OMS battles it out with books

Dressed as everything from historical figures to animals, sixth-through-eighth-graders from Oxford Middle School tested their book knowledge last week in the Battle of the Books. A group of OMS sixth graders emerged from the competition as winners. Calling themselves “Fantastic Books and Where to Read Them,” the winning team consisted of Dale Schmalenberg, Michael Duong, […]

Scarves 4 Cozy Kids expanding to other districts

It was another successful season for the Oxford-based Scarves 4 Cozy Kids program and it was one that brought warmth to children all over Oakland County during the winter months. The program was launched by 11-year-old Oxford resident Alex VanHaren in December 2015, after he discovered there were children at his school that faced recess […]

Public Safety

May 1: Oxford Village Police allegedly found a man unconscious in a running vehicle located in the 400 block of S. Glaspie St. at 2:38 a.m. When police knocked on the window and the man did not respond, they opened the door and allegedly shook the man awake. It was noted in the report that […]

OES students benefit from Bikes for Books

A month filled with the wonder of books during March is Reading Month paid off for six Oxford Elementary students on March 23, when they were presented with brand new bicycles and helmets donated by the Oxford Masonic Lodge #84. Rewarded that day were third-graders Esmerelda Cornado, Raylin Knotts, Isaac Hughes and Cameron Butkiewicz, fourth-grader […]

Student fund-raiser helps veterans in need

Erica Cogswell, a fifth-year student at Oxford Schools Early College (OSEC) program, has made it her mission to provide veterans with a lifeline to thank them for the sacrifices they’ve made for their country. In support of her mission, she recently organized a benefit dinner at the American Legion Hall in Oxford to help veterans […]

Police: OHS student says BB gun photo ‘not meant to frighten anyone’

On April 18, a 16-year-old Oxford High School student allegedly posted on Snapchat a photo of himself holding up a gun with a caption that read “Don’t come to school next Monday.” He allegedly posted this the previous night at 10:30 p.m. Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies visited the student’s home in Pontiac around 2 a.m. […]

Addison okays $15K for new server

Addison Township officials voted unanimously to spend up to $15,000 on the installation of an information technology server system. Last week, the township board voted 7-0 to award the project to the Bath-based I.T. Right for the bid amount of $12,435. I.T. Right submitted the lowest of the two bids received. The opposing bid was […]

Addison approves $453K for new fire truck

Addison’s township board authorized the purchase of a new fire truck during its April 18 meeting. The fire department will purchase one Pierce Pumper Tanker truck with two hydraulic hose reels and two 100-foot lengths of hose, along with necessary connectors, at a total cost of $453,478, through Wixom-based Halt Fire, Inc. The purchase was […]

New real estate firm in town

A dynamic industry veteran will open a new Oxford office for Rochester-based real estate firm RE/MAX Defined on May 5. Broker and Owner Andrea Esse, who has spent nearly 15 years in the real estate industry, will be bringing her expertise to the Oxford community. RE/MAX Defined, established in 2010, offers a wide array of […]

Public Safety

April 22: Oxford Village Police were called to the 20 block of W. Burdick St., near Mechanic St. and Pocahontas Trail, at 12:34 p.m. where a set of keys had reportedly been found. April 21: Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies were called by a 52-year-old man from Oxford Township at 5:37 p.m. The man stated that […]

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