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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 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»

Locked up

Ashley and Riley Smith watch Avery Sutter respond to Oakland County Sheriff's Deputy Charlie Soldwish telling her the only way out of jail is to sing and dance. They were enjoying the Springfield Plains ...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 5th
1824: James Merritt Ives, lithographer for Currier and Ives.
1853: Howard Pyle, writer and illustrator (The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood).
1870: Frank Norris, novelist (McTeague, The Octopus).
1887: Heitor Villa-Lobos, Brazillian composer.
1938: Lynn Margulis, biologist.
March 5th
in history
1946: In Fulton, Missouri, Winston Churchill tells a crowd that an iron curtain has descended on the Continent [of Europe].
1956: The U.S. Supreme Court affirms the ban on segregation in public schools in Brown vs. Board of Education.
1969: Gustav Heinemann is elected West German President.
1976: Britain gives up on the Ulster talks and decides to retain rule in Northern Ireland indefinitely.
1984: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that cities have the right to display the Nativity scene as part of their Christmas display.

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