Fund-raising efforts for accident victims

Pages have been set up on the 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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