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Giornata internazionale delle donne in memoria di Rita Levi Montalcini - grande scienziata, attivista per i diritti delle donne e premio Nobel per la medicina nel 1986, scomparsa lo scorso dicembre. Succede a Boston, la capitale mondiale della ricerca, dove quest'anno l'8 marzo avra' un significato speciale: rendere un tributo ai meriti scientifici...

By Alana Melanson Five generations of Ann Pacetti's family have been involved with the Cristoforo Colombo Regina Elena Lodge No. 169, Order Sons of Italy in America, beginning with her grandmother and continuing today with numerous grandchildren.   Pacetti, 91, who currently serves as treasurer, has been a part of the Fitchburg lodge for at...

The Italian-American Historical Society of Connecticut will host Anthony Riccio, author of Farms, Factories, and Families: Italian American Women of Connecticut, for a book signing event Sunday, Sept. 21, at 2 p.m., at St. Anthony's Church Hall, 70 Washington Ave, New Haven.   Several local women, including Anna Caccavale, are telling their...

by James Pasto   In his 1975 study of the North End, "The Italian-American child: His sociolinguistic acculturation," Fr. Lawrence Biondi stated that "The English spoken in the North End is English that is heard nowhere else in New England or Boston. North Enders have a strong tendency toward being uniquely apart — they are not quite Italian...

By Elissa Miolene Two hours southeast of Rome, salve a tiny town nestles in a valley of snow-capped mountains. With a population of 300, Settefrati stretches only two miles from end to end. And despite its location almost 7,000 miles from Stamford, nearly everyone there has an intimate connection to this bustling Connecticut city. For two per...

Fine settimana di lavoro a Boston per Francesca La Marca (Pd), che continua il suo contatto con i concittadini della sua ripartizione e il suo impegno di promozione per l'iscrizione nelle liste degli elettori in vista del rinnovo dei Comites, le cui elezioni sono state rimandate al 17 aprile 2015.   Sabato sera la parlamentare del Partito de...

You don't have to be Italian to eat spaghetti or to attend a Feast in the North End. And you don't have to be Italian to enjoy the film The Italian Americans* coming October 19th to the Beebe Library Lecture Hall. To help celebrate October being Italian Heritage Month, the Wakefield Sons of Italy is inviting the public to attend Part 1 of this...

The Connecticut Region of the National Organization of Italian American Women (NOIAW) will honor three of Connecticut's most prominent and pioneering women at its eighth annual Epiphany Celebration brunch and silent auction event, on Sunday, January 15, 2017, at the New Haven Lawn Club in New Haven, CT.   Master of Ceremonies, U.S. Congressw...

by Lisa Cappuccio When: Wednesday, October 1st at 10:00 – 12:00pmWhere: Boston City Hall's Piemonte Room, which is located on the 5th Floor. Boston City Councilors Michael Flaherty and Sal LaMattina will host this year's Italian flag raising at Boston City Hall in honor of Italian-American Heritage Month. Join friends and families in a community...

The Sons of Italy of Portsmouth will celebrating "La Dolce Vita – The Sweet Life" with accordionist Gary Sredzienski on Oct. 4. Come with your blanket or chair and enjoy Cannoli, tiramisu, gelato sandwiches, Italian cookies and more.   Win a raffle or learn to play bocce. All profits go to End 68 Hours of Hunger, a not-for-profit effort...

Judge Frank E. Cicone, former chief administrative judge of the Baltimore County Circuit Court, who had a second career as a settlement court judge, died of congestive heart failure Thursday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.   The Lutherville resident was 95. "Frank was loved and respected by judges all over Maryland. He was a giant...

The Sicilian Tenors, Aaron Caruso, Elio Scaccio and Sam Vitale, lend their voices to the music of Italy, Broadway and Hollywood when they appear in Middletown on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m.   Brought by the Greater Middletown Concert Association, the concert will be held at the 700-seat MHS Performing Arts Center, 200 LaRosa Lane, where t...