Water quality report available

Oxford residents on the Oxford Township Municipal Well can can find out the quality of their drinking water by going online. And, the good news is the water was given a thumbs up for quality. Residents can view the 2021 Consumer Confidence Report which provides information on the source and quality of drinking water by […]

One good turn deserves a big crash, bang!

One good turn deserves a big crash, bang!

All I can say is, “Bumbles don’t bounce like they used to.” And, will I add, that really kinda sucks. Whether you know it or not your hero (that would be me) ain’t as young as he once was. There was a time I could jump off tall buildings on run, with knees bent, land […]

Memorial Day at Lakeville Cemetery

Memorial Day at Lakeville Cemetery

The annual Lakeville Cemetery Memorial Day Ceremony is May 28, starting at 11:30 a.m. After the cememony there will be a potluck luncheon. The cemetery is located at 825 Drahner Road, in Leonard. For more information call 248-563-2261. Leader file photo

Rental inspection ordinance discussed at council meeting

Rental inspection ordinance discussed at council meeting

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer The Oxford Village Council met for its monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 10, spending much of the time discussing details of a rental inspection ordinance with representatives from consulting firm McKenna. Presented with draft inspection criteria and a roadmap for implementing an inspection system, council members asked McKenna president […]

Perseverance pays off for Oxford athletes

Perseverance pays off for Oxford athletes

By Don Rush Oxford — The can-do spirit is alive and well in Oxford these days as evidenced by the actions of an Oxford High School student athlete. “I didn’t really think about it — about track for a long time,” junior Josie Stoffan said. “Then I thought, ‘I don’t know how I am going […]

Former Oxford cop pens book on Department

Former Oxford cop pens book on Department

A History of The Oxford Michigan Police Department 1837-2000 By Don Rush Oxford — Oxford has always held a special place in Jim Malcolm’s life. His grandparents had a farm in the township, and at one time owned the Oxford Tavern; his cousin was long-time Oxford historian Margaret Stoddard; Stub Robinson, another town historian gave […]

OPD sees increase in work

According to Oxford Village Police Chief Mike Solwold’s April 2022 numbers, his department is seeing more action. In his “Chief’s Report” calls for service in April to the department increased by eight when compared to April 2021. Last year, there were 681 calls for service in April. This April there were 689 calls. The department, […]

Deputies search for person in double homicide case

Independence Twp. — Oakland County Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for an Independence Township woman who is believed to have fatally shot her live-in boyfriend and her brother. The suspect, Ruby Taverner, 22, is believed to be armed and dangerous, and should not be approached. She is a white female, approximately 5-feet 2-inches tall, thin build […]

Street work to affect travel to Immanual Congregational

Beginning May 16 work will begin on the intersections of Hudson, Dennison and Hovey streets as Oxford Village replaces old water lines. And, with that, the folks at Immuanuel Congregation United Church of Christ, 1 Hovey St., wanted to let members know how this work will effect them. “Sidewalks and curbs are being replaced at […]

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