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“ONLY a few months ago he was a dishwasher. A man untaught in finance shows Wall Street and the greatest financiers in the world that they are pikers. Whether Ponzi’s bubble bursts or not, the American people will have to take off their hats to a man as clever as he is.”   So the Rochester Times-Union sums up a good deal of the nation-wide e...

The Italian owners of a Lewiston facility that makes high-tech storage, picking and distribution systems plan to invest $6 million in the plant, which could lead to dozens of new jobs. A spokesman for Modula, owner of the System Logistics plant, said the investment signals a long-term commitment to the area and comes as the company has seen a...

This summer, the downtown furniture boutique Il Décor introduces original designs from the noted Italian manufacturer Cattelan Italia. Il Décor is thrilled to bring this elegant and affordable collection to Boston. These original designs capture the simplicity of domestic life without sacrificing grace or quality. Cattelan Italia's skilled craftsma...

E' indetta una procedura di selezione - che si svolgerà attraverso un colloquio - per l'assunzione di un impiegato a contratto temporaneo da adibire ai servizi di Assistente amministrativo nel settore consolare per la durata di sei mesi.   Possono partecipare alla selezione i candidati con i seguenti requisiti:1. abbiano, alla data del prese...

Sometimes fashion means more than glitz, clothes, trends and runways. Sometimes fashion embodies the balance between health and beauty, the dance among food, imagination and inner happiness and the art of living well. I was thrilled by the story of Italian-American creator and educator Mary Capozzi who certainly knows how to be stylish. Through de...

By Mary Pols   Jenn Legnini has a newish farm and a very new restaurant, but neither quite fit traditional definitions. Turtle Rock, her farm/"craft cannery" in Brunswick, comprises just one-third of an acre for vegetables, although her commercially licensed kitchen is filled with both percolating pots and ideas for value-added products. &n...

By Robert KochA Baltimore-based developer of senior living communities has paid $2 million for The Sons of Italy property on New Canaan Ave.   Brightview Norwalk, LLC, an affiliate of The Shelter Group/Shelter Development, LLC, purchased the property at 162 New Canaan Ave. from The Pietro Micca Lodge Building Association for $2,015,000, acco...

di Gabriele Pipia   «Tredici anni fa, quando sono arrivata, non era affatto mia intenzione rimanere negli Stati Uniti. Ma appena mi sono accorta delle differenze, ho capito che non sarei tornata indietro. In Italia regna il pessimismo, qui ci sono ottimismo e voglia di fare: sembra che tutto sia possibile».   Dopo la laurea in Medicin...

By Nilou Mouchhala   Continentale Hair Salon, with a well-appointed maroon exterior and simple but bold letters across the top, has been at 214 Massachusetts Ave. for over 38 years. When I entered this hair salon I was greeted warmly by Joey DiSpena, the cheerful Italian-American owner who started this business back when he was an impetuous...

By Vimal S. Konduri   Architect Renzo Piano outlined the trials and triumphs of designing the new Harvard Art Museums building, speaking to a packed Piper Auditorium Thursday evening. Piano, who also designed The Shard in London and the The New York Times Building in Manhattan, discussed his work on the Harvard Art Museums with museum d...

Networking Event: Geared towards facilitating the interaction among the Italianmembers of the scientific community in Boston During the event author D. Zaccagnini will present his new book "Moving Boxes" (Click here to read more about the book) Click here to register for this eventTuesday April 28 - 6:30 PMConsulate General of Italy - Boston...

Rita's Italian Ice will open its first Massachusetts location this Thursday at 170 Everett Ave. in Chelsea. The location is also the first Rita's store for Patricia Shelton, of Roxbury, who signed a deal last year to bring 30 Rita's locations to Greater Boston by 2023. Through entity Ice Treats Inc., Shelton plans to expand to Suffolk, Middles...