Girl dies after crash

DETECTIVES from the Major Collision Investigation Unit are investigating a collision in Frankston, Thursday 13 July. A Kia Rio sedan travelling east on Cranbourne Rd, 9.40pm, was crossing Moorooduc H...

First ‘tech fest’

THE Mornington Peninsula and Frankston’s first entrepreneurship and technology festival starts on Friday with a business breakfast and a three-day “hackathon”. The event is a joint venture between th...

Craft beer the top brew

A CARRUM Downs brewery is now firmly on the map for drinkers seeking a top drop. The Dainton Family Brewery’s Cherrywood Smoked Baltic Porter was named Champion Australian Craft Beer at last week’s C...

Kindness of stranger eases the pain

A FALL from her bike last week proved painful for a Seaford woman – but the kindness shown by a complete stranger helped make her ordeal bearable. Rahni Mackie, 46, was riding with her dog alongside ...

Police boost patrols on Young Street

FRANKSTON police said Wednesday they would be upping their profile in works-besieged Young St and in surrounding streets and lanes. Station Commander Senior Sergeant Michael Lamb said increased foot ...

Power boat snatched and scratched

A 14.3-METRE luxury Riviera powerboat stolen from its mooring at Patterson Lakes, 10pm, Wednesday 5 July, was driven out onto Port Phillip Bay where it crashed into Seaford pier. Police investigating...

Car thefts a problem

THEFTS from cars continue to be a problem in Patterson Lakes and Chelsea Heights. In several instances, cars parked outside their owners’ homes at Patterson Lakes were broken into and glove boxes and...