Semi truck crashes into building

Semi truck crashes into building

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer A semi-truck crashed into a building in the early hours of Friday, Oct. 15. Around 1:45 a.m., a driver alerted Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Miguel Mendez to the truck, which collided into 605 S. Lapeer Rd. “Deputy Mendez went to check it out and he discovered that a […]

A lily for Barb

A lily for Barb

Addison Library plants memorial lily for Barbara Stafford By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer The Addison Township Public Library planted a lily, Saturday Oct. 9, in honor of local historian and author Barbara Stafford, who passed away this past March at the age of 79. “She was a real encyclopedia. We lost a lot,” said […]

Show them the money!

Federal dollars coming to a local government near you By Dean Vaglia and James Hanlon Leader Staff Writers As it stands, the Charter Township of Oxford does not yet have any of the $2,023,243 allotted through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). “Some communities are slated to get it (this) week,” Township Supervisor Jack Curtis […]

What to do around town this month

What to do around town this month

By James Hanlon and Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writers Can’t wait for Halloween? You don’t have to. There are many ways to celebrate before Oct. 31. The Village of Oxford is shaping up to have a packed October, capping the month off with the expected activities on the 31st. Trick or treating hours in the […]

Halloween haunts for teens and kids at Oxford Library

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer The Oxford Public Library has a number of Halloween-themed events for teens and kids this October. First up is the return of the Haunted Lock-In for teens on Friday the 15th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. “We have teens who come back after the library is closed and […]

Downtown Oxford gets its very own gift card

Downtown Oxford gets its very own gift card

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer Not sure what to get your loved one this holiday season? Why not give the gift of Oxford? The Oxford Downtown Development Authority (DDA) will offer a shop local gift card from Nov. 1. “It’s kind of cool to think we have our own town gift card,” said DDA […]

Oxford Girl Scouts beautify mini golf at county park

Oxford Girl Scouts beautify mini golf at county park

The mini-golf course at Groveland Oaks County Park and Campground in Holly has received a facelift after Girl Scout Troop 70945 helped transform the garden beds in September Girl Scouts Rowan Spear, Megan Spear, Kaylee Henke and Alayna Henke spent the last days of summer cleaning up two garden beds and planting native species that […]

Residents can ask questions, learn more about Library bond proposal

Two town hall meetings concerning Oxford Library’s expansion plans are slated for this month. According to a press release from Library Director Bryan Cloutier, the meetings are this Thursday at 7 p.m. and again on Thursday, Oct. 28 at 10:30 a.m. “Topics discussed will be the proposed expansion plans, project renderings, layout and design, project […]

‘Cats win in OT, 27-26

‘Cats win in OT, 27-26

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer The Oxford High School Wildcats secured a last-second win over the Stoney Creek Cougars on Friday, Oct. 8. Stoney Creek scored in the first quarter with Brady Carpenter evening things on the next drive. Stoney came back to score early into the second and followed up with another early […]