Dance with me!

Dance with me!

Downtown Oxford’s popular summer concert series returned to Centennial Park last week. The concerts will continue every Thursday, beginning at 7 p.m., through Aug. 23. Get there at 6 p.m. to check out local talent during the open mic time. Waterford resident Sullivan Broecker (pictured above), 8, was one happy guy when he got to […]

Twp. gives $300K to build senior center

Senior citizens in Oxford Township are going to have a brand-new place to call their own thanks to a loosening of the purse strings by local officials. Last week, the township board voted 6-0 to allocate $300,000 to assist with the construction of a $400,000 senior center in Seymour Lake Township Park. The money is […]

Oxford company earns spot on Walmart shelves

Attention Walmart shoppers! Products put out by an Oxford-based company could be coming to a store near you. Last week, the corporate giant made a deal with Oxford Brands LLC, located at 1785 N. Lapeer Rd., to eventually have its goods appear on store shelves. “I told my family when I got home, it was […]

Council offers clerk-treasurer job to Onica

A candidate was selected to fill the vacant clerk-treasurer position in Oxford Village, but the decision was not unanimous. Even one of the ‘yes’ votes was cast “with great reluctance.” At its June 12 regular meeting, council voted 4-1 to extend a contract offer to Teresa Onica, the current supervisor of Genesee County’s Atlas Township. […]

Glowing audit report for twp.

Another fiscal year, another glowing audit report full of praise and compliments for Oxford Township. “I do have a very good report for you this evening,” said Rana Emmons, a partner in the Plymouth-based PSLZ LLP Certified Public Accountants. Last week, Emmons presented the township board with the audit report for the 2017 fiscal year, […]

Purchase of $15K drone okayed for fire department

Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s the Oxford Fire Department’s new drone! Well, not yet. But it’s coming. Last week, the township board voted 6-0 to approve the purchase an unmanned aircraft system (popularly known as a drone) and accessories from the Grand Rapids-based Alpha Consulting Group for an […]

Home used in training burn had history helping vets

A piece of local history and American history – the log home located at 3801 Indian Lake Rd. – burned to the ground June 9 as part of a training exercise conducted by the Addison Township Fire Department. But long before it was reduced to a pile of ashes and charred debris, it was a […]

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