Public safety

June 12: A 75-year-old Oxford woman walked into the Oakland County Sheriff’s substation in Oxford at 9:17 a.m. to report that she had received a suspicious phone call on June 3 at 2:30 p.m. The caller identified himself as “Nick White” from the “National Institute of Health” before telling the woman she was owed an […]

Public notice: Addison Twp.

Township of Addison Public Hearing Notice Zoning Board of Appeals Please be advised pursuant to the Provisions of Public Act 110 of 2006 as amended, the Township of Addison Zoning Board of Appeals at a regular meeting on July 13, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. or shortly thereafter, at the Addison Township, 1440 Rochester Rd. Leonard, […]

Thirty-six students honored at OVA graduation

In a room filled with family, friends, and loved ones, 36 students were honored at the Oxford Virtual Academy (OVA) graduation ceremony, held in the Oxford High School Performing Arts Center June 30. Twenty-nine of those students, who had attended OVA, received their high school diplomas that evening. The remaining students, fourth-year students of the […]

Addison wants public hearing for proposed well permit

Addison Township officials are requesting that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) conduct a public hearing following a recent proposal to issue a Class II injection well permit to a Canada-based company, Energex Petroleum, Inc. If approved, the company would be permitted to inject a gas mixture, containing carbon dioxide (CO2) as a component, into underground […]

Child ID kits donated to elementary schools

Students at Oxford’s elementary schools are headed home with DNA kits in their book bags, thanks to the Oxford Fire Fighters Union, International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 4763. A total of 2,500 kits were donated to ensure every elementary student will be able to receive one. Through various fund-raising efforts, the Fire Fighter’s Union […]

Students make school a bit greener

A group of Lakeville fifth-graders made their school grounds a little bit greener by planting a tree outside the playground May 31. The group consisted of Lakeville fifth-graders Jay Cady, Collin Rogers, Bishop Dissmore and Adam Harville. The students planted a Norwegian Spruce as part of their International Baccalaureate (IB) fifth-grade exhibition project. Students were […]

OHS students place third at DECA

Oxford’s DECA chapter had a tremendous showing at the international competition in Anaheim— with one Oxford High group placing third in its category. The event was attended by over 19,000 students from around the world and all members of the Oxford team earned high marks and praise from judges and conference officials. Placing third in […]

Public safety

June 4: A 16-year-old boy from Oxford was reported missing from a youth facility, located in the 900 block of E. Drahner Rd, to Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies at 11:50 p.m. The boy was reportedly last seen wearing a blue sweatshirt and pants and is described as African American and short, black hair. Deputies searched […]

Early college program graduates 22

For 22 Oxford High School students, the transition from high school to college won’t be difficult. The first group to complete all five years of Oxford’s Schools Early College (OSEC) program graduated and received their high school diplomas at a May 25 ceremony. Oxford Schools Early College, established in 2012, allows students to earn college […]

New principal hired to lead OHS

The Oxford School Board voted unanimously May 23 to hire Steven Wolf as the new principal for Oxford High School. Wolf, assistant principal of Grosse Pointe South High School since 2015, was offered an annual salary of $122,000 plus an educational stipend of $2,866 (per the Oxford Administrator’s contract) for the 2017-18 school year. Wolf […]