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State House Celebration Commemorates 20th Anniversary of Italian Heritage Month Committee

October 1st marked the start of Italian-American Heritage Month, coinciding with the 20th Anniversary of the Italian Heritage Month Committee. Last week a festive program was held in the House Chamber of the State House, followed by a reception in Memorial Hall. Coro Dante, New England’s all-Italian repertoire chorus of the Dante Alighieri Society which Read More…

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Reflecting Back on the Trial Of Sacco & Vanzetti

August in the North End conjures up images of feasts, children playing outside, and residents gathering in the parks; but there’s a darker memory associated with this time of year: On the 23rd of August in 1927, Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were executed via electrocution after being declared guilty of robbery and murder. The Read More…

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St. Leonard’s Mass Begins Italian Heritage Month September 30

The Society of Saint Joseph will kick off October as Italian Heritage Month with a mass celebrated by Cardinal Sean O’Malley on Sunday, September 30 at 12pm at St. Leonard of Port Maurice Church, 320 Hanover Street. Attending the mass will be Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, Speaker of the House Robert De Leo, and members Read More…

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Italian American Heritage, Military, Police/Fire Depts and Politics on Display at North End Columbus Day Parade [Photos]

The bi-annual North End Columbus Day Parade was held Sunday October 8th, beginning at City Hall Plaza and making its way through downtown Boston, the waterfront and into the North End. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh was Grand Marshall accompanied by District 1 City Councilor Sal LaMattina, State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz and State Sen. Joe Boncore. Most of the City Councilors-at-large were represented including Michelle Read More…