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Mount Evelyn’s local road names and their history

Mount Evelyn acquired a stock of local names from the early years of European settlement. People referred to a location by the selector’s name,...

CARTOON: Welcoming winter

The first week of June certainly let us know winter was here, with freezing temperatures, snow and unstoppable rain.

CARTOON: The election is over

This week's cartoon reflected on the Federal election, a result some may have been happy with, others not so much.

Safe exercise is the best medicine for osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a major cause of chronic pain, disability and activity limitation in modern Australia. According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare,...

Well played production at 1812

The 1812 Theatre’s May production was the American comedy Till Beth Do Us Part. A comedy touching on fast and enjoyed by the opening night...

Why Voices of Casey fell short

In the aftermath of the federal election, one of the biggest stories was the elevation of community-driven independent candidates to Parliament. 12 independent candidates were...

The history of Lillydale’s boy bushranger

Community and family historians lead interesting lives as they can readily escape the drama of the world around them and through their research travel...

High standard performance at Lilydale

Lilydale Athenaeum Theatre’s May production was Terence Rattigan’s The Deep Blue Sea. The play is about one day in the lives of Hester Collyer, her...

CARTOON: expensive insurance

Danny Zemp has this week commented on the insurance price hike expected with lots of properties now at risk of being uninsurable in the...

State’s cut to health will hurt

Last week the State Budget was handed down, and unfortunately it represents a troubling picture for our economy and completely ignores our local community....

CARTOON: Interest rates come knocking

With the rise in interest rates announced last week, the conversation has been on everyone's doorstep, whether they like it or not. Danny Zemp...

CARTOON: Happy Mother’s Day

This week's cartoon goes out to all the mothers, grandmothers, step-mothers, fathers who play mum and families who have lost a mother, to say...

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Melbourne Water conducting water release for Yarra River

Melbourne Water will deliver an autumn high release of approximately 6.2 GL of water for the environment to the Yarra River commencing on Wednesday...