Church to conduct pet blessing

Whether your pet has fur, feathers or fins, Immanuel Congregational United Church of Christ (1 Hovey St.) in Oxford Village is inviting folks to bring them in for a special blessing on Sunday, Oct. 15 at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary. “I enjoy doing it,” said Pastor Liz Wilson. “It’s nice to be able to […]

Checking those eyes, ears

American Legion Post 108 in Oxford opened its doors Saturday to provide free eye and hearing exams for veterans and active-duty military personnel, their family members and other members of the public who were in need of such services. Fifty-three folks got their vision tested, while 27 had their hearing checked.  

Dragons dominate Cats

For the next year, Lake Orion High School will have bragging rights and the Double O Trophy as the Dragons dominated the Oxford Wildcats Friday night. Things started out slowly as the rivals ended the first quarter tied at zero. Lake Orion struck first in the second quarter with a 36-yard field goal, followed by […]

Fun day at PEAS

The Pan Equus Animal Sanctuary (PEAS), located at 940 Hummer Lake Rd. in Oxford Township, held its Third Annual Fall Festival and Silent Auction fund-raiser on Sunday. More than 600 people attended. The event grossed more than $22,000 to help purchase bales of hay to feed the animals that live on the tranquil 75-acre farm. […]

Future firefighter in training

Future firefighter in training

  Oxford resident Evan Green, 3, gets to operate a regulation fire hose with some assistance from Oxford firefighter Jesse Grenillo. The fire department hosted its annual open house on Oct. 1. For more photos, please see Page 2. Photo by C.J. Carnacchio.

To avoid ‘appearance of conflict’: Addison treasurer resigns from NOTA, cable boards

Working for one municipality, while representing another on two intergovernmental boards that contain both communities as voting members led to an elected official’s resignation to avoid the “appearance of conflict.” Last week, Addison Township Treasurer Lori Fisher resigned from both the North Oakland Transportation Authority (NOTA) board and the Oxford Area Cable Communications Commission. “I […]

Attorney: Law won’t allow twp. to help fund streetscape

It looks like Oxford Village won’t be receiving any money from the township for the downtown streetscape improvements it’s planning to make in two years. Not because the township rejected the idea, mind you, but because it’s apparently contrary to state law. Last week, village attorney Bob Davis issued an opinion on the subject. “A […]

Checking out the fire dept.

To help kick off National Fire Prevention Week, which runs Oct. 8-14, the Oxford Fire Department hosted its annual open house Sunday afternoon. Kids and adults got a behind-the-scenes look at the department, learned some valuable safety tips and had tons of fun.  

Rescue animals need 7,000 bales of hay

To help ensure all of its creatures have full bellies this winter and beyond, the Pan Equus Animal Sanctuary (PEAS) in Oxford Township is hosting its Third Annual Fall Festival and Silent Auction fund-raiser on Sunday, Oct. 8 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. “This is our big event,” said Ed Stull, who cofounded the […]

Walking stick maker passes away

Every man leaves behind some sort of legacy when he departs from this world. For Oxford Township resident Jerry W. Daniels, it’s the hundreds of beautiful walking sticks he meticulously handcrafted for local military veterans as a way to honor them for their service and sacrifices. “The guys who got those canes, I’m sure they’re […]