NEWS FROM : NEW ENGLAND  

When South End stalwart Stella Restaurant ended its 15-year-run in May, regulars expressed their thanks and reminisced about their favorite dishes in an outpouring of support on social media. But for those who lamented the loss of chef Evan Deluty’s coveted bolognese, there’s good news: He’s bringing it back. Deluty told Boston.com on Monday that S...

“As you are aware, due to COVID-19, these have been challenging times for everyone,” Johnston resident George Lazzareschi Jr. reiterated when he stepped to the podium Monday night. “People have lost their jobs, become ill and businesses have closed, but the Italo-American Club remained strong.” So strong, in fact, the proud social club – which is l...

Former Pittsfield Mayor Remo Del Gallo, who chaired the city's Democratic Party Committee for almost half a century and who ran a restaurant that served as a popular watering hole and political hangout for even longer, died Tuesday, according to family members. He was 94. Del Gallo, who had been living at Kimball Farms Nursing Care Center in Lenox,...

The town council and Westerly Public Library, which owns the land where the Christopher Columbus statue stands, put off taking action until researchers could determine who the monument belongs to. The library now says it owns the statue and wants to keep it, according to Councilor Suzanne Giorno, who said the library’s board of trustees voted on th...

The Rossetti family is expanding their brand, and will open Rossetti Restaurant Beverly in the North Shore Crossing Plaza around late September or early October. The restaurant will feature Italian-inspired cuisine, a cutting-edge cocktail program and a modern design, creating a city dining experience without all the traffic. The Rossetti family le...

For more than 30 years, financial institutions have dominated the beautiful circa 1827 building at the junction of Route 83 and Route 140 in Ellington under various incarnations: Tolland Bank, New Alliance Bank, Enfield Federal Savings and United Bank. Vacant since late 2017, the 3,424-square-foot structure is in the final stages of an amazing t...

Due bandi regionali per coinvolgere le aziende emiliano-romagnole in programmi internazionali di scambio e promozione in ambito sanitario con Boston e Philadelphia, i due principali hub mondiali per le applicazioni della genomica, della terapia cellulare e dei big data applicati alla salute. Sono questi gli obiettivi delle iniziative messe in campo...

Angered that the city is considering returning the Christopher Columbus statue to its Seaside Park pedestal, a diverse group of area residents demanded that the city look for another location. “It doesn’t mean what it’s been represented to,” said Wayne Winston, a Black community activist who served as the master of ceremonies for a conference of 18...

Pizza. It’s probably the most beloved – and often simplest to make – food on the planet. You’ve probably had a slice or several in the past week. Or you’re thinking about it now. And for you kids, according to analytics it’s the “Most Instagrammed Food,” beating out burgers 10-to-1. But while many casual Pie Lovers might assume that Pizza Mecca is...

Amid the grieving stories related to Covid-19 and the civil protest and unrest across the nation, readers are desperately seeking uplifting news.  It is time to be inspired by the endless possibilities of the human spirit. One story that meets this standard, and leads us out of this dark chapter in history, at least momentarily, is that of Geno Aur...

Libby DelGiudice hasn’t lost her Italian accent even though she was born in this country 104 years ago. Libby, who lived in Cranston for 65 years before moving to be with her daughter Victoria Gibb in Coventry, celebrated the occasion with lunch Friday at Avvio Ristorante in Garden City. It was a low-key affair with Victoria, her niece Diane DelBon...

Hello friends of the SS Cosmas & Damian Society, as many of you are already aware from our social media posts and website, the Saints Cosmas and Damian Society will be unable to hold our annual Feast on Warren and Porter Streets this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We are saddened that we have to make this announcement, as this will be the first...