Proposed safety path on Ray, N. Oxford roads receives federal funding

Proposed safety path on Ray, N. Oxford roads receives federal funding

Project to benefit Oxford students, community By Jim Newell Contributing Writer Oxford Township has received nearly $375,000 in federal funding for a proposed safety path on N. Oxford and Ray roads, although the starting date to construct the path is still being determined. U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (MI-7th District), submitted the funding request during the federal […]

Ice road blues

  21 vehicles, 14 crashes on Friday the 13th Commuters who traveled M-24 through Oxford last Friday morning, Jan. 13, had a tough go of it. Strong winds from the north blew in and created a road that was covered with ice. “We had approximately 14 crashes which involved 21 vehicles. The crashes stemmed from […]

Police Chief sits down for coffee & conversation

Police Chief sits down for coffee & conversation

By Don Rush Oxford Village Police Chief Micheal Solwold ventured a few miles west of his downtown office into Oxford Township last Tuesday for a little coffee and conversation. He traveled to Seymour Lake Township Park as guest speaker at the Oxford Senior Center’s “Coffee and Conversation,” a series hosted by the Oxford Township Parks […]

Resolutions, updates, and more from Village Council Meeting

  By Don Rush The Oxford Village Council met for their regular meeting on Jan. 10. All council members, president Kelsey Cook, president pro-tem Allison Kemp, Maureen Helmuth, Ashley Ross and Lori Bourgeau were in attendance. 32 E. Burdick updates Developer Dave Weckle of Valley Building and Repair was on hand to answer questions and […]

Oxford Township meeting wrap up

  By Don Rush Oxford Township Board of Trustees met for their regular monthly meeting on Jan. 11. The full board, supervisor Jack Curtis, clerk Curtis Wright, treasurer Joe Ferrari and trustees Jonathon Nold, Margaret Payne, Rod Charles and Catherine Colvin were in attendance. Connecting to water systems The board accepted the first reading of […]

New members and officers for school board

  By Don Rush The new Oxford School Board met for the first time last Tuesday, Jan. 10 at Oxford High School. It was also the first official board meeting for interim Schools Superintendent Dr. Vickie L. Markavitch. The full board was in attendance, Dan D’Alessandro, Mary Hanser, Heather Shafer, Erin Reis and new board […]

Sis, boom, bah!

Sis, boom, bah!

The Oxford Mardi Gras Competitive Cheer Invitational at Oxford High School was this past weekend. Middle schoolers, four junior varsity and eight varsity cheer teams competed. Above the Oxford Varsity squad took 1st palce with 691.8 points in the Non Bold Division. Oxford’s JV team finished fourth. Photo by Wendi Price.

Township’s credit rating upgraded

Township’s credit rating upgraded

  Oxford now has an AA+ rating By Don Rush At the end of last year, the credit rating agency Standard & Poors Global (S&P Global) delivered good news to Oxford Township – they upped the township’s credit rating from “AA” to “AA+.” “AAA” is the highest credit rating assigned by S&P Global. The township’s […]

Native Americans, treaties, the Great Lakes and more

Native Americans, treaties, the Great Lakes and more

Oxford Library exhibit, programs now through March By Don Rush Oxford Library Director Bryan Cloutier and Jaema Berman, head of Adult Services at the library started planning out 2023’s programs for the library and both thought the time was right for a themed winter. From now, through March the library, 530 Pontiac Street, will host […]

Activities for Oxford area senior citizens

Activities for Oxford area senior citizens

  The Oxford Township Senior Center, located at Seymour Lake Township Park, has announced a number of winter programs in which seniors can participate. According to Recreation Supervisor Dawn Medici, if seniors are looking for adventure and playing games like Euchre, Boggle, Dominos, Sequence, Mahjong and Scrabble head over to the Senior Center on the […]