Library friends advocate for bond vote

Library friends advocate for bond vote

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer The July 21 meeting of the Oxford Public Library Board of Trustees was all about the expansion bond. With accounting firm PSLA’s presenter not showing up to present the firm’s audit of the library’s 2020 finance report, the meeting became almost solely about the upcoming capital improvement bond election […]

Crosswalks, stop signs, marijuana discussed

Crosswalks, stop signs, marijuana discussed

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer The Oxford Village Council met Tuesday, July 13 to discuss a variety of issues. Once the pledge was recited and agenda approved, the meeting began around 7 p.m. Pontiac Street Stop Sign While the question of whether to remove a stop sign from the intersection of Park and Pontiac […]

Township board oks November library election

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer The Oxford Township Board of Trustees met on Wednesday, July 14. Here’s what they discussed. 2020 Audited Financial Report Rana Emmons, a partner with accounting firm PSLZ, presented their audit of the township’s 2020 financial report. The township’s report was given an “unmodified opinion” by the firm, meaning there […]

Library Board to send bond election proposal to Township

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer The Oxford Public Library will request Oxford Township hold a special election for a $9.1 million, 20-year capital improvement bond. Set to be proposed at tonight’s (July 14) Township Board meeting, the bond will pay for expansions and renovations to the library and be subject to voter approval on […]

Culver’s now open in Oxford Twp.

Culver’s now open in Oxford Twp.

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer Bring on the ButterBurgers and crack out the custard — Culver’s has come to Oxford. A new Culver’s restaurant along M-24 north of Oxford Village opened for business on July 6. Serving guests both in its dining room and drive-through, it is the third of the Wisconsin-born and bred […]

Electrical woes strike July 5

Electrical woes strike July 5

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer While many people hoped to relax on the observed Independence Day holiday of July 5, a pair of electrical issues put a damper on festivities for a couple of thousand area residents. Line down Residents reported a downed power line at the intersection of Lakeville Rd. and Bay Pointe […]

Boy Scout seeking donations, volunteers for Eagle project

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer Thomas Flickinger, a junior at Brandon High School in Ortonville and a Life Scout in Troop 139, is seeking donations for his Eagle Scout service project in Oxford. Flickinger is getting ready to rebuild a planter box and sign posts around the Lake Villa MHC soccer field at Seymour […]

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