Councilmember Ross resigns

Councilmember Ross resigns

  By Don Rush Towards the end of the Jan. 10 Oxford Village Council meeting there was a little levity before some regrets. Council members had in their hands a letter of resignation from Ashley Ross, of Pontiac St. As soon as Council President Kelesy Cooke brought up the agenda item of Ross’ impending resignation, […]

Ice road blues

  21 vehicles, 14 crashes on Friday the 13th Commuters who traveled M-24 through Oxford last Friday morning, Jan. 13, had a tough go of it. Strong winds from the north blew in and created a road that was covered with ice. “We had approximately 14 crashes which involved 21 vehicles. The crashes stemmed from […]

Police Chief sits down for coffee & conversation

Police Chief sits down for coffee & conversation

By Don Rush Oxford Village Police Chief Micheal Solwold ventured a few miles west of his downtown office into Oxford Township last Tuesday for a little coffee and conversation. He traveled to Seymour Lake Township Park as guest speaker at the Oxford Senior Center’s “Coffee and Conversation,” a series hosted by the Oxford Township Parks […]

Resolutions, updates, and more from Village Council Meeting

  By Don Rush The Oxford Village Council met for their regular meeting on Jan. 10. All council members, president Kelsey Cook, president pro-tem Allison Kemp, Maureen Helmuth, Ashley Ross and Lori Bourgeau were in attendance. 32 E. Burdick updates Developer Dave Weckle of Valley Building and Repair was on hand to answer questions and […]

Oxford Township meeting wrap up

  By Don Rush Oxford Township Board of Trustees met for their regular monthly meeting on Jan. 11. The full board, supervisor Jack Curtis, clerk Curtis Wright, treasurer Joe Ferrari and trustees Jonathon Nold, Margaret Payne, Rod Charles and Catherine Colvin were in attendance. Connecting to water systems The board accepted the first reading of […]

New members and officers for school board

  By Don Rush The new Oxford School Board met for the first time last Tuesday, Jan. 10 at Oxford High School. It was also the first official board meeting for interim Schools Superintendent Dr. Vickie L. Markavitch. The full board was in attendance, Dan D’Alessandro, Mary Hanser, Heather Shafer, Erin Reis and new board […]

Young and impressionable = old and impressionable

Young and impressionable = old and impressionable

As a long-standing member of the media, I think it’s fair for me to be a little critical of “the media.” In particular of all the scare mongering which has been going on for the past three years. We haven’t had a day in three years where we haven’t heard or seen a newscast that […]

Public Notice: Addison Township

Public Notice Township of Addison Board Meeting Synopsis The Addison Township Board; its elected members are Supervisor Pearson, Clerk Bennett, Treasurer Fisher, Trustee Brakefield, Trustee Gierak, Trustee Geibel, and Trustee Frost held a regular meeting at the Township Office on January 17, 2023. The Township Offices are located at 1440 Rochester Rd., Leonard MI 48367. […]

Kyle Etherton, 32

Kyle Michael Etherton, age 32, passed away December 5, 2022. He was born on December 26, 1989. Beloved son of Maria & Norris Mageli and Tracy & Evie Etherton. Dearly loved nephew of Eric Reuter, Rachel & Roger Day, Kelly Sexton & Russ Yeiser, Derek Mauk, Ron & Karen Etherton and Teresa Webster. Cherished cousin […]

Township’s credit rating upgraded

Township’s credit rating upgraded

  Oxford now has an AA+ rating By Don Rush At the end of last year, the credit rating agency Standard & Poors Global (S&P Global) delivered good news to Oxford Township – they upped the township’s credit rating from “AA” to “AA+.” “AAA” is the highest credit rating assigned by S&P Global. The township’s […]