Memorial Day at Lakeville Cemetery

Memorial Day at Lakeville Cemetery

The annual Lakeville Cemetery Memorial Day Ceremony is May 28, starting at 11:30 a.m. After the cememony there will be a potluck luncheon. The cemetery is located at 825 Drahner Road, in Leonard. For more information call 248-563-2261. Leader file photo

Oxford resident running to be judge

Oxford resident and Oakland County circuit judge candidate Tricia Dare has collected enough signatures to appear on the ballot. According to a press release, Michigan election law requires non-incumbent Oakland County circuit judge candidates to obtain and submit between 4,000 and 8,000 petition signatures to appear on the ballot. On April 7, Dare and her […]

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter!

  This Monday, 40 Easter Baskets were delivered by Meals on Wheels to homebound residents of Oxford and Addison townships. Besides their normal meal deliveries, residents received baskets with candy, crossword puzzles, pencils, paper, stuffed toys, lip balm and lotions. Pictured from the left are Meals on Wheels cordinator Mary Reynolds and volunteers from Lakepoint […]

Counelis Agency Cuts Ribbons

Counelis Agency Cuts Ribbons

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer Melisa Counelis and family cut two ribbons signaling the grand opening of her Farm Bureau Insurance agency on Thursday, Oct. 14. Located at 14 S. Washington St. in the Village of Oxford, the Counelis Agency provides a number of insurance products. “We do anything from life insurance to your […]

Addison FD wins grant for rescue equipment

Addison FD wins grant for rescue equipment

Lift for life By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer Addison Township Fire Department acquired special rescue equipment with the help of a $5,000 grant from the Four County Community Foundation (4CCF). The grant helped cover the purchase of a Paratech high pressure Air Lifting Bag kit. When inflated together, the kit’s five airbags can lift […]

Public Notice: Oxford Township

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF OXFORD ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS N O T I C E Meeting being conducted via video conference due to the health concern of COVID-19 and the Governor’s Executive Order 2020-75 A Regular Meeting of the Charter Township of Oxford Zoning Board of Appeals will be held on Monday, July, 13, 2020, at […]

COVID-19 Weekly Update

Since mid-April, The Leader has reported on COVID-19 cases and deaths as supplied by Oakland County. This week, our ninth week of these reports we have a change, to the good. The county supplies numbers by ZIP code. Last week, we reported in the 48371 (Oxford) zip, there were a total of 73 cases and […]

Guy Dempsey, Jr.

Former Oxford resident Guy Dempsey, Jr., of Dallas, Texas passed away on April 2, 2020. Mr. Dempsey was born in Oxford to Guy and Melva (nee Robinson) Dempsey, and was a long time resident here until leaving to serve in the United States Marine Corps. In the Feb. 25, 1959 Oxford Leader, it was reported […]

Are You Open For Business? Let us know.

Are You Open For Business? Let us know.

What businesses are open in Oxford? It has been a tough two months for small businesses since the state was shut down after the COVID-19 stay home stay safe executive orders. Slowly, the Michigan governor is allowing some businesses to open. Just opening, however, isn’t enough. You have to let people know you are up […]

Monday Morning COVID Numbers: May 18, 2020

Sad to report another community resident lost their life due to COVID-19, this according to Oakland County’s COVID by ZIP website. This is the fourth such death in our ZIP code area of 48367, 48370 and 48371 since The Leader started its Monday morning tallies, on April 13.  The latest death was in the Oxford […]

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