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  • True Foods starts latest line

    The first products are expected to start rolling off True Foods’ giant new $3.5 million production line this week. The $3.5 million line, the biggest of its type in the world, and the only one of its type in the southern hemisphere, arrived at the O’Halloran Drive factory over the past few weeks. “It’s 138 […]

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  • Power out across town

    Storms across the region plunged Melbourne Cup day into darkness for more than 1500 homes across Maryborough. As people gathered around their televisions to watch the race that stops the nation, lightning struck powerlines in Maryborough. Powercor spokesman Drew Douglas said the outage in Maryborough began at 2.31 pm on Tuesday — not long before […]

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  • New flood plan for Dunolly

    Plans will be set in place to safeguard Dunolly from flooding with a $156,750 boost from the state government. Announced by Water Minister Peter Walsh in Dunolly yesterday, the flood management plan is the latest in a series of nine to be given the green light by the Baillieu Government in the wake of the […]

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  • Cr Rinaldi to lead in 16th year on council

    Central Goldfields Shire has a new mayor. Maryborough ward councillor Barry Rinaldi will lead the council for 2012-13, following the recent local government elections. It will be the Maryborough businessman’s third term as mayor after previously holding the position in consecutive years in 1999-2000 and 2000-01. “I have a burning desire to participate in the […]

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  • Lucky escape from crash

    Police say it’s lucky someone wasn’t killed after a car was ripped in two following an horrific road accident at Eddington late Sunday afternoon. A 22-year-old man from Maryborough was transported to The Alfred by air ambulance helicopter and two other people were conveyed by road ambulance to Bendigo after the two car collision on […]

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  • Bright spark for park

    A campaign to improve lighting at Dunolly’s Deledio Park has received some strong backing, with Federal Member for Wannon, Dan Tehan throwing his support behind the project. Mr Tehan met with members of the Dunolly Recreation Reserve Committee at Deledio Park last week to get a first-hand look at the current lighting set-up as part […]

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  • Jobs boost for area

    Up to 32 new jobs could be created in the Carisbrook area thanks to a $350,000 state government grant. The Victorian Business Flood Recovery Fund grant has enabled two local businesses — Mortlock Hydroponics and Centre State Asphalting — to expand their local operations and boost employment opportunities. Visiting Mortlock Hydroponics’ $4.1 million Carisbrook expansion […]

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  • Mechanic for city aerodrome

    Maryborough’s aerodrome is expected to have a new permanent licenced aircraft maintenance engineer on site by the new year. Transaero is currently based at Penfield Airfield in the Macedon Ranges near Sunbury, but the business’s owner-operators, husband and wife team Rob Scott and Kim Skyring have told The Advertiser the business plans to relocate its […]

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  • Leadlight is returned

    Some of Maryborough’s most eye-catching central heritage features have been resurrected. The historic leadlight windows of Marybrough’s original Williams’ Building on the corner of Nolan and High streets have long been a colourful feature of the streetscape. But when the town’s new Telstra dealer moved in and started setting up shop, a section of the […]

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  • Two new faces

    Two Central Goldfields Shire councillor seats have toppled, to be filled by new incumbents following the local government elections at the weekend. High profile councillor for Paddys Ranges ward, Cr Chris Meddows-Taylor has lost his spot, by a narrow margin, to Maryborough businessman John Van Beveren. The other big change is the loss of Maryborough […]

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