Oxford 7 reopens after bankruptcy, executive orders

Oxford 7 reopens after bankruptcy, executive orders

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer After seven and a half months, Oxford’s movie theater is screening films again. The iconic Oxford 7 at 48 S. Washington reopened Friday, Oct. 30. The seven-plex theater will be open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays to give the road construction downtown a chance to wrap up. “Our plan is […]

Still outstanding in his field

Still outstanding in his field

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Real Living John Burt Realty, a dependable, successful realtor located at 15 E. Burdick Street since August 21, 1996, has joined forces with one of Michigan’s largest realtors and is now known as Real Living Kee Realty – Oxford. Run by President John Meesseman, Real Living Kee Realty (RLKR) […]

Businesses get a little leeway from both Oxford township and village

For the next 60 days (starting June 22), any business in Oxford Township that submits an application to erect a temporary sign will NOT be required to pay the usual $125 fee for a zoning permit. Carlisle/Wortman Associates, Inc., the township’s Ann Arbor-based planner, agreed to waive its normal fee to review and approve/deny applications […]

Water shut-off forces restaurants to close for Father’s Day weekend

Water shut-off forces restaurants to close for Father’s Day weekend

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer Just one week after reopening, Country Coney owner Scott Pike learned he would have to temporarily close again. A hand-delivered boil-water advisory from the Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner’s Office (WRC) notified him his restaurant would be without water Saturday, June 20, while crews hooked up a new water […]

Barron Industries proves itself ‘essential’, grows in Oxford

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer A fixture on the northern edge of Oxford for nearly four decades, Barron Industries is no stranger to success. Manufacturing high-precision investment castings and machined components, the company offers their services to businesses in the aerospace and defense fields, as well as the automotive, oil, and medical industries. Steadily […]

County distributes re-open kits to businesses

County distributes re-open kits to businesses

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer Oxford Downtown Development Authority is helping Oakland County distribute approximately 200 COVID-19 safety toolkits to give Oxford village and township small businesses essential materials for reopening. The kits, which includ e facemasks, no-touch thermometers, gloves and sanitizer, come in self-contained “Oakland Together” plastic totes. The 200 kits are among […]

Open For Business: Woodchips Express

Woodchips Express is a new concept that opened just 2 weeks before the shutdown in the location where M.C. Wiches used to be. Express is spin-off from the beloved Woodchips BBQ in downtown Lapeer. Express is features Modern American BBQ that highlights customizable BBQ (think bowls and burritos) as well as serving some of the […]

Are You Open For Business? Let us know.

Are You Open For Business? Let us know.

What businesses are open in Oxford? It has been a tough two months for small businesses since the state was shut down after the COVID-19 stay home stay safe executive orders. Slowly, the Michigan governor is allowing some businesses to open. Just opening, however, isn’t enough. You have to let people know you are up […]

Open For Business: Apothecary & Co

Apothecary & Co is open! 10-4 mon-fri and 9-1 Saturdays until June 1.  We have all immune boosting vitamins in stock! As always can help with your prescription needs, Including compounded medications for pets and hormone replacement therapy. We are also making Pharmaceutical grade hand sanitizer.  We are a local family owned business and we Love Oxford!! Thanks […]