Clerk leaving early; mgr. search continues

A new wrinkle has developed in Oxford Village’s search for a manager as a key member of the team that’s currently filling the administrative void is leaving a month earlier than anticipated. Village Clerk/Treasurer Susan Nassar will be calling it quits on June 1 as opposed to June 30, which was the original plan. When […]

Battered Pontiac Rd. to be repaved

Oxford Township officials last week awarded a $257,990 contract to F Allied Construction to resurface a badly-battered stretch of Pontiac Rd. The Clarkston-based company was one of four bidders for the project, which involves milling and overlaying approximately 2,600 feet of Pontiac Rd. from the village limits – located between the Oxford Public Library and […]

Oops! Wrong pedal

Casa Real, a Mexican restaurant located at 21 S. Washington St. in downtown Oxford, was damaged when a vehicle crashed into it shortly before noon on Sunday. According to the Oxford Village Police report, the individual responsible for the damage was a 44-year-old Clarkston woman driving a 2010 Buick Enclave. She stopped in a parking […]

Run/walk to help veterans

Christ the King Church’s Veterans Ministry is holding a fund-raising event on Saturday, May 20. It’s called “A Warriors Path” (see the ad on Page 8) and it will include a 10-kilometer run beginning at 8 a.m.; a 5-kilometer run/walk starting at 8:10 a.m.; and a 2-kilometer kids run at 10 a.m. The event is […]

Village to get new garbage hauler

Come the first week of June, Oxford Village residents will notice new garbage trucks rolling through their neighborhoods. Last week, council voted 4-0 to approve the “reassignment” of the remainder of a five-year, residential trash services contract from the Arizona-based Republic Services to GFL Environmental, Inc., a company headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Scott Cabauatan, Republic’s […]

Officials vote to prepay sewer debt to avoid $231K in interest

A decision made by the Oxford Township Board last week is going to save municipal sewer users a huge chunk of money over the next two decades. In a 7-0 vote, officials voted to “prepay in full” a special assessment that’s going to be imposed by the Clinton River Water Resource Recovery Facility Drainage District […]

Food drive collects over 40K pounds for FISH

The National Association of Letter Carriers 25th Annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive held Saturday was a success locally as it provided the Oxford-Orion FISH pantry with 40,417 pounds of food to feed folks in need. The Oxford Post Office collected 13,851 pounds, while the Lake Orion Post Office received 26,566 pounds.  

Public Safety

May 14: Oxford Village Police arrested a man who was allegedly driving while intoxicated at 2:59 p.m. The 33-year-old man from Waterford was witnessed by deputies to be speeding and changing lanes on Lapeer Rd., south of Harriet St., without using his signals. When police pulled him over and asked how much the man had […]

We love you, Mom!

We love you, Mom!

Picking out muffins together are kindergartner Alyson Grabowski and her mother, Kit Grabowski.   It was all about moms Friday morning at Leonard Elementary School. Leonard hosted its annual Muffins for Mom event. Kids and moms enjoyed muffins, fruit, juice and quality time together. Students made special Mother’s Day cards straight from the heart. Happy […]

Remember to leave food by the mailbox

Most people take it for granted that they always know exactly where their next meal is coming from. But not everyone is so fortunate. Even in a community like Oxford where many folks live in neatly manicured subdivisions filled with spacious homes and shiny, new vehicles in driveways, there are still children, adults and senior […]