Matt Rizzo and Lisa Bol to wed

Tony and Sue Rizzo, of Oxford, announce the engagement of their son Matt to Lisa Bol, daughter of John and Brenda Bol, of Jenison. Matt and Lisa are graduates of Grand Valley State University. Matt is employed by BISSELL as a financial analyst. Lisa serves John Ball Zoo as their database specialist. Their wedding is […]

Put your backs into it, lads!

Put your backs into it, lads!

  What in the world are these guys moving into a space in downtown Oxford? To find out, see “The tanks are here! The tanks are here!” Photo by C.J. Carnacchio.

School millages, parks bond pass

It appears two millage proposals critical to the financial future of the Oxford school district were approved by voters in the Nov. 8 general election. Based on the unofficial election results, the 10-year, 17.8078-mill non-homestead operating tax renewal was approved 7,989 to 4,467. Voters also approved the 10-year, 0.1922-mill non-homestead operating tax increase. It won […]

Oxford, Addison voters reject RTA tax

  Voters in Oxford and Addison townships soundly rejected the proposed regional mass transit tax. Based on the unofficial election results, Oxford voters thrashed it 6,783 to 3,366, while Addison voters thumped it 2,372 to 983. The proposed 20-year, 1.2-mill property tax proposed by the Regional Transit Authority (RTA) of Southeast Michigan to develop and operate a […]

Cops seek suspects in home invasion

An elderly Oxford woman came face-to-face with a burglary suspect in her home Saturday afternoon and now, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is searching for him and a suspected female accomplice who may have acted as a lookout. The home invasion occurred on Seymour Lake Rd., near Sanders Rd., on Saturday, Nov. 5 shortly before […]

Addison trailer fire under investigation

ADDISON TWP. – A house fire in the Hidden Lake Estates manufactured home park Monday evening has raised some questions, given it was burning in three separate areas. “It’s under investigation,” said Fire Chief Jerry Morawski. Firefighters were called to the single-wide manufactured home on Miller Cove. The owner arrived home, discovered the fire and […]

Men cited for crane killing, hunting violations

ADDISON TWP. – Two young hunters were cited on the morning of Oct. 31 for allegedly killing a sandhill crane, a non-game bird that’s protected under both federal and state law, and multiple game law violations concerning waterfowl. A 19-year-old Lapeer man and 18-year-old Oxford man are facing a 1:15 p.m. Dec. 14 arraignment before […]

50 years and counting

Little boys only tease little girls they like. In Darryl Lambertson’s case, that was certainly true. When he met little Carla Buechler in kindergarten at Daniel Axford Elementary, he playfully poked fun at her. But over the years, their relationship evolved. Sure, it had its ups and downs, but eventually, friendship blossomed into love and […]

Scouts seek donations to cover veterans’ graves with wreaths

A group of Oxford scouts is seeking donations to help them place fresh evergreen wreaths on the graves of every single veteran resting in a local cemetery. As part of this year’s Wreaths Across America ceremony, scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 17, Boy Scout Troop 366 wants to lay wreaths on all 202 veterans’ graves in […]

The tanks are here! The tanks are here!

It seems like everybody and their brother wants to know when the Falling Down Beer Co. is going to start brewing and pouring in downtown Oxford. “We’re expecting to be open by February,” said co-owner George Lang as he helped move 12 large, steel tanks into the 3,481-square-foot space at 14 N. Washington St. “Now, […]

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