Cruel end for ‘puppies’ of the sea

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to stop the mostly hidden killing and maiming of a group of fish known as smooth rays. The rays are rarely sought after for food but are often killed so they won’t waste ...

Chance for say on city’s plan, spending

FRANKSTON mayor Cr Brian Cunial says the council’s draft 2017-18 budget and five-year council plan “overcome impediments caused by the state government’s rate capping to deliver services and capital ...

Thieves show a touch of class

BURGLARS stole up to $50,000 in cash, designer clothes, handbags, jewellery and a safe from a Patterson Lakes house, sometime between Friday 24 March and Sunday 26 March. Also taken was wine from the...

Customer cuts up rough

A SALES assistant at a Mordialloc supermarket was abused and then sprayed on the arm by a customer whose bag she had been asked to inspect, 11.43am, Thursday 6 April. Police were told the 17-year-old...

Pet, record players stolen

THIEVES kicked in the front door of a Chelsea unit and attacked the occupant with a baseball bat, 4.15am, Sunday 9 April. They then stole two record player turntables and the man’s 18-week-old puppy ...

Work starts on CFA’s new home

EDITHVALE’S new CFA station is a step closer after Emergency Services Minister James Merlino took a sledgehammer to the old fire station yesterday (Tuesday 11 April). He and Mordialloc MP Tim Richard...

Assault on train

POLICE are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a person on a Frankston line train on Friday 24 February. The man boarded at Flinders St and sat next to the victim when a seat became available....

Death of Peninsula Grammar head

FORMER Peninsula Grammar headmaster Harry Alexander Macdonald, passed away on 3 April at the age of 86. Mr Macdonald was the second headmaster at Peninsula and led the school for almost 20 years (197...