The Eels make history

The Pakenham Eels Rugby League club made history last Friday night, with its under-17 girls tag team claiming the club’s first ever premiership. There were three grand finals hosted by the Pakenham Eels on E. Gunton Oval at the Cardinia Recreation Reserve. While the North West Wolves claimed the women’s Tag premiership over the Altona […]

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Plague of potholes

Frustrated drivers could be waiting up to eight weeks for a patch on potholes that have opened up on the corner of Rix Road and Officer South Road, Officer. The potholes have opened up just past the roundabout at the busy intersection, which caters to dozens of trucks and buses throughout the day. Star News […]

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Cross-country custom cruise a dream come true

It’s a bucket list roadtrip of epic proportions. Later this month, Berwick Springs resident Dean Vannutini will cross the United States in his beloved hand-built 1934 Ford Coupe hot rod as part of The Hustle. Mr Vannutini designed The Hustle himself as a way to fulfil his dream of driving his own car through hot […]

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Pakenham pets dead within days

A number of family pets living within the same residential street have fallen dead – all within two weeks. Four cats and a dog within Blue Gum Court in Silver Gums Estate, Pakenham, have perished and their heartbroken owners want answers. In late June, Lauren Power’s cat Bailey suddenly went blind for an unknown reason. […]

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The most loyal son of them all

By sports editor Russell Bennett Just after 2pm on Saturday, as Ben Tivendale emerged from the home rooms at Starling Road, he was hit with the unavoidable truth – of just what he means to the Officer football community. The iconic, long-sleeved number 11 guernsey was the last to depart the rooms. Tivendale‚Äôs team mates, […]

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Junior Warriors shine at NJC

Competing at the National Junior Classic (NJC) is one of the most prestigious achievements for teams in Australian junior basketball. For the second year in a row, the Pakenham Warriors were represented at the NJC as their under-16 boys gave it their all at the invitation-only event over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend. Held at […]

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