Brand yourself as someone who does it right the first time

Have you ever had your closet collapse? Have you ever had your closet collapse two times in three weeks? I’ve written before about my love of shopping and fashion. The dark underbelly of those passions is that I have a lot of clothes. I’m not a hoarder, but as I invest in nicer, more timeless […]

New Oxford High School principal to join Wildcats this school year

OXFORD TWP. — Shane Malmquist will be the new principal of Oxford High School when students return this fall, and he said he is dedicated to helping each Wildcat achieve success. Malmquist will officially start his role on July 29. “I am excited to join the Oxford Community Schools’ team and Oxford High School! The […]

Park Street project delayed ‘exclusively due to EGLE’

Application submitted around 4 months ago By Joseph Goral Staff Writer OXFORD — The Park Street water main construction project is delayed ‘exclusively due to EGLE (Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy),’ village Manager Joe Madore told Oxford’s Village Council on July 11. According to a contract for engineering services sent to […]

Village plans to prepay $66,038 sewer upgrade, maintenance bond

Saves around $33,000 By Joseph Goral Staff Writer OXFORD — The Village of Oxford voted on July 9, in favor of planning to prepay $66,038 for a bond that will be issued by Oakland County Water Resource Commission for upgrades and maintenance to the sanitary sewer system the village contributes to. Village Manager Joe […]

Clear Lake Elementary receives two murals ahead of new school year

Clear Lake Elementary receives two murals ahead of new school year

By Joseph Goral Staff Writer OXFORD TWP. — Clear Lake Elementary students and teachers will see two new murals when they return to school in August. One mural recognizes teacher of the year winners, while another larger mural will brighten up the school’s cafeteria, according to parent teacher organization member Courtney Bloomgren. Framed photos […]

Single waste hauler ordinance added to the November ballot

By Jim Newell Managing Editor OXFORD TWP. — It’s now up to Oxford Township voters to decide if they want one garbage company providing services to the entire township, or if they want to remain with the status quo and contract those services individually. The Oxford Township Board of Trustees unanimously approved during its meeting […]

Two new members appointed to Oxford school board

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan Staff Writer OXFORD TWP. — During the special meeting on July 8, the Oxford Board of Education appointed two new members to the board. Of the 10 candidates that applied, five were chosen for interviews and three were present to be interviewed. Michael Aldred was appointed to board vacancy A, which […]

Fun in the suds

Firefighters, youth team up to raise funds during car wash By Jim Newell Managing Editor OXFORD — It’s not often that washing cars can be so much fun, but for the Oxford firefighters and dozens of students scrubbing vehicles on Sunday it was a heartfelt effort to raise funds to send a deceased firefighter’s family […]

Every vote counts in ‘I Voted’ sticker contest

Four finalists from Oxford Middle School in Secretary of State sticker design contest By Jim Newell Managing Editor OXFORD TWP. — Besides the privilege of doing their civic duty when casting their ballots, one of the pleasures voters have when leaving the polls is getting the “I Voted” stickers handed out at every election. When […]

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