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The Pittsfield Parade Committee announced Tuesday that Mario DeMartino will be the Grand Marshal for July 4th Parade.   DeMartino was chosen because of his high level of volunteerism. DeMartino is the chairman of the Pittsfield Ethnic Fair and organizes the bucket brigade for the Fourth of July Parade.   Read more   Source:&nb...

By Christina Hennessy   It began as a tasty way to celebrate the end of an exhibition, but Greenwich Historical Society's Festa al Fresco has taken on a flavor all its own. The outdoor celebration of cuisine and community returns on Sunday, July 12. "It's become a great way to celebrate local culture and celebrate summer," said Anna Mar...

Mayor Domenic Sarno issued a proclamation recognizing the month of June 2016 as Immigrant Heritage Month in the city of Springfield.   Immigrant Heritage Month celebrates our country's immigrant heritage and the stories of individuals, families and communities who have contributed to the unique social fabric of our country. The effort is par...

By Donna Doherty   They might be teenagers, but they sing the kinds of songs that bring moms and daughters to concerts together, and they do so well enough to capture the attention of Barbra Streisand, who invited the Italian trio to sing with her on her 2012 tour.   Il Volo, which appropriately means "the flight," has skyrocketed to...

In celebration of the opening of Sleeping Beauty at the Emerson/Paramount Center Theatre, the Italian Consulate, MITaly and ArtsEmerson invite you to engage with Colla Marionette, a centuries old Italian marionette company on Tuesday November 12th at 6:30 pm at MIT.   The company will present the evolution of their design technique...

When: Sunday, October 5, 2014 — 10 a.m.Where: Larz Anderson Auto Museum, 15 Newton St., Brookline, MATutto Lite: A laid back assemblage of beautiful Italian cars under the exquisite fall foliage in Larz Anderson Park. Call it — Tutto Lite, Tutto Autunno, Tutto Two. Bring your Italian car, motorcycle, or just your love for Italian Machines. Unlike...

The city of Waterbury is starting its Columbus Day celebration a little early. Every October the city names an Italian-American as mayor for a day. He gets a small parade downtown, and a ceremony outside City Hall.   This year's honoree is John Sarlo. He served in the Korean War, spent years on the city council, and has supported every...

Sunday, June 22nd at 1pmNew Haven Long Wharf HarborNew Haven, Connecticut 06511 St. Andrew The Apostle Society will be hosting their annual Blessing of the Fleet in honor of St. Andrew the Apostle who was a fisherman. The Society would like to wish all the boaters and their families / friends a happy and safe boating season! Anyone interested in...

Parishioners of St. Joseph Church have their patron saint to thank for a sweet treat they indulge in just once a year. That would be zeppole, the rich Italian pastry churchgoers enjoyed Sunday in observance of St. Joseph's Feast Day, which occurred at the spring equinox on Saturday. Along with fathers, workers, the Archdiocese of Hartford and...

On October 26th, classical music for piano and voice by the early 20th century Italian composer Salvatore Arnò, will be performed for the first time this century. During Arnò's lifetime, he achieved the admiration of his audiences and fellow musicians throughout Italy and in Boston. Newspaper reviews heartily express these sentiments. A representa...

I'm sure many Medford residents remember an Italian teacher named Michelina Pietrangelo, who taught at Medford High School until 1991 when a terminal illness struck her. She died shortly after and left a bequest for students of Italian at Medford High School.Cesare Pietrangelo, Michelina's brother and executor of the endowment, has given scholarsh...

On August 24rd, 2016, a 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit central Italy, leveling entire towns and resulting in devastating loss and the deaths of 298 people. The Italian Community in Boston along with some of Boston's leading Italian restaurants have organized an event to raise funds for Earthquake Relief efforts and show solidarity with the residents...