Cemetery to get a windmill again

Lakeville Cemetery will have a little piece of its history revived next spring, after the Addison Township Board approved a request to install a decorative windmill in the same place one once stood nearly a century ago. According to Lakeville Cemetery Auxilliary President Marlene Mallia, the historic cemetery once featured a functional windmill pump which […]

Bye-bye, Boisvert: Addison Bldg. official retires

After serving Addison Township for over a decade, Building Official Mike Boisvert officially retired Jan. 9. “I enjoyed working for the township, we have a great team here and we work well together, so it was never hard to come to work in the morning,” he said. Boisvert became Addison’s temporary building official after the […]

OCTV cooking show to air across Michigan

An award-winning show produced by Oxford Community Television (OCTV) is being added to the program schedules of four other public access television stations across Michigan. “Connie’s Kitchen” has been picked up by Community Television Network (CTN) in Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids TV (GRTV) in Grand Rapids, AccessVision in Battle Creek and Orion Neighborhood Television (ONTV) […]

Supervisor reports proposed budget ‘in very good shape’

Addison Township Supervisor Bruce Pearson presented the board with an overview of the 2017-18 budget, describing it to be “in very good shape.” “As you know I’ve projected many budgets and we’ve never gone over our budget. As of today, (we’ve used) only 40 percent of this budget and we have virtually three months left […]

Downtown diner to reopen

A popular downtown Oxford diner is expected to reopen the week of Jan. 23 under new ownership, but with old management. “I’m just excited to be back,” said Nicole Ellsworth, who co-owns the 5-1 Diner at 51 S. Washington St., next to Centennial Park. “I miss my customers a lot. I miss serving my community. […]

Public Safety

Jan 8: Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a home, located in the 300 block of Parker Lake, at 1:10 a.m. after a 28-year-old woman allegedly threatened to kill herself. The call had been placed by the woman’s boyfriend, a 37-year-old man from Waterford, who told sheriff’s deputies that the woman had become confrontational […]

Wyatt, Bauman to wed in Oct.

Ed and Jane Wyatt, of Stanton, Michigan, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jasmin Louise, to Ryan James Bauman. Ryan is the son of Doug Bauman and Midge Stewart, both of Oxford. Jasmin is a graduate of Central Montcalm High School and Assist to Succeed of Columbus Dentistry. She is employed as […]

Last wreath

Last wreath

Kim Burean, service project coordinator for Boy Scout Troop 366, lays the last of more than 200 evergreen wreaths, purchased by the scouts with community support, on the grave of a veteran buried in Oxford. Many of the wreaths were placed on Dec. 17, but due to the thick blanket of snow, not all the […]

Pharmacist tip leads to prescription fraud arrest

A 40-year-old Clinton Township woman is accused of fraudulently procuring prescription drugs from the Rite Aid Pharmacy located at 999 S. Lapeer Rd. in Oxford Township. Jaime Joann LaFleur was arrested Dec. 28 and arraigned the next day in Rochester Hills 52-3 District Court on the charges of attempting to obtain a controlled substance (a […]

A kidney straight from the heart

When it comes to gifts, some folks get stumped about what to give their spouse. But not Oxford resident Kathy Hubbard. She knew exactly what to give Bob, her husband of 36 years – one of her kidneys. “I never even thought twice,” said Kathy, 64. “I would do it again in a heartbeat.” The […]

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