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Private property or communal responsibility?

Private property or communal responsibility?

An interesting debate is taking place in Barga Vecchia this week which quite nicely defines and brings into the light of day one of the gradual changes that is taking place in this community. Once upon a time there was a great pride in the city, its architecture and history and people looked after, felt […]

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Caccia al tesoro… pascoliana

Caccia al tesoro… pascoliana

È in arrivo per il 3 giugno prossimo un evento speciale inserito nel calendario delle celebrazioni pascoliane: si tratta della “Caccia al tesoro Pascoliana” organizzata dal Comune e dagli abitanti del centro storico e patrocinata dalla Fondazione Pascoli per far vivere un pomeriggio nell’antico castello sulle tracce del poeta e per scoprire e riscoprire luoghi […]

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Piazza Salvo Salvi almost ready for use

Piazza Salvo Salvi almost ready for use

The main piazza in Barga Vecchia – Piazza Salvo Salvi which  has been hidden behind screens for the past couple of weeks as work continued on the rooms below the Town Hall, the Palazzo Pancrazi and in the Volta dei Menchi, is almost ready to be presented to the public once again. Workmen this week […]

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Stones numbered in Piazza Salvo Salvi

Stones numbered in Piazza Salvo Salvi

The stones of Piazza Salvo Salvi are being numbered one by one prior to being removed as work is being done to stop water from seeping into the rooms directly under the piazza. Once the work has been finished then the stones will once more be put back in place. The piazza is named after […]