Benjamin Baxter dead at 75 years

Compiled by Melissa Walsh WE are compelled to hold over a number of items of news till our next issue, owing to pressure on our space. *** MR Sheridan received the welcome news on Monday, by cable, f...

Algae tracking no bore

HAZARDOUS blue green algae in the Quiet Lakes at Patterson Lakes could become more prevalent if a plan by Melbourne Water to ease back monitoring goes ahead. Kingston Council has asked Environment Mi...

Survey rates councils

A LOCAL government community satisfaction survey has found most ratepayers believe their council is “doing a good job” but there is still room for improvement. The survey was carried out by the Depar...

Dolphins chase baseball coach

CHELSEA Baseball Club has put out the welcome mat for a new coach. It is seeking expressions of interest from a “suitably qualified, dedicated and experienced person” to fill the role as a playing or...

Rampage causes mayhem in Mentone

THREE youths on a rampage from Berwick to Mentone last week stole several cars, burgled houses and were involved in two hit-and-run crashes before being nabbed by Kingston detectives. A young woman d...

Could it be magic?

CHILDREN can explore magic, circus skills, theatre, drawing, and sculpture at Kingston Arts Centre’s school holiday creative workshops. The Creative Lounge program has an action-packed schedule featu...

Golf course fears to fore

MEMBERS of an Aspendale golf club fear its course could be sold off and carved up for residential development. Rossdale Golf Club general manager Tim Hanton wrote to club members in late June stating...