Charles Schram, 81

Oxford resident Charles Maurice Schram passed away May 4, 2022. He was 81. Charles was born on November 21, 1940. Beloved husband of Maureen for 60 years; loving father of Mark (Ann) Schram, Rodney (Justine) Schram; Cherished papa of Mitchell (Anne) Schram, Megan (Brenton Bober) Schram, Mallory (Nathan) Polaniec, Nicholas (Amanda) Pomante; Great grandfather of […]

Our weekly Covid-19 update

Our weekly Covid-19 update

This is our 108th week of reporting local COVID numbers. This week our area continued to see light increases in recent cases and total cases. COVID-related deaths stayed at 63. According to numbers provided by the county, last week we reported there were a total of 6,254 cases from Leonard, west to Oxford. This week, […]

To all the moms I loved before . . .

To all the moms I loved before . . .

Kinda’ hard to believe that this Sunday we all celebrate Mom. It’s almost Mothers Day already, for crying out loud. That means the year is almost half over already. Yikes. In years past I have gotten all mushy when talking about the wonderfulness of moms. This will be the first year my sisters and I […]

Thomas Claycomb, 90

Longtime Oxford resident Thomas W. Claycomb passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2022. He was 90 yeas old. Loving husband of 69 years to Nadine Claycomb, father of Bruce (Sharon), Brian and Barbara, grandfather of Ryan and Timothy, great-grandfather to Evelyn. Tom is also survived by his sister Janet and brothers Elmer and Robert. He […]

Oxford Gives Back!

Oxford Gives Back!

This past weekend volunteers of Oxford Gives Back, organized by Oxford Schools Early College students, got to work and cleaned up the yards of 43 homes through Oxford, Addison and Orion townships. Student and adult volunteers raked, shoveled, clipped and trimmed for the elderly, infirmed, impoverished or single-parent households. The annual spring clean-up this year […]

Weekly COVID Update

Weekly COVID Update

This is our 107th week of reporting local COVID numbers. This week our area saw continued slight increases in recent cases and total cases. COVID-related deaths stayed at 63. According to numbers provided by the county, last week we reported there were a total of 6,230 cases from Leonard, west to Oxford. This week, 6,254. […]

School district response to Nov. 30 shootings outlined

By Don Rush Assistant Publisher While Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel was listening to parents concerned about the schools boards actions in regards to the Nov. 30 shootings at the Legacy Center, the Oxford School Board had a special meeting of their own. Much of the three hour meeting included over an hour of closed […]

Addison Township gives to library building fund

Those who like reading in Addison Township have been smiling a little more since April 18 because that’s when the Township Board of Trustees voted unanimously to contribute $128,000 to Addison Township Library’s New Building Fund. “This contribution is a further indication of the community’s support for our project and will directly reduce the planned […]

So many thoughts, so little space

So many thoughts, so little space

I know many a young, dapper man out there has looked up to me. Not for my sage, Neanderthal Philosopher wisdom, nor for advice on communicating, business, finances, love and liberty. No, no my friends, nothing so life-important have I been sought to be a mentor. So, of course, I must be talking about my […]

Ferrari earns investment certificate

Oxford Township Treasurer Joseph Ferrari recently earned a Certified Public Funds Investment Manager (CPFIM) Certification from the Association of Public Treasurers of the United States and Canada (APT US&C). The nationally recognized Certified Public Funds Investment Manager certification program is designed to provide treasury professionals with knowledge to better manage investments on behalf of their […]