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The Italian Chicks comedy & Variety Show will be performing at the Regent Theatre in Arlington, MA. October 14 ,2022 – 8pm Showtime Tickets are available here. The Italian Chicks always offer a special reduced promo discount code for all, Italian American Organizations and well as Police, First Responders, EMT & all organizations that support and g...

The Wakefield Sons and Daughters of Italy have been casually playing bocce in the summer for years. But this year, they took their talents on the road to two local tournaments – with great success and fun! Earlier in the month, the neighboring Wilmington Lodge invited the Wakefield Lodge to their town for a friendly game of bocce. We are proud to a...

Boston Celtics forward Danilo Gallinari underwent successful surgery to repair his torn ACL on Friday. Team physician Dr. Tony Schena performed the surgery at New England Baptist Hospital, the team announced in a statement. No formal timetable has been determined for Gallinari's return, but he is expected to miss the entire 2022-23 season. The 6'10...

The Boston Celtics will have an interim head coach on the sidelines this upcoming NBA season, and everyone outside of the Northeast may be wondering: Exactly who is Joe Mazzulla? In the wake of Celtics coach Ime Udoka being suspended for the entire 2022-23 season for having an intimate relationship with a female member of the franchise's staff, Maz...

The Longmeadow Chapter of UNICO National is hosting their first Fall Fun Run & 5K on Oct. 8 at the Town Green and the Richard Salter Storrs Library on 693 Longmeadow St. The 5K is geared for participants 11 years of age and up, while the Fun Run is geared for children up to age 10. As part of the Long Meddowe Fall Festival, the 5K will begin at 8 a...

Earlier this week, it was reported that new Boston Celtics forward Danillo Gallinari tore his left meniscus while playing for Italy in a FIBA World Cup Qualifying game. He was originally reported to have a timetable to be back playing on the parquet floor by mid-November. On Friday, the Boston Celtics announced that Gallo’s injury was much worse. F...

It was the best of the best at this summer’s East Haven recreation league bocce league championship at the town beach. And that’s saying something. Among the competitors: Giuseppe “Joe” DeLucia, 73, who was, as East Haven Recreation Director Liz Franco-Spano put it, “on fire.” “He’s hitting every shot,” said Franco-Spano, among the 50 onlookers on...

It's easy to sympathize with Oakledge Park visitors who recall better days when blue-green algae left Lake Champlain more or less alone. But for members of the Burlington Bocce Club, regulars on the park's recreational scene, the good times roll regardless of bacterial load. For 15 years, the club has claimed a tract tucked behind some trees off th...

The NBA season is still weeks away, but the Celtics may have suffered a huge loss on Saturday. Danilo Gallinari injured his left knee in Italy's FIBA World Cup qualifier, exiting the game immediately. The fear was that Gallinari tore his left ACL, according to Italian journalist Cesare Milanti. But Milanti later reported that Gallinari's left ACL,...

Bryant University men’s basketball head coach Jared Grasso could see with his own eyes the change he ignited in his first season. “My first game, there were 15 people in the crowd — three were my family, and three were the assistant coach’s family. I remember standing there during the national anthem, half embarrassed,” the 42-year-old says of the...

Actor and Comedian Daniel Franzese to Appear in World Premiere ITALIAN MOM LOVES YOU! at Seven Angels Theatre in Waterbury, CT, August 12-21. Seven Angels Theatre announce the world premiere of Italian Mom Loves You!, a comedy co-written and starring film, television and stage actor Daniel Franzese. This solo tour de force will run at the theatre,...

At 107, Frank Sacco could be the oldest man in Connecticut. It’s hard to know for sure. “It doesn’t matter, because no one’s playing bocce” at that age, said his son, Andrew Sacco. “There may be someone lying in his bed somewhere.” Frank Sacco isn’t lying in bed at the home he shares with his son and daughter-in-law in Cheshire. He’s still a regula...