Tip your hats to those who serve locally

  You know, over the years I’ve written well over 1,800 of these Don’t Rush Me columns. I’ve told jokes, I have stood on my soapbox and opined. I’ve tried to stir your emotions, to bend you to my will whether I wanted to make you cry, laugh or get mad at something. The one […]

Family makes donation in mother’s honor

Family makes donation in mother’s honor

NOTA gets a new flagpole By Don Rush Last Thursday family members of Gertrude “Gert” Curtis gathered at the North Oakland Transportation Authority (NOTA) headquarters in Oxford Village to dedicate a new flagpole. “On behalf of the NOTA employees, NOTA board and our communities we are so grateful for your thoughtful donation of a beautiful […]

Oxford defense stalls, Wildcats fall 31-7

Oxford defense stalls, Wildcats fall 31-7

Travel to Clarkston Friday Oxford’s defense had a hard time getting off the field last Friday night and their offense failed to score in a Homecoming loss to Stoney Creek High School, 31-7. Oxford falls to 1-3 overall and 0-2 in the OAA Red Division. The Cougars of Stoney Creek improved to 3-1 overall, 1-1 […]

Oxford welcomes new Hall of Famers

Oxford welcomes new Hall of Famers

By Don Rush Family and friends of former Oxford Wildcat athletes gathered for dinner and ceremony on Sept. 9 for the Oxford High School Athletics Hall of Fame induction. Leading the induction ceremony was Athletic Director Tony Demare. He introduced the inductees or those representing inductees who could not attend. This year’s inductees were Gayle […]

School board candidates to take questions Sept. 28

 ‘Friendly Forum’ will be at the Legacy Center. By Don Rush Long time Oxford Township resident, current Oxford Township Trustee and Oxford Downtown Development Authority Chairman Rod Charles, just doesn’t have enough to do – so he and Oakland County Commission Michael Spisz (R-Oxford) have organized a Meet the Candidates forum for Oxford School Board. […]

Road commission out spraying Phragmites, knotweed

Locals lately have been commenting on social media about “spraying” going on along Oxford and Addison township roads. They wanted to know what was going on. So, your intrepid Oxford Leader reporters went to the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) for answers. Here’s what we came up with. The RCOC is continuing to work […]

Public Notice: Oxford Township

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF OXFORD REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR SAFETY PATH MAINTENANCE The Charter Township of Oxford is seeking bids for safety path maintenance. Complete Bid Documents are available at the Oxford Township Office. Bids are to be returned in a sealed envelope and addressed as follows: Safety Path Maintenance Services Bid Joseph G. Ferrari, Treasurer […]

Public Notice: Oxford Township

NOTICE OF REGISTRATION FOR THE GENERAL ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2022 FOR CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF OXFORD OAKLAND COUNTY, MICHIGAN To the qualified electors of the Charter Township of Oxford, County of Oakland, State of Michigan. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that any qualified elector of the Charter Township of Oxford who is not […]

Public Notices: Leonard Village

VILLAGE OF LEONARD Notice of Adoption of Ordinance NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Village Council of the Village of Leonard adopted Ordinance 1.011 on September 12, 2022. The Ordinance regulates the use of engine or exhaust (“jake”) brakes within the Village. Copies of the Ordinance are available for inspection or for purchase during regular […]

There is a way to healing – moving forward

There is a way to healing – moving forward

  This week I talked with two people – one for a story, another who visited me to drop off something she had written from her heart which she wanted to share. As always, sometimes there are no coincidences. Life lines up encounters for a reason and the reason these two spoke with me is […]