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Transport and trucks top the issues

In the leadup to the City of Maribyrnong Council elections, Star will cover in brief the platforms of each of the candidates in the...

‘Open fire

By Christine de KockMARIBYRNONG City councillors were unanimous that the gloves had to come off in future discussions with the Port of Melbourne Authority. Councillors...

Fume shock

By Candice Boyle RESIDENTS living in areas affected by heavy truck traffic are almost three times more likely to suffer with asthma than residents in...

In the

By Candice BoyleWHAT do you get when you cross a ukulele player and an artist with a preference for Textas? The answer: this month’s...

Council push for school

THE State Education Department will be asked to assess the possibility of building a public secondary school in the southern end of the City...

New skills are child’s play

PROFESSIONALS in the childhood sector recently attended a conference organised by the Maribyrnong City Council to improve industry practises. About 80 participants took part in...

Cleanup plan for laneways

By Candice BoyleDISCARDED syringes, poor lighting and rubbish are stopping residents from fully utilising almost 350 laneways in the City of Maribyrnong, according to...

Young talent to get a showing

By Candice BoyleFOOTSCRAY North Primary School is ensuring the city will continue to be known for art by fostering the talent of tomorrow’s artists...

Driver opens fire on two men

A MAN in a black Mercedes shot at two men in Duke St, Braybrook, about 2am last Thursday. An Essendon man, 33, was sitting ...

Owners warned

By Christine de Kock DOG owners are warned they should keep their pets under control after a small dog was fatally mauled in an attack...

Safety message

A SHORT road safety film, due to be released later this year, is on track to deliver an important message thanks to the fresh...

Burglary risk ‘no alarm’

By Christine de KockBRAYBROOK might be listed fourth on the list of burglary hot spots in Victoria, but Footscray police says it not a...

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