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 […]

Oxford kicks off mask drive

Oxford kicks off mask drive

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer Let’s dust off those sewing machines. Oxford Village President Joe Frost is encouraging folks to donate homemade surgical masks. With a national shortage of masks, folks are taking action by crafting homemade masks and donating spare N95 respirator masks. “These homemade masks could be used for other situations that […]

Free Food For Kids program suspended

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer After two weeks of continuing to feed kids after the schools closed, the Free Food for Kids program has been suspended. “I must give a tremendous shout-out and THANK YOU to our Nutrition Services staff who stepped up over the past two weeks working endless hours and putting forth […]

Peeking In The Past

10 Years Ago March 10, 2010 Building off last year’s highly successful performance of Annie, OHS proudly presents The Sound of Music for two weekends on March 18-20 and 25-27. A 58-year old Oxford Township resident used her inquisitive nature to thwart a phone scam involving a bogus Consumers Energy representative on March 4. OCC […]

Extra! Extra! Read all about it!

Good day to you, residents of the Oxford/Addison community!We hope you enjoy this “super” edition of your community newspaper, The Oxford Leader. What you are holding in your hands today is the 6,332nd edition of The Leader. This coming April, The Oxford Leader will be our community’s newspaper of record for 122 years. We have […]

John Kargetta, 86

Former Oxford resident John Edward Kargetta, born June 16, 1933 in Farmington, Michigan, passed away on November 14, 2019. He was 86 years old. Devoted Husband of Janet. Proud father of Ben (Ann) and John (Conchis). Proud grandfather of Robert and Emily. Loving brother of Edith. Preceded in death by brother William and sister Marion […]