Teachers union endorses school board candidates

Based on the school board candidate forum held at Boulder Pointe on Thursday evening, the Oxford Education Association (OEA) is endorsing four candidates for three open positions. Recommendations are based on each candidate’s verbal and written responses to questions about a variety of topics. Each of the five candidates in attendance was very well-spoken and […]

Ex-mgr. continues criticism of OCTV

Oxford Township receives $285,000 in PEG and franchise fees annually from Charter and AT&T. These monies are not ear-marked and are available for public use. To avoid privatization attempts, the board quickly passed a motion to continue supporting Oxford Community Television (OCTV). Public access TV is no longer relevant in today’s digital world. Additionally, OCTV […]

Welcome back, students! Bring your best

School Zone: A Column by Oxford Supt. Tim Throne Every employee of Team O hopes that students and families alike had a great summer! While some of you were lounging on the beach and perfecting your tans, there were many busy at work here this summer at OCS in anticipation of the students’ return on […]

Posse produced two successful events

Wow! Two amazing and successful events held back to back; our fundraising dinner with President Lincoln the evening of Friday, Aug. 5 followed promptly the next day by Oxford’s signature event – The Oxford Lone Ranger Parade and Festival. The Lone Ranger Posse is proud and pleased at the great success as evidenced by how […]

Democratic candidate expresses frustration with GOP politicians

I read in the Detroit Free Press last week the endorsements for the 46th district state representative position and, although how they mentioned me was quite normal (which I’ll get into later), what really shocked me was how they portrayed candidate John Reilly. First, they called him a Zealot and then proceeded to attach him […]

‘Utterly ashamed and embarassed’ by attitude

As someone who was born and reared in Oxford and continues to work in Oxford, I have only three words in response to most of the individuals who spoke during public comment at the Oxford Township Board of Trustees meeting that took place on July 13 – shame on you. I have never been so […]

Support for candidate Joe Kent

Having known Joe Kent for several years, he has always been a person of strong moral character and deep consideration when making decisions. This unwavering consistent approach to decision making gives me great confidence in his ability to affect changes needed in a government plagued with little to no ability to make the right call. […]

Thanks for helping seniors, veterans

Many thanks to Ms. Jacinta Hogan for spearheading the Oxford Gives Back program and to her awesome team of volunteers for a wonderful job on our yard. Students, parents, and teachers raked, weeded, hauled, planted and mulched their hearts out, leaving our yard the best it has looked in years! Every smiling face was polite, […]