Animals invade Oxford library

Local kids got to learn about and interact with a variety of exotic animals last week when Science Alive, a hands-on educational program based in Waterford Township, brought some critters to the Oxford Public Library. Program Coordinator Terri Neill introduced the kids to a two-toed sloth, chinchilla, alligator, python, armadillo, wallaby and tortoise.  

Folks line up for trampoline park opening

Oxford now has its first-ever indoor trampoline park as Urban Air opened to the public Saturday morning. Located inside the new 208,000-square-foot Legacy Center at 925 N. Lapeer Rd., just south of Ray Rd., this is the first Urban Air location in Michigan. The opening generated quite a buzz as a line containing an estimated […]

Psst! I think the officiant is a unicorn

Josie and Andy DiMeglio, of Oxford Township, tied the knot (again) on Saturday, June 25 during the Unicorn Festival held on the spacious, enchanted grounds of Treetop Lodge in Dryden Township. The couple was originally married in April during a civil ceremony, but they wanted to do something more fun and memorable. That’s where Treetop […]

Meet the popcorn kid

Meet the popcorn kid

Lake Orion resident Charlotte Heit, 2, really enjoys her popcorn. She happily munched away during last week’s concert in downtown Oxford’s Centennial Park, which was the kick-off for the summer series. Who needs a bag when you have a perfectly good lap? Photo by C.J. Carnacchio.  

Council picks county dispatch

After years of on-and-off discussion, numerous meetings, emotional pleas, presentations, failed motions and an endless stream of facts and figures, it all came down to a special meeting Monday afternoon. Members of the Oxford Village Council voted 3-2 to “begin the process” of transitioning police dispatch services to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office and “eliminate” […]

Police: Brothers’ spree of theft, vandalism ends with a crash

A pair of Addison Township brothers suspected of perpetrating a spree of vandalism and theft in Oxford Township between Saturday night and early Sunday morning is facing potential criminal charges, according to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office. The brothers, ages 18 and 21, are suspected of spray-painting a whole slew of private and public property […]

Who turned out the lights?

A large portion of Oxford and Addison townships lost power Thursday for a couple hours. According to the DTE Energy outage map, at one point, approximately 3,600 customers in the 48371 zip code were without electricity. Based on the map, the outage extended to the west near Davis Lake, to the east near Lake George […]

Concerts are back!

Downtown Oxford’s popular Concerts in the Park series returned to Centennial Park last week. The Randy Brock Group kicked things off with some classic rock. Concerts are held from 7-9 p.m. every Thursday. There’s an open microphone period from 6-7 p.m.  

Businesses buy body cams for village cops

Six local businesses along S. Glaspie St. pooled their resources and made a $5,400 donation to the Oxford Village Police Department last week to purchase body cameras for its officers. The checks were presented to Police Chief Mike Neymanowski during the June 14 council meeting. “Gentlemen, I certainly appreciate it,” Neymanowski said. “This helps tremendously.” […]