Oxford Township parks back in full swing

Oxford Township parks back in full swing

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer The Oxford Township Parks & Recreation Office, stationed inside Seymour Lake Park at 2795 Seymour Lake Road, re-opened their administrative offices for business on Monday, June 15. The following Monday, June 22, the offices opened back up to the public. Responsible for maintaining and overseeing four local parks, Oakwood […]

Locals responding to the US Census

According to the United States Census website, local households have completed their census forms at a higher rate than both the state and nation. The website, 2020census.gov/en/response-rates.html, ranks Michigan as the third highest responding in the nation, with a response percentage as 67.8 percent. Only Minnesota (71%) and Wisconsin (68.5%) have a higher response rate […]

M-24/Drahner update

M-24/Drahner update

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer If all goes well, construction crews will finish their work on the west side of the Drahner Rd./M-24 intersection, and the intersection will completely re-open to traffic by 3 p.m. tomorrow, July 2. That means west Drahner traffic will no longer have to go all the way around, via […]

OHS grad looking to make worldwide impact

OHS grad looking to make worldwide impact

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer A 2016 Oxford High School graduate, Leo Baldiga has always shown tremendous time management skills and the ability to stand out among his peers in the classroom. Continuing his education at Michigan State University (MSU) in East Lansing, he graduated with a 3.9 grade point average in the Class […]

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 […]

Breaking News: gas line damaged on Spezia

Breaking News: gas line damaged on Spezia

Until about 4 p.m. today (Thursday, June 25) workers for Consumer’s Energy will be on Spezia Drive, in Oxford Township, repairing a “branch service line” and lowering all service lines on the street. According to Consumer’s Energy spokesman Terry DeDoes, the utility company received notification of the damaged line at 7:45 this morning.  The line, […]

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 […]