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Private property or communal responsibility – update

Private property or communal responsibility – update

an update on a previous story

The interesting debate  (article and images here) which started  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 has just taken a new turn. As we said in that article  – once upon a time there […]

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Piazza Salvo Salvi still under wraps

Piazza Salvo Salvi still under wraps

The main piazza in Barga Vecchia – Piazza Salvo Salvi has been hidden behind screens for the past couple of weeks as work continues on the rooms below the Town Hall, the Palazzo Pancrazi and in the Volta dei Menchi. The sign on the outside of the screens says that the work will be completed […]

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Fifteen Lire’s worth of mystery in Piazza Salvi

Fifteen Lire’s worth of mystery in Piazza Salvi

Vestiges of a turbulent passage in Italian history may have come to light on Monday (September 26), in the form of three silver coins unearthed beneath the venerable pavimenti of Piazza Salvo Salvi. How they made their way to Barga, and were eventually covered by paving stones, is unknown. The coins were turned up by […]