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 […]

Authors to visit Addison library

Addison Township’s public library is inviting readers to get to know the folks behind the words as it’s hosting a panel of authors on Saturday, July 9 at 4 p.m. Four native Michigan authors will discuss their latest works in the young adult genre, participate in a question-and-answer session and a book-signing. Library Director Jaema […]

And the Oxford Cup goes to…

And the Oxford Cup goes to…

Jennifer Brasington and Alexander Hrisopoulos are now forever a part of Wildcat history. These two newly-minted graduates became the 2016 recipients of the coveted Oxford Cup during the high school’s May 26 commencement ceremony held at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in Independence Township. “It feels overwhelming,” Brasington said. “I’m really excited. I worked really […]

A tribute to the old Bills

How appropriate that a classic poem about an “old Bill” who served his country was recited on Memorial Day by another Bill who once answered duty’s call. Oxford Township Supervisor Bill Dunn, a Vietnam War veteran who served in the U.S. Air Force, was the keynote speaker for the annual ceremony held in downtown’s Centennial […]

Line, Rayner to coach in celebrity b-ball game

Everyone knows Zach Line and Dave Rayner are local legends on the gridiron, but can these Wildcat Hall of Famers coach a ragtag bunch of misfits to glory on the basketball court? This question will be answered on Saturday, June 4 when these two former Oxford High School sports stars who made it into the […]