No more disc golf

Until further notice, the frisbee disc golf course at Seymour Lake Park is officially closed due to ongoing vandalism, thefts and the rising cost of dealing with it all. Ed West, maintenance supervisor for the Oxford Township Parks and Recreation Department, estimated that over the last two years approximately $5,000 worth of damage and theft […]

Village PD recovers stolen TVs in Dearborn

A breaking and entering in Oxford nearly two months ago led village police to connections in Warren, Sterling Heights and finally Dearborn, where an officer recovered half of the stolen merchandise last week. Village Police Officers Thad Lambiris executed a search warrant June 16 in a Dearborn home, near Telegraph and Ford roads, where they […]

3 comunities, 1 senior center?

Bill Patterson (R-Oxford) and Eric Wilson (R-Lake Orion) have a vision for the future and it’s going to take time, money and above all, cooperation, to make it a reality. The two Oakland County commissioners gathered a group of local officials together in Pontiac last week to discuss the possibility of developing a senior and […]

Two new vans help keep NOTA rolling along

Two brand new vans are on the road for the North Oakland Transportation Authority thanks to Addison Township and the good folks at the Oxford-based Training and Treatment Innovations and the Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority. NOTA is the proud owner of two 2004 GMAC Savannah vans. Each van can transport 15 passengers and […]

Skilling is staying

It appears that Oxford Superintendent Dr. William Skilling won’t be packing his bags for Granville, Ohio. He’s taken himself out of the running for the superintendent position down there. ‘I want each of you to know that yesterday I informed Dr. Ralph Johnson, the consultant representing the Granville Ohio School District, that I do not […]

S-no-w school!

Whether you characterized the weather as frightful or delightful really depended on your point of view. Several inches of snow coupled with strong winds and below-freezing temperatures slammed the Oxford/Addison area Sunday as Old Man Winter came roaring into town nine days ahead of schedule. These weather conditions were seen as delightful by the 4,769 […]

He’s staying

It appears that Oxford Superintendent Dr. William Skilling won’t be packing his bags and heading to Granville, Ohio. He’s taken himself out of the running for the superintendent position down there. ‘I want each of you to know that yesterday I informed Dr. Ralph Johnson, the consultant representing the Granville Ohio School District, that I […]

Consolidation considered

If necessity is the mother of invention, then a lack of revenue must be its father. With property values facing another year of decline and voters in no mood to approve a tax increase, Oxford Township officials last week listened to a proposal from Oakland County Undersheriff Mike McCabe to consolidate Oxford and Orion’s police […]

Schneider says landlords must act as banks

Traditionally, the nexus of the landlord-tenant relationship has been one thing and one thing only ? the rent. Beyond that monthly check, the two didn’t get involved in each other’s financial matters. They didn’t need to. They didn’t want to. ‘It’s always been this is your business; this is my building. I’m the landlord; you’re […]

OHS students gain hands-on biz experience

When it comes to the world of business, sitting in a classroom learning a bunch of theories can come in handy, but it doesn’t compare to the value of gaining some hands-on experience in the real world. Marketing students from Oxford High School got the opportunity to do just that when they did some job-shadowing […]