Fund-raising efforts for accident victims

Pages have been set up on the GoFundMe.com website to raise money to help pay funeral expenses for Larry Parraghi and Julie Wilde, the two 43-year-old Oxford residents killed in an Oct. 24 auto crash on Ray Rd. by the high school. Parraghi’s page is entitled, “In Memory of Larry Parraghi” and it was set […]

Spisz faces McClellan in commissioner race

Incumbent Michael Spisz and challenger Michelle McClellan are vying for the two-year District 3 seat on the Oakland County Board of Commissioners in the Nov. 8 general election. District 3 includes townships of Addison, Brandon, Oakland and Oxford. It also includes the villages of Ortonville, Leonard and Oxford. Spisz (R-Oxford) has represented the district since […]

Folks get free eye exams

Around 75 folks – veterans, their families and community members – received free, comprehensive eye exams Saturday at the Oxford American Legion Post 108. Approximately 10 eye doctors volunteered their talents for the six-hour event along with 20 support technicians and externs in the Henry Ford College Ophthalmic Technician Program. Participating doctors and technicians examined […]

Village seeks permission to sell land

Two odd-shaped parcels of vacant land are on the laundry list of items that Oxford Village voters will decide the fate of in the Nov. 8 general election. Voters are being asked to grant the municipality the authority to sell the parcels, if it so chooses. They total approximately 2.1 acres and are located off […]

Leader Editorial: Vote NO on the RTA scam

Let’s get straight to it. We strongly encourage Oxford and Addison voters to REJECT the proposed 20-year, 1.2-mill property tax to pay for the grandiose plans of the Regional Transit Authority (RTA) of Southeast Michigan. Bottom-line, it’s a slick scam designed to bilk north Oakland County residents out of their hard-earned dollars. Make no mistake, […]

Leader Editorial: Vote YES on village charter amendments

This really is a no-brainer. We strongly encourage Oxford Village residents to vote YES on the six charter amendments listed on the Nov. 8 ballot. These amendments are designed to update the charter, bring it into compliance with state law and ensure greater accountability in village government Keep in mind, the charter hasn’t been significantly […]

Leader Editorial- Our picks for council: Dolan, Bejma, Kennis

It doesn’t get much more low-key than the race for Oxford Village Council with three candidates seeking two, four-year positions. Things have been mighty quiet. But that doesn’t make it any less important – only refreshing given the nasty, much-too-long race for the White House. We strongly encourage voters to elect D. Erik Dolan to […]

Oxford Village Council candidate profiles

There are three candidates for two, four-year seats on the Oxford Village Council. They are Dave Bailey, Rose Bejma, and Erik Dolan. There is only one candidate for the two-year council seat and it’s Tom Kennis, an incumbent, who’s running as a write-in. For full profiles on each of the candidates, pick up your copy […]

PD adds commercial vehicle officer

Truckers beware because Oxford Village is beefing up its efforts to catch those of you who violate state law and local ordinances. Last week, council voted 5-0 to create a part-time commercial vehicle enforcement officer position. “This certainly, I think, is needed,” said Police Chief Mike Neymanowski, who presented the idea to council. The position […]

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