Voters OK bond, sinking fund for schools

Christmas came early for Oxford Community Schools as district voters approved both the bond and sinking fund millage proposals in the Nov. 7 election. Based on the unofficial results, the $28.28 million bond proposal was approved 2,565 to 2,010. The five-year, 0.75-mill sinking fund passed 2,484 to 2,092. “I want to thank the community for […]

Spooky fall fun at Lakeville

Spooky fall fun at Lakeville

Dressed as the Mad Hatter is Ally Waldo, a kindergartner at Lakeville Elementary. She had a blast at the school’s haunted house and fall festival held Friday night. For more color photos, pick up a copy of The Oxford Leader for $1. Photo by C.J. Carnacchio.

Voters to decide fate of bond, sinking fund

Tuesday, Nov. 7 is right around the corner and Oxford school district voters will face two very important proposals when they head to the polls between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. Voters are being asked to approve a $28.28 million bond and a five-year, 0.75-mill sinking fund, both of which would be used to fund […]

Majewska gets 25-50 years for brutal murders

Little Charley Lillian Hendrick’s life was a happy one filled with love until it was tragically cut short when she was brutally murdered by her own grandmother. Now, all that remains of little Charley are memories, photographs and the Oakland County Circuit Court record. Charley went to the beach and loved the water, she dressed […]

Twp. honors those who served it

They dedicated their time and talents to serving the community for many years and although they’re now gone, they’re certainly not forgotten. On Saturday morning, township officials and staff, family members and residents gathered at the Oxford Township Hall to honor the memories of Sue Bellairs and Dale Birch. Bellairs served as an elected township […]

Fall Back

Daylight Savings Time (DST) ends this weekend, so don’t forget to turn all your clocks back one hour before heading to bed Saturday night. DST officially ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 5.  

Veterans invited to Nov. 11 dinner

Military veterans and their families are invited to enjoy a complimentary dinner at the Oxford Free Methodist Church on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 3 p.m. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Please register on-line at or call (248) 628-1203. The event is sponsored by Community Connect, a ministry of the church.  

Cops: Resisting arrest leads to tasering of B&E suspect

An Oxford Township man got the shock of his life, courtesy of an Oakland County Sheriff’s deputy’s taser, after he allegedly broke into a neighboring home, then repeatedly resisted arrest. Patrick Freeman Haynes, 38, was arraigned Oct. 30 via video in Rochester Hills 52-3 District Court on the charges of breaking and entering without permission […]

Patriotic concert to honor vets

As a tribute to all those who served in the military, Oxford Middle School students will sing their hearts out. A total of 220 sixth-through-eighth-grade choir students will take the stage this week to perform a variety of patriotic songs as part of the 15th Annual Americana Concert. “I think the kids bring the best […]

Council critical of proposed staffing plan

Interim Oxford Village Manager Evan Teich was unable to attend council’s work session meeting last week, but his ears were probably burning as officials discussed his proposed staffing plan for the municipal office. “I don’t like this at all,” said Councilwoman Maureen Helmuth. “Nor do I,” said Councilman Erik Dolan. “I don’t think it’s ready […]

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