Twp. working on resolution opposing RTA tax

Oxford Township officials are expected to formalize their opposition to the proposed regional mass transit tax that, if approved by voters, would be levied against north Oakland County property owners, but not provide any services to this area. “I think it’s a raw deal,” said Supervisor Bill Dunn. It was the consensus of the township […]

Final approval granted for Tractor Supply

Lots of minutiae was discussed at length – such as the pros and cons of building with stained versus painted concrete block – but there were no major issues as the Oxford Township Planning Commission voted 7-0 last week to grant final site plan approval for a new Tractor Supply Co. (TSC) store. The TSC […]

OHS grad named one of most influential women in state

Jackie Buchanan, president and CEO of Genisys Credit Union, has been named among Crain’s Detroit Business “100 Most Influential Women” in Michigan. “It is quite an honor and quite a surprise,” she said. Buchanan, a 1984 Oxford graduate, said she first fell in love with numbers during a high school accounting class. “What really first […]

Proposed master plan update available for review, comment

A 60-day period during which the public is invited to review and comment on the proposed master plan update for Oxford Village began last week. Planning commissioners voted 5-0 to receive and approve the distribution of the draft master plan documents, prepared by the village’s planner, the Northville-based McKenna Associates. The update consists of five […]

Summer reading program urges adults to exercise their minds

Oxford residents are invited to stretch their bodies and their minds at the Oxford Public Library this summer. The library will be hosting a series of exercise-oriented activities through Aug. 12 as part of the 2016 Adult Summer Reading Program, themed “Exercise your Mind – Read.” The program will kick-off with an Introduction to Pilates […]

PC recommends two to fill vacant seats

Gary M. Douglas and Adam Johnson were recommended for appointment last week to the two vacant seats on the Oxford Village Planning Commission. The recommendations must now be approved by the village council. Douglas has lived in the village on Park St. for six years and has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. “I thought […]

Oxford teen injured in ‘kegger that got out of hand’

A 15-year-old Oxford boy was injured at a field party in Metamora that occurred Saturday, June 10, according to Metamora Township police. Metamora Township police and EMS crews were sent to a 433-acre property on M-24, north of Pratt Road, at 1:10 a.m. after the teen had passed out and was run over by a […]

Got a gun? Lock it up!

Oakland County officials are taking aim at the rising incidents of gun-related violence by offering free locks to firearms owners. Oxford and Addison residents are invited to obtain free gun safety locks from their local law enforcement agency. The Oakland County Board of Commissioners partnered with the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office to distribute 4,000 gun […]

Bags, Baubles and Threads coming to downtown Oxford

Ladies, get ready to grab your girlfriends for a night out on the town. Downtown Oxford’s Girlfriend’s Walk is hosting the next Girls Night Out on Wednesday, June 22 from 5-9 p.m.., starting in Centennial Park. This event helps officially kick off the summer season while helping those in need in our community. For the […]

I love you, Dad

I love you, Dad

Leonard Elementary fourth-grader Michael Corcoran gives his dad, Tom, a big hug during the school’s “Donuts for Dad” event held Friday morning. It’s never too early to celebrate Father’s Day.