Folks looking to register for programs through the Oxford Township Parks and Recreation Department needn’t bother going to the village municipal complex on W. Burdick St. anymore. Nobody’s home. After 15 years of leasing space from the village, the department’s offices are now located inside Seymour Lake Township Park, just east of the park entrance. […]
Grab your rackets and head over to Seymour Lake Twp. Park because the tennis courts are now open. As part of the $2 million bond issue approved by Oxford voters in November 2016, the park’s old, deteriorating courts, installed in 1982, were torn out and replaced. “They were well past their time,” said Parks/Rec. Director […]
For such a young man, Spencer Kelly is certainly accomplishing a lot in life. Last year, the Oxford Virtual Academy/homeschooled student unleashed his entrepreneurial spirit and founded his own business. This year, Spencer, an Orion Township resident, will be a panelist and exhibitor at the US Autism & Asperger Association’s (USAAA) 12th Annual World Conference […]
These days, it’s possible to lease anything – houses, vehicles, appliances, even village managers. Last week, the Oxford Village Council voted 4-0 to approve an agreement with the Illinois-based GovTempsUSA for Evan K. Teich to serve as interim village manager from Aug. 2 through Nov. 3. Councilman Tom Kennis was absent. This agreement may be […]
Folks wishing to view the solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21 without damaging their vision are encouraged to head over to the Oxford Public Library to get some protection for their peepers. The library has 1,000 pairs of eclipse-viewing glasses and they’re available to the public, free of charge, while supplies last. “Hopefully, everybody gets […]
Polo is often referred to as “the sport of kings” and its mention conjures up images of society’s elite galloping across a large green field on horseback. But polo isn’t just for the rich and powerful. Now, it’s coming to Oxford Township, giving everyone a chance to enjoy it. Rattlewood Farms, located at 1935 Ray […]
Anyone who reads my column knows that, in general, I’m not a big fan of government. But there are certain organizations and individuals at the local level that I sincerely believe do a good job and truly care about the community. From time to time, I like to point them out. This week, I’d like […]
A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the sun and Earth, blocking all or part of the sun. Eclipses occur because although the sun is 400 times wider than the moon, the star is also 400 times farther away, so to observers, they appear to be the same size in the sky, according […]
The great thing about the Lone Ranger Parade is how it brings together people of all ages for some good, old-fashioned family fun in a small town atmosphere.
No other event attracts as many people to downtown Oxford as the annual Lone Ranger Parade.