The Southington Sons of Italy has elected its new officers Saturday and presented Robert Triano with its “Brotherhood Award.” Tony Cusano, president of the Southington Sons of Italy, said that the Brotherhood Award is the highest honor a member can receive. The award is given to someone who has been a member in good standing for at least 10 years w...

During a meeting held at the Consulate General of Italy in New York, the new members of the Comites in the presence of the Consul General of Italy Fabrizio Di Michele, elected Predident Alessandro Crocco, 35 years old, of White Plains, New York.  The new President immediately addressed the assembly, thanked everyone for having participated in the f...

Fellow Italians living in the State of Connecticut are informed that on Friday, January 21, 2022 it will be possible to apply for the issuance of a passport at the Honorary Consulate in Hartford. Interested parties can request an appointment from now until January 18, 2022 by writing to hartford.onorario@esteri.it  In case it is not possible to sat...

Is the art too saccharine? Obsolete on arrival? Does it tell only an Italian story and not one that reflects the diversity of Wooster Square today? Has the community not truly been engaged in the process? And where in the original charge to artists a year ago was there permission to pave over more than a thousand square feet of precious green space...

Barbara Zichichi has been appointed as the new honorary consul of Italy in Connecticut. Zichichi was born and raised in the town of Verona in northeast Italy, which is best known as the setting for William Shakespeare’s famed Romeo and Juliet. After studying foreign languages in high school, she worked as a translator and interpreter across her n...

New Haven has plenty to offer, including incredible restaurants. One of the city’s staples recently got a long-awaited facelift. Liberato and Guiseppina Dell’Amura opened Libby’s Italian Pastry Shop on Wooster Street way back in 1922. It’s still family-owned, four generations strong now, and ready to celebrate 100 years. “We keep everything the sam...

West Putnam Avenue has long held a prominent position on the circuit of car collectors. That popularity has helped one of the world’s leading makers of ultra-luxury vehicles make a fast start during its first year of sales in Connecticut. Nearly a year after opening its showroom at 300 W. Putnam Ave., Lamborghini is seeing robust local demand for i...

The replacement for the Columbus statue in Wooster Square Park has hit a roadblock, with objections to its size and design as well as questions on compliance with historic district standards. A vote on the proposed four-figure family statue meant to honor Italian-American immigrants to Wooster Square has been put off until Jan. 12 as the project se...

Automobili Lamborghini announces the Grand Opening of Lamborghini Greenwich, the legendary Italian company’s newest retail storefront in the U.S. Automobili Lamborghini Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Stephan Winkelmann, attended the celebration and participated in the ribbon-cutting ceremony with dealer principal, Robert DiStanislao. In addi...

I am proud to announce that my latest book "THE EXCEPTIONAL MISS UCCELLO: THE LEGACY OF HARTFORD'S FIRST FEMALE MAYOR" " is now available on Amazon both as e-book and paperback here.  The daughter of a Sicilian shoemaker and a conservative Republican in a city where Democrats, lead by the legendary State and National Party Chairman John Bailey, hel...