Little men, leading ladies

Mothers and sons filled Devil’s Ridge Golf Club Saturday night for the annual dance held just for them by the Oxford Township Parks and Recreation Department.  

Council forms committee to find temporary mgr.

Oxford Village is taking steps to fill the manager position on a temporary basis. Last week, council approved a series of motions designed to hopefully have someone in place on April 1. March 31 is Manager Joe Young’s last day on the job he’s held since June 2004. Council voted 3-2 to terminate his employment […]

Chairman Bell resigns from PC

If the Oxford Township Planning Commission were a motel, there would be a big neon sign above it right now flashing the word “vacancy.” Of course, the irony is that sign would constitute an ordinance violation. Anyway . . . Last week, Chairman Todd Bell resigned his seat, effectively immediately, citing the demands of his […]

Council OKs design work for Park St. drainage fix

Oxford Village officials took a step last week toward fixing a drainage problem on Park St. that caused a homeowner more than $8,000 in flood damage in January. Council voted 5-0 to approve a contract with the Pontiac-based Nowak and Fraus Engineers to design appropriate drainage for four residential lots on the south side of […]

Officials tour FISH pantry, learn about group

A group of Oxford and Orion township officials toured the Oxford-Orion FISH food pantry on March 3 to learn what this local nonprofit does, who it serves and what it needs to continue its mission of helping others. Since 1973, FISH has been providing free emergency groceries to families, individuals and senior citizens, who are […]

Lakeville Fest was the best!

Friday night was filled with fun as Lakeville Elementary School hosted its annual “Lakeville Fest.” Representatives from a variety of local businesses, government entities and even a church provided students with a multitude of games, activities and educational experiences. The kids got to build things, play music, show off their athleticism, test their minds and […]

Dad’s the best date!

Dad’s the best date!

Having a fantastic time at the annual Daddy-Daughter Dance Friday night at Devil’s Ridge Golf Club are Oxford resident Keith Knight and his daughter Corinne, a second-grader at Clear Lake Elementary. For more photos, see “Dance with me, Daddy!.” Photo by C.J. Carnacchio.

Council tells Joe to go

Another longtime Oxford Village official will soon be exiting the local government scene, but not by choice. At a special Feb. 23 meeting that lasted approximately six minutes, council voted 3-2 to terminate village Manager Joe Young’s employment agreement effective Friday, March 31. Per the agreement, village attorney Bob Davis was directed to draft and […]

Online survey to garner public input for master plan update

Anybody who wants to give their two cents regarding future development in Oxford Township will soon have their opportunity to do so whether they’re at work in a suit and tie or at home in their underwear. In order to garner public input as they begin the process of updating the master plan, the planning […]

Twp. allocates $400K for fixing Pontiac Rd.

It appears a badly-battered stretch of Pontiac Rd. is finally going to be repaired this year. Last week, the Oxford Township Board voted 6-1 to transfer $400,000 from the general fund’s reserves (i.e. fund balance) to the highway roads fund in order to pay for resurfacing 2,650 feet of Pontiac Rd. from W. Drahner Rd. […]