Grant will help local seniors outside recreation

The Oxford senior center, located at Seymour Lake Township Park will soon see some additions to its outdoor space thanks to a grant provided by the Almont-based Four County Community Foundation (4CCF). Oxford Township received word on Jan. 23 that Oxford Township Parks and Recreation was awarded $5,000 of a $10,568 grant proposal that was […]

Coloring contest to spark census discussion

Coloring contest to spark census discussion

Calling all children with a love for coloring: Oxford Township has the perfect contest for you! To help promote the 2020 U.S. Census, youngins’ are invited to participate in a coloring contest with prizes that are sure to help motivate the artists to stay in the lines. The contest is open to children in kindergarten […]

Prickles makes her way to the big city

Prickles was just a small town swan living near a lonely pond in Addison Township before being rescued and sent to the Howell Nature Center for rehabilitation late last year. She recently made her way south, toward Detroit, taking a midnight crate to her new home at the Detroit Zoo. Prickles is a trumpeter swan […]

Pay raises across the board for Addison Township

Addison Township employees will soon see an increase to their paychecks in the coming months. At the Jan. 13 Addison Township Board meeting, board members, aside from trustee Linda Gierak who had an excused absence, voted unanimously to approve the resolution of a five percent wage increase for the fire department, township supervisor, clerk, treasurer […]

Patriotism waves in Addison Township

Patriotism waves in Addison Township

Rosalie Denton, an Addison Township resident for more than 30 years, has enjoyed the freedom that comes not only with retirement, but also from being an American. Having worked in the insurance business for several years, Denton recently discovered she has a knack for something else: painting. Denton recently used this new found talent to […]

M-24 reports and awards given at Community Breakfast

Public invited As January comes to a close, Oxford residents are getting that much closer to the official spring start of the Restore M-24 road construction project. While the town has already seen its fair share of orange barrels as well as rumors spread on Facebook, the Oxford Chamber of Commerce is inviting residents to […]

Five new buses approved for district

Riding the bus to and from Oxford Schools just got a little safer. At the Dec. 10 Board of Education meeting at Oxford High School, board members voted unanimously to approve the purchase of five new buses for the school district. The purchase, totaling $427,760 through Midwest Transit will come from the district’s 2019-2020 general […]

Band brings holiday cheer to senior center

Holiday tunes were resonating throughout the Senior Center last Tuesday thanks to the Oxford High School Chamber Orchestra. The 14-member group led by Marissa Casano, director of orchestra at OHS, serenaded the audience with a 45-minute program filled with familiar carols as well as some intricate pieces that captivated everyone who listened. “The Chamber Orchestra […]

Wreaths Across America comes to Oxford

On Saturday, Dec. 14, final resting places throughout the country and beyond were filled with volunteers who laid wreaths on the graves of those who served our country, including Oxford’s Ridgelawn Memorial Cemetery. With 215 veterans residing at Ridgelawn, volunteers ranging from Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts to community members and non-community members all gathered […]

Shopping with their heroes bring smiles to young and not so young alike

By Danielle Smith Leader Staff Writer The Oxford Meijer was full of smiles and laughs this past Thursday as children and adults alike participated in the annual Shop with a Hero event. At the event, children were paired with first responders who volunteered their time to take the kids on a shopping spree throughout the […]

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