Hello, horsey!

Hello, horsey!

North Branch residents Charlie, Gabe and Ethan Redmond meet Sawyer, a horse at the Old Magnolia Farm in Addison Township. They were among the approximately 350 folks who participated in the Metamora Hunt Club’s annual stable tour on Sunday. Click here for the full story and for more photos, pick up a copy of this […]

OHS grad looks to open 54,000-square-foot senior living facility

An Oxford native has returned to his hometown with the hopes of creating a unique living space for senior citizens who are no longer able to care for themselves. “I just want to bring a real jewel to the community I grew up in,” said David Fulkerson, a 1985 Oxford High School graduate. “I want […]

Officials want less density, more commercial in mixed-use plan

A little bit too dense on the residential side and not enough commercial space. That was the feedback provided by a majority of the Oxford Township Planning Commission during a pre-application conference last week regarding a mixed-used concept plan submitted for a 7.23-acre site consisting of two parcels centrally located along W. Market St. within […]

Bullied student finds solace in online learning

As a sixth-grader, Oxford student Angel Chapman dreaded going to school. She had a few teachers she enjoyed, but she spent much of her day being bullied by peers when she could have been learning. School counselors recommended she seek mental health treatment, but Angel and her mother, Shannon Chapman, knew there had to be […]

Officials put 1-mill request for parks/rec. on Nov. ballot

Officials want to be sure everything is as clear and concise as possible when voters go to the polls in November. That’s why it took three meetings held by two boards within five days to approve ballot language for a millage proposal to continue funding the Oxford Twp. Parks and Recreation Dept. and give it […]

ORBA seeks public input to continue improvements

As the season for the Oxford Recreational Baseball Association (ORBA) drew to a close in late June, its leadership continued to plan how they can make the Little League experience better for both young players and their parents. Last season, ORBA coached around 300 children on 36 teams across five skill levels. ORBA coaches children […]

No cop millage on Nov. ballot

Oxford Township residents will have one less thing to decide on the November ballot. Last week, the township board voted 5-2 to not request a police millage renewal from voters in the upcoming general election. Clerk Curtis Wright and Treasurer Joe Ferrari cast the dissenting votes. The current police millage, approved by voters in 2014, […]

Oxford Township seeks public input for proposed solicitor ordinance

Oxford Township officials are seeking citizen input regarding proposed ordinance language that would regulate the activities of peddlers, solicitors and transient merchants working in the community and require them to register with the municipality. “I think it needs a little bit more work before we adopt it,” said Treasurer Joe Ferrari. Last week, the township […]

Voters pass NOTA, public safety millages

Local residents overwhelmingly voted in favor of both public transportation and public safety in Tuesday’s primary election based on unofficial results posted by the Oakland County Elections Division. Millage renewals to support the North Oakland Transportation Authority (NOTA) were approved 10,887 to 4,559 by voters in Oxford, Addison and Orion townships. Lynn Gustafson, director of […]

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