Oxford Observer

Construction on New Marshall Elementary School Delayed for Three Months

Rachel Berry

November 2, 2018

Tariffs on imported steel have raised the price on Talawanda School District’s new Marshall Elementary School and are contributing to at least a three-month delay in starting the project. The U.S.-imposed tariffs have increased...

Council Members Ask City to Consider Higher Starting Wages

Charis Whalen

November 2, 2018

Oxford City Council likely will endorse 2019 pay levels for city workers on Tuesday, but that will not likely be the end of discussion about beginning wages for part-timers. At least two members of council are interested in review...

MOON Has Been a Steady Force in Local, Sustainable Food

Caroline Roethlisberger

October 26, 2018

Nestled in a corner of the Tollgate Shopping Mall courtyard, the MOON Co-Op offers fresh produce, natural foods and healthy ready-to-eat meals from local producers to promote sustainable lifestyles. The idea for a convenient place for...

Unusually High Amounts of Rain Hurt Some Local Farmers

Patrick Keck

September 28, 2018

September has brought more than twice the usual rainfall to Oxford, soaking fields and leaving some local farmers unable to harvest their crops.According to The Weather Channel, Oxford averages about 2.8 inches of rain during S...

Electric Scooters Approved for Uptown Use Despite the Ban on Campus

Caroline Roethlisberger

September 28, 2018

A one-year electric scooter pilot program should begin in Oxford within the next 10 days, according to Jeremy Lynch, representative of Bird Rides Inc. The city has identified two parking spaces Uptown that will be reserved for ...

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