Event Notices

Italian Heritage Month Photo: Three Flags

October is Italian Heritage Month: These Three Flags are a symbol for me, my life as an Italian National, a Naturalized American Citizen, and a Commonwealth of Massachusetts Employee, I am proud to be all three, and I give all three my best there is to give of me! (this photo was taken by: Vanessa Read More…

Arts & Culture

Italian Heritage Month Kick-Off at State House

The annual kick off of Italian Heritage Month was held on October 1, 2013 at the Grand Staircase of the State House. The 2013 Italian American Month Award recipients were Mayor Thomas M. Menino, Public Service Award, and Alessandro Golkar, Rising Young Professional Award. Once again the generosity of Donato Frattaroli and the Frattaroli Family Read More…

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Public Safety, Italian Heritage Month & New Website Highlighted at North End Chamber of Commerce Meeting

The North End Chamber of Commerce focused on public safety issues at its monthly meeting, held on August 7, 2013. Addressing the NECC were Suffolk County District Attorney, Dan Conley, Detective Chuck Wilson, District A-1 Captain Lee & Sergeant Lema. Board member Damein DiPaola updated the group on plans for Hanover Street pole banners of Read More…

Arts & Culture

Library Hosts The Jack Volpe Project to Rousing Ovation

On October 24th, in honor of Italian Heritage Month, The Jack Volpe Project performed songs of Italian crooners Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Tony Bennett at the North End Branch Library. The band consisted of Jack Volpe Rotondi on vocals, Brian Fitzpatrick on piano and Nat Simpkins on saxophone and bass. Approximately 35 people attended. Read More…

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The Jack Volpe Project Sings the Songs of the Italian Crooners at the North End Library on October 24th

In honor of Italian Heritage Month, the Friends of the North End Library present The Jack Volpe Project singing the songs of the Italian Crooners – Sinatra, Martin & Bennett. Free, 25 Parmenter St. on Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 6:45 – 7:45 pm.  

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Italian Heritage Month 2012 Ceremony at State House

Columbus Day is celebrated in October, proclaimed as Italian Heritage Month at the State House this week. This year is the 14th official dedication of the month recognizing Italian American culture, history and activities. This year, awards went to Albert “Buddy” Mangina for Community Service and Jerry Leone, Middlesex County District Attorney as the Law Read More…

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Memorial Dedication on Prado for Patrolman Andrew B. Cuneo, 1st Italian American Boston Police Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

On Saturday, October 8, 2011, a Memorial Dedication to late North Ender and Patrolman Andrew B. Cuneo was held on the Prado, also known as the Paul Revere Mall, in Boston’s North End. The memorial plaque mounted on the brick wall is a tribute to Cuneo as the first Italian American Boston Police Officer killed Read More…