Oxford Village

VILLAGE OF OXFORD PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE Outdoor Caf? and seating Pursuant to the provisions of Village of Oxford Ordinance No. 324, the Village of Oxford Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 beginning at 7:00 p.m. (or soon thereafter) in the Oxford Village Council Chambers located at 22 W. Burdick, […]

Medical mission for Clarkston doctor

‘We knew it was cancer,? that is what Clarkston physician Maria Livieratos said of one woman who came to see a team of doctors visiting Guatemala on a medical mission trip in March. She had all the signs of cancer, a belly ache and a large mass growing in her stomach. ‘We told her she […]

Looking for a sign

Kevin Goebel and a few of his coworkers recently received a ticket for violating the two hour parking rule in downtown Clarkston. “Where is the sign that tells me I can’t park here,” asked Goebel. No two-hour sign could be found nearby, but Clarkston City Manager Carol Eberhardt said the area, and most others downtown, […]

Party for pups

Friends and family of two or four legs gathered to celebrate the birthday of Mollie Ann and Muldoon, March 2, at a party at Canine Resolution in Waterford. Organized by their owner, Cindy Matusko of Clarkston, the Irish terriers collected donations for the Humane Society and TEAR Foundation, The Emergency Animal Relief, instead of gifts.

Shooting contest to raise funds for Lone Ranger parade

An afternoon of Old West-themed fun and fancy shooting is being organized by Oxford resident Melissa Morrison. Dubbed the ‘Silver Bullet Shoot-off,? this first annual event will take place at the Bald Mountain shooting range in Orion Township on Monday, July 14 at 3 p.m. The event will serve as a fund-raiser for the second […]

Blessings in a Backpack to expand to Leonard

Oxford’s Blessings in a Backpack (BIB) is going to expand its reach from one to two schools beginning this September. Leonard Elementary is set to join Lakeville Elementary in the program that provides free food to students who are in the government-subsidized free or reduced hot lunch program, according to Cheryl Verbeke, chairperson of Oxford […]

Enbridge is coming

Folks wishing to learn more about Enbridge’s plans to replace an existing crude oil pipeline running through Oxford and Addison townships will have two opportunities to do so next week. Enbridge representatives will be available to answer questions on Monday, April 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Oxford Veterans Memorial Civic Center (28 […]

Oxford bakers enjoy fourth win at Cookie Gala

Sweet & Savory Bake Shop has a big fan in Glenda Lewis. The reporter/anchor for WXYZ Channel 7’s news team personally selected the downtown Oxford bakery to receive the first-ever Cookie Diva’s Choice Award at the Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan’s annual Cookie Gala fund-raiser held March 26 at DTE Energy headquarters in Detroit. ‘Glenda […]

Keiser’s Role: A column by Trevor Keiser

‘Whenever a man has cast a longing eye on offices, a rottenness begins in his conduct.? ~ Thomas Jefferson If the Oxford Board of Education were sitting in my classroom and I graded them on transparency, I would have to fail them. The April 1 school board meeting is a perfect example of the ‘lack […]

Time for school critics to put up or shut up

To all those folks who have been unhappy with the direction of the Oxford school district over the last seven years, now is your chance to act. In November, four seats ? a voting majority ? will be up for grabs on the school board. The time is ripe for change. The question is will […]