New substation commander has “Open Door” policy

There’s a new face in Addison Township – Sgt. Pete Burkett, of the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, has taken command of the Addison Township Substation. “I’m very excited to serve the community here,” said Burkett. “I enjoy working in a rural area. I live in a small area myself, I was a patrolman and detective […]

Shoe boxes full of Christmas cheer

Over the past three weeks, students at Oxford Middle School collected 442 shoe boxes filled to the brim with gifts for needy children as a part of the school’s annual participation in Operation Christmas Child. “This is a good community service project for the kids to do,” said co-organizer and Life Skills Teacher Sarah Clark. […]

Delano’s Diner opens at Leonard Elementary

Seasonally beautiful decorations, incredible food and top of the line service from a unique staff are the highlights of the new eatery in town – Delano’s Diner located in Leonard Elementary School. “The service was spectacular,” praised one patron. “I’ve never received such a great meal so quickly.” “This was just a fabulous lunch,” gushed […]

Church offers hangout for Oxford teens

Tired of doing the same thing weekend after weekend? Looking for somewhere to meet old friends and maybe make some new ones? Then you need to check out the Unplugged Cafe in the Youth Hall-New Life Chapel at Christ the King Church. Unplugged Cafe is the newest teen hangout in Oxford geared towards providing high […]

80-year-old ring returned to owner

Oxford resident Lisa Brinker was simply devastated after she found her 80-year-old platinum and diamond heirloom wedding set not in its usual place – on her ring finger. “I had been to a number of places throughout the afternoon,” she said. “I noticed the ring was missing later after the kids got home from school.” […]

DNR says no new ordinances needed for Stringy Lakes

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has decided that no new ordinances are needed for the regulation of boating on Tan Lake, Long Lake, Clear Lake, Cedar Lake and Squaw Lake, more commonly known as the “Stringy Lakes” in Oxford Township. After a public hearing on Sept. 16 and the investigation of area safety […]

Local high school band competes at Clutch Cargos

A local high school rock band has begun the long and arduous journey on the path to stardom – well, maybe not stardom yet, but at least to Clutch Cargos where they performed in a Battle of the Bands on Nov. 23 in front of more than 600 people. False Start – featuring Phillip Popp, […]

Becoming a mountain man

If 2002 Oxford High School graduate Kai Schmidt could turn back time and hike over 100 miles in 28 days all over again, what would he do differently? Weight lift, weight lift, weight lift. “My pack weighed about 74 pounds when we left to begin hiking and about 13 pounds of that was food,” said […]

Women’s health main focus of new doctor’s office

Women in Oxford now have a new choice for their personal health care through Drs. Donald Bradley, M.D., FACOG, PLLC, and Tammy Birbeck, D.O. Bradley and Birbeck have opened Women’s Spectrum Health right in downtown Oxford to assist area women of all ages with a full range of services including obstetrics and gynecology. “We are […]

Oxford volleyball ready to hit the court with new coach

There’s a new face hanging out with the Oxford Varsity Volleyball team this season: new Head Coach Kristi McDevitt. McDevitt, who coached the Oxford JV Volleyball team last season, stepped in to replace coach Lori Campbell, who has been coaching for more than 20 years and decided to retire after last season. “I’m excited to […]

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