Public Notice: Oxford Library

OXFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Oxford Library Board will hold its annual budget hearing on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 7 p.m. to discuss the property tax millage rate and to adopt its FY2021 operating budget. This hearing is scheduled to be held remotely pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order 2020-19 To […]

Public Notice: Addison Township Library

ADDISON TWP. PUBLIC LIBRARY NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Addison Twp. Public Library Board will hold a public hearing to discuss the property tax millage rate and to adopt the FY2021 operating budget. The hearing will take place at the Addison Twp. Public Library, 1400 Rochester Rd., Leonard, MI 48367 with possible Zoom component, Tuesday, […]

Weekly COVID Update

Based on numbers provided by the Oakland County COVID-19 by Zip Code website, here are the numbers for this week. We tabulated these on Sunday, Aug. 9 — our 18th week of reporting. 48367 — four new cases in the last 30 days; 16 total, one death. (no change) 48370 — one new cases in […]

HomeGrown wins best Detroit brewpub

HomeGrown wins best Detroit brewpub

A family-run brewery in Oxford has won the Best Brewpub vote in the 2020 ClickOnDetroit competition for the second year in a row. HomeGrown Brewing Company was voted number one in metro Detroit in the Vote 4 The Best competition. Owner and master brewer John Powers said he is honored, especially at a time when […]

Just for fun . . .

Just for fun . . .

Mystery house went through ice While looking up items to fill our Peeking In The Past feature (see Page 7), we ran across this article from the Aug. 13, 1970 Oxford Leader. It’s a little local history we think you might enjoy. — DPR Aug., 1970 — A few weeks ago, an old straight-back chair […]

The Latest with Greg Ott (and more)

The Latest with Greg Ott (and more)

Ah, memories. I love ‘em. Sometimes we cling to them. Sometimes we are overcome by them. In the end, they’re good to have. I remember on my father’s death bed, gosh, 24 years ago now, he confided in me, through the purple haze of morphine induced calm, “The worst thing about this is, I forgot […]

COVID-19 update: Week 17

Based on numbers provided by the Oakland County COVID-19 by Zip Code website, here are the numbers for this week. We tabulated these on Monday, Aug. 3 — our 17th week of reporting. 48367 — four new cases in the last 30 days; 16 total, one death. 48370 — one new cases in the last […]

Academic Achievers

Four Alma College students won a research awards at a Virtual FEMA Conference, including Willard Rose of Oxford. They won the Dr. Tom Phelan Outstanding Poster Award for their project, “Using Innovative Blockchain Technologies in Emergency Management and Disaster Response.” * * * Oxford resident Christian Biolchini, received a BS in Construction Management; Madison Sweat, […]

From our Readers!

From our Readers!

Joan Krueger, 93 years young, was spotted tubing with family and friends the other weekend. Joan says this was her first time tubing! She avoided water most of her life, beginning after a frightening childhood incident in which she fell through the ice on her family pond in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. But, weeks of hot and […]

Well Dangerous Don, you did it again!

Well Dangerous Don, you did it again!

Oh gosh, what was it? Two weeks ago I penned a column, opening my heart to the public and admitting, yup, I your hero, wears a mask when going to the store, in the restaurant, etc. Wrote I, “Personally, cause I am the only person I can control, I wear a mask when I go […]

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