Folks get free eye exams

Around 75 folks – veterans, their families and community members – received free, comprehensive eye exams Saturday at the Oxford American Legion Post 108. Approximately 10 eye doctors volunteered their talents for the six-hour event along with 20 support technicians and externs in the Henry Ford College Ophthalmic Technician Program. Participating doctors and technicians examined […]

Swim Team wins against Hazel Park at home meet

The Varsity Girls Swim and Dive team achieved a big win of 153-29 over fellow OAA Blue Division Team, Hazel Park at a home meet Thursday, Oct. 20. Oxford is now 5-1 in the Oakland Activities Association (OAA) Blue Division and 3-1 overall. The results were as follows: In the 200 Medley Relay, Oxford’s A […]

OVA unveils new elementary center

Oxford Virtual Academy (OVA) officially unveiled its new elementary center at a grand opening event Thursday, Oct. 20. With over 50 parents, students and administrators in attendance, school officials showed off the new 3,700 square-foot space, which first opened September 6 and is located at 168 S Washington St. in the Oxford Marketplace Shopping Center. […]

Oxford Board of Education candidate profiles

Nine people are vying for three open seats on the board. All board members have four-year terms. Many of the school board candidates are active members of the community and school district. They include: Stacey Beane, Dan D’Alessandro, Tom Donnelly, Katherine East, Jennifer W. Guthrie, Bruce Meyers, Kallie Roesner, Heather Shafer, and Rick Vandecar. For […]

Post 108 welcomes 450-plus Vietnam-era vets

More than 450 Vietnam-era veterans received a long overdue “welcome home” from The Oxford American Legion Post 108 at a ceremony October 23. Veterans were treated to a warm meal, vintage jazz and swing music, and were each given a federally-sanctioned lapel pin to thank them for their service. More than 50 years after their […]

OHS to host Robocat Rumble

Thirty-six teams, representing students from all over Michigan will compete in a regional qualifying event for FIRST LEGO League (FLL) teams, also referred to locally as The Robocat Rumble. The Robocat Rumble will be held Nov. 12 in the Oxford High School gymnasium. Practice rounds will begin at 8 a.m. Opening ceremonies begin at noon, […]

Public invited to forums on parks bond, school taxes

Oxford Township’s parks and recreation department will team up with Oxford Community Schools to address questions from the public regarding proposals on the Nov. 8 ballot. Two public forums will be held. The first is 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 26 at the township Hall (300 Dunlap Road) while the second one is on Thursday, October […]

Rash of robberies from unlocked cars

Oakland County Sheriff’s officers are investigating a rash of robberies involving unlocked vehicles in the Oxford area. Between Oct. 10 and Oct. 15, there were seven reports of items stolen from vehicles. Most of the robberies occurred in the Waterstone development. Thefts have taken place on Chelsea Blvd., Chelsea Ct., Golfside Dr., Coventry Ct. and […]

NHS inducts 57 new members

On Tuesday, October 11, the Freda Quayle chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) inducted 57 exceptional Oxford High students. NHS members must uphold the organization’s four core beliefs: scholarship, service, leadership and character. They must also have a grade-point average of at least 3.5 and be either a junior or senior. Oxford High Principal […]

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