Community comes together for Collier family business

Community comes together for Collier family business

By Don Rush It’s been a hard nine months for the Collier family, of Oxford. For much of this year the state of Michigan has put the hurt on their family business which has spanned over three generations and 70 years, Collier Lanes. Covid-19 restrictions has kept the lanes closed totally for most of the […]

Some kids wanted bb guns, I wanted a camera

Some kids wanted bb guns, I wanted a camera

Cameras have always fascinated me. 1 have cameras all over the house. Some work, some don’t and they come in all shapes and sizes. Some have polished wood and brass mechanisms. Some fold up into a big leather box, others have metal casings or plastic parts. But, they are all fascinating. (Well, I used to […]

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

  70 homes in the Oxford, Addison and Orion township area received a little extra this week for their regular Meals on Wheels delivery — beside their meals, little Christmas presents. According to Meals on Wheels area coordinator Mary Reynolds, for the first time her group teamed up with Lake Point Church in Oxford Township, […]

Bridget Jewell, 54

Bridget (McKellar) Jewell of Lake Orion passed away suddenly at home on Dec. 7, 2020. She was born on March 16, 1966. Bridget was the wife of 20 years to Bruce Jewell. Survived by son Jonathan (Anna) and most cherished granddaughter Ava. She was preceded in death by both of her parents Charles and Marjorie […]

Public Notice: Polly Ann Trailway

Notice Polly Ann Trailway Public Review of Master Plan NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE POLLY ANN TRAILWAY MANAGEMENT COUNCIL is seeking public input regarding the draft 2021-2025 Polly Ann Trailway Master Plan. The proposed plan will be available for review through December 17, 2020 to January 17, 2021. A formal public hearing regarding the […]

Public Notices: Oxford Village

AN ORDINANCE OF THE VILLAGE OF OXFORD COUNTY OF OAKLAND, MICHIGAN AN AMENDMENT TO ORD. No. 321, PART I, CHAPTER 22, SECTION 22-3 DOWNTOWN DEVELOMENT DISTRICT (DDA) ORGANIZATION, ELGIBILITY AND TERMS OF OFFICE THE VILLAGE OF OXFORD ORDAINS and hereby amends Ordinance No. 321 as follows: SECTION 22-3 ORGANIZATION (b)(1). The board of directors of […]

Public Notice: Oxford Township

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF OXFORD NOTICE TOWNSHIP BOARD 2021 MEETING SCHEDULE The following Township Board Meetings are scheduled to be held at the Oxford Township Meeting Room, 300 Dunlap Road, Oxford, Michigan 48371 at 6:30 pm. In the event of Covid-19 restrictions Township Board Meetings will be held via Zoom Video Conference. January 13, 2021 February […]

Public Notices: Oxford Schools

OXFORD COMMUNITY SCHOOLS Will be accepting sealed bids for the sale of the following equipment: Set of Solid Hex Dumbells – no weight rack included Set includes weights of 5lb – 100lb individual weigths in 5 lb increments (missing the following from set: one -65lb; two– 70 lb; two – 75lb) Minimum Bid $400 Please […]

Weekly COVID Update

In our 36th week of reporting local COVID numbers, our area saw an increase in the number of deaths — the first jump since our Sept. 21 report. The number of deaths for our area doubled, from six to 12. While there was a decrease in recent cases this week, there was an almost 11 […]

Christmases past (and masks still suck)

Christmases past (and masks still suck)

Well, we have a little over a week until Christmas and I can say this: “At least those little paper masks we all are wearing keeps your nose warm in the parking lot.” (That’s about all I have on those masks, except maybe this: They suck.) * * * I wonder if “they” are gonna’ […]