Seattle coffee house leaving Oxford by month’s end

Coffee lovers better hurry and stop in to Starbucks Coffee to get their last frappachino before the store closes it’s doors for good in a few weeks. In a sign posted in the lobby, Starbucks is informing their customers that the store will close on Sunday, Aug. 22. The Seattle, Washington based company has been […]

Friends of the Library bring music to Addison Park, Aug. 20

Addison Twp. Park will be rockin and rolling on Friday, Aug. 20 as the Friends of the Addison Twp. Public Library present Music in the Park. ‘This is a first for the Friends of the Library,? said Lynn Boehmer, the President of Friends of the Library. The event will run from 7-9 p.m. at the […]

Timeless Power Sports to service small engines

Oxford residents who are in need of a quick fix for their favorite outdoor toy, Corey Kimball invites you to check out his repair shop, Timeless Power Sports. ‘We are doing small engine repairs for jet skis, motorcycles, ATV’s, snowmobiles and basically anything with a small engine,? said Kimball, 31. When the shop opens, it […]

School district signs three-year contract with Hewlett-Packard

The Oxford Community Schools Board of Education unanimously approved on Monday, July 26 an exclusive three year technology contract with Hewlett-Packard. According to Tim Throne, the technology director for at Oxford High School, the agreement will bring upwards of $300,000 worth of computer equipment, software and professional development over the course of the next three […]

Kalamazoo-like oil leak not here

Addison Township residents do not need to fear a Kalamazoo River type oil spill in their backyards due to the proactive measures taken by Enbridge Inc. earlier this year. According to Addison Twp. Supervisor Bruce Pearson, repair crews have been working on the oil pipeline for the last three months. ‘They have been doing repair […]

Medial marijuana on Village’s agenda

Put the bongs away. On July 27, Oxford Village Council established a moratorium on medical marijuana. The moratorium was established on the issuance of permits or licenses for the sale or dispensation of medical marijuana for six months or until the effective date of an amendment to the zoning ordinance. They also decided to forward […]

Welcome spring in Oxford with Hamburger Fest

From the classic cheeseburger with all of the fixings to a steakburger topped with mushrooms and swiss, the classic round patty of meat known as the hamburger is one of the most versatile options on a menu. And starting next May, downtown Oxford will hold a weekend festival geared toward celebrating the hamburger. According to […]

Music boosters keep musicians in tune

When Clarkston football fans enjoy a Friday night complete with marching band performance, many don’t know about the driving force behind those student musicians: the Clarkston Instrumental Music Association. Run primarily by parents of band students throughout the district, the organization’s main function is to help support Clarkston High School’s marching band, an annual endeavor […]

Star runner sprints into Hall of Fame

Out of all the cross country and track and field stars that wore the blue and gold, Mike Goodfellow might be the most accomplished of them all. Driven by his competitive spirit, he racked up numerous local, state and national awards as a long distance runner, thus earning him a spot in the inagural class […]

Three days, 60 miles, one goal – cure breast cancer

Lisa McGeen is going to need a sturdy pair of walking shoes for this weekend. The Oxford resident will participate in the Susan G. Komen walk for the cure on Aug. 13-15. The event is a three-day, 60 mile walk that raises money for breast cancer research and community programs. The opening ceremony will take […]