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Anche Boston rende noti i nomi dei consiglieri eletti all'interno del nuovo Comites. Sono risultati eletti per la "Lista Civica Uniti per Boston": Susi Domenico (438 preferenze; Pasquale Maurizio (357; Mustone Alberto (356 ); Di Carlo Nadia (277); Abbadessa Giovanni (194); Burdi Luciana (193); Natale Romagnoli Rosetta (189); Mesiti Rocco Antonio (...

More than 100 gathered at the Storrowtown Tavern & Carriage House Saturday for the UNICO Club of Springfield's 2015 Person of the Year Ceremony.   This year, the honor went to state Rep. Angelo J. Puppolo Jr., who represents the 12th Hampden District, which includes parts of Springfield and Wilbraham.   Read more   Source:&...

Now playing at Contemporary Theater Company in Wakefield, "An Italian Wife" is an expansive theatrical exploration of an Italian-American family saga spanning the 20th century. Presented by Epic Theatre Company, the broad and oftentimes poignant treatment follows an Italian immigrant and her family over the course of her 100-year life. "An Italian...

The Massachusetts State House welcomed a very special guest on March 17. Receiving an official citation signed by Gov. Charlie Baker, Giovanni Russo was recognized for his 74 years of exemplary labor. His entire family was present at the ceremony inside the State Chamber, including his wife of 60 years, Lucia; his daughters Connie, Julie and Veroni...

Heralded for their "informed and impassioned music making" (Music & Vision), Boston based Sarasa has presented concerts throughout the United States and made international appearances in Ireland, Cuba, and India since 1999.   For their return to the BEMF concert stage, Sarasa's ensemble of five virtuoso string players offers a program of...

Sunday's Columbus Day parade will be the last year Tom Menino is part of the event as mayor. The guest of honor at the cocktail reception kicking off Columbus Day weekend in the North End, the irrepressible Thomas M. Menino, is the center of adulation, as he has been for two decades, on Friday night, where he received an award from the Columbu...

Reminiscent of the Italian Festivals that took place on Wooster Street in New Haven, the North Haven Son's & Daughters of Italy Lodge 2805 will present their "Italian Festival of Angels" on the North Haven Town Green Friday, Aug. 23, 4 to 10 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 24, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Procession of Angels will take place Saturday, 4 p.m...

St. Andrew the Apostle Society and the Amalfitani-Italian Community will hold the 115th St. Andrew the Apostle Annual Italian Festa from Thursday evening through Sunday evening at the St. Andrew Club grounds by Wooster Square, 515 Chapel St.   A grand opening parade through Wooster Square at 6 p.m. Thursday will be followed by a blessing of...

Mary Sue Lyons, member of the Vermont Italian Club, will present Italy's Friuli Venezia Giulia Region: Beautiful, Fascinating and Affordable! on September 14, 6:30 p.m. at Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Lyons will lead a slide show tour of her travels of the most northeast region of Italy that is bordered by Slovenia, Austria and the Adriatic Sea.  ...

If you or your family members or friends are working on their Italian dual citizenship, please note the following announcement from the Vice Consulate in Providence: Vice Consolato d'Italia a Providence, Rhode Island, USA Deborah E. Del SestoHONORARY VICE CONSULNOTICEThe Honorary Italian Vice Consulate office will be open onTuesday, September 23,...

Posted by Mario Angotta The statue of Madonna Delle Grazie was presented last Sunday afternoon at the annual procession in Boston's North End. Featuring Saint Alfio's Band and the Northeast Italian Band, the procession started at St. Leonard's Church at the corner of Hanover & Prince Streets and made its way through the neighborhood with many...

Gil Gigliotti, professor of English and Latin at Central Connecticut State University and the author of two books about Frank Sinatra, has been traveling the Northeast speaking about the 100 years of Frank Sinatra. Sinatra would have turned 100 on Dec. 12, 2015. Gigliotti spoke this week at Hall Memorial Library in Ellington about Sinatra's l...