So long, Tom!: Council has kind words for Kennis at his final meeting

Tom Kennis got a nice little send-off during his last meeting as a member of the Oxford Village Council. His fellow council members praised him and expressed their gratitude for his service. “I want to thank Tom for stepping up . . . and adding another point of view to our group,” said village President […]

Got a trash complaint? Report it, be specific

Oxford Village homeowners who are experiencing problems with the municipality’s new residential garbage hauler are encouraged to voice their complaints, but please be specific about it. Bob Davis, village attorney, said people need to report exactly what the problems are, when the issues are occurring and where they live, so he can relay all that […]

Public Safety

September 17: Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a home, located in the 2000 block of Seymour Lake Rd., at 9:10 p.m., where a 61-year-old resident said he had heard glass breaking outside his home. Deputies arrived on scene to find the victim’s vehicle in the driveway with the rear window broken out. Nothing […]

Help the Polly Ann Trail win $10K!

The Polly Ann Trailway Management Council (PATMC) has an opportunity to win up to $10,000, but in order to get it, folks have to vote in an on-line contest, the first round for which ends at midnight on Sept. 24. “We have to vote, vote, vote!” said Linda Moran, the always-exuberant trail manager. The Bank […]

Ice cream season’s not over yet!

Ice cream season’s not over yet!

Oxford sisters Amelia Castle (left), 4, and Grace Castle, 3, enjoy cold, tasty treats during an ice cream social held Saturday afternoon at Evergreens Coffee and Bakeshop on Pleasant St. in the village. The event was hosted by Community Connect, a ministry of Oxford Free Methodist Church. Photo by C.J. Carnacchio.

Longtime OMS teacher loses battle with cancer

Catherine Sullivan, a longtime teacher at Oxford Middle School, passed away September 4 after a months-long battle with cancer. She was 56. Sullivan taught on the OMS sixth-grade “blue team” and supported students throughout the school as a special education teacher since 1999. She spent a total of 32 years working as a special education […]

Talkin’ transportation: Schools seeking $1.5M for new buses

Voters will be asked to approve two proposals – a $28.28 million bond and a 5-year, 0.75-mill sinking fund – on the November ballot, both of which would be used to fund a variety of capital improvement projects throughout the Oxford school district. Should the proposals be approved, officials are looking to invest a total […]

Looking good!: Homes, businesses earn beautification awards

When it comes to winning beautification awards, some property owners have the magic touch in addition to their green thumbs. Such is the case with Roots Hair Salon and the Sera family. Both have just earned their fourth award – no, that’s not a misprint – from the Oxford Village Beautification Commission. “Outside is where […]

Football game to raise funds for Miracle Quilts

When Oxford’s varsity football players take the field against the Clarkston Wolves on Friday, Sept. 22, they’ll be doing more than just racking up yards, making tackles and putting points on the board. The Wildcats will be honoring all the brave, selfless men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces by wearing special blue-and-gold camouflage […]

Sign size debate continues at PC level

Business owners wondering – or complaining – why they can’t have bigger signs like so many of their neighbors already do in Oxford Village will be directed to the council. “The next time a business owner comes before us requesting a 32-square-foot sign, we’re going to deny it and the rationale for that denial is […]

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