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Jean-Francois Rupp, Greg Aplin and Doug Aplin celebrate the victory on Saturday evening. 136957 Picture: ADAM WILSON
MP back to work
Hospital tops long list of new projects… A NEW emergency department for Albury Hospital, a multi-purpose hall for James Fallon High School,... Read More »
St Mary's Church sacristy was damaged by a suspicious fire early this morning. 137103 Picture: CAM LUCADOU-WELLS
Church blaze suspicious: police
UPDATE 1.11pm Police are still treating the St Mary’s church fire between 2am-3am this morning as suspicious. Det Sen Const Nicholas Hayes, of G... Read More »
Ron Wiss, left, and James Merlino unveil the plaque.  136441_02
Melba ready to shine
MELBA Support Service has held an upbeat grand opening to celebrate its relocation to Swinburne University’s former Lilydale campus. Amid much f... Read More »
James Fewster and Carol Gallagher in front of a pile they say contains burnt belongings after their 2013 demolition. Picture: JESSE GRAHAM
‘No’ to knock-down deal
A BADGER Creek couple have refused a debt-reduction deal from the council after alleging contractors stole and burnt belongings in a 2013 demolition. ... Read More »
Taylah Tahi has not been seen since she was dropped off at the Pakenham Railway Station before school on Wednesday 25 March.
Concern for missing teen
POLICE are searching for a 15-year-old Pakenham girl who has been missing for almost a week. Taylah Tahi, who goes by the name of ‘Turtle’ was... Read More »
Carol Friday, and her son Greig, perished in last week's plane crash in the French Alps that claimed the lives of all 150 passengers and crew on board the Germanwings flight. Carol worked as a registered nurse for the City of Casey.
Air crash tributes
Messages of condolence for victim of airliner disaster… Tributes have flowed in to the News for the Casey nurse who died in last week’s pl... Read More »
Top model Erin
MOVE over Miranda Kerr, there’s a new girl on the block. Thirteen-year-old Killarney school girl Erin Lloyd has just taken the first major step ... Read More »
After 33 years as a teacher and principal throughout Melbourne's south-east, Fountain Gate Secondary College Principal Vicki Walters is walking into retirement with a smile on her face and a head full of cherished memories. 136708 Picture: STEWART CHAMBERS
A class act
AFTER 33 years as a teacher and principal – 13 at the helm of Fountain Gate Secondary College – Vicki Walters is calling it a day. Tom... Read More »