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" A World Without Smoking" Conference Held in Trikala

Philanthropist George D. Behrakis (L) and Trikala Mayor Dimitris Papastergiou (R) The ninth Panhellenic Student Conference, titled "Education for a World Without Smoking"    was held at the Athanasios Trigonis Cultural Center in Trikala recently. The conference is an ongoing project...

Greece Sees Its First Snowfall of the Season

Parts of central Greece were covered by snow on Friday, the first of the season. The mountainous villages around Trikala in Thessaly were the first to welcome winter, and meteorologists predict that temperatures will drop significantly over the next few...

Meet the 95-Year-Old who Runs Greece's Last Combined Coffee Shop-General Store

The combination coffee shop-general store has become a relic of a bygone era, similarly to old transistor radios or the laterna. There was a time though in living memory where in rural areas and in the neighborhoods of larger...

Vandals Desecrate Jewish Cemetery in Trikala, Central Greece

Vandals desecrated the Jewish cemetery in Trikala, central Greece destroying eight tombstones, including two that belong to the parents of the president of the Jewish Community of Trikala. The incident took place last week but was made known after the...

Trikala Welcomes Light Electric Vehicles Exposition on Sept. 18

An exposition of light-duty electric vehicles will take place in Trikala, Central Greece, on September 18th as part of the ELVITEN project and the European Mobility Week 2018. After becoming the first European city to have a driverless bus pilot...

Trikala Becomes First Greek City with 5G Technology

Trikala has become the first city in Greece to have 5G technology. Greece's General Secretariat of Telecommunications and Post, the Trikala Municipality and e-trikala SA signed an agreement to introduce the cutting-edge technology. The agreement concerns the gradual transformation of Trikala...

Floods, Landslides Swamp Central Greece

Landslides and floods caused by the heavy rainfall in the central Greek prefecture of Trikala have led residents of several communities to evacuate their homes and move to safer ground. Residents of the Pylis municipality were forced to move to...

Heavy Snowfall Hits Parts of Central Greece (photos)

Parts of central and northern Greece are covered in a blanket of snow as a low-pressure weather front hit much of the country over the weekend. The front, dubbed "Leto", has brought snow storms even at low attitudes and a...

Town of Trikala Claims Highest Christmas Tree in Greece (photos)

The town of Trikala, Thessaly, central Greece has laid claim to the highest natural Christmas tree in Greece. Standing at a height of 33 meters, the fir has been transferred from the mountains of Pindos to the north of the...

Trikala Mayor Welcomes U.S. Ambassador to the City, Shows Tech, Eco Projects

The use of technology by the city of Trikala, the municipality’s economic and business performance and other regional activities were discussed in a meeting between city mayor Dimitris Papastergiou and the U.S. Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey Pyatt, on Monday. Papastergiou...