One more chance – “next step is jail”

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A Teesdale man appeared in the Bacchus Marsh Magistrate’s court on Friday 11 October with a guilty plea to...

Letter to the Editor: Newcomers “will keep this area afloat”

Dear Editor, Ian McFarlane (Letters MN 15 Oct), your letter makes you sound like a sad, vindictive man. Seeking to blame others because progress has...

Surveying the safety

Following hundreds of road casualties in Moorabool within the last five years, Moorabool Shire Council is currently developing a Community Road Safety Strategy and...

Drug test turns positive

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A man who appeared in the Bacchus Marsh Magistrate’s court on Friday 11 October described his illegal behaviour as...

Students for sustainability

By Meg Kennedy A local primary school has made a small difference for sustainable energy. Over the last 12-months, senior students at Gordon Primary School have...

Letter to the Editor: Avenue of Honour plans ‘horrendously damaging’

Dear Sir/Madam, It was extremely disturbing to read ‘Marsh bypass still on the table’ (MN 24 Sept 2019). Back in 2008 VicRoads revealed plans for...

Royal acknowledgment

By Meg Kennedy A Bacchus Marsh resident received recognition at the 2019 Royal Melbourne Show for her tapestry works last month. Born locally, 86-year-old Alison Cumming...

100-years of living

By Meg Kennedy He cheekily replied that ‘he wouldn’t tell anyone’ where a 70-year old Darley Football club senior premiership flag had been hiding for...

For crying out loud

By Meg Kennedy The role of town crier dates back centuries. In Medieval Europe, town criers were the means of communication for notices such as proclamations...

Disengaged facilities

By Meg Kennedy It was one of former Woodlands Ward Councillor Pat Toohey's last advocations before his recent passing; but there are no signs the...