Two thumbs up for Turkey Day!

Two thumbs up for Turkey Day!

Shaylee Rich was part of a group of Lakeville and Clear Lake students who enjoyed a sumptuous pre-Thanksgiving feast Monday at Lakeville Elementary. To see more photos, purchase a copy of this week’s Leader for $1. Photo by C.J. Carnacchio.

Council offers manager job to Richfield supervisor

In a 5-0 vote, the Oxford Village Council offered the manager position to Joseph Madore at its Nov. 14 meeting. “Mr. Madore addressed essentially all of the concerns that council has with a strong familiarity. The systems, the financial programs, the (compliance) background that the Village (of Oxford) participates in and relies on,” said Councilman […]

Kingsbury, residents appeal ZBA cell tower decision

Back in late July, the Addison Township Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) voted 4-1 to grant a dimensional variance for a cell tower proposed by Verizon Wireless. But the issue is not over yet. Kingsbury Country Day School, along with Kingsbury School Inc. (the trust of Kingsbury) and neighboring residents Lawrence and Amanda Shelton filed […]

Benefit raises more than $26K for Lucy

Saturday night was filled with light, love and Lucy as the community came together to support a little girl’s battle with cancer. Approximately 280 folks attended a fund-raiser for Lucy Holt, of Oxford, held at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Orion Township. The event netted more than $26,000 to help her parents, Bryan and […]

OMS eighth-graders honor fallen soldiers at Arlington

Four eighth-grade students spent Veterans Day weekend participating in a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery near Washington, D.C. during an Oxford Middle School class trip. More than 250 eighth-grade students and 22 chaperones recently took a three-day educational trip to Washington. D.C. OMS eighth-graders Lauren Hudson, Ava Wiscombe, Griffin Hoard and Esme Roda honored […]

Council amends PUD to allow 3rd story for Weckle’s bldg.

After obtaining approvals from the Oxford Village Planning Commission and the Oxford Downtown Development Authority (DDA), developer Dave Weckle received the final green light needed to construct a third story on one of the buildings in his proposed mixed-use development. Last week, the village council voted unanimously to amend the original Planned Unit Development (PUD) […]

Applicants for PC, ZBA needed

Oxford Village is currently seeking three dedicated community members to fill board vacancies – one to serve as a member on the planning commission and two to serve as alternates on the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA). The planning commission is responsible for reviewing plans and studies for potential development and zoning ordinances within the […]

Keep it brief – just one pair!

This holiday season, take the traditional holiday donation or drive in a new direction. You’ve collected canned and prepared foods, blankets, coats, and books. Not many people think of donating something simple that they use every day. This item is needed by people who have limited resources because of unemployment, homelessness, fire, or natural disaster. […]

Bean signs to play softball for CMU

Oxford High School senior Kaitlyn Bean signed a letter of intent Nov. 13 to play softball for Central Michigan University (CMU), a first division team. Bean is a four-year varsity member of the Wildcats softball team. She pitches and plays first base. Now in her final year at OHS, Bean has made the most of […]

Moms’ night out raises money for schools

There’s strength in unity say members of Oxford Schools’ PTO and PTA organizations. With that in mind, they collectively held a fund-raiser event in town to benefit all district schools. More than 100 local moms came together to spend an evening at The Oxford Tap in downtown Oxford followed by a viewing of “A Bad […]

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