Oxford Observer

Beech Street Building Total Loss after Fire

Halie Barger

November 30, 2018

The cause of the three-alarm fire that destroyed the Chunxi Kitchen restaurant in uptown Oxford Wednesday afternoon remained under investigation Friday by the Butler County Fire Investigation Team.The Oxford Fire Department report es...

Scooters Might Be Less Available During Wintry Weather

Peyton Gigante

November 23, 2018

With winter almost here, the fad of “Birding” around Oxford could possibly be flying south for the winter.  The safety concerns that come along with riding the Bird electric scooters (and their recently recalled competito...

Rumpke and Oxford Environmental Commission to Discuss Plans for Increased Recylcing

Chase Bailey

November 2, 2018

Oxford residents, already the most active recyclers in Butler County, could nearly quadruple their recycling capacity by the end of next year.At least, that’s what members of the Oxford Environmental Commission hope might be...

Incarceration Rates, Deadly Opioids Weighed in Issue 1

Tyler Pistor

October 26, 2018

Ohio Issue 1 proposes reducing penalties for some drug charges, reducing sentences for some drug felons and increasing funding for rehabilitation programs. The goals, supporters say, are to keep low-level drug users out of pr...

Public Health Preoccupies County Commission Candidates

Olivia Lewis

October 26, 2018

A single Butler County commissioner’s seat is on the Nov. 6 ballot. Democrat Dora Bronston wants it. Incumbent Cindy Carpenter, a Republican who is the board’s current president, wants to keep it for a fourth term.Carpenter beat West...

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