PC mistakenly OKs third story

A boo-boo made at last week’s Oxford Village Planning Commission meeting means a local developer will have to settle for a smaller building as originally planned. Planning commissioners voted 5-0 to approve a revised building design that was intended to allow Dave Weckle to construct a three-story structure at 32 E. Burdick St. Weckle was […]

Scout builds rest area for Polly Ann Trail

Thanks to Life Scout Kyle Fuller, the Polly Ann Trail just got a bit nicer for the many walkers, runners, bicyclists and equestrians who travel it every day. In his quest to become an Eagle Scout, the 17-year-old Leonard resident created, for his community service project, a pleasant little rest area where the recreational trail […]

Walk raises funds to combat veteran suicide, homelessness

Mile after mile, hour after hour, they walked and walked. They walked to give veterans hope. They walked to give veterans homes. They walked to show veterans they’re neither alone nor forgotten. Folks were seen hiking along M-24 through Oxford Saturday morning as part of the Second Annual Ruck for the Fallen. The 23-mile walk […]

You, Me and Bubble Tea collects supplies for hurricane victims

Owners of You, Me and Bubble Tea Cathy Darling and Stacey Beane are looking to aid those in need. The two are collecting items to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey, along with supplies for those affected by Hurricane Irma. The business spent last week collecting donations for victims of Hurricane Harvey and will spend […]

Fashion show Oct. 4

The Oxford Women’s Club will be hosting its annual Fashion Show on Wednesday, Oct. 4, at Boulder Pointe Golf and Conference Center (1 Champion Circle). The doors will open at 5 p.m. for shopping provided by local artists and retailers. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. followed by the fashion show. This year’s program […]

Putts for Paws raises $12K-plus to help rescue dogs

Veterinary Home Care, the practice of Dr. Elena Osborne, of Independence Township, hosted its third annual “Putts for Paws” event on Sunday, raising approximately $12,400 towards the benefit of local rescues. Proceeds will be split evenly between the K-9 Stray Rescue League in Oxford and the Canine Companion Rescue Center in Oakland County. It was […]

Oxford MS says ‘hola’ to new Spanish teacher

Some Oxford Middle School students settling in to learn Spanish were greeted by a new face at the start of the school year. Grahm Hanna recently joined the OMS staff as a Spanish teacher. Ourania Petrovas, who was originally hired to fill the position, recently resigned. Hanna studied Spanish and Psychology at Michigan State University. […]

Library offering free SAT practice exam Sept. 23

Oxford students looking to get a step ahead in their preparation for college are invited to take a free full-length SAT practice exam at the Oxford Public Library (530 Pontiac St.) on Saturday, September 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The practice test will be provided by Rochester-based tutoring service, Above Grade Level In-Home […]

Public Safety

August 5: A 20-year-old man from Attica was arrested by Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies after he was determined to have an outstanding warrant during a traffic stop at the 9:40 p.m. on the corner of E. Burdick and Mill streets. According to the report, the deputy executed the stop after he had witnessed a vehicle […]

Dismissed! Federal judge tosses suit against village over mounted unit; lawyer vows appeal

A federal judge tossed out a lawsuit alleging Oxford Village violated the constitutional rights of three individuals who claim they were improperly removed from their unpaid positions as reserve officers in a police mounted unit and had their reputations harmed by officials’ comments during a public meeting in January. In an 11-page order dated Aug. […]