Kent seeks recount

Joe Kent, a Republican candidate for the 46th District seat in the Michigan House of Representatives, has requested a recount in light of his narrow defeat in the Aug. 2 primary election. Kent, of Addison Township, lost to fellow Republican John Reilly, of Oakland Township, by 29 votes, according to the unofficial results posted on […]

PC gives thumbs up to Weckle’s downtown development

Developer Dave Weckle’s plans to construct a major mixed-use development encompassing portions of E. Burdick, Mill and Stanton streets in downtown Oxford received two thumbs up from the village planning commission last week. Commissioners voted 4-1 to approve the site plan with a list of conditions that must be met, then voted 4-1 to recommend […]

ZBA postpones decision on sign variance request

It does not appear Christian Mills will have to paint over all the large, colorful signs and murals on his Legacy Center building based on comments made at last week’s Oxford Township Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) meeting. But he hasn’t secured a variance yet. The ZBA voted 5-0 to postpone making a decision until […]

Leonard HS reunion Sat.

Graduates of Leonard High School are invited to attend an alumni reunion on Saturday, Aug. 27 at 225 E. Elmwood St. The event will begin at 1 p.m. with a meal beginning at 2 p.m. The meal is potluck, so please bring a dish to pass. Folks with questions are asked to please call (248) […]

Alumni Sock Hop Aug. 26

If you attended school at 109 Pontiac St. back when it was Oxford High, then you’re invited to the annual Sock Hop on Friday, Aug. 26. The event will run from 7-10 p.m. and cost $10 per person. Disc jockey Bill Pearson, a 1963 OHS graduate, will be playing all the old hits. Refreshments will […]

Polly Ann Trail manager hitting the road

A new manager is being sought by the Polly Ann Trail Management Council (PATMC) because the current one is hitting the road – literally. Trail Manager Pat Ball’s last day on the job will be Sept. 21. He and his wife have decided to fulfill their wanderlust. “I’m not leaving the job per se, I’m […]

Vets invited to picnic honoring them

Military veterans and their families are invited to break bread with others who have donned a uniform and share a memory or two on Saturday, Aug. 27 as Christ the King (CTK) Church in Oxford Township hosts the Fifth Annual Veterans Recognition BBQ/Picnic. Sponsored by CTK’s Veterans Ministry and Vietnam Veterans of America Oakland County […]

Main break leads to precautionary boil water notice in Oxford Twp.

OXFORD TWP. – A water main break that occurred in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Aug. 23 near the intersection of W. Drahner and Newman roads led the Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner’s Office (WRC) to issue a precautionary boil water notice. Until further notice, a large portion of township water users are advised to […]

Body discovered in woods may be missing woman from group home

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office says the body of a female believed to be 63-year-old Theresa Adams was discovered by deputies around 11 a.m. Thursday morning, in a wooded area near Hummer Lake and Metamora roads. General characteristics of the body are reported to be consistent with those of Adams. An autopsy is scheduled to […]