What’s black and white and read all over? A newspaper!: Library to host exhibit celebrating history of MI papers

Newspapers have been informing readers, strengthening communities and recording history in Michigan for more than 200 years. But how much do folks really know about these weekly and daily visitors that are black and white and read all over? Beginning this week, the Oxford Public Library (530 Pontiac Rd.) is giving people the opportunity to […]

OMS robotics team heading for regional competition

One Oxford Middle School robotics team is on its way to the regional championship after winning their divisions during a state competition held in Battle Creek Dec.17, where members competed against 27 other teams from around the state. The team, FTC Team TOWR 5291, was one of only 15 teams in Michigan to advance to […]

Year in Review

This week, we wrap up our Year in Review with a look back at some of the news events and stories we covered in 2016. For the second part of our Year in Review, pick up your copy of The Oxford Leader today for $1!

DECA students promote, teach financial literacy

In a world which offers endless ways to spend your dollar, three members of Oxford High School’s DECA program are hoping to make Oxford students a little more financially-savvy. Carlee Thompson, Alexis Jahlas and Isabella Igram, all OHS seniors, have been teaching fellow Oxford students financial literacy throughout the school year, as part of their […]

Crash sends four to hospital; alcohol use believed to be factor

OXFORD TWP. – Authorities believe alcohol use may have played a role in a serious two-vehicle crash that sent four people – two adults and two children – to the hospital Dec. 31. The crash occurred on M-24, near Oakwood Rd., at 12:17 a.m. According to an information sheet released by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, a 2006 […]

Police briefs

Jan. 2: Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies were called by a 37-year-old man at 11:58 p.m. living on the 90 block of Brabb Rd. who said his 36-year-old wife was allegedly plotting to kill him. When Sheriff’s deputies spoke with his wife, she told them her husband had allegedly not been taking his medication and that he had […]

Do you hear what I hear?

Do you hear what I hear?

Oxford Elementary student Megan Gula (center) participates in the school’s Christmas sing-along Dec. 22. For more photos of sing-alongs at Oxford Elementary and Clear Lake Elementary, please see Page 20. Photo by C.J. Carnacchio.

OCTV requests full franchise fee funding

As talk of the 2017-18 budget has started among Addison Township officials, Oxford Community Television (OCTV) Production Manager Teri Stiles came forward with a special request at the Dec. 19 meeting. “I’m asking, while you’re considering your budget in the next month or so, if you would consider fully funding (OCTV with 100 percent of […]

Verizon wants to put cellular tower in Addison

A growing need for wireless communications has one company eyeing some Addison Township property. Verizon Wireless has proposed to place a cell tower on a 5-acre piece of township property, located at the northeast corner of Hosner and Oakwood roads. Though the process has only just begun, last week the Addison Township Board took the […]

OMS donates $6,200 to Wounded Warrior Project

In the spirit of the holidays, students and staff at Oxford Middle School donated nearly $6,200 to the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) on Dec. 22. The WWP is a nonprofit organization that supports and empowers injured military veterans and their families. According to the WWP website, as of Dec. 1, the organization had helped more […]