^ Chiavenna, Dec 2006
Madesimo: costs of tele-heating* inflame the town
Talamona: criminal blaze destroys the kids’ nativity scene.
At the newstand: the book K2
Chiavenna: offerings stolen from the nativity scene
Two tourists injured on the ski slopes in Madesimo
*Teleriscaldamento, available in some Italian towns, recovers heat from power stations and pipes it into homes.
Chiavenna, Dec 2006
New Year’s Eve in the piazza: Chiavenna live on TV
Provera [says]: “No to the Muslim demands. We’ll/let’s defend our nativity scenes.”
Dec, 2006 – There were a few stories around Italy (though not, I believe, in Chiavenna) about nativity scenes being removed from schools after protests from non-Christian (not necessarily Muslim) parents. Provera, whoever he is, evidently tried to make political capital out of this.