Oxford Twp. Board results

There were no surprises in the Nov. 8 election for the Oxford Twp. Board of Trustees, as all seven GOP candidates ran unopposed. Supervisor Bill Dunn garnered the most votes with 8,102. He was followed by Treasurer Joe Ferrari with 8,007 votes and Clerk Curtis Wright with 7,961 votes. Winning trustee seats were Jack Curtis […]

Council limits left-turns

Last week, the Oxford Village Council approved a traffic control order from Police Chief Mike Neymanowski that prohibits left turns from Hudson St. onto W. Burdick St. from 3-7 p.m. Monday through Friday. According to the chief’s order, “Several motorists use Hudson St. to avoid the traffic light on Washington (St.)” and “access W. Burdick […]

Dentist honored for contributions to vets

By Jim Newell Lake Orion Review It’s not unusual for Dr. Jaime Abbott to see veterans in her dental office, but when a couple of veterans – and her father – showed up recently she was stunned by the reason for their visit. The American Legion Chief Pontiac Post 377 in Clarkston presented Abbott with […]

Support the band

Oxford High School juniors Anthony McGeen, Joshua Sevener and Alexander Vitinaros spent Saturday collecting money for the marching band as part of the annual Tag Days fund-raiser. Photo by C.J. Carnacchio.

Matt Rizzo and Lisa Bol to wed

Tony and Sue Rizzo, of Oxford, announce the engagement of their son Matt to Lisa Bol, daughter of John and Brenda Bol, of Jenison. Matt and Lisa are graduates of Grand Valley State University. Matt is employed by BISSELL as a financial analyst. Lisa serves John Ball Zoo as their database specialist. Their wedding is […]

Put your backs into it, lads!

Put your backs into it, lads!

  What in the world are these guys moving into a space in downtown Oxford? To find out, see “The tanks are here! The tanks are here!” Photo by C.J. Carnacchio.

School millages, parks bond pass

It appears two millage proposals critical to the financial future of the Oxford school district were approved by voters in the Nov. 8 general election. Based on the unofficial election results, the 10-year, 17.8078-mill non-homestead operating tax renewal was approved 7,989 to 4,467. Voters also approved the 10-year, 0.1922-mill non-homestead operating tax increase. It won […]

Oxford, Addison voters reject RTA tax

  Voters in Oxford and Addison townships soundly rejected the proposed regional mass transit tax. Based on the unofficial election results, Oxford voters thrashed it 6,783 to 3,366, while Addison voters thumped it 2,372 to 983. The proposed 20-year, 1.2-mill property tax proposed by the Regional Transit Authority (RTA) of Southeast Michigan to develop and operate a […]

Cops seek suspects in home invasion

An elderly Oxford woman came face-to-face with a burglary suspect in her home Saturday afternoon and now, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is searching for him and a suspected female accomplice who may have acted as a lookout. The home invasion occurred on Seymour Lake Rd., near Sanders Rd., on Saturday, Nov. 5 shortly before […]

Addison trailer fire under investigation

ADDISON TWP. – A house fire in the Hidden Lake Estates manufactured home park Monday evening has raised some questions, given it was burning in three separate areas. “It’s under investigation,” said Fire Chief Jerry Morawski. Firefighters were called to the single-wide manufactured home on Miller Cove. The owner arrived home, discovered the fire and […]