Does a sword in hand make it right?
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Does a sword in hand make it right?

There was a wall. A wall separating the two old courtyards, pleasing the eye with its varied colors and ancient historical architecture. One sunny September morning, the men of Vilnius Archdiocese decided to knock all bricks down – they thought it would become more beautiful, lighter, higher… The height was counted “by the string” and … Continue reading

playground equipment purchasing nightmare
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playground equipment purchasing nightmare

2012-06-26 Old Town VBT Council, which consists of the Old Town community members, decided that a part of the 2012 VBT funding (20628 Litas) should go for new playground equipment in Sirvydas Square. This program of the VBT is funded by the Ministry of Social Security and Labor. Before the project, representative of Vilnius Municipality mentioned … Continue reading

Only a sober nation can survive
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Only a sober nation can survive

  During our November 6, 2012 meeting with representatives of the Vilnius Archdiocese and ISM University we learned that the Church was intent and adamant on pursuing its profitable  “business plan“ which allows the sale of alcohol in a newly renovated building on the ISM University campus in Vilnius. We invite you to read about … Continue reading

Archdiocese business plan & profits
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Archdiocese business plan & profits

November 6, 2012. We attended the “informational meeting“ with had been called by the Vilnius Archdiocese and ISM University administrators.  This was the third meeting with the Old Town community regarding the Church’s  plans for the building which was being reconstructed on the ISM University campus.  Meetings with the Archdiocese were prompted by the Old … Continue reading

Department of Cultural Heritage agrees
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Department of Cultural Heritage agrees

Our plan for the Old Town to build a new playground in Sirvydas Square and the outdoor exercisers in Rūdninkų Square and Tymo district needed to have an approval from Department of Cultural Heritage. How was it happening? 2012-06-21 Old Town and the Old Town community representatives of  VBT Council met with Vaiva Deveikienė (Vilnius … Continue reading

Meeting with LT Bar and Cafe Association (LBKA)
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Meeting with LT Bar and Cafe Association (LBKA)

2012-10-17 we met with Lithuania bar and cafe association leaders. This meeting was organized by the Vilnius City Council, Rasa Baškienė. The meeting was held in the evening, after work, sitting around the round table – in the Hall of Vilnius Municipality. The meeting was attended by three LBKA (Lithuania bar and cafe association) leaders … Continue reading