ZBA approves variance for cell tower

Addison Township’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) affirmed its July 31, 2017 decision to approve a dimensional variance for a proposed cell tower near Kingsbury Country Day School last week in a 4-1 vote. This approval was granted despite public opposition voiced during a second court-ordered hearing held March 8. For background information on that […]

$1,300 raised to help kids facing life-altering events

Many people got an early start Sunday, sweating it out as part of a fitness fund-raiser held Sunday at Joy Studios (located inside Legacy 925 in Oxford) to benefit the Northville-based nonprofit KIDSgala. KIDSgala throws “celebration of life” parties for children who are facing a life-altering event—which could include suffering an illness, loss of a […]

Four athletes to compete at college level

Spring signing day is another opportunity for student-athletes to make their college decisions official by putting pen to paper and committing to where they’ll be competing as they advance to the next level in their respective sports. Oxford High School had four signees last Thursday, including cross country/track athletes Dominic Bruce (DePaul University), Bridget Cusick […]

Lone Ranger scholarship available to Oxford students

College-bound Oxford High School (OHS) students are being offered a new scholarship which could help lighten the financial load of pursuing a higher education. The $500 Lone Ranger Scholarship will be awarded to an OHS graduating senior who is a resident of the Oxford Community Schools district. The recipient will be selected based on actions […]

Nonprofit secures wheelchair ramp for disabled man

When Oxford resident Marcie Gruenberg reached out to The Guiding Star Foundation for help obtaining a wheelchair ramp for her brother-in-law Mitch Gruenberg, who recently had both legs amputated, the organization didn’t hesitate to help. Mitch, a lifelong Oxford resident, was initially paralyzed from the neck down in a diving accident around 30 years ago. […]

Don’t waste this opportunity: NO HAZ collection April 28 at OMS

Local residents are invited to safely dispose of household hazardous waste that could be harmful to humans and the environment. Addison Township, Leonard Village, Oxford Township, Oxford Village, Orion Township and Lake Orion Village are among the participating communities for the waste collection event, which will be held on Saturday, April 28 at Oxford Middle […]

Leonard kids ready to blast off to Space Camp

Leonard siblings Cody and Sierra Musial know that failure is not an option. Cody and Sierra Musial, both fifth-grade students at Leonard Elementary School, have been awarded full scholarships to Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Cody and Sierra will attend one week of camp there this summer. In […]

She knows what your pet is feeling

Leslie Cirinesi is never at a loss for words when it comes to animals. Cirinesi, a Clarkston resident, will appear the Addison Township Public Library on Thursday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. to share her insights on being an animal communicator. This is a people-only event, so please no animals. Cirinesi first learned she had […]

Local author ready to release sixth novel

An award-winning Addison Township author is preparing to release her sixth novel. Brakefield’s latest contribution to the literary world is entitled “Destiny’s Whirlwind” and it’s the second part of a thrilling four-part series. The novel is set to be released on April 17 through CrossRiver Media Group. According to a recent press release, “Collina McConnell […]

Cops seek tips about stolen golf course signs

Twenty-two signs marking pathways and holes were stolen from the Boulder Pointe Golf Club in Oxford sometime between 7:30 p.m. March 27 and 7:30 a.m. March 28. The signs, which were made of bronze and painted green,were removed from the front of various boulders found throughout the golf course, according to the Oakland County Sheriff’s […]

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