School’s out!

School’s out!

Daniel Axford Elementary first-grader Vance Stipanovich is absolutely soaked and loving every minute of it during the school’s Field Day. Last week, the 2016-17 school year came to a close. See you in the fall! For more photos, pick up a copy of this week’s issue of The Oxford Leader for $1. Photo by C.J. […]

Schweig calling it quits

Oxford Board of Education member Mike Schweig submitted his resignation at the June 13 meeting following some confusion regarding the process to amend meeting minutes. “I’ve always appreciated people who see the dignity in the struggle and, sometimes, that struggle is amazing. However, lately I have not been able to serve as a unifying force […]

Wayland manager interviews for Oxford job

Timothy McLean is passionate about local government and he’s hoping to bring that passion to Oxford Village. Last week, McLean, the current city manager for Wayland, Michigan, was interviewed by council for the village manager position that opened up earlier this year when Joe Young was fired. “Public service is all that I’ve ever wanted […]

Kingsbury breaks ground on $500K expansion

Kingsbury Country Day School, a charter public school located at 5000 Hosner Rd. in Addison Township, is about to get a bit bigger over the summer. On Friday, June 16 – the last day of school – a ground-breaking ceremony was held for an expansion project that includes constructing two new classrooms, tripling the size […]

Pontiac Rd. project to start June 26

By C.J. Carnacchio Leader Editor Attention motorists, the resurfacing of Pontiac Rd., from the Oxford Village limits – located between the Oxford Public Library and Oxford Elementary School – to W. Drahner Rd., will commence next week. The Clarkston-based F Allied Construction is scheduled to begin the project on Monday, June 26 and complete it […]

Estimated $2,500-plus raised for Lone Ranger festivities

A total of 540 folks gathered at eight bars and restaurants in downtown Oxford Saturday night to enjoy adult beverages, delicious food and good company as part of a pub crawl to benefit the annual Lone Ranger Parade and Festival. The event grossed approximately $4,000, of which, after expenses, it’s estimated that more than $2,500 […]

School board presented $56.7M budget

A $56.7 million budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year, which begins July 1, was presented last week to the Oxford Board of Education by Assistant Superintendent of Business and Operations Sam Barna. The budget includes nearly $56.7 million in total revenue, with local revenue accounting for $5.8 million of that total, based on a student […]

Deputies to become pedal pushers

When it comes to keeping an eye on things and catching bad guys, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office has many modes of transportation at its disposal. It’s got patrol vehicles, motorcycles, helicopters, boats, all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, even a hovercraft. And now, thanks to Oxford Township, sheriff’s deputies will be able to serve and protect from […]

OES student raises funds, buys supplies for dog rescue

Pooches at the K-9 Stray Rescue League will benefit from the good work of Oxford resident Bella Spezia. Bella, a fifth-grader at Oxford Elementary (OES), donated supplies towards the local animal rescue last Saturday. Bella became inspired while completing her fifth-grade exhibition project at OES. During their fifth-grade year, as part of the International Baccalaureate […]

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