Thank you for the birthday celebration

Dear Editor, A warm and heartfelt Thank You to all of my dear friends and wonderful family who helped make my 90th birthday celebration an awesome and magical day! A special thank you to Don Rush of The Oxford Leader for his terrific article covering my Special Day and the Oxford Police and Fire departments […]

HR-1 is dangerous, takes away local control

Dear Editor: Your readers deserve to know that efforts in Michigan and across the nation by Republicans to strengthen practices around the ballot box will not create roadblocks for voters. As I read the March 21 letter to the Detroit News and Free Press editor written by an attorney making such claims, I was shocked […]

Belated welcome, Wade!

Belated welcome, Wade!

This might be a little late, but hey, it was a COVID-19 world and things happen. Grandparents Anita and Rick Smith, of Oxford introduce their grandson, Wade Richard Boreo, who was born on March 30, 2020. The second son of Stacy and Jason Boreo of Lake Orion was born at Troy Beaumont Hospital, weighing six […]

Marijuana concerns

Dear Editor, The Oxford Village Council, Manager, Attorney, Police Chief, Clerk/Treasurer, and Department heads have diligently spent a long time, a year and a half, working on an ordinance to grant marijuana-business permits for adult-recreation use. It is my hope that the Council will see fit to disallow the marijuana industry in our small, safe, […]

Supports HB 4236

Dear Oxford community, As we near the end of our current pandemic crisis, we are still left with another environmental crisis that needs to be addressed. As a young girl, I spent my summers at my grandparents’ home on eastern Long Island, NY, jumping off a large rock just off shore. But over the years […]

Pot business in Oxford Village has too many pitfalls

Dear Village of Oxford Councilpersons: I, Ron Renaud of Addison Township, would like to encourage you to VOTE NO on granting any marijuana business licenses anywhere in the Oxford community. It does not help the community and would be a burden to the Village’s financial well-being as the Fees and Excise tax that would be […]

Thank you!

Dear Editor, On behalf of the Oxford Scrapbookers, we would like to publicly acknowledge and thank all who participated in and contributed to our 8th Crafting For Our Community (CFOC) Crop. With the challenges of in-person gatherings this past fall, our 4th annual Thanksgiving Saturday Crop was transferred to a virtual party on Facebook. We […]

Guest Opinion: Let our student athletes compete

Guest Opinion: Let our student athletes compete

On January 22, 2021, updates for the latest Epidemic Order were communicated to the general public. The restrictions on basketball, cheerleading, hockey, and wrestling were extended to the end of February. I want to be very clear that I respect the duties of the governor and I genuinely appreciate the efforts of her and her […]

Meals on Wheel sending out love for volunteers and holiday help

Dear Editor, Meals on Wheels in Oxford, Lake Orion and Addison thanks Independence Village of Waterstone for providing the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day meals for our homebound seniors. Independence Village really stepped up to the plate, dinner plate that is, and generously provided meals for all of our holidays during this tumultuous year. […]