1920s Detroit roars into Oxford library

Come to the Oxford Public Library (530 Pontiac Rd.) Monday, Nov. 14 at 7:00 p.m. for a fascinating presentation by the Detroit Historical Society: “Boom Town: Detroit in the Roaring ‘20s.” From the dust and smoke of the nineteenth century, Detroit burst into the national spotlight in the early twentieth century. The automobile business was […]

Choirs honor vets

Oxford High School’s Performing Arts Center was swelling with patriotic pride Monday night as a grateful community gathered to salute those who have donned a uniform in times of war and peace. “Tonight, we’re here to honor the sacrifice and the service of our men and women in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and […]

Correction on school board FOIA flap

In the Nov. 2 article, “School board answers Roesner’s questions,” The Oxford Leader reported, “According to district officials, (Kallie) Roesner has filed 37 FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) requests against the district over the last 18 months.” Board Vice President Kim Shumaker said to Roesner in a statement during the Oct. 25 school board meeting, […]

Spooky fun

Spooky fun

  Leonard Elementary held its annual Halloween parade Monday morning. All the students marched from the school to downtown Leonard and back. Along the way, they received candy from employees of Cooper-Standard Automotive.  

Public critical of low-income housing project

OXFORD VILLAGE – Lots of concerns and criticisms were expressed, but not much support was voiced for a proposed four-story, mixed-use development on W. Burdick St. that would consist primarily of affordable apartments for low-income senior citizens. “This project really does nothing for the community except drain us,” said local developer Chuck Schneider. “It’s not […]

Addison woman killed in crash

Marissah Rose Haack, 25, of Addison Township, was killed Saturday, Oct. 29 in a head-on collision on E. Romeo Rd. between Townsend Rd. and Blake St. The accident occurred at approximately 1:05 a.m. According to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck, driven by a 39-year-old Romeo man, was headed east […]

Fire erupts on Augusta Blvd.

OXFORD TWP. – A house fire erupted in the Paint Creek Village subdivision, off W. Drahner Rd., on Halloween night, causing significant property damage, but no injuries. “Exterior-wise, you look at it right now and you can’t even tell anything’s wrong with it,” said Fire Chief Pete Scholz. “But inside, the whole center of the […]

A few things for voters to remember

Here are some things local voters should keep in mind when they trek to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Voters in Oxford’s Precinct #1, which encompasses the entire village, will face a two-page, two-sided ballot. Village voters have a lot to decide. The entire front side of the second page contains a total of […]

Set those clocks back!

Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6. Don’t forget to set all clocks back one hour before heading to bed Saturday night. It’s also a good time to put fresh batteries in all smoke detectors. Only 52 shopping days left until Christmas!