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Board of Elections changes voting procedures due to virus

By Lexi Scherzinger

March 13, 2020

The Butler County Board of Elections has made several changes to Election Day procedures in response to the ongoing spread of the COVID-19 virus.Recently classified by the World Health Organization as a pandemic, COVID-19 is disrupting elections, schools, universities, businesses and mo...

Entities combine efforts to educate students about 2020 census

By Paige Scott

March 13, 2020

The government wants to let you know that you count and to do that, you need to be counted.‍The federal census, taken every 10 years as called for in the U.S. Constitution, officially starts April 1, but postcards have alrea...

Aaron Bixler

March 12, 2020

Dororthy Ervin

March 12, 2020

Coronavirus causes abrupt changes to life in Oxford

By Oxford Observer Staff Report

March 12, 2020

The story of the coronavirus outbreak is evolving as fast as the virus is spreading.Even in a town such as Oxford, where no cases have been confirmed, the virus is changing life in unprecedented ways. Oxford Mayor Mike Smith and Ass...

Party officials work to get out the vote in the Ohio primary

By Lexi Scherzinger

February 28, 2020

With the March 17 Ohio Primary Election in less than three weeks, party leaders across Butler County are working overtime to get out the vote.Donald Daiker, regional co-chair of the Butler County Democratic Party and founder o...

Oxford officials discuss sustainability, economy and housing at their annual strategic retreat

By Halie Barger

February 7, 2020

Sustainability, economic development, housing for all, excellent service and "town and gown" relations were among the most popular topics at the city council and staff retreat Monday night. The Oxford City Council and city depa...

Oxford works to count all students for 2020 census

By Patrick Keck

January 24, 2020

This is the year of the federal census and Oxford wants to be sure every resident in the city gets counted, City Manager Douglas Elliott told city council this week. That means all college students who live in Oxford most of the y...

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