Public Safety

Jan 8: Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a home, located in the 300 block of Parker Lake, at 1:10 a.m. after a 28-year-old woman allegedly threatened to kill herself. The call had been placed by the woman’s boyfriend, a 37-year-old man from Waterford, who told sheriff’s deputies that the woman had become confrontational […]

OMS robotics team heading for regional competition

One Oxford Middle School robotics team is on its way to the regional championship after winning their divisions during a state competition held in Battle Creek Dec.17, where members competed against 27 other teams from around the state. The team, FTC Team TOWR 5291, was one of only 15 teams in Michigan to advance to […]

DECA students promote, teach financial literacy

In a world which offers endless ways to spend your dollar, three members of Oxford High School’s DECA program are hoping to make Oxford students a little more financially-savvy. Carlee Thompson, Alexis Jahlas and Isabella Igram, all OHS seniors, have been teaching fellow Oxford students financial literacy throughout the school year, as part of their […]

Police briefs

Jan. 2: Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies were called by a 37-year-old man at 11:58 p.m. living on the 90 block of Brabb Rd. who said his 36-year-old wife was allegedly plotting to kill him. When Sheriff’s deputies spoke with his wife, she told them her husband had allegedly not been taking his medication and that he had […]

OCTV requests full franchise fee funding

As talk of the 2017-18 budget has started among Addison Township officials, Oxford Community Television (OCTV) Production Manager Teri Stiles came forward with a special request at the Dec. 19 meeting. “I’m asking, while you’re considering your budget in the next month or so, if you would consider fully funding (OCTV with 100 percent of […]

Verizon wants to put cellular tower in Addison

A growing need for wireless communications has one company eyeing some Addison Township property. Verizon Wireless has proposed to place a cell tower on a 5-acre piece of township property, located at the northeast corner of Hosner and Oakwood roads. Though the process has only just begun, last week the Addison Township Board took the […]

More pie? DA principal takes it on the chin

Twenty-six lucky students at Daniel Axford Elementary got to test their aim Dec. 19 as they repeatedly smooshed cream pies right in the kisser of Principal Chad Boyd. No, there was no school-wide mutiny. It was simply a reward for their successful fund-raising efforts. According to DA/OES PTO President Melissa Williams, nearly $27,000 was generated […]

OMS donates $6,200 to Wounded Warrior Project

In the spirit of the holidays, students and staff at Oxford Middle School donated nearly $6,200 to the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) on Dec. 22. The WWP is a nonprofit organization that supports and empowers injured military veterans and their families. According to the WWP website, as of Dec. 1, the organization had helped more […]

Church donates money for Jaws of Life

Less than one month after the 160-year-old Lakeville United Methodist Church (UMC) held its final service, the congregation donated 10 percent of its remaining funds towards something that will benefit Addison Township and help save lives. A $14,700 check was presented to Addison Township Fire Chief Jerry Morawski at the Dec. 19 board of trustees […]

Police Briefs

Dec. 24: Sheriff’s deputies were called to the 1300 block of Foreland Dr. at 9:05 a.m. when a 72-year-old resident reported that her 54-year-old son had possibly overdosed on prescription pills. She estimated that he had taken 10-15 pills from her remaining prescription after she had found the empty bottle. When Sheriff’s deputies arrived, the man […]

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