Murder charge after body find

MISSING Person Squad detectives have charged a 49-year-old man regarding the disappearance of Karen Rae. Ms Rae, 48, was last seen leaving her Adib Court home in Frankston North at about 7pm on 15 Ap...

Butt out is health message

PENINSULA Health has received an award for its Preventing Tobacco Use campaign as part of the Mornington Peninsula Junior Football League Goes Smoke Free project. The award was announced at the 2016 ...

Smartphones ‘fuel’ problem gamblers

THE popularity of smartphones has fuelled a rise in the number of problem gamblers who now have easy and instant access to online gambling sites, warns a Mornington peninsula counselling service. Alv...

Students learn sustainability skills

NARANGA School in Frankston has been recognised with a Victorian sustainability award for its innovative approach to rubbish. The school, which caters for students aged 5-18 with a mild intellectual ...

Rates cash back

SOME ratepayers have scored a rare win and will get money refunded by Frankston Council after an audit found Acacia Hill and Spring Hill Estate residents were overcharged for rates. Residents had ask...

Signs designed to be noticed

PROTESTERS fighting to protect Mt Eliza’s decommissioned Kunyung Rd reservoir from development are calling on South East Water to bow to the community’s wishes when deciding the future of the site. O...

Rates cap ‘is crazy’

A SUGGESTION to limit rate rises to 1.5 per cent annually in future led to much debate between Frankston councillors at the latest public council meeting after newly-elected councillor Lillian O’Conn...

Jailed over burglary

TWO men convicted over a vicious home invasion in Frankston in July last year have been given jail terms of eight and five years – sentences regarded as “appropriate” by detectives. Christopher Russe...

Brittain smashes another big ton

PROVINCIAL BAXTER’S Chris Brittain smashed his second big century in as many matches on Saturday as his side posted 7/363 against Crib Point. Brittain belted 10 sixes and nine fours in his massive kn...

Reds continue their domination

DISTRICT MT MARTHA has continued its domination in District cricket, already picking up the 12 points against Main Ridge. Main Ridge have been a major disappointment this season with high expectation...