Beaches to be tracked, renewed

BEACHES and foreshores along Port Phillip Bay will be monitored for signs of erosion and renourished as part of a $4.8 million state government project. The Protection of Port Phillip Beaches and For...

Couple’s crime spree all pain, no gain

A FRANKSTON couple allegedly went on a senseless crime spree over the Christmas period – with little to show for it except extensive damage to shops and service stations and their upcoming day in cou...

New wave baffles calm creek flow

RECREATIONAL boaters and anglers will benefit from new wave baffles at the mouth of Mordialloc Creek. Mordialloc Labor MP Tim Richardson and Ports Minister Luke Donnellan visited the creek this week ...

Height limit change shock

THE centre of Mentone could be opened up to high-rise development after the state government made a surprise last-minute amendment to Kingston Council’s Mentone Activity Centre Structure Plan backed ...

Answers awaited on siege, stabbing death

UPDATE (21 December 2015): A 46-year-old Frankston man, who remains under police guard in hospital, has been charged with one count of murder and remanded to appear in Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on...

Dead man ‘never lived at house’

HOMICIDE Squad detectives continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a Hastings man in Frankston on Friday 11 December (‘Intruder killed chasing woman’, The Times 14/12/15). P...

Taxis takeover end of an era

THE independent Frankston Taxis business has been bought out by major taxi operator Silver Top Taxis for an undisclosed sum. The takeover, approved by the ACCC and made official last Monday, ends 65 ...