Village voters to decide on charter changes

In the Nov. 8 general election, Oxford Village voters are being asked to do something that hasn’t been done since Jimmy Carter occupied the White House – amend the municipality’s charter. Six proposed amendments are on the two-page, two-sided ballot. Village attorney Bob Davis, who’s been working closely with council on revising the charter since […]

Open house Oct. 9

Due to the threat of rain over the weekend, the Oxford Fire Department cancelled its open house and moved it to Sunday, Oct. 9 from noon to 4 p.m. It will take place at Station #1 (96 N. Washington St.).  

One Club Scramble

Sign up for John and Virginia Hubbard’s One Club Scramble on Saturday, Oct. 8 at the Oxford Hills Golf and Country Club (300 E. Drahner Rd.). Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Oxford, the event starts at noon. The cost is $40 per person and includes nine holes of golf, a cart, lunch and live […]


Oxford’s Homecoming parade will hit the streets at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7. As usual, it will start on East St., then head north on N. Glaspie St./N. Oxford Rd. and end at the high school. Game time is 7 p.m. as the Wildcats take on the Troy Athens Red Hawks, who have an […]

Library Friends to conduct book sale Oct. 6-8

The Oxford Public Library Friends will conduct its largest book sale ever on Oct. 6-8. Thousands of books (adult, children, fiction and nonfiction, gardening and cooking), CDs, DVDs, jigsaw puzzles and much more. The sale will run from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6; 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 7; and from 10 […]

Public Safety

Oct. 3: A 40-year-old woman residing on the 200 block of Hunters Rill called Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies at 12:16 a.m. to report a suicidal subject at her home. A 19-year-old homeless man had allegedly asked the woman to stay the night. The woman offered blankets and food to the man, but said she did […]

Big decision, little voter

Big decision, little voter

  Chaise Caswell, a third-grader at Leonard Elementary, votes in the school’s student council election using an actual voting booth on loan from Addison Twp. For the story, please see “Leonard students go to the polls like mom and dad.” Photo by CJC.

$2M bond sought to repair, improve parks

Own anything long enough and, sooner or later, it’s going to need some work. That’s true for houses, automobiles, even parks. It’s just the nature of the beast. To help fix up and enhance Oxford Township’s aging and heavily-used parks system, voters are being asked to approve a $2 million bond proposal on the Nov. […]

Village voters to face two ballots Nov. 8

Oxford Village voters will receive not one, but two ballots for the Nov. 8 general election. No, they don’t get to vote twice. This isn’t Tammany Hall. There are simply too many national, state and local races and issues facing village residents to fit them all on a single ballot, so each voter will be […]