An Italian American advocacy group is slamming Medford's decision to change the name of Columbus Elementary School, going so far as to threaten legal action. The Italian American One Voice Coalition, which describes itself as an activist group combating discrimination and negative stereotyping, sent a letter to the mayor and City Council Thursday c...

Please join Medford, MA residents in signing this petition requesting  the Medford, MA  School Committee (Chair-Mayor Breanna Lungo-Koehn, Vice-Chairperson Paul Ruseau, Secretary Paulette Van der Kloot, Jenny Graham, Kathy Kreatz, Melanie McLaughlin and Mea Quinn Mustone) immediately rescind their vote to change the name of the Columbus Elementary ...

Summer in Boston’s North End is normally bookended by five iconic Italian feasts, where locals and tourists crowd into the neighborhood’s narrow streets for a celebratory experience. Going back to the North End for a particular feast, for many Italian families, is a way to show respect and their devotion to a particular Saint; to many, it’s an Ital...

Alitalia ha ripreso a collegare Roma e Boston. Il primo volo Alitalia da Fiumicino all’aeroporto Logan d Boston è partito la mattina del 16 luglio alle ore 10:20. Il collegamento con la città del Massachusetts si aggiunge a quello con New York, ripristinato all’inizio di giugno, e viene effettuato tre volte alla settimana (dall’Italia ogni lunedì,...

Camp Italia Retreat local day camp out of Worcester Massachusetts for kids ages 7 to 17 years of age. The day camp has been running for years until this summer of 2020 because of the Covid-19. The organization is not gone, but does plan on returning for 2021 along with its sister mission of promoting female role models with the tier 2 UWS National...

A new Italian coffee bar with a familiar name is on its way to the North End of Boston. According to a post within the jobs section of bostonchefs.com, Ducali Caffe is planning to open and is now looking for a head barista. The post mentions that the new spot will offer cookies, pastries, and tea along with coffee, though little other information h...

 Il Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale ha pubblicato sei nuovi avvisi di incarico per esperto ex art. 168 D.P.R. 18/67 con funzioni di Addetto Scientifico, per la promozione della scienza e tecnologia italiana e dell’innovazione industriale presso le alcune Sedi diplomatiche italiane all’estero. Tra questi, tre avvisi...

The Christopher Columbus statue, which has become a lightning rod during the past month, will remain in front of Union Station, at least for the foreseeable future. The City Council voted 8-2 Tuesday night to "file" an order filed by District 4 Councilor Sarai Rivera that called on City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr. to work with the local Italian...

Sr. Rosetta could understand why the other nun was so confused. It was only 1954, after all, and she and Mother Celestine stood out for almost disappearing among the long veils propped up on starched forms of many the other religious women in the room. They were all nuns serving in the diocese of Worcester, Massachusetts, but in simple, contemporar...

The head of the Mount Carmel Preservation Society wants the local Italian community to have a say in the fate of the Christopher Columbus statue in front of Union Station and whether Columbus Day should continue to be observed as a holiday in the city. In an email sent to city councilors Monday, Mauro DePasquale, president of the group, said the It...