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Archives for December 2019

Unplanned power outages

Unplanned electricity outages started the day on New Year’s Eve for 1701 customers in Murrindindi Shire, says Ausnet. Areas affected include Alexandra, Cathkin, Ghin Ghin, Gobur, Kanumbra, Kilingworth, Koriella, Merton, Molesworth, Whanregarwen, Yarck and Yea. Alexandra area power customers appear to have had electricity restored at 5.15am. Ausner predicts restoration times of 8am and 10am

$99 Whole-Year Ad Deal

You can have an entire year’s advertising in The Local Paper and Melbourne Observer newspapers for a total once-only payment of $99. You get a 30-word text ad (black-and-white) in each of 45 issues in 2020 (Feb.5-Dec. 16, except Easter Wednesday). You can change the content of your ads as often as you like, at

Death Notice: Mrs Phyllis Gill

GILL – Phyllis Ethel 23/04/1930 – 10/12/2019 Loved wife of Bill (dec). Loved mother of Graeme and Marcia, Trevor and Diane, Malcolm and Liz (dec) and Vivian, Jeanette and Roy and Andrew and Cynthia. Loved grandmother and great grandmother. At rest with her Lord. Interred Alexandra Cemetery following a service of Celebration and Thanksgiving on

Whittlesea CEO Simon Overland sacked

Whittlesea Council last night (Tuesday) voted to terminate its contract with Chief Executive Officer Simon Overland during a closed meeting. Acting CEO Kelvin Spiller, who was appointed at a Special Council Meeting on Saturday November 23, will remain in the role. “As Acting CEO of this organisation my number one focus is on supporting our

Council rejects M’dindi hotel complex proposal

Here is a next-morning 2400-word report, with double-page photo spread, after the Murrindindi Council special meeting, refusing the planning permit for a hotel complex at 707 Murrindindi Rd. Murrindindi Shire Council voted unanimously to reject the granting of a planning permit for a hotel and restaurant complex at 707 Murrindindi Rd, Murrindindi. The special Council

Publishing arrangements

The final 2019 issue of The Local Paper will be published on Wednesday, December 11, 2019. This is one week earlier than previously advised. Deadline for editorial and advertising material is 5pm Friday (Dec. 6), unless other arrangements are in place. Advertising schedules/billing will be adjusted accordingly. The first 2020 issue of The Local Paper

Yea Tigers to chase 150

Within the next few seconds, Kilmore A-Grade opening batsman Ashley Lovick will be caught out for a duck by Yea’sDamon Malcolm, with a ball bowled by Tigers captain Marc Steiner. Photo: Ash Long. A-GRADE Results. Saturdays, November 30 and December 7. Yea Tigers 0/19 v Kilmore 150 B Dawson 52 CA Dennehy 39* M Steiner