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.

Hoop-La raises $4K for Lone Ranger Parade

It wasn’t exactly March Madness. At times, the antics on the court bore a closer resemblance to the Harlem Globetrotters than serious basketball. But none of the spectators seemed to mind a bit because in the end, the Wildcat Hoop-La, a celebrity game of hoops held Saturday night at Oxford High School, was all about […]

Entries wanted for Lakeville Lake’s first boat parade

Move over Lake Orion, there’s a new boat parade in town. A group of property owners on Lakeville Lake in Addison Township are organizing a boat parade for Saturday, July 2 beginning at noon. “People like boats and it’s a great time to be on the lake. I think we’ll have a good crowd,” said […]

So long Tom’s, welcome Stones

A changing of the guard quietly occurred in Oxford Monday afternoon as the sign on the Tom’s Hardware store was removed. Located at 558 S. Lapeer Rd., the store recently closed after diligently serving the community for 44 years. It was owned and operated by the Toteff family. Although Tom’s was the last hardware store […]

NOTA’s got a brand new ride

A new type of vehicle specifically-designed for wheelchair users will soon be traveling local roads, providing rides for folks served by the North Oakland Transportation Authority (NOTA). It’s called the MV-1 and it’s built in Mishawaka, Indiana by Mobility Ventures, a subsidiary of AM General. AM General created and manufactured the iconic Jeep used in […]