Oxford Observer

Oxford Residents Still Have Pool-Related Questions

By ShelFrieszell

October 12, 2018

On Oct. 11, dozens of Oxford residents gathered at a public information session about the city’s new aquatic center. They asked questions about access and transportation to the $4.35 million facility at Oxford Community Park, as...

Civil Rights Commission Might Discuss School Bullying Incident Related to Race

By Rachel Berry

October 5, 2018

Walking down the hallway at Talawanda Middle School last spring, a sixth-grade boy was slapped on the back of the head and called stupid.“I’m not stupid,” he said as he walked away.The other boy responded by hitting him o...

City Council, Miami ASG Support Transportation Sharing

By Caroline Roethlisberger

September 21, 2018

Oxford City Council and Miami University’s Associated Student Government (ASG) are united in support of bringing a bike- and scooter-sharing program to the city, despite a university policy prohibiting use of electric scooters on...

Council to Consider Zoning Change for Airbnb-style Rentals

By Peyton Gigante and Lauren Snyder

September 14, 2018

On Tuesday the Oxford Planning Commission approved a proposal for deregulating short-term rentals, such as those found at the popular vacation rental website Airbnb. The proposal now goes to City Council, which is scheduled to...

First Branding Committee Meeting ‘Productive’

By Halie Barger

September 14, 2018

The Talawanda School District’s study of whether or not its “Brave” mascot should be changed is in the hands of a committee intentionally comprised of members in support of and opposed to such a change.The branding committee...

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