovering […]
Oxford High School students demonstrated their singing, dancing, instrumental and comedic abilities during the Seniors Only Talent Show on April 13. Performing were Jonah Grove, Emma Corbeil, Curtis Johnson, Swanson, Tray Huntsman, Riley Juntti, Taylor Carretti, Sydney Quinones, Madison Meeron, Ashley Zardus, Victoria Valvo, Paige Parent, Abby Green and Jack Arnold.
It was a miracle Saturday morning as the rain stopped, the clouds parted and the sun shined bright just in time for Firmly Rooted Ministries’ free community Easter egg hunt in downtown Oxford’s Centennial Park.