Jeremy Venosta Ararat businesses say a reduction in penalty rates will help them remain open.
Ararat community members are in support of VicRoads Western Highway duplication plans.
Jeremy Venosta The latest photos from around the Ararat district this week.
Jeremy Venosta Breakfast clubs at Stawell and Ararat schools have grown recently thanks to government support.
Ararat has the chance to get healthier this April.
Melanie Whelan New music and arts festival Pitch's focus is to involve and give back to the community as much as possible
Jeremy Venosta A potential fire at Lake Bolac was quickly averted thanks to the town's Country Fire Authority crews.
Adam Hill Women's football needs to be embraced if it is going to be successful long-term.