Few children and low enrollments: schools in Venice are in retreat

There will be no first grade at the Montessori school on Giudecca – just the latest case of classrooms at risk in Venice By Eugenio Pendolini 25 June 2022 VENEZIA. Public schools are in retreat in Venice, yet another symptom of a city that is losing its population and where fewer and fewer children are … More Few children and low enrollments: schools in Venice are in retreat

Sambo and Ruffini: “Brugnaro’s security policy has failed”

“It is clear that this administration’s security policies have turned out to be a failure, and unfortunately the city of Mestre has not only become the capital for drugs, but also for overdose deaths.” Comments by Alessandro Ruffini – Security Manager for the PD Municipal Secretary and Monica Sambo, Municipal Secretary. 18 June 2022 The … More Sambo and Ruffini: “Brugnaro’s security policy has failed”

ATER Venezia: two thousand vacant public housing units

Plans call for the sale of 1,000 units to raise money for restoration work. The opposition: “A failed policy” By Mitia Chiarin 7 June 2022 VENEZIA. The subject of restoring the public housing assets in Venice re-emerged from the 2021 reports submitted by the Regional ATER, triggering a debate and general concern in a city … More ATER Venezia: two thousand vacant public housing units

Crackdown on waves from taxi and boat traffic planned in Venice

The Committee for Public Order announces steps to combat motorboat waves (moto ondoso): more patrols, greater controls on weekends, tighter and more thorough checks of stopped boats, telelasers 8 June 2022 By Carlo Mion VENEZIA. The Provincial Committee for Public Order and Safety plans a crackdown on moto ondoso. At least that is the hope. … More Crackdown on waves from taxi and boat traffic planned in Venice

European Commission Replies to Councilor Martini’s letter about the Bosco dello Sport

EUROPEAN COMMISSION SECRETARIAT-GENERAL Recovery & Resilience Task Force SG.RECOVER.A.1 – Italy, Finland, Sweden, Denmark – European Semester   Brussels Dear Ms Martini, Thank you for your letter dated 21 April 2022 addressed to the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen. The President asked me to reply on her behalf. The presentation of … More European Commission Replies to Councilor Martini’s letter about the Bosco dello Sport

49,999 residents. The blitz sounding the alarm about Venice

Flyers that look like the civic numbers appear in the middle of the night in Cannaregio. Calculations forecast less than 50,000 residents by the end of July By Eugenio Pendolini 25 May 2022 VENEZIA. Like one of the civic numbers, but which in this case is meant to indicate a death sentence for Venice that … More 49,999 residents. The blitz sounding the alarm about Venice

From Art to Action: Venetian Group Leads National Initiative on Regulating Short-Term Rentals

Zoom meetings inspired by Andrea Segre’s film Welcome Venice have evolved into a formal draft bill and a national conference in Rome on the subject of short-term rentals in city centers, set for 24 May. The initiative is attracting broad interest across Italy. By Paul Rosenberg 20 May 2022 Art reflects life, and life often … More From Art to Action: Venetian Group Leads National Initiative on Regulating Short-Term Rentals

Green light for the Bosco dello Sport. Entry fee delayed until January 2023.

283 million euro approved for the stadium, arena and educational area at Tessera, with one third financed by the State and the rest by the Municipality. 13 May 2022 The variation for the Municipality of Venice’s 2022-2024 budget has been approved: all of the amendments presented by the opposition were rejected, approved in City Council … More Green light for the Bosco dello Sport. Entry fee delayed until January 2023.

“Reyer sponsorships and ACTV contracts”. Alilaguna sues Marco Gasparinetti over Gruppo 25 Aprile report on “confused business interests”

Marco Gasparinetti (Terre e Acqua) has been sued: “They want to silence us”. The suit claims damages of 150,000 Euro. The Group’s report had pointed out the “direct line” between the private transportation company, which has been given some of ACTV’s lines, and Mayor Brugnaro, among sponsorships and business By Eugenio Pendolini 7 May 2022 … More “Reyer sponsorships and ACTV contracts”. Alilaguna sues Marco Gasparinetti over Gruppo 25 Aprile report on “confused business interests”

Annual flotilla of boats demonstrates against cruise ships’ path through Venice Lagoon. Cavallino Treporti is against Duferco project in “protected waters”

The committees: “The lagoon is a fragile environment, Vittorio Emanuele should not be excavated”. The shore community of Cavallino Treporti vows to fight the project for a terminal in the Lido canal: “These are lagoon waters” By Vera Mantengoli 30 April 2022 VENICE. Comitato No Grandi Navi and Ambiente Venezia have announced a demonstration for … More Annual flotilla of boats demonstrates against cruise ships’ path through Venice Lagoon. Cavallino Treporti is against Duferco project in “protected waters”