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Friday, August 22, 2014

Janice Antonow

Oxford may cut proposed wage increase

To help balance the city budget, the Oxford Board of Aldermen is considering granting a 2.5 percent cost of living adjustment raise instead of the 3 percent given to city employees last year. (August 16, 2013, Page 1A)

City OKs parking garage site

After reviewing a report from consultant Lee Burch on two viable sites for a parking garage in downtown Oxford, members of the Downtown Parking Advisory Commission all agreed the best site for the new proposed garage is behind City Hall. (August 5, 2013, Page 1, 12)

Sunday beer sales proposed

While considering revamping city codes to allow cold beer and light wine sales in Oxford for the first time in 40 years appeared to be a progressive move for the Board of Aldermen, Alderman Janice Antonow gave the board more food — or beverage — for thought by suggesting the board also consider allowing off-site beer sales on Sundays. The board will consider their options during a public hearing scheduled for 6 p.m. Aug. 6. (July 24, 2013, Page 1A, 2A)

New aldermen ready to go

The Oxford Board of Aldermen and the mayor were sworn in Tuesday night before the regular meeting. (July 3, 2013, Page 1)

Letters to the Editor

Terry League writes about the historic Cedar Oaks home and the L.Q.C. Lamar House, suggesting that voters be polled to determine who should pay for the upkeep and operating expenses. (June 3, 2013, Page 4)

Traffic calming policy OK’d; put in place

The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved a new city Traffic Calming Policy that will allow neighborhoods to request traffic calming measures on their roads and overturned a decision by the Oxford Planning Commission and approved the site plan for The Domain, to be built on County Road 300, off Old Taylor Road. (April 17, 2013, Page 6)

Marriott Courtyard gets nod from aldermen

The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved taking steps to sell 4th Street, a short dead-end street, to the developer of a Marriott Courtyard on Tuesday. (April 17, 2013, Page 1, 16)

City wants to protect reserve officers

The Oxford Police Department is looking into ways to protect its reserve officers by providing bullet-proof vests. (March 6, 2013, Page 1, 10)

Planners OK Marriott plan

The Oxford Planning Commission approved the site plan for a Marriott Courtyard hotel on East Jackson Avenue near Fourth Street. (February 12, 2013, Page 1, 2)

Final three aldermen file for re-election

All seven aldermen and Mayor Pat Patterson have qualified to run in this summer’s election for another four-year term. (January 25, 2013, Page 2A)

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