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Coro-Dante Christmas Concert The All-Italian Repertoire Chorus of the Dante Alighieri SocietyDirected by Kevin Galiè, M.M., J.D. Sunday, December 14, 2014, 5:00 PM 41 Hampshire Street, Cambridge   American Premiere of Arturo Cadore's "Natale"An Italian Operetta Plus traditional Italian carols Free and open to the public Donations grate...

Impressing dinner party guests with homemade, high-quality dishes such as fried calamari, ricotta pie and baked stuffed lobster just got a whole lot easier. That's because Saugus resident Angela Maraia is sharing her collection of 300 mouthwatering recipes in her first-ever cookbook, titled "My Mother and Me." The 329-page book is dedicated to Mar...

by Devra First   Sibling relationships can be so complicated. Conveniently located near South Station, Italian restaurant Sorriso was always overshadowed by sister restaurant Les Zygomates, setting French food to live jazz just a few doors away.   When new owners took over last year, they rebranded one, not the other. Les Zygomates is...

Fattoria di Limone announces the availability of their Limoncello Original Liqueur in the state of Massachusetts. Fattoria di Limone Limoncello Original Liqueur is a lemon-flavored beverage made in small batches from regionally-sourced natural ingredients, mostly within New York State, following a classic Italian recipe.   The company has pa...

He is an anomaly, a contradiction of sorts in our "grass is always greener elsewhere" world of sports today. As others seek validation in a bigger paycheck, a different location or a more prestigious position, he has remained true to the ultimate bottom line: winning championships.   When it comes to that, no one has been more successful tha...

by Michael Shepherd   Bangor City Councilor Joe Baldacci, a Democrat, filed papers Wednesday to run in 2016 for the U.S. House of Representatives in Maine's 2nd District.   The move sets up a primary contest with Emily Cain, who lost to Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin in 2014, ending Democratic control of the seat after 20 years....

by Eric Convey   Forget the white tablecloths and some features from the old menu. Big changes are underway at Papa Razzi, the longtime Boston-area restaurant chain known for good, if predictable, Italian food served in semi-formal surroundings. Newport Restaurant Group, which bought the chain two years ago, is reintroducing locations o...

It is almost time for the annual parade, great food and Italian heritage celebration on Federal Hill on Columbus Day Weekend. Considered the 'Heart beat of Providence" the Hill offers visitors "charm, warmth and hospitality dating back to the traditions of Italian immigrants who the fabric and character of the Hill for so long." The Association is...

Everett Public Schools, MassachusettsJob Description: The teacher is responsible for instructing the children in an all inclusive classroom setting. The teacher is responsible for planning and assessment of the curriculum based on differentiated instruction to maximize the learning experience for all children. All of the instructed curric...

An archive of author Mario Puzo's papers that includes multiple drafts of "The Godfather" novel and movie screenplay has sold at auction for $625,000. RR Auction of Boston announced that the 45-box archive sold Thursday to a bidder from the U.S. who wishes to remain anonymous.   "The Godfather" material included thousands of pages, note...

After a delightful trip to the New Haven Little Italy, our next stop is a neighborhood in South Hartford, Connecticut. This neighborhood's main strip runs for about a quarter of a mile along along Franklin Avenue.   Underlying our journey is one major curiosity. Coming from Brooklyn, where all of the Italian neighborhoods throughout our enti...

Terra Ristorante, a renowned Northern Italian restaurant located in the heart of downtown Greenwich opened a new restaurant Jan. 10 in Danbury. Over 25 years ago, founder and owner, Ramze Zakka, opened Terra Restaurant, the first of his eight eateries, to fulfill his dream of owning a restaurant that offers simple yet delicious food in a warm and i...