Monthly Archives: March 2008

Don’t F*#k with the Chuck…Norris Park.

The above story, as covered in this article from the Border Mail over the weekend has made international news after a local clown (obviously one with access to professional sign writing and laser cutting equipment) re-named the sleepy housing estate after … Continue reading

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Why Dean Street isn’t Lygon.

Hard on the heels of the debate surrounding the on-street trading license of Sweetheart’s pizzeria comes this report in the Border Mail confirming that the comparative merits and potential perils of late night eateries in Dean Street are well and … Continue reading

Posted in Albury, Council, Editorial | 9 Comments

Missing Toddler’s Remains Found.

Police believe they may have discovered the remains of missing Myrtleford toddler Daniel Thomas. The discovery of bones was made by dogs in the backyard of a house in Lawrence Street Myrtleford, a house once rented by the boy’s mother Donna.

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Green beer and pavement pizza.

Saint Patrick’s day is here again and celebrations on the border have included the traditional “green” theme, green attire, green beer, green hair, green body paint. Leprechaun costumes and four leaved clovers were the order of the day. St. Patrick’s day … Continue reading

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Isn’t Wodonga overdue a new identifying icon?

No I’m not talking about the war memorial, I’m talking about the aging concrete, gunmetal grey monstrosity detracting from it in the background. Yes it’s been there a long time, yes it’s “distinctive” (distinctively hideous in my opinion) and it’s certainly … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial, Lifestyle, Wodonga | 10 Comments

March heatwave continues.

Our unseasonal March swelter shows no signs of abating with the bureau of meteorology predicting another week of consecutive days the mercury will hit thirty degrees. In a week of searing temperatures, border residents have been trying to escape the … Continue reading

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Macdonald’s Farm? GM “Genie” out of the bottle in NSW.

The Office for the Minister for Primary Industry, Ian Macdonald has advised today that the Minister will be approving Genetically Modified (GM) Canola for commercial use in NSW. The move has been slammed by NSW Greens MP Ian Cohen. “The … Continue reading

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