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Haverhill native and Nashville recording artist Jillian Cardarelli was awarded the Sons of Italy Italian-American Appreciation Award Friday for her accomplishments and devotion to giving back to her home city. Lawrence "Lorenzo" Carnevale, vice president of Victor Emanuel Lodge #1646, made the presentation during a ceremony at Paul C. Rogers F...

By Natalie Handy   The 90th Italian Feast of Saints Cosmas and Damian was the largest in the event's history, drawing thousands from around Greater Boston this past weekend.   Put on by the Saints Cosmas and Damian Society, the annual event serves as a time to appreciate the traditions of Italy and pay homage to the saints. As the pat...

By Stephanie Obodda Massimo has been making waves in the Providence restaurant scene since its opening in mid-June. While many Atwells restaurants have upheld the status quo – upscale but standard Italian fare – Massimo is bursting with creativity in its menu, interior and approach.   You can tell this restaurant is different from the rest...