Hello, horsey!

Hello, horsey!

North Branch residents Charlie, Gabe and Ethan Redmond meet Sawyer, a horse at the Old Magnolia Farm in Addison Township. They were among the approximately 350 folks who participated in the Metamora Hunt Club’s annual stable tour on Sunday. Click here for the full story and for more photos, pick up a copy of this […]

OHS grad looks to open 54,000-square-foot senior living facility

An Oxford native has returned to his hometown with the hopes of creating a unique living space for senior citizens who are no longer able to care for themselves. “I just want to bring a real jewel to the community I grew up in,” said David Fulkerson, a 1985 Oxford High School graduate. “I want […]

Officials want less density, more commercial in mixed-use plan

A little bit too dense on the residential side and not enough commercial space. That was the feedback provided by a majority of the Oxford Township Planning Commission during a pre-application conference last week regarding a mixed-used concept plan submitted for a 7.23-acre site consisting of two parcels centrally located along W. Market St. within […]

Officials put 1-mill request for parks/rec. on Nov. ballot

Officials want to be sure everything is as clear and concise as possible when voters go to the polls in November. That’s why it took three meetings held by two boards within five days to approve ballot language for a millage proposal to continue funding the Oxford Twp. Parks and Recreation Dept. and give it […]

No cop millage on Nov. ballot

Oxford Township residents will have one less thing to decide on the November ballot. Last week, the township board voted 5-2 to not request a police millage renewal from voters in the upcoming general election. Clerk Curtis Wright and Treasurer Joe Ferrari cast the dissenting votes. The current police millage, approved by voters in 2014, […]

Oxford Township seeks public input for proposed solicitor ordinance

Oxford Township officials are seeking citizen input regarding proposed ordinance language that would regulate the activities of peddlers, solicitors and transient merchants working in the community and require them to register with the municipality. “I think it needs a little bit more work before we adopt it,” said Treasurer Joe Ferrari. Last week, the township […]

Voters pass NOTA, public safety millages

Local residents overwhelmingly voted in favor of both public transportation and public safety in Tuesday’s primary election based on unofficial results posted by the Oakland County Elections Division. Millage renewals to support the North Oakland Transportation Authority (NOTA) were approved 10,887 to 4,559 by voters in Oxford, Addison and Orion townships. Lynn Gustafson, director of […]

Police: Subtenant tries to hit property owner with vehicle

OXFORD TWP. – A 35-year-old Dearborn man accused of attempting to hit the owner of a local gas station property with his vehicle was arrested last week. Mozeid Muzayed Kaid was arraigned Friday in Rochester Hills 52-3 District Court on charges of felonious assault and reckless driving. He was released from county jail after posting […]

Close vote in GOP primary for state Senate

Folks who have doubts about whether their votes count should talk to Mike McCready and Jim Tedder. McCready edged out Tedder by 288 votes in the Aug. 7 Republican primary race for the 12th District seat in the state Senate, according to the unofficial results posted by the Oakland County Elections Division. McCready garnered 12,512 […]

Award-winning historic horse farm part of stable tour

There was plenty of activity at the Old Magnolia Farm in Addison Township Sunday afternoon. Folks of all ages wandered through the spacious barn, petted the gentle horses and walked the lush grounds as part of the Metamora Hunt Club’s annual stable tour. Six area horse farms were part of this self-guided tour that gave […]

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