OHS students walk out to honor FL shooting victims

OHS students walk out to honor FL shooting victims

OHS student Dalton Myers holds up a photo of one of the victims of the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman High School in Parkland, Florida shooting. Behind him are (from left) Alyssa Donovan, Sophia Miller and Lauren Geyer. Photo by Elise Shire. Hordes of students from schools across the state – and around the […]

Legacy liquor license clears twp. hurdle

Christian Mills, owner of Legacy 925 (formerly the Legacy Center), is one step closer to obtaining a liquor license for the restaurant/bar he wants to open in his 208,000-square-foot recreation/sports/entertainment facility in Oxford Township. Last week, township officials voted 4-3 to approve the issuance of a new Class C liquor license – which allows for […]

And the ‘Teacher of the Year’ is… Ryan Wasmund!

Lakeville Elementary fifth-grade teacher Ryan Wasmund was recently selected by Oakland Schools to receive its 2018 Oakland County Outstanding Elementary School Teacher of the Year award. The Oakland County Outstanding Teacher of the Year awards are presented annually to honor teachers in Oakland County who have achieved, through their effort and example, the highest standards […]

Substation tops again at clearing cases

Bad guys lie, but numbers do not. Once again, the Oakland County Sheriff’s substation in Oxford Township had the highest clearance rate of the agency’s 12 substations last year. Approximately 62 percent of the criminal cases were cleared, or closed. That means they either resulted in an arrest or were cleared by exceptional means. Exceptional […]

Twp. to offer automatic payment option

Put away those checkbooks and keep that cash in your wallet because later this year, Oxford Township residents will be given the option to have their sewer bills paid on a regular basis without lifting a finger. Last week, the township board voted 7-0 to authorize Treasurer Joe Ferrari to implement an automatic payment program […]

Spring fair fever!

Leonard Elementary held its annual spring fair Friday evening. There were plenty of fun games, rides and activities for kids of all ages to enjoy.  

Glass slippers and stepsisters: ‘Cinderella’ running March 22-25 at OHS Performing Arts Center

Oxford High School will be presenting Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” Thursday, March 22 through Sunday, March 25 in the OHS Performing Arts Center. More than 100 OHS students have been involved in the production of the musical since January. Bringing a contemporary take to the classic tale of Cinderella, this musical tells the story of […]

Perceived lack of code enforcement frustrates village officials

Frustration over what’s perceived as a lack of code enforcement in Oxford Village gave rise to a lengthy discussion of the issue at last week’s council meeting. Councilman Erik Dolan noted the code enforcement activity report for February was five pages long and “that’s outstanding,” but “we have no enforcement and we have no compliance.” […]

Twp. votes to spend $654K to improve wellsite

An aging, deteriorating wellsite that’s part of the Oxford Township water system is about to get a significant upgrade. Last week, the township board voted 7-0 to contract with Trojan Development Co. for $654,372 worth of improvements to the Mickelson Shores wellsite located at the northwest corner of Harwood Drive and John Paul Court. The […]

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