Man dies in Baxter shooting

A 45-YEAR-OLD man arrested at the scene of a shooting fatality at Baxter on Saturday has been released pending further inquiries. He is believed to be known to the dead man. Homicide squad detectives...

Pensioner’s cash loss

A Safety Beach pensioner in her mid-80s is hoping someone will hand in a white CBA envelope containing $900 which she lost at the Dromana Hub shopping centre on Wednesday morning 13 September. Leadin...

Always Summertime for Anita Harris

THE works of US composers George and Ira Gershwin will get a working over from jazz singer Anita Harris and her band when she takes to the stage at Frankston Bowling Club on September 24. Harris, a p...

Estuary’s litter comes from far and wide

By Barry Morris LITTER from across Port Phillip as far away as Stonnington, Yarra and Boroondara local government areas and the suburb of Parkdale is ending up in Balcombe Estuary, a survey has found...

Two awards for townhouse

A MT MARTHA-based builder has won two Housing Industry Association awards for Best Townhouse/Villa Development and Townhouse of the Year. The awards were for two adjoining townhouses on the Esplanade...

Seawall work to start

WORKS to protect the ageing seawall at Mt Martha’s Craigie beach will begin this month. The 240-metre rock revetment will be built by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP), ...

Safety concerns end road chases

POLICE pursuits in Mornington and Mt Eliza last week were aborted over concerns for public safety. In one instance, police chased an unidentified car with stolen number plates driving west along Nepe...

Interstate chase snares pair

A MAN and a woman on the run following a home invasion in Langwarrin and liquor store robberies in Carrum Downs, Rye, Cranbourne, Berwick and Clyde were arrested in rural New South Wales last week af...

Fair change

Because of wet weather the venue for the community fair scheduled to be held this Sunday at Ferrero Reserve, Mt Martha has been moved to Mt Martha Primary School. The fair is being held to raise mone...

Dromana bike haul

TOP brand off-road cycles and clothing valued at more than $200,000 were stolen from a Dromana shop over the weekend. It is believed an offender broke into Chain Brain Bicycle Workshop, Boundary Rd, ...