Efforts to use Addison well abandoned

After five contentious years, Energex Petroleum Inc. and its production well are heading out of Addison Township. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) contacted township Supervisor Bruce Pearson on Friday to inform him that Energex had withdrawn its proposal. “As of Oct. 29, 2018, Energex Petroleum Inc. has withdrawn its application for the proposed Lanphar #1-12 […]

‘Little Women’ coming to OHS stage

Bringing a familiar tale about characters who feel like family, Oxford High theater students are taking the story of “Little Women” to the stage this week. The play follows the March sisters as they trek through life and love over the years. The main characters of the March sisters will be played by MacKenzie Finley […]

OMS girls basketball team goes undefeated

They didn’t expect it, but Oxford Middle School’s seventh-grade gold girls turned out to be a powerhouse this basketball season. “I anticipated that we would have a decent season, but I did not go into it thinking we would go undefeated,” Head Coach Jake Trotter said. “These girls ended up being one of the most […]

Addison author releases third book in series

Adding the third of four installments to her “Swept Into Destiny” book series, Addison-based author Catherine Brakefield is looking forward to introducing readers to how a family found hope and strength within the throes of World War I and the Great Depression. “We can learn a lot from our ancestors and what America went through […]

Kingsbury thanks veterans

Marking 100 years since the first World War, Kingsbury students and teachers paid tribute to family and community members who risked their lives for the red, white and blue on the morning of Friday, Nov. 9. Veterans were honored with a breakfast and a ceremony led by Kingsbury students. During the ceremony, the Middle School […]

Man accused of stealing $1,700 in merchandise to fund crack habit

A 33-year-old Auburn Hills man is facing criminal charges for allegedly attempting to steal more than $1,700 in goods from Oxford’s Meijer store. Oakland County Sheriff’s officers are seeking a warrant for retail fraud in the first degree, possession of prescription drugs as well as fleeing an eluding an officer. The alleged retail fraud, which […]

Veltigian places third at swim regionals

After a season full of setting records and winning medals, senior standout diver Keira Veltigian will represent the Wildcats at states. She cemented her spot by winning third at Thursday’s regionals meet. Veltigian took on the tough competition and dove a score of 378.35. Having excelled in her sport for years, this will be the […]

Public Safety Nov. 14, 2018

A case of drunk driving Near midnight on Nov. 4, Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies were made aware of a speeding driver heading into Oxford and appearing unable to remain in the correct lane. A deputy was able to track down the vehicle, a silver Dodge Town and Country, which was being driven by a 71-year-old Waterford […]

Accusations, rumors lead officials to talk transparency

During election season, public officials are subjected to a higher level of scrutiny as voters try to decide who they want to represent them. Over the past month, Oxford’s Board of Education felt that in a very real way, with speculation and fingers pointed in its direction. Before voters went to the polls on Nov. […]

School district receives positive audit report

Touting a few improvements and addressing what else can be bettered, Oxford Schools’ finances were discussed Oct. 30 as the board of education went over the 2018 audit report. The numbers were presented by Jacob Sopczynski, who works with the Flint-based Yeo and Yeo, a firm hired by the district to go over its books. […]

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