Asst. village manager leaving for Troy

After about 15 months on the job, Drew Benson, assistant Oxford Village manager, is moving on. He accepted an administrative position with the City of Troy’s government and his last day in Oxford is Oct. 4. Benson thanked the village council, at its Sept. 25 meeting, “for the opportunity to serve this community.” “I really […]

Patterson joins Eagle Scout brotherhood

Surrounded by family, friends, mentors and fellow scouts, Sean Patterson joined an elite brotherhood that includes Oscar-winning filmmaker Steven Spielberg, former U.S. President Gerald Ford, and the first person to set foot on the moon, astronaut Neil Armstrong. Patterson, a member of Boy Scout Troop 366, advanced to the rank of Eagle Scout during a […]

Tickets available for Flavor Fest Oct. 25

The Friends of the Addison Township Public Library will hold its 12th Annual Friends Flavor Fest: Wine Tasting and Silent Auction on Thursday, Oct. 25 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The fund-raising event will be held at the Historic Buhl Estate Mansion in Addison Oaks County Park at 1480 West Romeo Rd. It will feature […]

Gun show at American Legion Post 108 Oct. 20

American Legion Post 108 in Oxford will host a gun show on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. General admission is $5. Entry is free to those under the age of 12. Food will be available at 11 a.m. Six-foot tables are available for rent to vendors for $15 each. Set-up for […]

Rotarians hosting One Club Scramble Oct. 13

Golfers are invited to sign up for the John and Virginia Hubbard One Club Scramble on Saturday, Oct. 13 at Oxford Hills Golf Club. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Oxford, the event will start at 1 p.m. The cost is $40 per person and includes nine holes of golf, a cart and lunch. Each […]

Twp. approves budgets, millage rates

Last week, Oxford Township officials approved millage rates and budgets for the 2019 fiscal year, which begins Jan. 1. All of the property tax rates, which will be levied in December, were slightly reduced due to the state’s Headlee Amendment. The board set the township’s operating tax at 0.9197 mill. That helps support the general […]

FISH open house Oct. 24

A ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house for Oxford-Orion FISH’s new food pantry will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 24 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The new 5,000-square-foot pantry is located at 1060 S. Lapeer Rd., just south of Drahner Rd., in Oxford Township. Due to the limited size of the new pantry’s lot, off-site parking […]

OXFD to host open house Oct. 7

To kick off National Fire Prevention Week, the Oxford Fire Department will host its annual open house on Sunday, Oct. 7 from noon to 4 p.m. It will be held at Fire Station #1, located at 96 N. Washington St. Activities will include a smoke house, exploring the fire trucks and ambulances, meeting firefighters, spraying […]

One dead after pickup truck, gravel hauler collide

By Shelby Stewart — Staff Writer for The Citizen BRANDON TWP. – At 5:18 a.m., Sept. 27 two motorists were involved in a head-on collision that took the life of one of the drivers. A gravel hauler, driven by a 43-year-old Oxford resident, was driving westbound on Oakwood Road just west of Hadley Road when a […]

Public Safety Oct. 3, 2018

Fraud at the sub shop A Subway manager called Oxford Village police on Sept. 25 to report fraud that had taken place the night before. According to the police report, the manager told police that two teenage African-American girls came into the restaurant and both made small purchases with $20 bills. One girl bought two […]