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- A pilgrimage to HundisilmaLocal NewsSuspended from being Mayor of Tallinn the day before yesterday, Edgar Savisaar again meets his closest trustees at Hundisilma home today, who in this final battle are expressing faithfulness worthy of a religious sect. Calloused in his ridicule towards the labours of security police and prosecutor's office, Mr Savisaar is testing the legal system limits. Intentionally, rather. With nothing left to lose, it looks.
- Centrist Mutli to appeal court's decision re electoral ad disputeLocal NewsJaanus Mutli, former deputy mayor of the Estonian capital city Tallinn and member of the Center Party, is planning to appeal a ruling of the Tallinn Administrative Court in which it decided not to overturn a prescription of the political party financing supervision committee (ERJK) for Mutli to pay back to the Tallinn city government the sum he used for a local government ad.
- Editorial: Mr Savisaar, let that garden be!OpinionIf Tallinn city government has its way, the Culture Kettle Garden and contemporary arts courtyard thus far operating next to Linnahall at the sea shore will be history – making way for business land to house some 13,000 square metre commercial building. The detail plan amendments for this were entered at the last instant. Nothing much remains of the former plan to consider the area’s current functions.
- Editorial: kill bench, kill problem?OpinionNot long ago, Postimees got a phone-call by the troubled reader who told a story of apple trees on a lot next to an apartment-block in town. The apple-trees, she said, are old and nice, but whenever it rains drunks gather underneath the braches for shelter. «What to do?» there followed the traditional query. «Do I ask the town government to cut the threes down? I pity the trees, but how do we turn this around?»
- Tallinn Central Market bought by controversial figuresEconomyFor half a million euros, Harju County Governor privatised plot under Tallinn Central Open Air Market to Turukaubanduse AS, a company owned by Andrei Polištšuk whose father Vadim Polištšuk – once chief of said market, a man who ordered assassination of vice mayor over it – had possession of buildings on the lot, privileging him to privatise land under them as judged by Harju County Court. Harju County Government says land sales price was €433,780.