Village Market Days to begin May 22 in downtown Oxford

Beginning May 22, every fourth Saturday through September in downtown Oxford will be ‘Village Market Day.? Sponsored by the Promotions Committee of the Oxford Community Development Authority, the event will feature a diverse selection of vendors selling a wide variety of items from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the northeast quadrant parking lot behind […]

OHS juniors to participate in mock govt. programs

Today, they’re high school students, but tomorrow they could be our governors, senators or maybe even President of the United States. A group of Oxford High School students have been selected to participate in three summer programs designed to educate them about public service, promote good citizenship and prepare them to someday take the reins […]

Oxford Women’s Club awards $3,000 in scholarships

Oxford Women’s Club awarded a total of $3,000 in scholarships to three deserving high school students May 12 at the Oxford home of club President Sharon Czarnowski. Oxford High School seniors Megan McCully and Megan Bono and former Crossroads for Youth School student Michael Yaldo each received $1,000 checks from the 72-year-old women’s group to […]

My Way

Every now and then a politician will do something completely out of character that makes me scratch my head and say, ‘I wonder why he (or she) did that?? Questions race through my mind ? What’s the ulterior motive? What’s in it for them? What’s the angle? The answer was usually, as my old editor […]

Addison Library Friends to hold Plant Exchange Sat.

Spring is a time for planting gardens, making new friends and enjoying warm, sunny weather. The Friends of the Addison Township Public Library is hoping for all three Saturday, May 22 as when the group hosts its 2nd Annual Plant Exchange & Garden Workshop from 8 to 11 a.m. (rain or shine) in the Addison […]

A little hair of the dog

In the good old days, students used to tell their teachers, ‘The dog ate my homework.? Lakeville Elementary third-grader Zachary Hinman put a new twist on that old excuse ? the dog was his homework. For his science project, the young man shaved an inch of fur off his dog, Jade, and an inch of […]

That’s not grass

That’s not grass

This is why you don’t get too close to baby goats – they will eat your hair. But Oxford resident Kira Corrigan, 9, didn’t seem to mind a bit when Luigi, a baby Nigerian Dwarf goat from Upland Hills Farm in Addison Township, began nibbling on her blonde locks Saturday morning during a program at […]

Suspect arraigned in fatal hit-and-run

A 19-year-old Macomb Township man accused of a Feb. 29 fatal hit-and-run in Oxford Township was arrested Monday morning. Noah William Johnson turned himself in at the Rochester Hills 52-3 District Court and was arraigned on the charge of failure to stop at the scene of an accident resulting in serious impairment or death. The […]

Site condo project clears first hurdle

A 26-unit site condominium development proposed to be built in the southeast corner of Oxford Township cleared its first hurdle in the approval process last week. Planning commissioners voted 6-1, with a list of conditions, to recommend to the township board that preliminary site plan approval be granted for the North Oakland Woods project. The […]

Sheriff honors local citizens for good deeds

Eight local residents received ‘Citizen Citations? from the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Friday as part of its ‘National Police Week Awards Day Ceremony.? Sheriff Michael Bouchard honored a group of private citizens who have ‘distinguished themselves by making a significant contribution to law enforcement through their personal outstanding performance.? Oxford Township Supervisor Bill Dunn was […]