Mairie de Sainte-Savine

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Sainte-Savine, the administrative center of the canton, grew up in the shadow of Troyes, but has its own history.

In prehistoric times, our commune was inhabited by the Celts (or Galls) before they were driven out by the invaders known as Belgians. Gaul was already rich, and the Tricasses lived in large numbers on our soil. Savinian, a young Greek born in Samos, came to Gaul and in 271 settled in Foi-Cy to carry out his apostolate. The emperor Aurelian pursued him to the village of Rilly (now Rilly-Sainte-Syre), where a soldier cut off his head.

Savinien's sister Savine, unable to console herself with her brother's absence, set off on a voyage to the Gauls. On learning of Savinien's death a mile from Troyes, she fainted and died. In the 7th century, Ragnégisile, Bishop of Troyes, had an oratory built for her, around which the village of Sainte-Savine was built, on the site of the present-day church. During the Wars of Religion, the harvests of the Sainte-Savine finage were ravaged, houses burned and the inhabitants held to ransom by looters. Today's Sainte-Savine church dates from this period (1540).

Before the French Revolution, the parish was under the obedience of the Montier La Celle abbey.

The population of 372 was made up of ploughmen, labourers and winegrowers, and the parish had its own school. On March 17, 1789, residents aged 25 and registered on the tax roll took part in the election of deputies to the preliminary assembly of the Third Estate for the baillage of Troyes. They nominated Jean Mosle and Basile Payn to represent them, and after the Revolution, on January 19, 1790, they became respectively Mayor and Public Prosecutor of the Commune.

Due to its geographical location, Sainte-Savine has always been the natural suburb of Troyes. Agriculture and vineyards have long occupied the commune's territory. The industrial boom began in the 19th century with the establishment of textile companies.
Today, the entire western part of the town has been selected by Greater Troyes to become the agglomeration's economic showcase via the "Parc du Grand Troyes". Sainte-Savine's quality of life, combined with the municipality's commitment to sustainable development, makes it one of the most sought-after areas for real estate.

Sainte-Savine boasts 4 nursery schools, 5 elementary school, 2 collèges and 1 lycée, 2 senior citizen centers, 1 media library, 1 music and dance school, 3 sports halls, 1 soccer pitch, 1 athletics track, 1 shooting range, 1 boulodrome, 4 tennis courts, 4 parks and gardens and 3 municipal halls.

Nearly 80 associations offer a wide range of activities for local residents. Sainte-Savine is known and recognized beyond the département for the richness of its cultural program, and in particular for its two annual festivals: Les Arts de la Rue and for young audiences Cours z'y Vite. Several events also take place throughout the year, including a monthly show at Art Déco.

The town's economy is also strong, with craftsmen, shopkeepers, professionals, medical professionals and companies located at Savipol.

source : www.troyes-champagne-mé


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