It is unlikely that Gina Raimondo will roll out a television commercial touting that members in the Rhode Island retirement system may now be the proud part-owners of a top-tier professional soccer club in Italy — AC Milan, but thanks to an investment by Raimondo as Rhode Island's General Treasurer it may be a reality. The ownership interest in the...

As thousands of sharply dressed spectators converged on the turf of Newport International Polo on Saturday afternoon, the soaring tenor of Andrea Bocelli, piped across an emerald green at Glen Farm, gave more than a hint about the origin of one of the teams zipping up its boots. Representing Italy were the members of the “Roman Gladiators” polo tea...

On Saturday, July 7th at 5pm, Italy returns to Newport Polo for its 7th campaign against USA at the polo grounds at Glen Farm, home of the Newport International Polo Series. The 6-chukker exhibition polo match will mount USA, looking to continue their win streak against Italy, for a duration of approximately 2 hours. The match will conclude with a...

Although most families hold reunions to coincide with various milestones in each member’s life, the Spremulli’s, who have long-time ties to Johnston, Cranston and Providence, have always taken a much different route. On a recent sunny afternoon, the Spremulli brothers – John, Tony and Joe – held their annual family reunion-luncheon inside famed Twi...

Sunday, June 24th. 11:00AM to 2PM EDT. Holy Ghost Church, 472 Atwells Ave, Providence RI 02909 On Sunday, June 24th we will celebrate Saint Joseph, a Mass in Italian will be celebrated at 11:00am at the Church of the Holy Ghost, Rhode Island's Mother Church for Italo Americans, following the Mass will be a procession of St. Joseph, along with sever...

Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana, a popular family-owned restaurant chain based out of New Haven, Connecticut, will be opening its 10th location and first Rhode Island shop on Monday, May 14, much to the pleasure of local pizza lovers. The restaurant held a soft opening this week, inviting members of the public in to try some of the Pepe family’s fam...

Stephanie Calise, a Bristol resident, announced on Tuesday that she will run as a Republican in the upcoming Senate District 11 (Bristol, Tiverton, Portsmouth) race. Calise will run against Senator James Seveney, a Democrat in November. Stephanie Calise will officially announce her candidacy for State Senate on Friday, May 4th at 12:30 pm at the Br...

So the editor calls me into her office the other day. I assume it’s the usual (slamming her fist on the desk and demanding “pictures of Spider-Man”). Instead, she asks me to drive out to Lincoln, R.I., to Trattoria Romana. Some days when life seems crummy, I try to remember that once in a while my boss tells me to go eat pasta for an afternoon. Yes...

When: Saturday, April 28th (1:00PM–2:30pm) - Where: The Rhody Center for World Music and Dance, 410 Tiogue Avenue, Coventry, Rhode Island 02816 Michela Musolino of Terra Sangue Mare is offering a workshop on Sicilian folk dances. To open up the class, Musolino will share with students a brief history of the dances and run through a warm-up with the...

È stato pubblicato in Gazzetta Ufficiale il decreto del Direttore Generale per le risorse e l'innovazione della Farnesina, Luca Sabbatucci, che eleva la sede di Providence, negli Stati Uniti, da vice consolato a consolato onorario. Il Consolato onorario, si legge nell’articolo 2 del decreto, è posto alle dipendenze del Consolato generale d'Italia i...