“Bureaucracy stopping disabled projects”

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
Stefano Fusconi

Approx 21,000 disabled in the city According to the Comune’s Disability Manager Egidio Sosio, many of the disability projects around the city are stalled due to bureaucratic processes. The work to create access on to the Piazza Maggiore Crescentone (the raised platform in the middle) has been kicked back and forth for two years between […]

Numbers of non-vaccinated babies worries Comune

Monday, August 27th, 2018

Mayor’s office sends out 300 letters against not being immunized The Comune has taken the unprecedented step of issuing letters to almost 300 families warning against the dangers of their children not being properly immunized. According to the ‘Lorenzin Law’: vaccinations are obligatory or children will not be permitted to go to nursery school until […]

2019 fly Bologna-Philadelphia

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
Source - Youtube

Starting from June 2019 a new agreement between American Airlines and Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport will see the introduction of direct flight between the city of Bologna and the USA. Angelo Camilletti, American Sales Manager Southeast Europe says of the news: “I’m enthusiastic about the introduction of our first direct flight from Bologna Airport to […]

Disabled ramps coming to Piazza Maggiore

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
Disabled ramp location.

Summer time in Bologna is a revealing period for road works. It seems that they all kick off at the same moment as people escape the city. However, the most anticipated project lately has been the one that began recently in piazza Maggiore for the construction of two access ramps on to the raised platform […]

Taiwanese Art and Culture celebrated in Palazzo D’Accursio

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018
Curator Andrea Liu

Press conference launches cross-cultural exhibition The exhibition “Art and Culture of Taiwan,” is the third edition organized by Curator of the exhibition, Andrea Liu, who for many years is President of the Chinese Association and the Chinese Overseas Association, Commissioner for the Affairs of the Overseas Community (Ministry) of the Republic of China. The exhibition […]

Restaurant devastated by motorway explosion reopens

Sunday, August 19th, 2018
Il Randagio entrance

Local councillors celebrate opening The Randagio was one of the premises damaged substantially during the explosion on 13 of August but with all hands-on-deck they managed to clear away the debris quickly, repair most of the damage and get back on their feet in no time. Councillor for Insieme Bologna Andrea Spettoli (along with his […]

Homeless and forced to beg at the door of the Comune

Saturday, August 18th, 2018
Ivo De Marinis outside Comune offices

Ivo De Marinis, 53 years old has been fined many times for begging right under the archway leading to the city council offices but he neither cares nor feels threatened by the thought of more. He admits to Bologna Press that he has bigger worries on his mind: “I don’t have a home since I […]

Fears of more bridges collapsing

Saturday, August 18th, 2018
Easily visible wear-an-tear of Pontelungo on Via Emilia Ponente

ER: 8 underpasses under immediate observation As a direct consequence of the disaster in Genoa authorities in Emilia Romagna have launched investigations into high-risk infrastructures around the region, particularly around Bologna. There are several bridges in the city that do not let people sleep peacefully. Starting from Borgo Panigale-Reno, one of the areas with the […]