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Owner Of Salvatore’s Restaurants Sells To Employees

Salvatore's Restaurant

The owner of Salvatore’s Restaurants, Sal Lupoli, has taken a bold move by selling his businesses to a group of employees. He made such a move because he wanted to enrich his employees’ lives. He is very happy about his decision and knows that Executive VP, Peter Ackman, will take great care of the locations. Lupoli will still own his chain of Sal’s Pizzas.

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Italian Flag Raising at Boston City Hall (Oct. 9)


When: Friday, Oct. 9, 2015 – 11 a.m (reception); 12 p.m. (flag raising ceremony) Where: Piemonte Room, 5th floor City Hall (reception); Boston City Hall, Congress St. entrance (ceremony)

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Columbus Day cocktail reception


The North End Columbus Day Celebration Committee is hosting an evening of celebration and commemoration on Friday, October 9 at the Living Room onAtlantic Avenue. The reception will feature music, prizes, refreshments and cocktails. Advance tickets are $45.00 per person (50.00 at the door) and may be purchased by contacting the Therese at 617-504-3284, or mail in attached form. This year’s honored guests will be The Friends of Christopher ColumbusPark. The Friends are the 2015 recipient of the Committee’s Michael A. Nazzaro Community Service Award. Mike Nazzaro was born and raised in the North End, was a small business owner ...

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I AM Books — The First Italian American Bookstore in the Country


Dear readers, Life has a funny and mysterious way of taking us by the hand and pulling us towards projects we never dreamed of until recently. That is how I feel right now, as I announce this big step forward in our goal to give the local Italian and Italian American communities a voice and identity they can be proud of. For several months, with the help of many people encountered through the years as editor of bostoniano.info and Bostoniano magazine, I have been working on creating I Am Books — a real, physical space that can bring the community ...

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Italian Mercatino – Italian Craft Fair


When: October 25, 2015, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM Where: Irish American Club, 177 West St. Malden, MA Please join Donne 2000 celebrating Italian Heritage Month with our first Italian Mercatino. This event will feature handmade crafts and gifts made by our very own members and other local vendors. It will be a great opportunity to purchase unique holiday gifts. Homemade pizzelle, cookies, panini and refreshments will also be for sale. There will also be cooking demonstrations of various Italian foods. Proceeds of this event will benefit the Donne 2000 Scholarship fund and other local charities. For more information contact Rita Susi ...

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First Annual Big Rico Memorial Golf Tournament


When: Monday September 14, 2015 — 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Where: South Shore Country Club, 274 South Street Hingham, MA 02043 This event is in memory of Rico Ricci- aka “Big Rico” to his family and friends. Rico passed away last June after fighting a long and courageous battle with liver disease. Proceeds of this event will benefit the ALS Foundation and Liver Foundation. There will be a golf tournament during the day and a cocktail/reception in the evening. Cost is $125 for individual player, which includes lunch and dinner reception. Price is $100 to sponsor a hole. If ...

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Fitchburg State archive to become repository for Italian American history, stories of Central Massachusetts


Article published on Worcester Telegram & Gazette. For the complete article, click here. FITCHBURG – Hank Lisciotti would love to know who the first Italian was who emigrated to Leominster or Fitchburg and paved the way for others to follow and build lives and businesses in northern Central Massachusetts. Between 1820 and 2004, about 5.5 million people emigrated from Italy to the United States, with a majority of them, about 3 million, arriving between 1900 and 1915. They came as stone cutters, worked in plastics factories and engaged in many other trades, eventually founding their own companies and institutions. At ...

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Musica Vesuviana celebrates 5th year with more music, more art, more fun


On June 24, 2015, Musica Vesuviana kicked off its fifth annual Summer Music & Art Camp in Italy. Students from all over the United States landed in Naples, Italy, embarking on a two-week excursion to S. Marco di Castellabate (Salerno) to discover the historical, cultural and artistic sites of southern Italy while studying music and art. This year, the 35 participating students journeyed to Rome, Vietri (Amalfi Coast), Pompeii, Paestum and Salerno (Castello Mediovale di Arechi) and were delighted to visit the breathtaking and beautiful locations. The students’ home for the two-week stay was the Fondazione Passarelli, where students received ...

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Italian Consulate General of Boston is Hiring


The Italian Consulate General in Boston is currently looking to hire a qualified individual to work in the Consular Services/Visas sector. Interested candidates must submit applications by Sept. 30, 2015. For more information on the position and the requirements to apply, please visit www.consboston.esteri.it or download the form by clicking here.

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IACO To Host Bocce Tournament


On September 20, 2015, The Italian-American Cultural Organization will be hosting a Bocce Tournament in Abington, MA. They are holding the event to support the IACO Scholarship fund. If you are interested in attending, contact Richard Leccese at 781-843-5095. In order to attend you have to make a donation to the fund.  

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Stephen Ross Receives Award From Italian American Heritage Month Committee

Italian American Heritage Month Committee2

On August 27, 2015, the Italian American Heritage Month Committee presented Stephen Ross the Italian American Heritage Month Award for community service and leadership. The award was presented by Vice President Sal Bramante. Ross is president of Clear Channel Outdoor, Boston Division, a division of Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc., one of the world’s largest outdoor advertising companies.

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The Appian Club Of Stoneham Will Host Italian Classes

Italian and American flags

The Appian Club of Stoneham will be hosting Italian classes for adults and children starting in September. Adult classes will start Tuesday, September 15, 2015. Classes are about ninety minutes long and run eight weeks. Children’s classes will start Saturday, September 19, 2015. Classes will be one hour long and last twenty weeks. Children must be at least 6 years old to attend. The Appian club is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating others about Italian culture and heritage. If you are interested in taking the classes, please contact John Nocella by calling 781-438-5687.  

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