Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

First snow of 2023 closes school By Don Rush Usually it’s the month of March that goes out like a lion. This year, January beat March to the punch with a winter storm on Wednesday, Jan. 25 which dropped five-to-six inches of wet snow. The storm started in earnest in the early afternoon and continued […]

Supervisor, village prez tour power lines with DTE reps

Supervisor, village prez tour power lines with DTE reps

Plan to upgrade comes this week By Don Rush During January’s Addison Township Board meeting, Supervisor Bruce Pearson reported that due to the recent rash of power outages in the township and Leonard Village, he and Village President Mike McDonald would begin assessing DTE power poles. Pearson contacted representatives of DTE and received a list […]

Independent 3rd party investigation report delay

 By Don Rush Citing personnel changes at the Oxford School District – new superintendents, school board members and a new Executive Director of School Operations — Guidepost Solutions, the firm hired to investigate events leading up to and how the district handled the Nov. 30, 2021 high school school shooting announced last week their initial […]

Township woman aims to make a career of children’s books

Township woman aims to make a career of children’s books

By Don Rush For years Oxford Township resident Tiffaney Stoer was a nanny then a mommy, now she wants to be a full-time children’s book author. “We moved here from California about eight years ago, and this book has been in my brain ever since – maybe 10 years,” Stoer, 42, said. “Ten years ago […]

Wages go up in Addison Twp.

 By Don Rush At their Jan. 17 meeting the Addison Township Board of Trustees voted on raising wages for township employees by seven percent. “It’s like I always say,” Supervisor Bruce Pearson told the board, “we need to retain our employees. It’s happened before. We have the best employees around, train them and then someone […]

Suicide awareness, prevention presentation

Suicide awareness, prevention presentation

Oxford Community Schools is promoting an online presentation on suicide awareness and prevention on Feb. 7 from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. The presentation will be presented via Zoom and will “help parents, staff and community members to learn more about how to start a conversation with youth, risk factors, warning signs, safety in the home, […]

Progress is the time to shine

Progress is the time to shine

For most of us these days the weather to a lot colder. And, when the thermometer mercury starts dropping below freezing it’s the time of year we here at your community newspaper start heating up and commence to work on an annual favorite section. Progress. Progress is the perfect way to introduce (or re-introduce) your […]

Trolley ready to roll for IceFest!

Trolley ready to roll for IceFest!

Last Friday, representatives from Oxford Downtown Development Authority and North Oakland Transportation Authority drove to Troy to pick up the newly tuned up Downtown Trolley Express. According to Oxford DDA Executive Director Kelly Westbrook (pictured), the trolley will connect Oxford and Lake Orion downtowns for a month-long IceFest celebration which starts this week. During the […]

Oxford Library looking for your input

Oxford Library looking for your input

Online survey available to take until Feb. 12 By Don Rush Oxford Public Library is looking for your help to plan for the future. According to Library Director Byran Cloutier, engaged the professional services of The Ivy Group, headquartered in Charlottesville, VA., to conduct an online survey. “We want input from everyone in the community,” […]

Two from Oxford invited to Lansing

Two from Oxford invited to Lansing

Two Oxford residents were each individually invited to attend Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s 2023 State of the State Address on Jan. 25. The two former Oxford High School students are Trent Myre and Dylan Morris. Sen. Ruth Johnson, R-Holly, welcomed Myre to the Michigan Capitol last Wednesday night as her guest for the address. Myre […]

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