Village to get new garbage hauler

Come the first week of June, Oxford Village residents will notice new garbage trucks rolling through their neighborhoods. Last week, council voted 4-0 to approve the “reassignment” of the remainder of a five-year, residential trash services contract from the Arizona-based Republic Services to GFL Environmental, Inc., a company headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Scott Cabauatan, Republic’s […]

Officials vote to prepay sewer debt to avoid $231K in interest

A decision made by the Oxford Township Board last week is going to save municipal sewer users a huge chunk of money over the next two decades. In a 7-0 vote, officials voted to “prepay in full” a special assessment that’s going to be imposed by the Clinton River Water Resource Recovery Facility Drainage District […]

What a musical!

On Saturday, the Leonard Elementary Theatre Club performed Disney’s The Lion King KIDS on the stage of the Oxford High School Performing Arts Center. Bravo! Well done!  

Food drive collects over 40K pounds for FISH

The National Association of Letter Carriers 25th Annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive held Saturday was a success locally as it provided the Oxford-Orion FISH pantry with 40,417 pounds of food to feed folks in need. The Oxford Post Office collected 13,851 pounds, while the Lake Orion Post Office received 26,566 pounds.  

We love you, Mom!

We love you, Mom!

Picking out muffins together are kindergartner Alyson Grabowski and her mother, Kit Grabowski.   It was all about moms Friday morning at Leonard Elementary School. Leonard hosted its annual Muffins for Mom event. Kids and moms enjoyed muffins, fruit, juice and quality time together. Students made special Mother’s Day cards straight from the heart. Happy […]

Remember to leave food by the mailbox

Most people take it for granted that they always know exactly where their next meal is coming from. But not everyone is so fortunate. Even in a community like Oxford where many folks live in neatly manicured subdivisions filled with spacious homes and shiny, new vehicles in driveways, there are still children, adults and senior […]

Derby Day event honors student riders, raises more than $125K

The beaming smile on Orion Township resident John Paczkowski’s face was truly priceless as he interacted with his favorite horse, Malabar, at the Banbury Cross Therapeutic Equestrian Center in Metamora Township Saturday evening. John, the son of Leonard and Joyce Paczkowski, was honored as one of Banbury’s Star Student Riders at the center’s 27th Annual […]

Race raises awareness money for autism cause

Many people ran. Some walked. Many were younger. Some were older. But everybody who showed up had one thing in common – they helped a worthy cause. Approximately 150 people participated in “The Wildcat Race: Bringing Awareness to Autism” on Saturday, May 6. The event – which included a 10-kilometer run, 5-kilometer run/walk and a […]

Fmr. student gives back to auto program in a big way

A former student who believes he owes his current success to an Oxford High School teacher and his program is going well beyond mere words to express his gratitude. Thanks to Mike Lawrence, a 2007 OHS graduate, when all is said and done, Dan Balsley’s automotive technology program will have approximately $3,000 in donated consumable […]

Volunteers needed to work on Leonard’s historic mill

Spring is here and in the Village of Leonard that means one thing – time to get to work on the old mill. Folks are being sought to help spruce up the historic mill/grain elevator, both inside and out, on Saturday, May 13. The work session will begin at 9 a.m. and end at noon. […]