Trick-or-treating

Halloween is Monday so watch out for all those little ghosts and goblins as they go door-to-door collecting candy. In Oxford Village and Township, the official trick-or-treating time begins at 6 p.m. and ends at 7:30 p.m. Both of Oxford’s fire stations will be serving free doughnuts and apple cider that night from 6:30 to […]

Candy buy-back

Oxford Smile Center’s Annual Halloween Candy Buy-Back program has returned to help benefit troops serving overseas and promote dental health. Dr. John Khoury and his team will be on hand to buy back candy for $1 per pound on Nov. 1 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Every family who participates will also receive a […]

ZBA to address cell tower variance Nov. 14

A request for a variance that would allow the placement of a cell tower in Seymour Lake Park will be addressed at the 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14 meeting of the Oxford Township Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA). The meeting will take place in the township hall, located at 300 Dunlap Rd., just north of […]

Trail council moves ahead with signage to educate users

Who yields to whom? That’s the question the Polly Ann Trail Management Council (PATMC) is hoping to answer for trail users via some new signage. Last week, the council voted unanimously to proceed with the development and installation of signs along the 16.9-mile recreational trail that inform users who has the right of way in […]

Leader editorial: Parks bond deserves YES vote

When it comes to millage proposals, we’re all about reasonable requests and community needs. To us, that’s what the Oxford Township Parks and Recreation Department’s 10-year, $2 million bond proposal represents. We strongly encourage Oxford residents to vote YES. This bond would allow the department to repair, replace and improve things in all four of […]

Oxford Board of Education candidate profiles

Nine people are vying for three open seats on the board. All board members have four-year terms. Many of the school board candidates are active members of the community and school district. They include: Stacey Beane, Dan D’Alessandro, Tom Donnelly, Katherine East, Jennifer W. Guthrie, Bruce Meyers, Kallie Roesner, Heather Shafer, and Rick Vandecar. For […]

Town hall meeting on Venture proposal

Residents are invited to attend a Thursday, Oct. 27 town hall meeting regarding a proposal to transform the existing Oxford Village municipal complex on W. Burdick St. into a mixed-use development that includes affordable apartments for senior citizens. The 6 p.m. meeting will take place at Immanuel Congregational United Church of Christ, located at the […]

Post 108 welcomes 450-plus Vietnam-era vets

More than 450 Vietnam-era veterans received a long overdue “welcome home” from The Oxford American Legion Post 108 at a ceremony October 23. Veterans were treated to a warm meal, vintage jazz and swing music, and were each given a federally-sanctioned lapel pin to thank them for their service. More than 50 years after their […]

Welcome to Lakeville’s haunted house

Things got strange at Lakeville Elementary on Friday and Saturday night as the school’s Parent School Council hosted its annual haunted house. It gave kids and parents alike quite a fright as they discovered people being sawed in half and kids being turned into giant blobs of cotton candy. The whole event was creepy, kooky, […]

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