Weekly COVID Update

Weekly COVID Update

One year ago, 52 weeks ago, we started reporting local COVID numbers for our area. The numbers come from Oakland County. In that first week there were a total of 47 cases in our area. This week we report there are 1,798 total cases. According to numbers provided by the county, last week we reported […]

To work or not to work, that is the question

To work or not to work, that is the question

One of the chores I have added to my job here at your community newspaper is Head Promoter. In that capacity I, on occasion, will take a picture of one of our pages and post it on social media. Last week as I perused our printed pages, I noticed there were quite a few Help […]

Jazz, swing concert at library

Next Wednesday (April 14) the Oxford Public Library plays host to the Paxton/Spangler Band. The group will present one hour of classic jazz and swing, songs from the Great American Songbook, some New Orleans funk and more. Drummer RJ Spangler has been on the Detroit music scene for many years. In fact, he earned his […]

More calls for Oxford Village PD

The Oxford Village Police Department was called into action 640 times in the month of March. According to a report from Police Chief Mike Solwold, officers issued 365 citations or warnings and responded to six accidents. From January through March the department was called 2,027 times; issuing 1,246 citations or warning and responded to 16 […]

Two injured in motorcycle accident

Last Saturday afternoon (April 3) Oakland County Sheriff deputies and the Oxford Township Fire Department (OTFD) responded to a personal injury accident involving a motorcycle. According to reports, the motorcycle was east bound on Ray Road and struck a pickup truck. The pickup truck was west bound on Ray Road and made a left turn […]

Public Notice: Oxford Township

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF OXFORD COUNTY OF OAKLAND STATE OF MICHIGAN OXFORD TOWNSHIP CEMETERIES SPRING CLEAN-UP Notice is hereby given that the Oxford Township Cemeteries Spring Clean-Up will begin on April 1, 2021. All artificial flowers, wreaths, and grave blankets are to be removed before April 1, 2021 or the cemetery maintenance contractor will remove and […]

Public Notices: Oxford Village

NOTICE OF JOB OPPORTUNITY D.P.W. LABORER I The Village of Oxford is seeking qualified applicants for the seasonal Department of Public Works Laborer. Wage is based on qualifications and experience up to $15.00 per hour. Applications are available at the Village of Oxford Office, 22 West Burdick Street, Oxford, MI. (248)-628-2543. Position will perform a […]

Weekly COVID Update

Weekly COVID Update

In our 51st week of reporting local COVID numbers, our area saw an increase in recent and total cases, over last week. According to numbers provided by the county, last week we reported there were a total of 1,552 cases from Leonard, west to Oxford; this week, 1,674 cases. Recent cases — “ . . […]

Bowlers wrap up season

Bowlers wrap up season

Meyer rolls to state finals The final chapter in this crazy year of 2021 was wrote on Saturday for Oxford Bowling. Senior Co-captain Grace Meyer was the lone entry into the state finals at Thunderbowl Lanes in Allen Park. The boys and girls’ teams didn’t have a team qualify for the first time since 2013. […]

Widldcat in net for polo team

Widldcat in net for polo team

2019 was the last time the Dragons United Varsity Water Polo team was in the pool in competition. Due to Covid-19, the Girls’ season was cancelled for spring 2020 and the Boys’ fall 2020 season was delayed. This past week, both teams — made up of students from Oxford, Lake Orion and Clarkston, began dryland […]