Fun, fun, fun at the parade

The annual Lone Ranger Parade is easily one of Oxford’s biggest events. Folks come from far and wide to enjoy the pageantry. You can’t help but smile as all the entries walk, drive and march by on a sunny day. For more photos from the parade and festival, purchase this week’s issue of The Oxford […]

Tons of festival fun!

Following the Lone Ranger Parade Saturday, the festival offered plenty to see and do, from musical acts and fire stunts to animals and demonstrations.  

Everybody loves a parade!

There was definitely no shortage of smiling faces and colorful spectacles during Oxford’s Lone Ranger Parade Saturday. For more photos of the parade and festival, purchase this week’s issue of The Oxford Leader for $1.  

Intersection to close for sewer repairs Aug. 7-11

The Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner’s Office will close the intersection of Pocahontas Trail and Oneta Street in Oxford Township for sanitary sewer repair beginning Monday, Aug. 7. While the intersection will be completely closed, alternative access will be maintained for local residential and business traffic and emergency vehicles via the detour routes. The detour route […]

Village picks second interim manager

It appears Oxford Village is going to get its second temporary manager as the search for a permanent one continues. Last week, council voted 5-0 to negotiate with the Illinois-based GovTempsUSA for the lease of Evan K. Teich, a resident of Chicago, Illinois, to serve as the village’s interim manager. “This is what I do […]

Veterans, family members invited to picnic at Christ the King

Some were stationed on foreign soil. Others never left the United States. Some fought in bloody conflicts. Others performed their duties in peacetime. Regardless of where and how they served this country, military veterans of all stripes and their family members are invited to attend the Sixth Annual Veterans Picnic on Saturday, Aug. 5 at […]

Sheriff’s deputies to battle it out for charity

A friendly rivalry continues to brew within the ranks of the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office and there’s only one place for these Type A personalities to settle things – the softball field. Members of the public are invited to watch the deputies who guard the jail take on the deputies who patrol the roads in […]

Council OKs clerk contract

It’s official – Oxford Village has a new clerk/treasurer. Last week, council voted 5-0 to approve an employment agreement for Lee Ann O’Connor, of Waterford. “With all of the significant changes the village is undergoing, it’s my intention to try to create a more positive and professional culture,” said Councilman Erik Dolan. “I thought she […]

Officials should vote their consciences: Leader Editorial

If there’s one thing we want all of our elected officials to do all the time, it’s vote their conscience. None of this go-along-to-get-along nonsense. None of this board-unity rubbish. It’s truly appalling the number of times officials vote one way when they feel another simply because they believe – or have been told – […]