Dancer’s dream to make it in New York

MATTHEW Precht, 18, is dancing for joy after being awarded a year-long tuition scholarship in classical ballet at the Joffrey Ballet School in New York. The boy from Bittern has also been invited to ...

Bottle shop hit – again

MORNINGTON Peninsula detectives are investigating another theft from a bottle shop in Hastings. This follows a similar incident in which a man also stole alcohol from a liquor store (“Bottle shop the...

Three break-ins

THREE aggravated burglaries in Mt Eliza on Saturday 18 May have detectives on the hunt for multiple offenders – or possibly the same one. Three sets of keys were stolen from a house in Attunga Way wh...

Bashed brothers may be charged

TWO brothers injured in an early-morning fracas in a Mornington car park earlier this month were arrested and interviewed by detectives last week. A 20-year-old Mt Martha man is expected to be charge...

Measles man visited Mornington

A MAN infected by measles twice attended family events at Mornington earlier this month. He visited the Mornington Hotel with family and friends, on the corner of Tanti Avenue, up until 2pm, Saturday...

Pats, snags and it’s collie heaven

TAILS were wagging and tongues lolling at a special fundraiser in Mornington last week. Social dog walking group Colliewobbles Rescue and Rehoming Australia held a sausage sizzle outside sponsor Best...

Students spread winter warmth

KEEPING warm over winter is a challenge for those less fortunate on the Mornington Peninsula so, to help them, leading Mt Eliza Primary School’s environmental team to collect 100 jackets and jumpers ...

Pier works a plus for boating and fishing

BOATERS, fishers and other recreational water users can look forward to safer and easier access at Rye Pier. Nepean MP Chris Brayne said the state government would spend $500,000 to restore the low-l...

Scam tree workers

ELDERLY residents in particular are being urged to avoid dealing with a company or staff representing M&M Greenworks Tree Services. A spate of government warnings about the company stemming from ...

Team sets its sights on Lospalos

FORMER Mornington Peninsula Shire councillors Tim Rodgers and Graham Pittock have been taking lessons in how to repair and fit spectacles. Rather than looking for a new career, the pair are part of a...