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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...

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm. Join the Friends of the Dartmouth Libraries on Tuesdays (January 18-February 22) from 11 a.m.-noon for the 32nd Annual Molly Little Art Film Series which will focus on Leonardo da Vinci and the Italian High Renaissance.  Audience members will learn about the artist and some of his most important works...

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...

As 2021 comes to a close, we wanted to let you know we have big plans for the upcoming new year! But first, we wanted to thank you for all the support and encouragement we have received over these past two weeks since opening our new space at 124 Salem Street! Being back in the North End is such a joy and privilege! Opening the space at 124 Salem S...

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...

The Order of Sons of Italy in America Peter B. Gay Lodge #540 shared their holiday spirit as they distributed meals to members of CO-OP, a local non-profit agency supporting individuals with disabilities. Patrons and passersby caught the scent of delicious hot turkey meals as members of the Sons of Italy collected them in the warm kitchen alongside...

David Venditelli, first-year president of the ageless Pannese Society of Rhode Island, wasn’t sure if the proud Italian-American non-profit set a record, but this week noted: “We are really, really happy to continue to this terrific tradition.” It’s an ageless act of giving that began with former President Joe Spremulli, that made sure families in...

Ciao! If you’ve been to Boston, chances are that you’ve been to the North End. After all, it’s the Little Italy of Massachusetts, home to numerous Italian restaurants and bakeries as well as historical sites, shops, and other businesses. Whether you’re a foodie or a history buff, Boston’s North End is a must-visit location in the city. A trip to th...

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...

After months of hard work (and many bumps along the way) we are thrilled to finally announce we are opening in our new space, at 124 Salem Street, in Boston's North End! Since announcing our plans earlier this year, there have been many exciting new initiatives, as well as a number of setbacks that delayed our opening date. But all of that is behin...

Sometimes we all find ourselves longing for a vacation out of the country. There is so much to be seen, touched, and tasted in other parts of the world, but it’s not always easy to hop on a plane and fly somewhere new. Luckily, you can sometimes find a little slice of another country right here in America, and we think the Little Italy of Providenc...