Library offers new on-line resource for job-seekers

By C.J. Carnacchio Leader Editor Those seeking employment have a new tool available to them, free of charge, at the Oxford Public Library. It’s called the Job & Career Accelerator and it’s a new web resource available through the Library of Michigan’s eLibrary (MeL), which can be accessed at www.mel.org. ‘It’s very nice,? said Wendy […]

Former Pontiac official offered manager job

A former deputy mayor of Pontiac could be the next village manager of Oxford. Council last night voted 3-1 to offer the village manager’s position to Kervin Joseph Young, of Hazel Park. According to his resume, Young has worked in many various positions for local governments since 1969, most notably serving as the Pontiac City […]

Speed limit on N. Oxford Road faces reduction

It appears the speed limit on N. Oxford Road between Ray Road and the village limits will be reduced, but by how much remains to be seen. ‘I can tell you now, I’m pretty sure it’s probably going to go down,? said Sgt. Derrick A. Barker, Sr. of the Michigan State Police Traffic Services Section. […]

Memorial Day remembrances planned in Oxford, Addison

They gave all of their tomorrows for our today. They made the ultimate sacrifice to preserve this Republic’s freedom and security. Though they slumber in graves around the nation and throughout the world, they live on in the hearts and minds of grateful countrymen. In remembrance of the heroic deeds and selfless actions of America’s […]

A tribute to the old Bills

How appropriate that a classic poem about an “old Bill” who served his country was recited on Memorial Day by another Bill who once answered duty’s call. Oxford Township Supervisor Bill Dunn, a Vietnam War veteran who served in the U.S. Air Force, was the keynote speaker for the annual ceremony held in downtown’s Centennial […]

‘Concerts in Centennial Park? series returns to Thursday nights

Music will once again fill downtown Oxford this summer as the wildly popular ‘Concerts in Centennial Park? series makes its debut at 7 p.m. tomorrow (Thursday, May 27). The classic rock bank Cole’s Law will kick off the summer concert series, which has been aggressively expanded this year to 16 concerts over a 14-week period. […]

Look out, world! Here comes 341 Wildcats!

Countless legends of the music industry have performed on this famous stage for 44 years, but last week, it was the Class of 2016 that rocked the house. Oxford High School launched 341 graduates into the world following the May 26 commencement ceremony held at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in Independence Township. Superintendent Tim […]

Line, Rayner to coach in celebrity b-ball game

Everyone knows Zach Line and Dave Rayner are local legends on the gridiron, but can these Wildcat Hall of Famers coach a ragtag bunch of misfits to glory on the basketball court? This question will be answered on Saturday, June 4 when these two former Oxford High School sports stars who made it into the […]

My Way

Let’s face it, most elections these days come down to choices between the lesser of two evils. It’s hard to get excited about a lot of the candidates out there. From useless incumbents who have been in office for decades and are more interested in holding on to their jobs than governing well to crazy, […]