Shots, fire at Baxter

DETECTIVES from the Armed Crime Squad are investigating a shooting and a car fire at Baxter, Thursday 2 July. Emergency services, including Hastings SES and Baxter and Somerville CFA crews, were call...

Fire investigated

POLICE wish to speak to two people in relation to a house fire. The fire, which has been labelled by police as “suspicious”, started at a Seaford home on 2 June. An image of two people (below), a man...

Fatal car crash

A WOMAN is dead after a car crash in Pearcedale on 27 June. The woman was a passenger in a blue Ford station wagon which was driving along Baxter-Tooradin Road. Police believe that car had been speed...

Performance for reconciliation effort

THE Frankston Arts Centre will host a free performance online this week. A Musical Reconciliation will be live streamed on Thursday, 9 July. The show is led by the group Spirit Lines, which features ...

Weed killer use stopped

USE of the herbicide glyphosate for weed control was phased out by council last week. From 1 July, the herbicide will no longer be used. Hand weeding, brush cutting, and mulching will be undertaken i...

Free parking period starts

FREE parking has been introduced in multiple areas around Frankston. From 1 July, parking is free for up to two hours in Playne Street, Cranbourne Road, Young Street East, or at the Mechanics Hall an...

New COVID-19 test site opens

A COVID screening clinic has opened at the Monash Peninsula campus. The drive through clinic opens each day from 8.30am – 4pm. Coronavirus testing is also offered and Frankston and Rosebud hosp...

Drug trafficking investigation

POLICE have charged ten people following an investigation into alleged gun and drug trafficking activity. On 23 June, police executed search warrants at a number of properties in the south-eastern su...

Bottle-o booze thieves

TWO offenders who stole alcohol from a bottle shop are wanted by police. At around 11am, 25 March, two people walked into a Patterson Lakes liquor store. They allegedly stole a 30 pack of Smirnoff Do...

Works on parks in full swing

TWO local park projects will be completed after receiving a funding boost from the state government. A new pocket park will be created in Moorabbin, and the off-leash dog area at Carrum’s Roy Dore Re...