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Sunday, October 20, 2019

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OUT NOW ONLINE. Latest Issue: Wed., Oct. 9, 2019

The Local Paper issue for this week is available now online. https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy191009z Unfortunately, there will be no PRINT issue of The Local Paper this week. Editor Ash Long was taken by ambulance to the Austin Hospital, and discharged at 1.30am Wednesday (too late to print the newspaper). Accounts for all advertisers and subscribers will be credited

Maroondah Hwy re-opens

The Maroondah Highway is now open (Tues., Oct. 8) between Healesville and Narbethong, through the ‘Black Spur’ after earlier emergency tree works. The Department of Transport thanks drivers for their patience.

Black Spur to close, 7am-7pm Tuesday

The Maroondah Highway will close between Healesville and Narbethong, through the ‘Black Spur’, for emergency tree works on Tuesday (Oct. 8). During the works, from 7am to 7pm, signed detours will be in place via the Melba and Goulburn Valley highways through Yea and Alexandra. This is a significant detour that could add more than

Latest SDCA scores

Round 1 of the Seymour District Cricket Association was played on Saturday (Oct. 5). A-GRADE Seymour 138 H Gawne 32 L Beattie 3/37 C Armstrong 2/14 L Smith 2/18 M Steiner 2/25 def by Yea Tigers 8/182(cc) C Armstrong 74 N Beattie 59 R Akers 25 L Drummond 3/15 H Gawne 2/32 D McLarty 2/36

Helen Haines to visit Kinglake

Indi MHR Helen Haines will be in Kinglake on Monday (Sept. 30) to attend the National Police Remembrance Day Service being held from 11am-12.30pm at St Peter’s WWI Memorial Church, Cnr Bald Spur and Whittlesea-Kinglake Rd, Kinglake Dr Haines will also visit Ellimatta Youth, 94 Whittlesea-Kinglake Rd, Kinglake, at approx. 12.45pm.

Council names services providers

Murrindindi Shire Council has this week announced the outside organisations that will deliver aged and disability services to local residents from January 1. Not-for-profit providers Nexus Primary Health and Menzies Support Services will Mayor Cr Sandice Mc-Aulay said that this decision has come at the end of a long process of consultation and discussion with

After 20 years, dwelling proposed at Buxton

Mrs G. Morris of 115 Dyes Lane, Buxton, is applying to the Murrindindi Shire Council meeting on Wednesday (Sept. 25) to build a dwelling on the property. A dwelling commenced on the land under a building and planning permit more than 20 years ago, but was never completed. An objection has been received by the

Ex-Yea priest named as rapist in press report

The rape conviction in 2007 of the late Fr Terry Pidoto, a former priest at Sacred Heart Church in Yea, is highlighted today (Wed., Sept. 18) by The Age newspaper. “One Melbourne man will claim in a court filing this week being taken to Corpus Christi’s Glen Waverley campus around 1972 by Father Terrence Pidoto

150th anniversary meeting at Alexandra

The Alexandra Edward Lodge held its 150th anniversary meeting at the Alexandra Masonic Centre on Thursday (Aug. 15). The evening was well attended by 48 members and guests, for a short history of the origins of the Lodge, including a brief biography of three founding members, presented by local historian Alan Layton. Amongst the guests

Stalking laws prohibit references

Stalking is unwanted behaviour from one person towards another person. Stalking laws prohibit publishing on the Internet or by an e-mail or other electronic communication to any person a statement or other material relating to the victim or any other person. The victim need not be named in the internet posts for an offence to

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