If voters approve the school district’s proposals for both a $28.28 million bond and a 5-year 0.75-mill sinking fund, the proceeds would go towards one thing and one thing only, according to Superintendent Tim Throne: capital improvement projects for the district’s already-existing buildings. Should the two proposals be approved, officials are looking to invest a […]
Ben Varner, a Metamora resident and senior at Oxford high School, won the East Lansing Kart Track Season Championship race for the second consecutive time last Sunday. It was a tight battle with 10 time season champion Tom Collins, but Ben prevailed. Ken and Diane Matheis, from the Complete Companies in Lake Orion provided support […]
Oct. 22: A 35-year-old Metamora man called Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies to the 3000 block of Bayliss Dr. at 6:23 p.m. to request the presence of a peace officer as he went to check whether his ex-wife, a 37-year-old Oxford woman, had been drinking and to check on their shared children, who are 3 and […]
Oxford High School seniors Trent Evans and Hope Watson were crowned the 2017 Homecoming King and Queen during halftime at Friday night’s big game. Photo by Matt Johnson.
The audience sentiment was unanimous during a public hearing last week for a proposed Class II injection well in Addison Township: “We don’t want it.” Around 100 attended the three-hour long meeting held at Oxford High School by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Among those in attendance were Addison Township officials, activists and […]
Oxford Village officials formally put all of their eggs in the streetscape basket on Monday evening. During a joint meeting held at the Oxford Public Library, the village council and Downtown Development Authority (DDA) board voted unanimously to submit a grant application to the state’s Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) and move forward with the streetscape […]
By Liz Shepard Equestrian Correspondent For the first time in the team’s history, the Oxford High School Equestrian Team has brought home back-to-back state championships. The Wildcats sealed the win Sunday at the Midland County Fairgrounds after four days of showing in the Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association State Championship. The team of 12 riders earned […]
Saturday was filled with rain and gray skies but visitors to the Scarecrow Festival in downtown Oxford didn’t let that dampen their spirits one bit. They devoured chili, scarfed down pumpkin pie and doughnuts, played in the hay maze, enjoyed live music and dressed themselves and their pets in their Halloween best.
Christian Mills’ attempt to secure Oxford Township’s last two liquor licenses ended with mixed results last week. He applied for both a Tavern License for the Urban Air trampoline park and a Class C liquor license for 925 Legacy Entertainment, LCC, a bar/restaurant. Both are located inside the 208,000-square-foot Legacy Center (925 N. Lapeer Rd.), […]
“I just think it’s garbage.” That was Oxford Village Councilwoman Maureen Helmuth’s blunt assessment of the independent contractor agreement between the municipality and Lori Fisher. Last week, council discussed the three-page contract under which Fisher is being paid $49.50 per hour (no fringe benefits) to handle various responsibilities related to the village’s finances. Council voted […]