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Hope Closet Collection Point at Oxford Public Library

Occurring Daily Through Tuesday, March 31, 2015.
Hope Closet is a non-profit organization that accepts donated, used (but must be dry cleaned/no stains/no

Oxford Public Library Teen M.U.T. Lab Lock-In

Date: Friday, March 13, 2015
If you are in 6th -12th grade, come to the Make-It, Use-It, Try-It Lab after hours, in the Teen department

Michigan Basset Rescue Picnic

Date: Saturday, May 16, 2015
Michigan Basset Rescue will have their annual fundraising Picnic hosting a dog costume contest, dog

Michigan Basset Rescue Waddle

Date: Sunday, May 17, 2015
The Michigan Basset Rescue will have their annual parade of hounds to raise money for their rescue.

Storytime with Miss April

Occurring Each Thursday Beginning Thursday, March 05, 2015 Through Thursday, March 26, 2015.
Come on out to enjoy a special hour of storytelling, snacks and crafts with Miss April. No registration

Recent Letters

A word of advice: don’t go to Royal Oak!

I'm sorry Mr Rush had such an awful time in Royal Oak, where I have lived the past twenty years. I'm ...more»
Adam Bernard | Mar 01

A word of advice: don’t go to Royal Oak!

To whomever oversees Sherman Publications: Don "Don't Rush" Rush was sure in a hurry to make a complete ...more»
A Long Term Resident of Royal Oak | Feb 27

A word of advice: don’t go to Royal Oak!

Dear Editor: I just wanted to say that I think its in poor taste for Mr. Rush to trash Royal Oak over ...more»
Sue | Feb 27

Recent Deaths

Michael McQuater

2015-02-28
Michael McQuater; of Oxford Township, passed away February 28, 2015; at the age of 63. Mike is the father of Jon Paul Evans ...more»

William Keith Middleton

2015-02-27
Middleton, William Keith; born November 1, 1939; entered the realm of God’s glory February 27, 2015. Bill is survived by ...more»

Ruth Ann McFadden Sherrick

2015-02-25
Ruth Anne McFadden Sherrick, 75, passed away on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 in Goldsboro, North Carolina surrounded by her loving ...more»

Fishing on the ice

Cold temperatures and record breaking wind chills did not stop a trio of friends from fishing on the Mill Pond. "We are just enjoying our day off by fishing on the Mill Pond," said Kevin and Jennifer ...more»

Fire hits horse farm again, destroys hay equipment

For the second time in six years, a horse farm in northern Oxford Township was the victim of a destructive fire. Ginny Benson, owner of Sassafras Farms at 3270 Barber Rd., just north of Oakwood Rd....more»

Village residents demand a vote on sewers

Ortonville-Village residents— at least the majority of the ones present at a standing room only village council meeting on Monday— want a vote on sewers. "A decision this large, the only honorable ...more»

Orion’s Phragmite Control Ordinance to be the first in Oakland County

By Meg Peters Review Co-Editor Orion Township is the first municipality in Oakland County to develop an ordinance strictly to control the growth of phragmites, an invasive plant species torturing both ...more»
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Born March 4th
1901: Charles Goren, world expert on the game of bridge.
1904: Ding Ling, Chinese writer and women's rights activist.
1928: Alan Sillitoe, novelist (Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner).
1932: Miriam Makeba, South African singer.
1934: Jane Goodall, British anthropologist, known for her work with African chimpanzees.
March 4th
in history
1952: North Korea accuses the United nations of using germ warfare.
1963: Six people get the death sentence in Paris plotting to kill President Charles de Gaulle.
1970: Fifty-seven people are killed as the French submarine Eurydice sinks in the Mediterranean Sea.
1975: Queen Elizabeth knights Charlie Chaplin.
1987: President Reagan takes full responsibility for the Iran-Contra affair in a national address.

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