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Mayor of a village in Dambovita appoints himself as honorary citizen

Mayor of Pietrosita commune in Dambovita county, Ion Leonard Dicu, has appointed himself as honorary citizen of the locality he is running. The title gives him free access to cultural events. Social Democrat Party vice-president, Adrian Tutuianu and tenor Florin ...

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Romanian village makes the charts among the ten most colourful destinations in Europe

A commune in Bucovina region, northern Romania has been recently included in the top ten of Europe’s most colourful destinations by Lonely Planet. According to the renowned travel guide, Ciocănești commune in the Carpathians area of Bucovina comes as the ...

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The ‘smart community’ village in Romania, managed by its own inhabitants

Inhabitants from a village in Alba county, central Romania decided to call the shots on their day to day life and needs and to revamp their locality with their own hands, without waiting for money from the local authorities. They ...

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New mountain resort available soon in Oaș Land

A new mountain resort is ready to come into its own in Romania, also ready to display a brand new ski slope. Located in a picturesque mountain scenery, packed with plenty of trees and water springs, the new touristic site ...

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Mayor in Olt county shot dead during hunting

The mayor of Tătulești commune in Olt county, Lucian Istrate was shot dead on Saturday while he was hunting. Police sources said the mayor was a beater and was accidentally shot dead by another hunter whose son died in 2009 ...

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Șelimbăr mayor, on remand for corruption

Mayor of Sibiu commune Șelimbăr, Daniel Maricuța, suspected of corruption and of taking EUR 1.8m bribe, has been held on remand on Wednesday, along with the secretary of Șelimbăr town hall, Elena Scumpu. The mayor had been taken for hearing ...

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Ex-president Basescu questions prosecutors’ impartiality in Nana file

Former president Traian Basescu posted on Facebook on Saturday that he feels sorry for the 127 families in Nana commune that have they agricultural lands sequestered, saying these families are taking the consequences of some political actions against him. “I ...

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Corina Cretu urges Romanian commune mayors to find their regions’ brands, President Iohannis reloads decentralization topic

European Commissioner for Regional Policy, Corina Cretu (photo) on Monday urged Romanian commune mayors in a meeting in Bucharest to identify “symbol” products for their region, giving as examples Topoloveni jam, Feta cheese in Greece or bee honey in Germany. ...

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