Mr Williams declares his cow to be disease free

TO All Whom It May Concern. I WILLIAM WILLIAMS, of “Rupertstan”, Langwarrin, desire to inform the Cattle Buyers of this district that a Cow, forming one of my well known Jersey herd, was, in December...

Fire crew mops up ‘almighty mess’

DIRTY dogs don’t come cheap if the mess caused by one large canine in Mornington is any example. Empire Walk retailer Lindy Clark was so appalled by the large, smelly dump outside her shop that she c...

Moonah from both sides

A PICTURE-perfect Red Hill day set the scene for the announcement of the 2019 Montalto Sculpture Prize winner: Moonah by Kylie Stillman (above).  Montalto owners, the Mitchell family, were joine...

Gumtree sale gone wrong

A 24 YEAR old Frankston man was arrested in Hastings on 11 March after a series of alleged car thefts. Frankston Crime Investigation Unit Detective Sergeant Luke Holmes said the man had been “prolifi...

Drug busts on the nightshift

SOMERVILLE Highway Patrol nightshift had a busy time Wednesday 13 March pulling over five drivers with drugs in their systems. One had his car impounded. Leading Senior Constable Greg Wolfe said thos...

Developer’s $5000 for ‘overhang’

Mornington Peninsula Shire has agreed to a developer paying $5000 for a thin strip of land overhung by a first-floor balcony. The balcony is part of a three-storey building on the Esplanade, Morningt...

Trio rescued from bay

THREE men off Carrum were lucky a boat was passing when their five-metre Devil Cat sank one kilometre from shore, Sunday 10 March. Water was flooding both hulls and the boat was almost under when the...

Labor powers up for Baxter train

Labor candidate for Flinders, Joshua Sinclair, has moved quickly to climb aboard the electrification of the rail line to Baxter project. With the results of a $3 million federal government-financed b...

Busy big dry for Rye firefighters

IT’S been an “extraordinarily busy” start to 2019 for members of the Rye CFA – and especially the 16 firefighters who have spent more than 650 hours fighting fires and saving homes outside the Rye ar...