Mary Ann Thompson, 77

Longtime Addison Township Clerk, Mary Ann Turnbull Thompson, passed on June 18, 2020. She was 77-year-old. She is survived by her husband James Thompson of 57-loving years; daughters Kimberly (Tom) Ballard, Laura (Rick) Leitch; grandchildren, Heather, Michael and Mathew; great grandchildren Logan and Kari. She was preceded in death by her parents, Tehron Alexander and […]

Richard Kessler, 71

 Former Oxford resident Richard Lee Kessler  passed away on March 25, 2020. He was born October 17, 1948 in Mt Clemens, Michigan and grew up in Oxford.  He passed away at Veterans Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee with his daughter and son-in-law at his side. Richard lived in Oxford until moving to Columbiaville, 42 years ago. […]

Public Notice: Leonard Village

VILLAGE OF LEONARD NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING – REPROGRAMMING COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT FUNDS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Village of Leonard will hold a public hearing on the use of Community Development Block Grant Funds. The Hearing will be held on Monday, July 13, 2020 at 7:00 P.M. in the Village Hall, located […]

Public Notice: Oxford Township

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF OXFORD COUNTY OF OAKLAND NOTICE A Second Reading and possible Adoption of proposed amendment 67A.019 to Zoning Ordinance No. 67A to include: Amendments to the following Sections: • Section 2.2 – Definitions • Section 3.5 – Schedule of Use Regulations, AG (Agriculture) • Article 5 -— Use Regulations To be considered at […]

Public Notice: Oxford Township

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF OXFORD COUNTY OF OAKLAND NOTICE A Second Reading and possible Adoption of the CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF OXFORD AMENDMENT TO CHAPTER 62, ARTICLE IV ADDING NEW DIVISION 7 ORDINANCE NO. 107A.006 – WASTE WATER An Ordinance to amend the Oxford Charter Township Code to add new Sections 62-256 through 62-265 in a new […]

Water restrictions laid down

This just in from Oxford Township: ATTENTION OXFORD TWP. WATER CUSTOMERS! The Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner’s Office (WRC), in coordination with the Oxford Township Water and Sewer Committee, has issued a mandatory watering schedule for your home. Restrictions are effective Tuesday, June 30 and will remain in effect until further notice. Odd-numbered homes are […]

FREE Diabetes Workshop Offered

Lions Clubs International (including the Oxford Area Lions) has provided a grant to sponsor Diabetes PATH (Personal Action Towards Health), a self-management workshop where you learn tools to manage diabetes. Over six weeks, you will learn strategies to help you: deal with difficult emotions, develop a healthy eating and exercise plan, set goals, problem solve, […]

Locals responding to the US Census

According to the United States Census website, local households have completed their census forms at a higher rate than both the state and nation. The website,, ranks Michigan as the third highest responding in the nation, with a response percentage as 67.8 percent. Only Minnesota (71%) and Wisconsin (68.5%) have a higher response rate […]

Businesses get a little leeway from both Oxford township and village

For the next 60 days (starting June 22), any business in Oxford Township that submits an application to erect a temporary sign will NOT be required to pay the usual $125 fee for a zoning permit. Carlisle/Wortman Associates, Inc., the township’s Ann Arbor-based planner, agreed to waive its normal fee to review and approve/deny applications […]

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