Addison’s bldg. dept. introduces newsletter

Want to learn more about Addison Township’s building codes and ordinances? You’re in luck! A quarterly newsletter has been introduced within the township for just this purpose. The newsletter will shed light on the answers for frequently-asked questions to local residents, according to Building Official and Inspector Douglas Lowe. “They’re going to be able to […]

Public voices opinions on proposed cell tower in Addison Twp.

Around 30 concerned parents and local residents packed an Aug. 8 Addison Township Planning Commission public hearing to voice their thoughts on a proposed cell tower at the northeast corner of Hosner and Oakwood roads, near Kingsbury Country Day School. Planning commissioners conducted the public hearing on a special use permit, which would be required […]

OHS grad jammin’ in New York band

A former Oxford Township resident has found his niche with a New York City-based band called DDWhite. Chris Agar, a 2005 Oxford High School graduate, plays bass and provides backup vocals for the band and can be heard on its recently released digital 45 album. Agar spent his formative years in Oxford playing bass with […]

Supt. explains need for bond, sinking fund

With the November 7 general election approaching, district officials are looking to shed light on the facts regarding both a bond and sinking fund proposal, which could help fund a number of capital improvement projects throughout the district. As part of that effort, Superintendent Tim Throne sat down with The Oxford Leader recently, to discuss […]

Volunteers sought for school cleanups

The Daniel Axford/Oxford Elementary School PTO will host its annual Fall Clean Up event Thursday, Aug. 17 from 9 a.m. to noon. Groups will be sprucing up the yards at both Daniel Axford Elementary (74 Mechanic St.) and Oxford Elementary (109 Pontiac St.) schools. Groups of volunteers will be getting the two elementary schools ready […]

‘Junk in the Trunk’ sale Sat.

You’ve likely heard the old adage “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” The Addison Township Public Library is offering local community members a chance to buy and sell their very own ‘treasures’ at its first “Junk in the Trunk” sale, which will be held on Saturday, Aug. 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. […]

Public Safety

Aug. 6: Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies conducted a traffic stop at 2:33 a.m. at the intersection of E. Burdick St. and Mill St., where the male driver of a truck was allegedly observed to be speeding. During the traffic stop, deputies noted in the report that the man had allegedly smelled of intoxicants and that […]

Golf outing to benefit local animal sanctuary

For those who love both golf and animals, the staff of the Pan Equus Animal Sanctuary (PEAS) has just the event for you. PEAS will host its first annual “All Fores” Golf Outing, which will be held at Devil’s Ridge Golf Club (3700 Metamora Rd.) in Oxford on Sunday, Aug. 20. Event registration and a […]

Gridiron warriors help animal sanctuary

Gridiron warriors help animal sanctuary

Oxford Football Coach Bud Rowley raises his arms in triumph after climbing atop a horse at the Pan Equus Animal Sanctuary. Below him are players Lochlan Palmrose (left), a junior, and sophomore Adam Sweet. Photo by Elise Shire. When most people think about the Oxford High School football squad, they envision the bone-crunching tackles, the […]

Board okays $28M bond ballot language

The Oxford School Board approved the ballot language for a $28.28 million bond proposal to replace and upgrade district infrastructure at a July 25 meeting. Voters in the district will be asked in November to approve the bond proposal, along with a sinking fund proposal– both of which would be used to complete a variety […]