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Festa della Repubblica celebrated at Filippo Ristorante

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Boston’s Italian American community came together on May 31 to celebrate the 69th anniversary of Italy as a Republic. Rainy conditions shifted the annual celebrations from Christopher Columbus Park to Filippo Ristorante. Organized by the local COMITES chapter and the Federazione Associazioni Italiane e Italo-Americane New England, the Festa kicked off with the Centro Attività Scolastiche Italiane (Casit) awarding ten individual scholarships to as many students from the Boston area. Winning schools included the North End’s Eliot School, Medford’s McGlynn Elementary and Andrews Middle School, Wilmington Middle School, Winchester High School, Stoneham High School, Revere High School, and Medford High ...

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2015 Boston C.O.M.IT.ES. elections — Results

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The 2015 elections for the local Comitato degli Italian all’Estero took place on April 17. The Consulate General of Italy in Boston has announced the results: ELECTED (in alphabetical order): Giovanni Abbadessa 194 votes Andrea Boggio 150 votes Luciana Burdi 193 votes Nadia Di Carlo 277 votes Carmine Guarino 151 votes Giuseppe Mazza 163 votes Rocco Antonio Mesiti 180 votes Alberto Mustone 356 votes Maurizio Pasquale 357 votes Tommaso Pasquariello 138 votes Rosetta Romagnoli 189 votes Domenico Susi 438 votes NOT ELECTED (in alphabetical order): Enzo Amara 97 votes Antonina Cusumano 65 votes Michele Frattallone 57 votes Daniel Thomas Hazard ...

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Last days to vote for COMITES

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The Consulate General of Italy in Boston will be accepting votes for the local Comites (Comitato degli Italiani all’Estero) until 11:59 p.m. on April 17, 2015. (see below for a full list of candidates) Only Italian citizens meeting legal requirements and who have registered to vote will be mailed an envelope with instructions and the ballot. If you have registered and have not yet received the envelope, please contact the Consulate General to request a duplicate by contacting the registry office (617-722-9220 or elettorale.boston@esteri.it) For this purpose, the Consulate will be available by phone (617-721-5435) April 4-5 and April 11-12, ...

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Festa della Repubblica 2012 at Christopher Columbus Park

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On Sunday, June 3, 2012, the Italian and Italian American community of the greater Boston area gathered on Boston’s Waterfront to celebrate the 66th anniversary of Italy as a Republic. Organized by Comites and the Federazione Associazioni Italiane & Italo-Americane New England, the event kicked off at 11:30 a.m. with the Italian and U.S. national anthems, followed by speeches by Maurizio Pasquale (President, Comites), Anna Quadri (President, Federazione) and Consul General of Italy Giuseppe Pastorelli. The opening ceremony ended with the Consul handing out prizes to the three best teams of the May 27 Bocce Tournament, won by Associazione Gizio, ...

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