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 […]

Firefighters deliver child identification kits to Oxford elementary schools

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 […]

Council considers rental ordinance, again

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 […]

Leonard represents U.S. in IB research study

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 […]

That right jolly old elf

That right jolly old elf

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.

Holiday cheer and more

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 […]

Marijuana ordinance hearing in village

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 […]

Charges dismissed

‘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 […]

Email snafu at Oxford Schools

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 […]

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