Historian leads chat about newspaper biz

Newspapers have been around for more than 200 years in Michigan, but their continued survival depends upon one thing – money. “Newspapers . . . are not public services,” said Frank Boles, director of the Clarke Historical Library at Central Michigan University. “We tend to talk about our community newspaper . . . and how […]

Public Safety

Jan. 14: A man called the Oxford Village Police at 8:22 a.m., stating that a group was trespassing on vacant property, located in the 900 block of Bay Pointe Dr. The group was allegedly using the property to get to the nearby lake. The group was advised by village police and left shortly afterwards. Jan. […]

It’s wine time!

The Oxford Women’s Club will be hosting its 13th Annual Wine Tasting Extravaganza on Sunday, Jan. 29 at the Addison Oaks Conference Center (1480 W. Romeo Rd.) in Leonard at 1 p.m. Beverages will be provided by the Oxford Wine & Beverage Company. Appetizers and desserts will also be served. Proceeds from the event will go towards […]

Swapping war stories

Swapping war stories

Military veterans gathered at the Addison Township Public Library Monday evening to share stories and memories of their days in the service. Speaking is U.S. Navy veteran Marvin Petty (left), who served in the Vietnam War.

Crash victim receives outpouring of support

A 19-year-old Oxford woman who was severely injured in a Dec. 31 wrong-way crash is receiving an outpouring of financial support and well wishes from friends, family and strangers through a crowdfunding webpage. As of Jan. 10, a total of $6,190 had been raised through the GoFundMe.com website to help pay medical bills and other […]

Law allows lower speed limits on gravel roads

Drivers could see reductions in the speed limits on local gravel roads thanks to a new law signed Jan. 5 by Gov. Rick Snyder. Part of Public Act 445 gives municipalities in counties with populations of 1 million or more the option to ask the road commission to lower the speed limit on unpaved, unposted […]

Stones Ace Hardware offers huge selection, customer service

Oxford is no longer a town without a hardware store. On Jan. 2, the new Stones Ace Hardware opened its doors at 558 S. Lapeer Rd., the former site of Tom’s Hardware, which closed last year. “I’m thankful to be in this community,” said owner Marv Stone. “I appreciate everyone’s business.” The 17,000-square-foot, newly-renovated store […]

Deputy sues over female supervisor’s alleged sexual harassment

It’s an all-too-familiar scenario for women, but in this case, it’s a man alleging that he was sexually harassed by his female boss, that his complaints were ignored by his superiors and that he was demoted for speaking up. Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputy Philip Kozlowski, a 53-year-old resident of Oxford Village, is suing his department […]

Addison hires new senior coordinator

After months of searching for a part-time senior coordinator, Addison Township officials have finally found someone suitable for the job. Marie May, a 25-year Addison resident, was recently hired to bring a little more excitement into local senior citizens’ lives through the township’s community center. The fun will include weekly activities, such as euchre on […]

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 […]

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