FISH looking for board member Oxford/Orion FISH is looking for Oxford and Lake Orion residents to consider serving a two-year term on its Board of Directors. Their 11-member board serves as a working board, with all members helping the organization and its 100-plus volunteers to help locals who struggle with food insecurity. Their food pantry […]

Foster home legislation moves to MI Senate

By David Fleet Editor of The Citizen Newspaper A bill that would increase the ability for larger-scale foster homes to provide caring environments for Michigan children moved one step closer last month. House Bill 4095 allows state licensed residential youth foster care facilities to house up to 10 children if the facility is located on […]

Local chainsaw sculptor prepares to undergo life-saving heart surgery

By Megan Kelley Lake Orion Review Staff Writer If you’re not looking for them, they can be easily missed, but for travelers on Baldwin Rd., every day is a cruise through Gary Elzerman’s portfolio of wood carvings. Raised in Lake Orion, Elzerman now lives on the west side of Baldwin Road on the border of […]

Letters To The Editor

Supervisor Dunn won’t seek re-election Dear Editor, For over 20 years, I’ve had the privilege and the pleasure to serve the people of Oxford Township as their supervisor. When I was originally appointed to this position, Oxford was a community tainted by corruption, rocked by scandal and divided by an imaginary line on a map […]

Oxford’s Student of The Week

Student Name: Andrew Marshall Parents: Peter Marshall and Erin Marshall Grade: 12 GPA: 4.071 Favorite Subject(s): Engineering and Calculus Extracurricular activities: Cyber Security Club and Robotics Club (T.O.R.C. 2137) Hobbies/Interests: Chess, solving Rubik’s cubes, and programming. Plans after graduation: Planning to go to college and major in computer science but am undecided about which university. […]


Fire department runs up 3 percent On Monday, Oxford Fire Department released their run totals for last year. According to their release, the department saw a three percent increase in the number of calls over 2018. According to their numbers, in 2019 Oxford firefighters responded to 2, 017 total calls — 1,648 in the township, […]

Letter To The Editor

Setbacks in Addison Township draws support Dear Addison Township Citizens, I wish to express my sincere gratitude for your support in my opposition and Suburban Estates Property owners in preventing the Planning Committee and Addison Township Board from doing a backdoor rezoning wherein the side setbacks code would change from 50 feet to 30 feet […]

Oxford’s Student of The Week

Student Name: Ella Brzezinski Parents: Jim and Jill Brzezinski Grade: 12 GPA: 3.89 Favorite Subject(s): American Sign Language Extracurricular activities: Marching Band and Work Hobbies/Interests: Hanging out with friends and very interested in politics Plans after graduation: I plan on going to MSU and majoring in Political Science with a minor in ASL. After, I […]

Oxford students sing at Walt Disney World

Oxford High School choirs were selected by Walt Disney World to perform in the prestigious nationwide chorus of advanced choirs at Epcot Center in Orlando, Florida. Choir Director Christopher Card brought 47 OHS choir students to perform fourteen songs in two Candlelight Processionals at Epcot Center on Dec. 18, just before Christmas. The celebrity narrator […]

Year in Review part three out now!

The final installment of the Oxford Leader 2019 Year in Review is available now. Take a look back at some of the year’s biggest stories by picking up a copy of the Leader for $1.