Midwest LAX Bash returns to Seymour Lake Park June 2-3

Whether you’re an expert on the sport of lacrosse or know absolutely nothing about it and want to learn, either way, the 2018 Midwest LAX Bash is the perfect event. A total of 88 youth teams from Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Canada are scheduled to compete in the tournament to be held at Oxford’s Seymour […]

Scouts beautify township hall

Members of Oxford Cub Scout Pack 108 took some time out of their schedules Sunday afternoon to help beautify the Oxford Township Hall, located at 300 Dunlap Rd. Scouts and their parents went to work on the flower bed in front of the hall that surrounds the flagpole. They weeded, raked, planted begonias and spread […]

Green thumbs, big hearts

As part of their International Baccalaureate (IB) Exhibition project on the issue of habitat loss, some fifth-graders from Leonard Elementary School planted a bunch of colorful flowers in the Leonard Nature Park.  

Flowers for mama

Lake Orion resident Lydia Moore, who turns 3 this month, decorated a pot and planted some flowers in it as a Mother’s Day present. Kids went to Harvest Time Farm Market and Pet Stuff in Oxford on Saturday to create potted plants for mom. Photo by C.J. Carnacchio.

Twp. okays liquor license for indoor golf business

An Addison Township couple is one step closer to opening a new business that capitalizes on this area’s abundance of golfers. Last week, the Oxford Township Board voted 6-0 to approve the issuance of a new Class C liquor license – which allows for the on-premise retail sale and consumption of beer, wine and spirits […]

Condition of village roads a concern at budget hearing

Only one resident spoke during last week’s public hearing regarding Oxford Village’s proposed 2018-19 budget, but her message was quite clear. Rose Bejma, who worked for the village for 30 years and served on council from 2014-16, wants to see some money spent on improving the municipality’s deteriorating roads. She told council that residents are […]

Council OKs raises for cops, assistant mgr.

Come July 1, some non-union Oxford Village employees will receive pay raises, but officials didn’t arrive at that decision without some spirited debate. Last week, council voted 3-1 to raise the wages of its part-time police officers and Assistant Village Manager Drew Benson from $17 to $18 per hour. None of the council members had […]

OHS auto students place at state MITES competition

Two students from Oxford High School’s automotive technology program shined in a state competition that puts their brains and hands to the test. Seniors Kyle Kalbfleisch and Austin Hunter did well at the May 4 Automotive Advanced Service Technology competition conducted by the Michigan Industrial and Technology Education Society. It was held on Oakland Community […]

Village trash bills going up a dime

One thin dime. That’s the amount by which the garbage bill is increasing for the 1,087 residential customers in Oxford Village. Last week, council voted 4-0 to tack on a 10-cent administration fee, which means customers will now pay $10.60 per month for rubbish and recycling services provided by Green for Life (GFL) Environmental, Inc. […]