Attention! Attention!

As has been our policy for many years, we do not publish any election-related ‘Letters to the Editor’ in the issue right before voters head to the polls. In keeping with this, this edition is the last one in which any letters concerning the Aug. 6 election will be appear. Also, in order to be […]

Vote ‘yes’ to ‘save our’ parks and rec.

On Tuesday, Aug. 6, voters will be asked to approve two separate operating millages. The millages are to fund the township’s contract with the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office and fund operations for the Oxford Township Parks and Recreation Department. Both departments are crucial to the safety, health and wellness of our community. Please understand that […]

Election letters policy

ATTENTION! As has been our policy for many years, we do not publish any election-related ‘Letters to the Editor’ in the issue right before voters head to the polls. In keeping with this policy, the July 24 edition will be the last one in which any letters concerning the Aug. 6 election will be appear. […]

Vote ‘no’ on parks, police millage requests

Many people have a wish list – not that most people think that they will always get what they wish for. But maybe, just maybe, they hope they will. So, when I read that the Oxford Twp. Parks and Rec. Dept. and the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office wanted an increase in our taxes, I wasn’t […]

Commission chairman discusses parks and rec. millage proposal

In the Aug.6 special election, Oxford Township voters will consider an operating millage renewal and Headlee override for the Oxford Township Parks and Recreation Department. The millage to be levied is 1.0 mill ($1) per $1000 of taxable value. A home with a taxable value of $100,000 would pay $100 a year. The Oxford Township […]

Proposed setback change upsets resident

The Addison Township Planning Commission will hold a 6 p.m. public hearing on May 14 at the Addison Township Office Complex (1440 Rochester Rd.) as they move in the direction of changing Suburban Estates side setbacks minimum from 50 feet to 30 feet. I am only one of 35 properties that would be affected by […]

Preserve AG zoning, welcome House of Providence

First, I feel that agricultural zoning in Oxford should be left alone and sacredly protected. Horse and farm country are not to be restructured in any way! For those of you on the planning commission who want to add airports, hotels, or any other ridiculous commercial properties to this zen of Mother Earth, I suggest […]

Reader concerned about hospital adding to M-24 congestion

When I first read about the possibility of having a Beaumont or Ford hospital here in Oxford, I thought that would be wonderful. My wife and I are aging and have been treated in three different hospitals multiple times for lacerations, surgery and twice for broken bones, in the past year. On top of this, […]

Fond memory of Mr. Sherman

Most everyone likes to see his or her name in print. Mr. Sherman, the former owner of the Oxford Leader, made many students at Oxford High School very happy by publishing, each semester and free of charge, 13 editions of the Cat’s Meow, the student newspaper. As a former English teacher there, one of my […]