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Sono stati pubblicati nella Gazzetta Ufficiale due decreti firmati dal Direttore generale per le risorse e l'innovazione della Farnesina, Luca Sabbatucci, che elevano a Consolati onorari l'Agenzia consolare onoraria a Springfield e il vice consolato onorario ad Anchorage, entrambi negli Stati Uniti. Il consolato onorario a Springfield è posto alle...

Summer 2017 is approaching quickly and that means time for the North End Processions & Feasts! A new addition this year is a Mass and candle lit procession with the statue of Saint Anthony of Padua that will be held on the traditional date of June 13th. The procession will include the Franciscan Friars, First Communion children, devotees and Italia...

Marianne Leone - Ma Speaks Up. Friday May 12, 6-8 pm EDT - I Am Books, 189 North St, Boston 02113 Marianne Leone's Ma is in many senses a larger than life character, one who might be capable, even from the afterlife, of shattering expectations (and glass picture frames). Born on a farm in Italy (or, perhaps, in rural Massachusetts), Linda finds her...

Award-winning Pantochino Productions Inc., a not-for-profit professional theatre company for family audiences, has sold out the entire run of it's new musical "Noni Cimino's Kitchen." To accommodate ticket requests, the company has added an additional performance on Saturday, April 29, 2pm, at the Center for the Arts in Downtown Milford. Inspired b...

As the May 1 anniversary of the closing of Our Lady of Mount Carmel on Mulberry Street draws closer, the grassroots preservationist group that has been pushing to save the historic structure is working to build momentum. To that end, the Mount Carmel Preservation Society held a short speaking program in the church parking lot to spread the message...

UNICO Club is hosting an Italian Heritage Presentation at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 27, upstairs in the Oakville-Watertown Senior Center. The presentation will be about the life and career of Frank Sinatra by author Richard Muti. Mr. Muti grew up in New Jersey and has had a varied career path, including being a Navy pilot in thw 1960’s, a real estate...

Miss U.S. Italia Pageant, formerly known as Rhode Island Italia Pageant, has announced its decision to accept nationwide applicants to reflect the regional diversity of contestants. The Pageant will be held October 1 at 2 p.m. at the Hilton Providence, 21 Atwells Ave., and will consist of several age categories from age 7 and up. "There is so much...

Hon. Richard M. Marano, beloved husband of Eileen N. (Barry) Marano, and devoted father of Michelle, Richard Jr. and Christine Marano, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 20, 2017, at his home. Besides his wife, and his children, he leaves to cherish his memory two brothers, Albert R. Marano M.D. and his wife, Ellen, of Watertown, John D. Mar...

Parents in Stamford waiting for the temporary relocation of their children's preschool will have to wait a bit longer. The preschool at the Italian Center on Newfield Avenue was closed earlier this month due to a fire. The center's executive director, Paul Hickey, says he hopes the temporary location - at the nearby Jewish Community Center  - will...

In March 2014, US customs officials in Ohio seized nearly 200 ancient Roman coins. The bronze coins were on their way to Rhode Island from the United Arab Emirates. They were an example of illegally trafficked cultural items, a "lucrative" enterprise, acting US Attorney William Weinreb said Wednesday. Prosecutors and law enforcement officials plan...

The Boston Public Library is returning to Italy medieval manuscripts and a volume of works, ending in one case a mystery dating back seven decades. The items include a manuscript from 1392, an illuminated leaf from a manuscript dating between 1418 and 1422, and a collection of works by Bernardino Telesio, published in 1590. Boston Mayor Martin Wals...

Jeff Savastano has been around Boothbay for so long, you might think he's a native. But other than the three-story Victorian-style farmhouse he and his wife, Adele Bielli, share in East Boothbay, there aren't many similarities to his childhood in Providence, Rhode Island. As his name implies, Savastano's father, Americo, was Italian. His mother, wh...