‘Tis the season!

‘Tis the season!

After enjoying the Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas parade Saturday afternoon in downtown Oxford, Hunter Chamberlain, 1, of South Carolina, got to give a reindeer a little kiss on the nose in Centennial Park. Holding him is his mother, Ashley (Seeling) Chamberlain, a 2006 graduate of Oxford High School. The deer is from Rooftop Landing Reindeer […]

Real Estate One helping to play Santa

As shoppers head to the stores and take to cyberspace to do their holiday shopping, the staff at Real Estate One hope they’ll consider adding a gift to donate to Toys for Tots. The Oxford branch of Real Estate One is collecting new, unwrapped toys for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots campaign […]

Volunteers needed for Alzheimer’s support group forming in Addison

The Greater Michigan Chapter of Alzheimer’s Association is currently seeking volunteers to serve as support group facilitators in an effort to establish a new local support group for caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s disease in the Addison Township area. The Alzheimer’s Association provides supportive programs and services to help people with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers […]

Village finally hires new manager

After months of sifting through resumes and interviewing candidates, the search is over. It’s official – Joseph Madore is the new Oxford Village manager. “I’m very excited,” he told council at last week’s meeting. “Hearing some of the issues you guys grapple with, I’m ready to help you with those.” Council voted 4-0 to approve […]

Bowling event raises autism awareness, $3,200 for special ed. classes

A longtime friendship forged in elementary school was the inspiration for a project designed to raise awareness about autism and generate money to support Oxford students with cognitive impairments. About 100 folks attended a fund-raiser Sunday afternoon at Collier Lanes that yielded approximately $3,200 to benefit OHS special education classrooms. “I couldn’t have expected a […]

Council to receive regular report concerning officials’ debt status

Everybody has to pay their bills, even government officials. To make sure none of Oxford Village’s officials are indebted to the government they serve and in violation of the charter, council last week directed Interim Manager Evan Teich to have it presented with a bimonthly report showing who is not in compliance. The first report […]

Public hearing set for old Burger King site

Why did the dealership cross the road? To sell more cars, of course. A public hearing concerning a special land use (SLU) request that would allow Clean Cars, a used vehicle dealership, to move from the west side of M-24 to the east side is scheduled for the 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14 meeting of […]

Oxford author’s debut novel blends faith, suspense

Oxford resident Steve Harms is publishing his debut novel—one which will provide readers with a thought-provoking blend of faith and mystery/suspense. His 300-page debut novel, entitled “Give Place to Wrath,” is the first of a series and was released in late October through KCM Publishing.   “Give Place to Wrath” follows the story of Detective […]

Crafting event raises more than $1,700 for local causes

More than 40 local women came together on Nov. 25 to raise money for several charitable causes through crafting during the event “Crafting for our Community.” From scrapbooking to card making, those in attendance gathered at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Oxford to craft in the company of friends. All in attendance were asked to […]

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