Drainage problem caused almost $8K in flood damage

Oxford Village officials are attempting to sort things out and find a solution to a drainage problem that’s left a homeowner on Park St. with almost $8,000 in flood damage. Following the advice of village attorney Bob Davis and nearly an hour of discussion, council voted 5-0 last week to schedule a closed session meeting […]

Lowe hired as building official, ordinance officer for Addison

When one door closes, another opens. This was especially true at a Feb. 13 Addison Township board meeting, when board members voted unanimously to appoint township employee Doug Lowe to the position of Building Official-Ordinance Officer, after longtime Building Official Mike Boisvert retired. Boisvert served in the position for over a decade. “I have the […]

New NOTA articles a no-go for now

Is there going to be a regional mass transit tax on the ballot again in two years? Is the North Oakland Transportation Authority (NOTA) going to continue serving only specific groups of people or is there the potential for it to expand and give rides to the general population? Should it be a simple majority […]

Jacobsen appointed to LCC

State government is a lot like the Hotel California – you can checkout any time you like, but you can never leave. It didn’t take Brad Jacobsen, of Oxford Township, very long to land another state job after recently wrapping up a six-year stint in the Michigan House of Representatives. Last week, the 1975 Oxford […]

All secondary roads to get dust control

Those driving through Addison Township may notice a little less dust in the wind this summer. For the second year in a row, Addison Township officials agreed to have calcium chloride applied to all secondary public roads throughout the township for dust control. Examples include Noble Road, Curtis Road and Peninsula Drive. The township board […]

Senior gets trapped beneath car

A 74-year-old Orion Township man is reported to be in critical condition at McLaren Oakland hospital in Pontiac after his car rolled on top of him Monday afternoon in Oxford Township. The man was attempting to jump-start a 2003 Ford Taurus with his 2001 Pontiac Sunfire in a vacant lot adjacent to 861 Snyder St., […]

Do ya smell what Stinky’s a-cookin’?

Two Oxford Village residents hosted a barbeque competition with fellow barbeque enthusiasts last weekend at the “Snowbird Shake Off.” The event was organized by Dean and Daryn Haist, who often take part in barbeque competitions under the name “Stinky D’s Fine Ass BBQ.” “We decided to put this event on because we love barbeque,” Daryn […]

Sweet Stuff!: Library lock-in offers sugar-fueled fun

There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned sugar rush to kick off the weekend. Local youth participated in a sweets-themed lock-in Friday evening at the Oxford Public Library. The kids had fun doing everything from decorating and eating cupcakes to sampling and rating different types of chocolate. Yum!  

So fancy!

So fancy!

Little gentlemen wore ties and little ladies donned dresses on Valentine’s Day for the “Fancy Nancy” party in Daniel Axford Elementary teacher Jessica Bull’s first-grade classroom. The kids played bingo with candy hearts, made feather pens and ate parfaits.