Praise heaped on girls cross country team, Coach Petersimes

Dear Editor, Enough cannot be said to give proper accolades to the Oxford girls cross country program and what they have accomplished this undefeated season. The Oxford community should be very proud of their most successful athletic program at Oxford High School this Fall. They have won the Oakland County Championship for the first time […]

Oxford Library Bond – Hot Political Issue

 Dear editor, I’m surprised what a hot political issue the Library Bond has become.  The billboard south of town, orange flyers on the ground near mail boxes, signs, articles in the Leader are all taking a position “Vote No”.  I support everyone’s rights to express their opinion however some of the information propagated by these […]

Board member says vote ‘Yes’ for library bond

Dear Editor, As a member of the Board of Trustees of Oxford Public Library, I hope I can clear up misinformation that has been circulating about the bond request. It’s important that when we cast our ballots, we understand what is actually up for a vote. A quick timeline: A committee was brought together 10 […]

Oxford Township Supervisor responds to letter writer

Dear Editor, In response to Major D. Murray’s Oct. 13, 2021 letter to the editor entitled “They abdicated their responsibilities, a ‘no’ vote for library,” I wish to set the record straight. With respect to Oxford Township’s approval of the Oxford Public Library’s request to place a $9.1 million bond proposal on the Nov. 2 […]

Kindness is not dead

Dear Editor, I would like to share an experience that my wife and I and two others encountered on the afternoon of Wednesday, October 13 at Mario’s Restaurant on M-24 in Oxford. After enjoying a leisurely lunch and asking Robyn, our waitress, for our check, she informed us that a Good Samaritan had paid our […]

Please vote ‘yes’ for library millage

To my fellow Oxford community members, I am writing today to ask that you strongly consider voting “yes” on the bond millage for the Oxford Library. In the over 20 years that I have lived in Oxford, I have watched our community grow in size. We have a wonderful resource in our local library, and […]

Once again vote ‘NO’

Dear Editor, Fantasy vs. Reality The Oxford Library expansion plan is an expensive $9,100,000 bond and an untimely idea. Some of our public servants believe in the fantasy that taxpayers are the source of unlimited funds; yet, so many in our community are struggling to make ends meet in this post-covid inflationary period. Citizens like […]

Lib. board member says vote ‘yes’

Dear Editor, I begin my letter with transparency. I am the newest member of the Oxford Library Board of Trustees, having been elected last November. I am also a recently retired librarian after serving more than 40 years in 3 public libraries, 2 university libraries, and 2 corporate libraries, thanks to my husband getting transferred […]

These kids want an expanded library

These kids want an expanded library

Dear Oxford Leader, I’ve been going to the Oxford Public Library since I moved here (6yrs) and now I am 7 yrs old! I know the kids like me should be able to read more books and have space to do so. And some people don’t have resources to use. And I’ve got to 1,000 […]

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