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Archbishop Zuppi rallies against “Free hand-outs”

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
Antonio Patuelli_President-ABI

Religious leaders attend Conference of Christian Entrepreneurs. Archbishop Matteo Zuppi criticized the proposal for citizenship income. In his usual politeness, the archbishop made it clear that the social doctrine of the Catholic Church contemplates the dignity of man through fulfilment as a person and not through subsidies. “What today serves the man,” explains the prelate, […]

2 Bolognese real life heroes

Monday, December 31st, 2018
Medal of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic

Morgantini & Mucci honoured by President Mattarella The two Bolognese were among 33 people honoured in the Quirinale by President Sergio Mattarella. One is the founder of the Cucine Popolari, and the other is the policeman who came to the aid of those during the huge firebomb on the bridge at Borgo Panigale. They put […]

Sexist cartoon published by the Comune

Saturday, December 29th, 2018
Sexist Comic Strip

Tourism councillor apologizes on Instagram It was obviously all made in jest – if you still belong to the bygone era of Benny Hill and the Carry-On troupe, but no one was laughing this time. As soon as he saw it, councillor for Culture and Tourism Matteo Lepore, immediately phoned for those responsible for its […]

City is overrun with mice

Monday, December 17th, 2018

Comune increases funds to eliminate rodents Thousands of specimens of rdents are taking control of the city according health experts. “It’s a phenomenon that we face with great care,” assures health councilor Giuliano Barigazzi, “so much so that this year we added 50,000 euros to the budget for the fight against rodents, rising to a […]

ASCOM to clean up Via Guerrazzi graffiti

Monday, December 17th, 2018
Graffiti on personal property

Proposal: ‘Adopt a street’ The General Director of CAAB, Alessandro Bonfiglioli, has called upon Bolognese business owners and entrepreneurs to adopt a street or piazza so that it can be cleaned and maintained properly. ASCOM request The association of businesses located in Strada Maggiore have returned to this theme after Bonfiglioli launched the challenge back […]

250,000 penalty points for traffic violations

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
Mandatory breath testing

Bolognese increasingly disorderly behind the wheel Bologna’s roads are increasingly more dangerous than ever. Speeding, ignoring red lights, use of mobile phones while driving and child seats not being fastened with safety belts. Even basic rules are being completely overlooked now. DANGER: The highest stat registered by Road Safety Education Observatory in 2017 relates to […]

17 schools to be demolished!

Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Municipality: “Adapting them to anti-seismic criteria would cost more than rebuilding them.” There are 13 gyms and 17 schools of which the Municipality is the owner, and little by little will have to be abandoned because, in terms of a cost and benefit assessment, they cannot be fully adapted to current anti-seismic standards. They must […]

Shop in Via Caduti di Cefalonia violates order of alcohol sale

Saturday, December 8th, 2018
Shuttered shop in Via Caduti di Cefalonia

Checks by the Municipal Police confirm problems of ‘urban safety’ Forced to shutter at 19 A commune communiqué states: “The Mayor Virginio Merola, has signed an ordinance that reduces the opening hours of a neighborhood shop located in Via Caduti di Cefalonia, in the heart of the historic center: from the time of notification, which […]

Piazza Grande celebrates 25 year anniversary

Friday, December 7th, 2018
First printed publication Piazza Grande Dec 1993

First publication hit the streets December 6th, 1993 After suspending its publication run in July, Piazza Grande, the first street newspaper in Italy, published by the association by the same name, will begin distribution again in the New Year. It has been completely updated with a new format and graphics, designed by Fabrizio Bonfiglio and […]

New fears of a pyromaniac in Mazzini

Saturday, December 1st, 2018
burnt out cars

Three more vehicles burnt behind Conad Only recently the presumed pyromaniac who had set fire to various vehicles in the Mazzini area had been stopped and arrested by the police. The 50-year-old man immediately confessed to his presumed crimes as the police knocked on his door. “I couldn’t help myself as I don’t really remember […]