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Unusual Weather Delivers Italy’s Worst Grape Harvest in Decades

Wine grapes (photo courtesy Perillo Tours)

Summer storms have dampened Italian wine grape production, putting this year’s harvest on track to be the most meager since 1950.

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Massachusetts Education and Law Awards

(Front) - Watertown Police Patrolman Timothy Menton, Firefighter James Caruso, Medford Police Chief Leo A. Sacco Jr., The Honorable Peter C. DiGangi, former Wilmington Town Manager Michael Caira, Watertown Police Sergeant Jeffrey J. Pugliese, and Patrolman Timothy Menton. (Back) – The Commission for Social Justice of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts

The Grand Lodge of Massachusetts, part of the national Order Sons of Italy in America, recently honored several leaders in the Italian-American community, as well as graduating high school seniors at the Massachusetts Education and Law Awards. Held on Sunday, May 4, 2014, the award ceremony is a continuation of a 30-year tradition of the Grand Lodge’s commitment to social justice, previously known as the Law and Justice Awards, which has honored leaders like Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and House Speaker Robert DeLeo. Similarly, the scholarship program has annually awarded at least $30,000 to high school seniors for nearly ...

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Consulate Honors Six at Achievement Awards


Four stunning paintings by Caravaggio, currently on loan at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, were the backdrop to the fourth annual Achievement Awards handed out by Italian Consul General Giuseppe Pastorelli.

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