Wayland manager interviews for Oxford job

Timothy McLean is passionate about local government and he’s hoping to bring that passion to Oxford Village. Last week, McLean, the current city manager for Wayland, Michigan, was interviewed by council for the village manager position that opened up earlier this year when Joe Young was fired. “Public service is all that I’ve ever wanted […]

Kingsbury breaks ground on $500K expansion

Kingsbury Country Day School, a charter public school located at 5000 Hosner Rd. in Addison Township, is about to get a bit bigger over the summer. On Friday, June 16 – the last day of school – a ground-breaking ceremony was held for an expansion project that includes constructing two new classrooms, tripling the size […]

Pontiac Rd. project to start June 26

By C.J. Carnacchio Leader Editor Attention motorists, the resurfacing of Pontiac Rd., from the Oxford Village limits – located between the Oxford Public Library and Oxford Elementary School – to W. Drahner Rd., will commence next week. The Clarkston-based F Allied Construction is scheduled to begin the project on Monday, June 26 and complete it […]

Deputies to become pedal pushers

When it comes to keeping an eye on things and catching bad guys, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office has many modes of transportation at its disposal. It’s got patrol vehicles, motorcycles, helicopters, boats, all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, even a hovercraft. And now, thanks to Oxford Township, sheriff’s deputies will be able to serve and protect from […]

Koenig owner makes donation; officials praise Mudder

Peter Fredericks is one grateful property owner and he let Oxford Township officials know it. Last week, Fredericks, who owns the 1,200-acre Koenig Sand & Gravel property along Lakeville Rd., stopped by the township board meeting to talk about Tough Mudder. He leased his property to the New York-based company for the June 3-4 event […]

Hey, it’s the sheriff

Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard visited the Oxford Meijer last week with his mobile command center for a meet-and-greet with area residents. Folks munched doughnuts and sipped coffee as they chatted with Bouchard. He listened to their concerns, received their thanks for the job his agency is doing and even had a prayer said for […]

Concerts in the Park returns!

Music filled downtown Oxford’s Centennial Park June 15 as the popular summer concert series returned. Concerts will run every Thursday from 7-9 p.m. Prior to the show, there will be open mic time beginning at 6 p.m.