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If there’s a red flag with a “B” waving in front of Maria Redo’s house off Old County Road on Sunday, it means there will be a bocce game that day. For 31 years, the Redos have been hosting bocce at their summer home here for family, friends, and neighbors. At first, the games were on Wednesdays and Sundays, but as the years went on and life got in...

The Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce has announced that Jennifer Rizzotti, president of the Connecticut Sun, will be keynote speaker at a virtual member breakfast next month. The virtual session will be held via Zoom, Sept. 15 from 8 to 9 a.m. “We are very proud of Jennifer’s success as a former UConn Women’s Basketball star and assistant coach...

The Stoneham Concert Series welcomes Seabreeze for our annual Italian Night celebration! Join us on the Town Common on Thursday, July 22 at 7:00 p.m. for Italian standards sung by Stephen Savio and joined by his talented band members. Seabreeze is considered one of New England's premiere Italian/American show bands. They perform everything from Bro...

Italy's Euro Cup Championship win over the weekend has Italian soccer fans here in western Mass. overjoyed. “Our team was wonderful because when Italy plays they don’t play like other people we played with passion from the heart,” Springfield resident Lia Acerra said. The Italian national soccer team clenching the Euro Cup in a thrilling win over E...

Boston’s post-victory reputation was on display in the North End after Italy’s Euro Cup win filled the neighborhood’s streets with celebrations on Sunday night. Following Italy’s 3-2 victory over England, soccer fans stormed the streets Boston’s North End — a historically Italian neighborhood — for hours of flag-waving and “It-al-ia” chanting.

Team Italy makes its first transatlantic crossing since 2019, as the players return to challenge Team USA in the continuation of the Newport International Polo Series’ 30th Anniversary Season at 5 pm on Saturday, July 10th. According to Newport Polo, the celebrations kick off with a meet and greet on Friday evening at the Brenton Hotel, followed by...

A few fun Adam Vinatieri facts as he begins his five year wait for the Hall of Fame: He's the all time leader in points scored, postseason points scored and field goals. But wasn't drafted. His great-great grandfather Felix Vinatieri was an Italian immigrant who served as the bandleader for Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer's 7th Cavalry. Custer ord...

Mario Pavone, a bassist, composer, and bandleader who came to music late but spent half a century exploring the cutting edge of jazz, died May 15 at his home in Madeira Beach, Florida. He was 80. His death was reported in numerous outlets and confirmed in a family announcement. Pavone had been fighting cancer for 17 years; a native of Connecticut,...

The Boston Red Sox top minor league affiliate team has finally completed its move from Pawtucket, R.I. to a new $160-million public baseball stadium in Worcester’s Canal District. Despite the three-year moving process, the team already has become a rallying point for city and business leaders. And at the heart of all decisions made by the team – le...

Little League opening day ceremonies can often be perfunctory. Not this year at Southington Western Baseball Little League. Players, coaches, fans and their families joined together Saturday with two of the men instrumental in getting the league off the ground to celebrate Southington West’s 50th anniversary at its complex off Spring Street. Techni...

Michele Romeo, chitarrista siciliano, compositore, arrangiatore, music producer, ha da poco completato la sua laurea triennale in Professional Music al Berklee College e già lavora al suo terzo album, che lo vede impegnato sia nella scrittura musicale che nella produzione. Aveva dieci anni quando Michele inizia a suonare la chitarra con il maestro...

New Red Sox reliever Adam Ottavino made headlines in 2018 when he said he believed he’d strike out Babe Ruth every time he faced him because of how advanced the modern game is. Asked Friday how he’d fare against Red Sox legend Ted Williams, Ottavino said he believes he could hold his own. “I don’t know. It’s a different era,” Ottavino said on WEEI’...