Water main work won’t impact Wildcat Drive until school’s out

A project which will help connect the Lake Villa Manufactured Home Community to the Oxford Township water system will soon be underway and affecting Wildcat Drive during the summer months. Assistant Superintendent of Business and Operations Sam Barna reported on the project’s expected effects on the district at a recent board of education meeting. The […]

Metal man gets his Seuss on

Dressed as the Iron Patriot from “Iron Man,” Fred Shuback, a former Oxford Schools employee, read several popular Dr. Seuss books to Lakeville Elementary students March 30 for March is Reading Month. Photo by Elise Shire.

Public Safety

April 2: Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies received a call from a 27-year-old man who was at a store in the 900 block of N. Lapeer Rd. and stated he had allegedly been spit on by a 57-year-old Oxford resident in a store parking lot. The older man had allegedly called the younger man an explicit […]

April 11 school board meeting cancelled

The Oxford Board of Education cancelled its regularly scheduled meeting for Tuesday, April 11 due to a lack of agenda items. The board’s next meeting will be held 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 25 at Oxford High School (745 N. Oxford Rd.)  

Dump your junk May 13

Whether hauling winter’s yard debris or removing junk and hazardous material, Addison Township officials are preparing to help their residents with proper disposal. The Addison Twp. Spring Clean Up is scheduled for May 13 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the township complex parking area (1440 Rochester Rd. in Lakeville). The date and time […]

Who let the goats out? Who, who?

Oxford Elementary students met two very adorable visitors during an assembly held in the school’s cafeteria March 22 – a pair of baby goats. Oxford Schools’ International Baccalaureate Program organized the event to teach students about invasive plant species and how goats can help eliminate them. Students brought in change and wore hats to raise […]

Passion for Irish dance leads to scholarship

Ashley Murphy, an Oxford Middle School eighth-grader, was recently awarded a scholarship for her dedication to the Irish culture and heritage demonstrated through Irish dancing. Murphy received the $500 Richard Mahigan scholarship, which is awarded annually by the Cape Coral Irish American Club to promote Irish culture and heritage. Murphy first began Irish dancing lessons […]

Children’s author shares craft, inspires students

Amy Denise Silvester, author and illustrator of “The Tender Turtle” and “The Tender Turtle Needs Glasses,” paid a visit to Leonard Elementary last Friday, in honor of March is Reading Month. Silvester, of Lake Orion, has published three books. “The Tender Turtle” is Silvester’s first children’s book and is a story about a little brother, […]

Public safety

March 26: Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a home located in the 100 block of Breezewood Rd. at 12:56 a.m., where Sheriff’s deputies reported hearing two men fighting and a window break. A 19-year-old man opened the door for Sheriff’s deputies with his 48-year-old boyfriend, a Ferndale resident, standing behind him. Sheriff’s deputies […]

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