Pro-millage group looks to get the word out

It’s often been said those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it. Erica DiCosmo, Korey Bailey and Julie Fracker are taking that well-known aphorism to heart. These three parents of Oxford students are working hard to ensure the school district’s two non-homestead millage proposals on the Nov. 8 ballot do not […]

Aww, puppies!

Aww, puppies!

Henry, an adult German Shepherd/Labrador Retriever mix, waits patiently for someone to adopt him at the Second Annual Putts for Paws charity golf outing held Sunday at Devil’s Ridge Golf Club in Oxford. Sponsored by Dr. Elena Osborne, owner of Veterinary Home Care, the event netted an estimated $12,500, which will be split 50/50 between […]

Precautionary boil water notice terminated

A precautionary boil water notice issued on Aug. 23 for a portion of Oxford Township precipitated by a water main break early that day has ended. The notice, which followed a water main break, affected an area south of Golf Villa, east of Sanders, north of the Oxford-Orion border and west of South Lapeer Road including the Hills […]

Bertich soars with Eagles

When Adam Bertich walked out of the Oxford United Methodist Church Sunday, he looked on the world with a new and unique perspective, that of an Eagle Scout. “I feel like I can finally breathe again,” he said. “It’s been a long, long road.” Family, friends and fellow scouts and scoutmasters from Boy Scout Troop […]

Tickets available for fashion show

Local retailers will rock the runway for a good cause on Wednesday, October 5, during the Oxford Women’s Club annual fashion show at the Boulder Pointe Golf and Banquet Center (1 Champions Circle). This year’s fashions will be presented by Kim Rose of Grand Blanc, Chico’s of the Village of Rochester, and Glorious Collections of […]

Thanks for stopping, Ma’am

Members of Oxford AMVETS Post 108 were on the streets last week distributing four-leaf clovers and collecting donations. Post Commander Jerry Daniels (left) manned the east side of Burdick St. Daniels is an Oxford resident and a U.S. Army veteran who served from 1966-68. The white clover means “remember me” and is the official flower […]

Village PC gets new chair

Last week, Gary Douglas was unanimously elected the new chairman of the Oxford Village Planning Commission following the resignation of John DuVal. In his Aug. 29 letter of resignation, DuVal explained he was leaving the planning commission because he’s “unable to maintain consistent attendance” at meetings due to “work-related responsibilities.” Douglas is new to the […]

Hearing for proposed master plan Oct. 11

A public hearing regarding Oxford Village’s proposed master plan will take place at the 6:30 p.m. council meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 11. The meeting will occur in the council chambers located at 22 W. Burdick St. The existing master plan was not overhauled, but rather updated with five addendums covering transportation, parks and recreation, and […]

Tour de Shane returns

The Fifth Annual Tour de Shane Bike-a-thon will return to Oxford on Sunday, Sept. 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The bicycle ride/walk is dedicated to increasing public awareness about suicide prevention and preserving the memory of Shane Hrischuk, a popular Oxford Middle School eighth-grader who shot himself in January 2012. Hrischuk, who’s buried […]

Village voters to cast ballots at church

Oxford’s Precinct #1 could easily be nicknamed ‘the nomad’ because its polling place is about to change locations for the second time this year, but township Clerk Curtis Wright is hoping this will be the last stop. When voters in Precinct #1, which encompasses the entire village, go to cast their ballots in the Nov. […]