For the last few years the Oxford Fire Fighters Union has distributed ID kits to every kindergartener at Oxford’s elementary schools. The tradition continued Monday as Kevin Snell and Lt. BJ Frantz passed out 327 kits to just as many kindergarteners at Clear Lake, Daniel Axford, Lakeville, and Leonard elementary schools. The kits allow parents […]
The Oxford Village Council heard mixed complaints and support of a proposed Residential Rental and Inspection Ordinance at a public hearing on Dec. 10. Proposed Ordinance 414 would require all residential rental units in the Village to register with the building official and zoning department of the Village, and all units must be inspected by […]
Oxford’s Leonard Elementary was selected as the only school to represent the United States in an IB research study last week. The International Baccalaureate Organization commissioned the research to test the effectiveness of new enhancements to its elementary curriculum, the Primary Years Programme (PYP). International Baccalaureate is an educational foundation headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. The […]
Ho, ho, ho! Santa came to town Friday night for Oxford’s annual Soup and Sweet Stroll. He took time to pose with kids like Abigail Haight in Oxford’s Centennial Park. He then stuck around for the annaul Christmas Parade Saturday afternoon.
The weather was good and Washington Street was lined with holiday revelers in town for Oxford Village’s annual Soup and Sweet Stroll. Businesses stayed open late and people were able to sample warm soup and sweet treats. Students from Oxford schools sang carols under the gazebo in Centennial Park. The evening culminated in a countdown […]
The Oxford Village Planning Commission will host a public hearing to consider the latest draft of the proposed Adult Use Marijuana Zoning Ordinance Amendment on Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. The Planning Commission will receive public input on regulations to prohibit or allow adult use (recreational) marijuana businesses in Oxford Village. The Michigan Regulation and […]
‘Prosecutor failed in his sacred duty’ An Oakland County district judge formally dismissed sexual assault charges against Larry Orr, 71, of Oxford Township and his stepson, Sean MacMaster, 46, of Jacksonville, Florida, on Dec. 4. The two men had each been charged with two counts of First Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct with a child under […]
Emails sent from oxfordschools.org to either yahoo.com or aol.com accounts were blocked by Yahoo since approximately Dec. 2. The block affects all schools in the Oxford Community Schools district. The block only went one way. Parents were still able to email staff from Yahoo and AOL accounts, but staff was unable to respond to those […]