Ed’s Sunoco owner marks 90th birthday!

Longtime Oxford resident Ed Triest celebrated quite the milestone on May 22 as he turned 90. His family threw him a big party at the Alfoccino restaurant in Auburn Hills. From 1957 to December 2002, Triest owned and operated the Sunoco station at the corner of S. Washington and Lincoln streets in Oxford Village. He […]

Schools moving forward with bond proposal

Following a 7-0 vote at a May 22 meeting, Oxford School officials will move forward on a proposed multimillion-dollar capital improvement plan and will submit a bond application to the Michigan Department of Treasury to help fund it. The bond would allow district officials to invest almost $29 million over the next 10 years in […]

PC recommends final site plan approval for 30-unit development

Final site plan approval for a single-family site condominium project consisting of 30 detached units was recommended in a 5-1 vote last week by the Oxford Township Planning Commission. That recommendation will be forwarded to the township board and it’s expected to be an agenda item at the 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 14 meeting. The […]

Park to host massive LAX tournament June 3-4

Love lacrosse and looking for something to do this weekend? Head over to Seymour Lake Township Park for the 2017 Midwest LAX Bash on Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4. A total of 88 youth teams – boys and girls – from Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin are expected to compete in the tournament. Participants […]

Council okays contract for interim village manager

It’s official – Jaymes Vettraino is the interim manager for Oxford Village. Last week, council voted 3-0 to approve an agreement with the Rochester-based Vettraino Consulting. Council members Dave Bailey and Tom Kennis were absent. The agreement took effect May 22 and runs through June 23. “My goal is very specific,” Vettraino said. “(It’s) to […]

Proposed cell tower to go before ZBA

A request for a variance that would allow the placement of a cell tower on a vacant piece of Addison Township property will be addressed at the 6 p.m. Thursday, June 8 meeting of the Addison Township Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA). The meeting, which will include a public hearing, will take place in the […]

Remember the fallen, find a way to serve

What were you doing at 3 p.m. on Memorial Day? Did you observe federal law and spend a minute in silence reflecting, remembering, praying or otherwise honoring all the men and women in the U.S. military who have died serving this nation? Oxford Village attorney Bob Davis hopes you did. That’s what he asked the […]

Never forget

On Saturday, the Lakeville Cemetery Auxiliary held its annual Memorial Day ceremony on the grounds of the historic cemetery established in 1843. The fallen were honored with speeches, prayers, wreaths and music. More photos of the ceremony can be found in our print edition of The Oxford Leader, only $1.  

Public safety

May 24: A 41-year-old Oxford woman came into Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Oxford Substation at 12:19 p.m. and told deputies that she has allgedly been receiving harrassing phone calls and hateful text messages from a 42-year-old Clinton Twp. woman. The woman provided copies of the blocked calls and text messages. Deputies later called the suspect […]

Barry, Dinges win Prince, Smith awards

Barry, Dinges win Prince, Smith awards

Oxford High School students Drake Barry (left) and Madison Dinges were honored Sunday as the most outstanding athletes in the Class of 2017 during the Senior Athletic Awards ceremony held by the Oxford Wildcat Athletic Booster Club. He won the George Prince Award and she won the Helen Smith Award. Photo by C.J. Carnacchio. Throughout […]

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