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The Greater New Haven Sons of Italy, Lodge # 37 is sponsoring a "Festa Italiano" featuring Marc Garofalo & Friends, who will provide music, laughs, tears and all good things Italiano, July 17, 7 p.m., at the Annex Club, 554 Woodward Ave., New Haven.   Setups, soda and ice will be provided, bring your own hard drinks, wine, food and paper...

by Brian Johnson   Despite a rainy morning, sunny skies shone over Center Street Friday as people flocked in to sample the best Italian food the town has to offer. The highly-anticipated Southington Italian-American Festival got off to a great start, said Antonio Cusano, president of UNICO, which sponsors the festival along with the Son...

Cambiano gli orari al Consolato d'Italia a Boston. Da lunedì prossimo, 17 settembre, gli Uffici saranno aperti al pubblico il lunedì, martedì, mercoledì e venerdì dalle 9 alle 12.30. Il giovedì, sia la mattina – dalle 9.30 alle 12.00 – che il pomeriggio – dalle 14.00 alle 15.30. L'Ufficio Notarile sarà aperto il martedì ed il giovedì, ma riceve e...

"This will be the very first Italian Heritage Display at the Connecticut VA Healthcare System", says Raeleen D'Agostino Mautner, Ph.D., facilitator of the exhibit. "The timing couldn't be better", according to Mautner, who will offer the exhibit at the Newington Campus, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., on Wednesday, Oct. 30. "October is Italian Heritage...

The Maine Association of Police has named Gino Bianchini, a Freeport Police Department detective, as its Officer of the Year. Bianchini accepted the award during a ceremony held on Jan. 25 in Portland.The Maine Association of Police is the bargaining union for police departments in the state, and Bianchini is president of the Freeport unit, the Fr...

How do you take a clay model and carve it in marble two, three, or even 10 times larger? Normally, you would have to learn this rare skill in Italy.   But this summer, The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center in West Rutland will offer a special, 6-day course in advanced Italian compass enlargement techniques, to be taught by three instructor...

Those who haven't had the opportunity to travel to Italy will be able to sample a Taste of Italy in the city's South End neighborhood next month. Our Lady of Mt. Carmel's annual Taste of Italy fundraiser is a night of delicious food, drinks, desserts and music.   The celebration of Italian heritage will take place Oct. 4 from 4:30 p.m. unti...

by Pete Fontaine   Sometimes, it's the theme that sets the tone for a special event. Then, there are times when food is the main focus. And, of course, there's the always-interesting attire that gets people talking. Such was the case Sunday, when all three things came into play at famed Twelve Acres in Smithfield during the Ma...

By John Penney   Cultural pride was in full display Sunday at a pair of Norwich events that honored local Italian-Americans. Under a bright blue sky, approximately 20 people gathered at the Christopher Columbus monument on Chelsea Parade for the 24th annual wreath-laying ceremony by the Italian Heritage and Cultural Committee of Norwich...

In occasione della festa della Domenica delle Palme, Fucsia Nissoli, deputata della Lista Monti eletta in Nord America, ha incontrato la comunità italiana che si ritrova attorno alla Parrocchia del Sacro Cuore della Diocesi di Bridgeport, in Connecticut.   Nissoli, dopo aver partecipato alla Santa Messa celebrata in lingua italiana, si è int...

Suburban shoppers who park their cars in the garage adjacent to Burlington Town Center and stroll along the featureless concrete wall toward the lake might be forgiven for not realizing that a very different scene existed here nearly half a century ago.   Before the wrecking ball began to swing as part of a massive urban renewal project in t...

For a living, Fausto Panizzolo develops devices to help people walk: better, faster and with a lesser amount of energy.   On the walk along his career path, however, he likes to rely, solely on his own: in fact in his native Italy – as well as elsewhere – "devices" (whether political, social or even merely economic) are often used to obtain...