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By Tania Martin EMERALD residents have questioned the lack of warning from emergency services during a bushfire last month. On 31 January a fire broke out...

They’ve had it

By Tania MartinEMERALD traders are calling for more police on the beat following a spate of break-ins. They believe local youths are flouting the law...

Police to patrol traffic lights – Concerned that someone will be killed at this...

By Melissa MeehanPAKENHAM police will be paying particular attention to drivers on the Healesville – Kooweerup Road after complaints by local business owners that...

Village festival bounces back

The Upper Beaconsfield Village Festival has something for everyone.THE UPPER Beaconsfield Village Festival is back again on Saturday 20 February. The renowned Tower...

Fat cattle prices drop

ALL gains made last week at Baw Baw Livestock Exchange, Warragul, were taken back at the Fat Cattle Market on Wednesday. With a yarding...

Janelle finds her perfect match

By Kara IrvingIT’S not every day you hear about someone marrying the boy next door but that’s exactly what Janelle Lughetto did. When she...

Siren to go off again

By Tania MartinEMERALD residents have welcomed a CFA back flip over a decision to silence the town’s brigade siren. More than 600 people had signed...

Fresh look for farmers market

By Kara IrvingLOCAL residents will get a taste of the fresh new farmers market when it relaunches this month at Toomuc Recreation Reserve, Pakenham. Renowned...

Lavinia’s searchfor a cure

LAVINIA Martin wants to find a cure for type one diabetes. The Upper Beaconsfield eight-year-old, who was diagnosed as having the disease in...

Under the pump

By Melissa MeehanONE pipe down, about 6200 to go. The first of 84 kilometres of pipes that will deliver desalinated water to Melbourne from...

Crushed

State Opposition Leader Ted Baillieu discussed the hoon problem with local residents. From left, Gembrook Liberal Party candidate Brad Battin, By Jade LawtonLOCAL hoons...

Desal takes shape

By Melissa MeehanTHINGS are starting to take shape at the Wonthaggi Desalination Plant site, as the first pipes that will bring water from the...

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Toy gun sends school into lockdown

St Francis Xavier College in Beaconsfield was locked down Wednesday afternoon, 22 May, after a 15-year-old boy brought a toy gun onto the school...

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