Council offers manager job to Richfield supervisor

In a 5-0 vote, the Oxford Village Council offered the manager position to Joseph Madore at its Nov. 14 meeting. “Mr. Madore addressed essentially all of the concerns that council has with a strong familiarity. The systems, the financial programs, the (compliance) background that the Village (of Oxford) participates in and relies on,” said Councilman […]

Kingsbury, residents appeal ZBA cell tower decision

Back in late July, the Addison Township Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) voted 4-1 to grant a dimensional variance for a cell tower proposed by Verizon Wireless. But the issue is not over yet. Kingsbury Country Day School, along with Kingsbury School Inc. (the trust of Kingsbury) and neighboring residents Lawrence and Amanda Shelton filed […]

OMS eighth-graders honor fallen soldiers at Arlington

Four eighth-grade students spent Veterans Day weekend participating in a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery near Washington, D.C. during an Oxford Middle School class trip. More than 250 eighth-grade students and 22 chaperones recently took a three-day educational trip to Washington. D.C. OMS eighth-graders Lauren Hudson, Ava Wiscombe, Griffin Hoard and Esme Roda honored […]

OMS to host robotics competition Dec. 9

Oxford robotics teams normally have to travel to compete, but on Saturday, Dec. 9, the middle school’s three robotics teams will host a FIRST Lego League (FLL) qualifying event on their home turf at 1420 Lakeville Rd. Opening ceremonies are at 10:30 a.m. and will be followed by official rounds starting at 11 a.m. An […]

Council amends PUD to allow 3rd story for Weckle’s bldg.

After obtaining approvals from the Oxford Village Planning Commission and the Oxford Downtown Development Authority (DDA), developer Dave Weckle received the final green light needed to construct a third story on one of the buildings in his proposed mixed-use development. Last week, the village council voted unanimously to amend the original Planned Unit Development (PUD) […]

Bean signs to play softball for CMU

Oxford High School senior Kaitlyn Bean signed a letter of intent Nov. 13 to play softball for Central Michigan University (CMU), a first division team. Bean is a four-year varsity member of the Wildcats softball team. She pitches and plays first base. Now in her final year at OHS, Bean has made the most of […]

Moms’ night out raises money for schools

There’s strength in unity say members of Oxford Schools’ PTO and PTA organizations. With that in mind, they collectively held a fund-raiser event in town to benefit all district schools. More than 100 local moms came together to spend an evening at The Oxford Tap in downtown Oxford followed by a viewing of “A Bad […]

Oxford Schools reopen after suspected shooter taken into custody

*UPDATE* The suspected shooter, Michael Quigley, is now in police custody.  Oxford Schools and other area school districts closed Nov. 15 in response to an ongoing search by local police for 34-year-old Micheal Quigley, of Clarkston, who allegedly shot two people in a Brandon Township apartment Tuesday evening. The two victims were reported to be Quigley’s 33-year-old estranged wife and her male friend, whose age is […]

District is up 262 FTE students; OVA sees most growth

District officials submitted the district’s preliminary count day numbers to the state last Wednesday, and are now in hopes of a larger check from the Michigan Department of Education (MDE). Based on the unofficial numbers, the district is up 262.04 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) students from last fall, bringing the total count up to 6,171.35. The […]

Wedding whisperer: OHS grad helps couples write vows

Wedding vows carry incredible meaning to those that recite them. They’re the special words that will unite two people and they represent their commitment to one another. And, while many want their vows to break away from the traditional “in sickness and in health” script, many also don’t feel especially skilled in writing and may […]

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