By Greg Laudani   If you like Italy then this is your lucky week. After announcing the brand new Italian studies major earlier this semester, the UNH Italian Studies Program and the department of classics, humanities and Italian studies are hosting "Italian Week at UNH" to celebrate "Italian Language Week in the World." Italian Lan...

Sulla costa est, più su di New York c'è un'area dove furono e sono tantissimi gli italiani che sbarcarono e ancora oggi si trasferiscono. E' l'area del New England, che proprio in questo periodo è ancora più bella grazie ai magnifici diversi colori che si possono trovare nei tanti meravigliosi luoghi in cui la natura americana si mostra in tutta la...

As he sat behind his new desk, Herman Castellani knew he was ready to tackle the task of being Exeter's new mayor.   After previous mayor Cassandra Coleman-Corcoran resigned on the night of Jan. 19, Castellani was sworn in two weeks later on Feb. 3.   Read more   Source: http://psdispatch.com/    

The Italian American Heritage Association plans its second membership drive on Sunday, April 6, from 2-4 p.m. at the Portsmouth Public Library in the Levenson Room. There will be applications and information available. You do not have to be Italian to join.   Our meetings are held once a month at the Portsmouth Public Library. Social hour be...

The Italian-American Heritage Association was founded in July by five members who shared the same passion to provide a venue for all who want to preserve, share and celebrate their Italian Heritage.   Membership consists of people of Italian descent and associate members who are not Italian but want to enjoy Italian heritage and culture. &n...

If we told you the best dish we had at a restaurant was an appetizer, you might be tempted to think the experience was all downhill from there. But if you applied that logic to our visit to Faro Italian Grille in Laconia, you'd be mistaken. Faro is an upscale Italian restaurant approaching its first anniversary in what used to be the Weirs Bea...

Reprisal Chapter of DAR schedules March meeting The Reprisal Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at the home of Pat McCabe, 118 Lempster St., Lempster.   McCabe will present the program, "Continental Congress 101." The public is welcome.   Read more   Source: http://www.n...

Italian dialects, or regional vernaculars, have played a significant role in the development of the Italian literary tradition since its origins. In the words of Gianfranco Contini, "Italian literature is the only major national literature whose dialect production viscerally and inseparably forms a corpus with the rest of its patrimony."  

PORTSMOUTH — A group of Seacoast residents of Italian heritage has announced the formation of a new Italian-American Heritage Association of Greater Portsmouth. "This is really exciting. We've been working on this since last summer," said Valerie Capodelupo Koloshey of Rye, who has been named the group's president. Koloshey and Delmira Pirini Mor...

By April Guilmet   When life handed him lemons, Phil Mastroianni went to the New Hampshire Liquor Commission. Launching his Salem-based company, Fabrizia Spirits, five years ago was no easy ride for Mastroianni, who began as a 25-year-old accountant with a dream of producing traditional Italian limoncello for the masses.   "I started...