Addison Twp. approves specs for RFP and bid process

After looking over the scope of the RFP (Request for Proposal) as it relates to refurbishing the current township hall or building a new one, Addison Township Board approved the specs as well as authorized the clerk to advertise for bids from architectural firms on a 6-0 vote at the April 21 regular board meeting. […]

Chamber to host 5K walk/10K run May 18

As a way to bring both business and families together the Oxford Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting its First Annual Oxford Chamber Challenge 5K Walk/ 10K Run on Sunday, May 18. ‘In the past we’ve done fashion shows and things of that nature that brings a lot of the ladies out, but we want […]

Duct Tape Club sticks at OMS

Oxford Middle School now has a club that really ‘sticks together? thanks to the Makayla Stickney, founder of the ‘Duct Tape Club? Stickney said she was inspired by her younger sister. ‘My sister really liked (making stuff with) duct tape and I tried it and me and all my friends like it,? she said. ‘So, […]

Oxford nominates nine staff for Betty Campion Award

As is the annual tradition, principals from each school honored Betty Campion nominees before the Oxford School Board April 16. According to the Oakland Schools Education Foundation website, ‘The Betty Campion Distinguished Support Service Award was established in 1990 to recognize the many contributions support persons make to the learning community in Oakland County.? The […]

Teachers across the district honored for service in the classroom

Along with Betty Campion Awards, Teacher of the Year nominees were also recognized by theOxford School Board April 16. Oxford Virtual Academy Executive Director Andrew Hulbert kicked off ‘Teacher of the Year,? nominations with Peggy Boggs, who Hulbert described as ‘an absolute unbelievable addition to the (OVA) middle school.? ‘She has kids coming to her […]

OHS Team TORC places 16th at world championship

Oxford High School’s Robotics Team TORC has competed in five FIRST Robotics World Championships since they were founded in 2007. With 5,000 high school teams worldwide, TORC was one of 400 teams to compete in the most recent world championship competition, held April 22 -27 in St. Louis Missouri. Out of the 400 teams, TORC […]

Wildcat golfers winning dual matches, tournaments

With a current ranking of first in the league, Oxford Varsity Golf Coach Terry Kelley is hopeful the good season will continue. ‘We’ve won five dual matches and lost in a close match to a ranked team,? Kelley said. Their loss was to Rochester High School in their first dual match earlier in the season. […]

Baseball coach looks for team to keep ‘playing hard?

With six games left in the season, Oxford Varsity Baseball Coach Jeff Willis is looking for his boys to ‘keep playing hard.? ‘We got to keep hitting the baseball and making plays on defense,? Willis said. ‘The pitcher’s got to throw strikes and we got to play defense behind him.? With the games they have […]

Women’s Club awards $13K to seniors

The Oxford Women’s Club handed out $1,000 scholarships to 13 lucky students at their annual scholarship night May 7 at the Burning Oak Smokehouse. ‘The restaurant generously offered to provide, free of charge, the room, the finger food and soft drinks for members and our scholarship recipients and their parents,? said Club President Nancy Wray. […]

School board selects Angela Mitchell to fill vacant seat

After two nights of interviews with nine candidates, the Oxford Board of Education unanimously appointed Angela Mitchell to replace Trustee Bill Keenist, who resigned earlier this month. Mitchell and her husband have been residents of the Oxford community for 14 years. They have two children, a fourth grade daughter at Oxford Elementary and a sixth […]