Dead end on diesel spill

NEITHER the EPA nor Melbourne Water has been able to trace the source of a diesel leak in foreshore drains at Safety Beach and Dromana. Despite a four-month investigation in which booms were laid at ...

Shire to drown in fees, costs

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire Council is bracing for a “substantial administrative and enforcement obligation” when tough state government pool and spa regulations come into force early next year. The s...

‘Conti’ in new hands – again

A “LOCAL private developer” has bought Sorrento’s heritage-listed Continental Hotel after a two-month sales campaign by Colliers International. Vendor Julian Gerner on Friday would not disclose the b...

Dogs seized after alpacas mauled

TWO dogs seized over the mauling and killing of two pet alpacas at Fingal last week will have their fate decided by a magistrates’ court. Mornington Peninsula Shire’s environment protection manager J...

Mayor thanks Wynne for Kaufland veto decision

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire Council has written to planning minister Richard Wynne to personally thank him for “rejecting plans for an inappropriately-sited Kaufland supermarket proposal” at the gatew...

Search for Glyberia Skalistis continues

Peninsula residents have been called on for assistance to help locate missing woman Glyberia Skalistis after her car was located in Mornington. The 70-year-old Mount Waverley woman was last seen in S...

Man charged over Langwarrin death

Homicide Squad detectives have charged a man following the death of a child in Langwarrin on 2 September. Emergency services were called to an address in Potts Road about 4.10pm after reports that a ...

Dog mauls, kills pet alpacas

A FINGAL family suffered a devastating blow over the weekend when a dog mauled and killed their two pet alpacas. Sharon Richardson, who runs Harmony B&B in Placadena Road with her husband Jeremy,...

Police investigate Langwarrin toddler death

Police have arrested a man and a woman following the death of a child in Langwarrin this afternoon. Emergency services were called to an address in Potts Road about 4.10pm after reports that a child ...

Kaufland megastore rejected

THE state government has rejected the proposed giant Kaufland supermarket at the entrance to Mornington. Planning minister Richard Wynne last week ruled out the company’s bid to build a 4000 square m...