Street work to affect travel to Immanual Congregational

Beginning May 16 work will begin on the intersections of Hudson, Dennison and Hovey streets as Oxford Village replaces old water lines. And, with that, the folks at Immuanuel Congregation United Church of Christ, 1 Hovey St., wanted to let members know how this work will effect them. “Sidewalks and curbs are being replaced at […]

A gritty play

A gritty play

  Oxford High School ninth grader Anna Terenzi takes the ball away from a Berkley player on Thursday, April 21 at OHS. The Wildcats were victorious that day. For the rest of the story please click HERE. Photo by D. Vaglia

Our weekly Covid-19 update

Our weekly Covid-19 update

This is our 108th week of reporting local COVID numbers. This week our area continued to see light increases in recent cases and total cases. COVID-related deaths stayed at 63. According to numbers provided by the county, last week we reported there were a total of 6,254 cases from Leonard, west to Oxford. This week, […]

Legion Post 108 awards local public safety, charity

Legion Post 108 awards local public safety, charity

By Dean Vaglia Laeder Staff Writer American Legion Walter Fraser Post 108 held its annual first responder appreciation event on Sunday, April 24, honoring local public safety officials and charity organizers. Oxford Fire Department Lt. and EMS Coordinator Kevin Snell received the Firefighter of the Year award, according to statements from Oxford Township. Snell joined […]

Village tackling water main, paving this spring

Village tackling water main, paving this spring

By Dean Vaglia Laeder Staff Writer The Village of Oxford will upgrade its water infrastructure this spring, focusing on water mains under Hudson and Denison streets. The work is due to 2018 changes to the Michigan Safe Drinking Water Act mandating communities replace their lead-based water service lines by 2041 with water suppliers required to […]

CISMA pulling invasive Garlic Mustard at Polly Ann Trail

CISMA pulling invasive Garlic Mustard at Polly Ann Trail

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer As part of its ongoing project to improve the health of local ecosystems, Oakland County Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA) will pull up invasive garlic mustard plants along the Polly Ann Trail on Saturday, May 14. Volunteers will meet up at the Indianwood Rd. parking lot around 9 […]

Girl Scouts clean up Polly Ann Trail

Girl Scouts clean up Polly Ann Trail

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer A gaggle of Girl Scouts came out to clean up the Polly Ann Trail on the morning of Saturday, April 30. Starting from Koenig Sand and Gravel along Lakeville Rd, an estimated over 110 scouts and chaperones representing troops from Clarkston, Oxford, Ortonville, Lake Orion and Rochester Hills picked […]

OHS girl’s soccer having dominant season

OHS girl’s soccer having dominant season

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer The Oxford High School varsity girl’s soccer team is having a banner year, going on an 8-1-1 record since the season began on Tuesday, April 5. “I am very pleased with the season so far,” John Thaler, girl’s soccer head coach, said via email. “The players have come together […]

Nike football camp coming to Oxford

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer Local students looking to up their football game are in luck. The Nike Football Skills Camp is coming to Oxford this summer. Taking place at Oxford High School’s Wildcat Stadium from June 16-18, the Nike Football Skills Camp pairs kids ages 8-18 with top-level instructors to help improve their […]

Elmer Ball Invitational

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer The Oxford High School varsity track and field teams took part in the 59th Elmer Ball Invitational on Saturday, April 30 at OHS. Across 16 events for women and 17 events for men, the OHS teams came out in first and seventh out of 24 teams respectively. “Both the […]