Leader Editorial: Vote YES on NOTA millage renewal

It may seem hard to believe, but life isn’t all about that first person you see in the mirror every morning. Sometimes, you have to put yourself in someone else’s shoes. Voters in Oxford, Addison and Orion townships will have an opportunity to do just that when they face a millage renewal for the North […]

Leader Editorial: Vote YES for fire, police in Addison

When it comes to the responsibilities of local government, public safety is at the top of the list. Folks want to know that when they dial 9-1-1, firefighters and police officers are going to show up to help and protect them. But in order for that to happen, people have to pay taxes. It’s really […]

Leader Editorial: Tedder, Tedder, he’s our man!

Four candidates are running in the Republican primary for the 12th District seat in the Michigan Senate, but in our mind, there’s only one man for the job. We wholeheartedly support Jim Tedder and urge Oxford, Addison and Orion voters to do the same. We see Tedder as the only candidate who’s going to truly […]

Tickets available for hunt club’s annual stable tour

Ever driven by a picturesque horse farm and yearned to get a closer look or learn more about what goes on there? Folks will get their chance to do just that on Sunday, Aug. 12 as the Metamora Hunt Club will host its annual stable tour from noon to 4 p.m. “This is the 10th […]

Yay, ice cream!

Yay, ice cream!

Enjoying an ice cream sundae Saturday at Leonard’s 66th Annual Strawberry Festival is Leonard resident Bradley Bussell, 4. For a whole bunch of color photos from the festival and parade, please see pages 14 and 15 of this week’s Oxford Leader. It’s available on newsstands for $1. Photo by C.J. Carnacchio.  

Developer presents concept for three-story condo project

In an effort to solicit “some feedback,” a local developer took advantage of the public comment portion of last week’s Oxford Village Planning Commission meeting to give officials a preview of his concept plan for a condominium development he hopes to build at the northeast corner of Dennison and Hudson streets. “We’ve been working really […]

Addison officials moving forward with splashpad

Addison Township officials took another step toward giving that community’s children a fun place to play outside and cool off on hot summer days. Last week, the township board voted 6-1 to move forward with Vortex Aquatic Structures International regarding the possibility of constructing a splashpad in LaBodie Park, adjacent to the Addison government offices […]

Toddler nearly drowns in pool

An Oxford toddler survived a near-drowning July 19 after being found face down in a backyard swimming pool at a residence on Park Island Dr., north of Stanton Rd. The victim, a girl who will turn 2 next month, was discovered by her 13-year-old sister, who made the call to 9-1-1. According to the Oakland […]

Outdoor sales prohibition to continue in zoning district

If Oxford Village businesses currently violating the zoning ordinance by conducting outdoor sales would like the municipality to consider changing its rules, they’re going to have to come forward and ask for it. That was the message last week from the village planning commission. “In my opinion, write them a ticket, (then) let them come […]