Christmas trees recycled at Seymour Lake Park

Now, through the end of February Is your Christmas tree still up? Not sure what to do with it? If so, it’s not too late to donate. Oxford Township Parks and Recreation is collecting leftover live Christmas trees to recycle into mulch. The mulch will be used as needed throughout township parks. Christmas trees can be […]

Peeking In The Past

10 Years Ago January 13, 2010 Kingsbury Country Day School was officially designated an International Baccalaureate (IB)World School, one of only 25 such schools statewide. Three Oxford High School students were killed in a car crash in Lake Orion on their way to school Monday, January 11. All three were 14-year old freshmen, who lived […]

Sheriff’s Office adopts a local veteran

Sheriff’s Office adopts a local veteran

Oakland County Sheriff’s Office donated holiday presents to a veteran and his large family just before Christmas on Dec. 20 at the Oxford Township Substation. Every year the Sheriff’s Office “adopts” a veteran in need in Oakland County through its “Adopt a Veteran’s Family at Christmas” program, the Sheriff’s Office community liason, Amanda Ford explained. […]

Golf cart stolen from disabled Vietnam vet

After returning to her home on Hurd Rd. in Brandon Township (Oxford mailing) late during the night on Thursday, Dec. 19, Gayle Lovely was on her way to get the mail from the end of her long, country driveway in her husband, Jerold’s, golf cart. Then it broke down. It was so late, she decided […]

‘Deaf Santa’ pays visit to Oxford

Deaf Santa, with his knowledge of sign language, brought tidings of love and joy to the lobby of the Oxford High School Performing Arts Center for a few hours Saturday, Dec. 7. The event was hosted by Christie DeSano’s advanced American Sign Language class at Oxford High School. Every November and December Deaf Santa (Scott […]

OMS raises $7,800 for cancer

Oxford Middle School raised $7,831.14 for the American Cancer Society through its annual week of giving, “penny wars” fund-raiser. OMS Advisory classes paired in team alliances to compete the week of Dec. 9 – 13 for two categories: Total Donations and Total Points. Here’s how it worked. Each team collected as many pennies as they […]

Peeking In The Past

10 Years Ago January 6, 2010 Oxford Village’s water tower on S. Glaspie St. is in need of some long overdue maintenance. According to a report filed by Dixon Engineering Inc., the 500,000 gallon tower requires at least $232,000 in repairs. The Oxford High School wrestling team took first place at the Oxford Invite, finishing […]

Local authors publish children’s bedtime book

Local authors publish children’s bedtime book

Local authors Megan Howe, Megan James and Marilou Howe wrote a children’s book entitled “Goodnight, Little You.” They are all related. Megan James is Marilou’s daughter; Megan Howe is her daughter-in-law. “I used to be Megan Howe,” Megan James explained. “So I stole her name,” Meagan Howe joked. The three authors had been learning a […]

PC gives nod to ‘adult use’ pot rules

The Village Planning Commission voted unanimously, 6-0, to approve the proposed Adult Use Marijuana Facilities draft ordinance, after a public hearing Tuesday evening. The “first and only public hearing” to discuss the draft ordinance was short – wrapping up in just under half an hour. Several members of the public spoke in support of marijuana […]

Rotary hosts local seniors

Rotary hosts local seniors

Oxford High School hosted Oxford Rotary Club’s annual Christmas luncheon for senior citizens on Dec. 11, from 11:30 to 12:30 in the Performing Arts Center lobby. The OHS chamber orchestra performed holiday tunes in the lobby while guests arrived. The jazz band took over from the balcony while the guests enjoyed a catered holiday meal […]