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BREAKING: Mitchell Shire stays in lockdown

Mitchell Shire will remain in lockdown, the Victorian Deputy Chief Officer announced on Sunday morning (Sep. 26). There had been hopes that the seven-day lockdown would come to a close at 11.59pm Sunday, as originally hoped. Deb Friedman, Deputy CHO, said that Mitchell risked incursions from nearby areas such as Hume municipality. She urged Mitchell

EARTHQUAKE: Significant 5.6 tremor across region

A significant earthquake was experienced across the region at approx. 9.15am on Wednesday (Sep. 22). The epicentre was located near Woods Point. The Siesmology Centre recorded a 5.3 magnitude. Some media outlets said 5.6. Jason Allan of Thornton said his house shook, and the tremor lasted about 20 seconds. Bev Johns at Kinglake West described

LOCAL PEOPLE, VIDEO: Tue., Sep. 21, 2021

Here’s what is happening, as reported in today’s Local People four-page section: • RFachael Maxwell Dean’s eulogy for Dot Jackson• Kobe Pallis is Strathbodie’s new Arts officer• The Mansfield Stadium will not be named after Alex Pullin• Ray Steyger writes his update from Rebel Park• Kirsten Alexander explains a $8261 penalty at Mansfield• Mitchell Shire

LOCAL PEOPLE. Mon., Sep. 20, 2021

The printing of our local newspapers is affected during COVID lockdown.We look forward to resuming regular print and online production of The Local Paper as soon as circumstances permit. In the meantime, please read our latest Local People four-page section for our Regional Edition.Monday, September 20, 2021

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