Making the save!

Making the save!

Instead of just hiding in the house, watching TV and playing video games, these young guys embraced the bitter-cold winter weather by hitting the ice Sunday for an afternoon of hockey in the Waterstone development. Playing are (from left) Matt Prince, Hunter Brandt, Gage Cabanillas, Spencer Petoskey, Christopher Brooks (goalie) and J.J. Lewis. Photo by […]

Roofer offers FISH new home on M-24

There’s no place like home and later this year, Oxford-Orion FISH could have a new one thanks to the generosity of Addison Township resident Dan Davis. Last year, Davis, owner of Royal Roofing in Orion Township, purchased the building at 1060 S. Lapeer Rd., which formerly housed Tool Sport & Sign Co. He’s planning to […]

Trail council invites public to hearing on electric bikes

A new state law allowing electric bicycles on trails has left the Polly Ann Trail Management Council (PATMC) wondering what to do because that same law has also given it the power to prohibit, authorize or regulate their use locally. In an effort to learn what citizens and trail users want, the council scheduled a […]

Oxford man launches fund-raising campaign to buy new hearing aids

Sight, sound, smell, touch and taste. These are the five senses that help people process the world around them, communicate with others and keep themselves healthy and safe. Justin Willcock has a medical condition that’s diminished two of these essential senses and now, he needs the community’s help to ensure he doesn’t lose anymore of […]

Oxford man found dead by concerned neighbor

A 58-year-old Oxford Township man who had not been seen by his neighbor for a couple of months was found dead in his Lakesview Dr. home on Jan. 2. The Oakland County Medical Examiner’s Office determined the man died of natural causes. According to the Oakland County Sheriff’s report, the man’s 62-year-old neighbor called for […]

Little Lucy done with chemo: ‘We’re hopeful. We have to be,’ mom says

Nothing can keep little Lucy Holt down. On Dec. 27, the 1-year-old Oxford resident finished her chemotherapy, a total of four rounds over 94 days. “Now that she’s done, she’s just thriving,” said Laura Holt, her mother. “She’s playing. She’s getting into everything. We’ve had to put the baby gates up because she’s trying to […]

Rescue group helped 637 dogs find homes last year

Thanks to Oxford’s K9 Stray Rescue League, a total of 637 dogs found their forever homes in 2017. Lori Stevenson, the group’s president, loves “the look in the dogs’ eyes when they know that they’re safe.” “When we’re pulling them out of animal control (facilities), they’re scared to death,” she said. “They get to our […]

Popular Meijer greeter retires

There’s definitely an art to making folks feel welcome and Rick Allen has mastered it. For years now, shoppers of all ages entering and exiting the Meijer store in Oxford have been the recipients of a warm smile, a friendly wave, some pleasant words and a helping hand, all courtesy of the 65-year-old gentleman manning […]

More power! More power!

Oxford Township is now more than ready for the next power outage that comes its way. Last week, a three-phase, 250-kilowatt, industrial generator, fueled by natural gas, was installed at the township hall located at 300 Dunlap Rd., just north of Seymour Lake Rd. Purchased from the Oxford-based J&T Electrical Supply, located at 3606 Thomas […]

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