Past comes alive

Volunteers portraying Oxford’s 19th-century settlers and their relatives brought history to life in the township cemetery Sunday as they recounted the pioneers’ lives, deeds and accomplishments as part of a walking tour. The event was a fund-raiser for the Northeast Oakland Historical Society. Sixty-three hearty souls braved the rain and winds to take the fun, […]

Cats come marching home!

Oxford’s homecoming parade, held Friday, was colorful and energetic as students of all ages celebrated one of fall’s most beloved traditions. Music, floats, cheers and candy were all part of the fun.  

Out with the old, in with the new

Out with the old, in with the new

  A local landmark vanished from the Oxford landscape Monday as the building located at 595 N. Lapeer Rd. was quickly reduced to a pile of rubble. Originally built as the Long Branch Saloon, it opened in July 1980. It was eventually sold to Mr. B’s Restaurant Group and reopened in 1997 as Mr. B’s […]

Majewska pleads no contest to second-degree murders of son, granddaughter

It appears Sylvia Marie Majewska will spend up to 25 years in prison for killing her son and granddaughter nearly three years ago. On Oct. 4, the 68-year-old Addison Township resident pleaded no contest to two counts of second-degree murder in Oakland County Circuit Court before Judge Denise Langford Morris. Her sentencing is scheduled for […]

Public invited to open house at historic Arnold School

Folks are invited to help celebrate the preservation and restoration of a valuable piece of Addison Township history. An open house will be held at the 19th-century Arnold School in Watershed Preserve Park, located at 5757 Rochester Rd., on Sunday, Oct. 22 from noon to 3 p.m. There will be plenty of free food, live […]

Fmr. Ferndale official interviews for Oxford mgr.

A woman with nearly 25 years experience helping to run one of Oakland County’s most popular and successful cities was interviewed last week for the vacant manager position in Oxford Village. For nearly 40 minutes, Jaynmarie C. Hubanks talked about her history, her accomplishments and answered questions during a special council meeting held Oct. 4. […]

Cops: Driver hit patrol car, then gravel hauler

Police say a 60-year-old Brandon Township man driving a 2017 Chevy Silverado pickup truck crashed into an Oakland County Sheriff’s patrol car, a gravel hauler and several trees on the Oxford/Brandon border Oct. 9. Narcotics use by the driver is believed to be a factor, according to the sheriff’s office. Blood was drawn pursuant to […]

Beautification award winners honored

The Oxford Village Beautification Commission held its annual Beautification Awards ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 3. This year’s winners were Ty and Shawn Beltramo (64 Dennison St.), Rick and Vivian Davis (27 Lafayette St.), Joanne Filhart (71 Pontiac St.), Lou and Betty Sera (450 Lakes Edge Dr.), Ron and Evelyn Piotrowski (750 Lakes Edge Dr.), Chip […]

Scarecrow Festival returning to downtown Oxford

It doesn’t take a brain from the wizard to know that downtown Oxford’s annual Scarecrow Festival is the place to be when the air turns cool and the colorful leaves start falling. The popular event is scheduled to return on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Most of the action will take […]