Lest we forget

Memorial Day is always a big deal in small towns like Oxford. Let’s hope that never changes no matter how large the community grows or how busy life gets.

Giving back

Giving back

Charter Communications employee Chad Blumerich, of Elba Township, installs a garage entry door while fellow Charter employee Cam Plew, of Fenton, looks on. The two volunteered their time in Oxford Saturday as part of Charter Our Community, a home improvement program designed to help those in need. Please see the story, “Mother, son’s home fixed […]

Mother, son’s home fixed up by volunteers

Usually, when Charter Communications employees show up at people’s houses, it’s for an installation or repair related to cable television or internet services. But that wasn’t the case Saturday when approximately 30 Charter employees and their family members volunteered their time to repair and improve the Oxford Village home of Deborah Brown, 58, and Tim, […]

Local Memorial Day observances

Monday, May 30 is the unofficial start of the summer season, which means barbecues, beaches and boating. But let us not forget that Monday is also Memorial Day, a time to honor the countless soldiers, Marines, sailors and airmen who sacrificed their lives at home and around the world to keep America free and secure, […]

Firefighters honored for bravery

Four Addison firefighters and three Oxford residents were among those honored May 18 by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office for their extraordinary efforts in saving lives and assisting public safety personnel over the past year. From the Addison Fire Department, Chief Jerry Morawski, Sgt. Joe Fisher, Sgt. Chuck Johnson, and EMS Coordinator Rob Fitzpatrick were […]

Leonard mill project secures $2K for picnic tables, planters, renovations

Leonard Village’s historic mill just got a boost from the Home Depot Foundation. A $2,000 grant was awarded to the municipality to aid its ongoing efforts to preserve the 19th-century mill and transform the 0.28-acre parcel on which it sits into a public park. “We’re very happy,” said village President Mike McDonald. “It was a […]

Planning commission wants to stick with 7 members

Oxford Village’s planning commission wants to stick with a lucky number. Last week, commissioners voted 4-0 to recommend the village council keep it a seven-member board as opposed to reducing it to five. “I have very strong feelings on this,” said Commissioner Maureen Helmuth, who also serves on the village council. “I think the more […]

Treetop Lodge to host Unicorn Festival June 25

Why does it seem like all summer activities and events are geared towards kids and families? Don’t the grown-ups deserve an opportunity to relax and have fun without having to settle arguments, clean up messes and be bombarded by requests? As an official “Kid-free Zone,” Treetop Lodge in Oxford, Michigan understands adults desperately need a […]

OHS student takes on Type 1 diabetes

Kaitlyn Mattiello, a high school senior in Oxford Schools Early College (OSEC) program, found a unique way to raise awareness for Type 1 diabetes – golf. She recently organized an outing at Devil’s Ridge Golf Club in Oxford to benefit Type 1 diabetes research as part of her Capstone project through the OSEC program. For […]