Peeking in the Past

10 Years Ago March 17, 2010 Last week, the Oxford Township board voted 7-0 to award the sale of $5.465 million in refunding bonds to Fifth Third Securities, Inc. The new bonds will save taxpayers $488,000 on library and fire bonds. Congratulations to Daniel Axford Elementary kindergartner Kayla Casper and second-grader Zain Khambaty for winning […]

America: Creating A Quilt of Diversity

By Ruby Howe The beautiful quilts my grandmother makes remind me of what makes America great – diversity! The pieces of cloth are like different people from all different places around the globe. The different designs and patterns on the fabric are everyone’s religions, races, and cultures. The individuality that makes everyone unique is what […]

Tell them ‘no’ on Regional Transit Tax

Dear Editor, Lansing lawmakers are at it again! After realizing his mistake in allowing counties to form partnerships to raise unconstitutional taxes, Speaker Lee Chatfield and his powerful business friends this week proposed something worse. And again, local politicians like Oakland County David Coulter are pushing to quickly get a Regional Transit Tax – House […]

Back-to-Back Regional titles for bowlers

This past Friday and Saturday, 16 high school bowling programs bowled at Grand Blanc Lanes looking to earn a spot in the MHSAA State finals. Only the top 3 teams and top 10 individuals will advance to Thunderbowl Lanes in Allen Park next week. The boys came out of the six baker games claiming the […]

Letters To The Editor

Remembers when family moved to Oxford Dear Editor, I saw in The Oxford Leader that you were looking for old photos of memories from past times. I am attaching information and photo for you to publish if you would about my father, Dick Trudell, becoming the Manager for Oxford Ford Sales, Inc. in 1948. The […]

DIA Support?

Dear Editor, On March 10, during the Presidential Primary, there is also a millage renewal of 0.2 mils to support the DIA for another 10 years from 2022 to 2031. In 2012, the original millage passed in Oakland County with 64% support. Much of the southern communities supported the effort while here in the northeast […]

Oxford’s Student of the Week

Student Name: Sean Stockert Parents/Guardians: Colleen Baran Grade: 11 GPA: 2.8 Favorite Subject(s): Forensics, chemistry and auto. Extracurricular activities: I work two jobs. Hobbies/Interests: Mixing electronic music, cooking, and playing with my brothers. Student is proudest of: Being able to balance home, school, and work at once and still have time to do things. Student […]

Jean May, 94

Jean May, age 94, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her family on February 23, 2020. She was born on October 14, 1925. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Rev. Hubert May, her daughter Barbara Jappinen, and her son Daniel Ruedy May.  She is survived by her sons Stephen and […]

Briefly

Addison Twp. has some expensive homes Based on the latest data from the U.S. Cenus Bureau, Addison Township made the top 50 list of most expensive homes in Michigan. The Census released its estimates of median home values and median property tax bills last December 2019 as part of its five-year estimates for 2014-18. According […]

Congratulations, Mr. Davis on the Fellowship award

Congratulations, Mr. Davis on the Fellowship award

Oxford Township Parks and Recreation Director Ron Davis was presented with the Fellowship Award at the 2020 mParks Conference on Jan. 30, in Novi. According to mParks, the Fellowship Award is presented to those who consistently demonstrate significant investment, support and guidance to fellow professionals. Honorees like Davis exemplify the highest level of professionalism in […]

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