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The history of Italy in World War II consists of many intertwined events – the tragic, the heroic and the overlooked, including the Jews in Italy, most of whom escaped the Holocaust because many Italians shielded them from Hitler’s genocidal vision. While Italy under Benito Mussolini instituted harsh discrimination laws in 1938, Italian authorities opposed or subverted the Nazis’ extermination...
BOSTON (April 22, 2024) - Boston City Councilor Gabriela Coletta (District 1) chaired a Government Operations committee hearing last week to discuss a petition for a special law regarding property tax classification in the City of Boston. This Home Rule Petition was sponsored by Mayor Michelle Wu and is a temporary tool seeking to protect residents from property tax...
Boston, MA – The Catholic Schools Foundation (CSF) held its 34th Annual Building Minds Scholarship Fund Gala on Thursday 11th April 2024 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place. Nearly 1,000 CSF supporters gathered to honor Rick Henken, President and CEO of the Schochet Companies, and to raise scholarship funds for in-need students. The event, chaired by CSF Trustee Renee...
Terrible news: NBCBoston: " A child who was injured in a fire in East Boston earlier this month has died, the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office said Tuesday." Read more here. Related: GoFundMe page set up for fire victim.
- Following the huge success of its inaugural fair on February 10, 2024, the Eastie Artisan Fair, is set to make a return for its highly anticipated second fair on Sunday, May 5, 2024 at the East Boston Yacht Club, 1 Rice Street, East Boston, MA. Building on the momentum of its first fair, attendees will be wowed with...
It’s almost time for the Triple Crown. Why not get ready for the celebration now by reading SIERRA BLUE by Suzanne Morgan Williams. The novel, for readers 10 and up, should immerse the whole family in the horse racing world. Whether you’ve never been to the track or if you are an avid horse racing fan, you’ll find yourself...
Fundraising goal of $20,000 set up to help the Corrales family. Ceydi Karina Corrales, a 9-year-old, is a victim of the devastating Meridian Street fire in East Boston. Since the incident, she has been bravely battling for her life. Placed in a coma with collapsed lungs and severe brain damage, her struggle is immense. Read more at the GoFundMe...
Italian Culture
This is an invitation to the concluding concert of the 30th anniversary season: Sunday, 19 May, 2024, 3:00 p.m.Dante Alighieri Italian Cultural Center41 Hampshire Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts Adriana Repetto, sopranoGiovanni Formisano, tenor Arias from: Le Nozze di Figaro, La Forza del Destino, Adriana Lecouvreur, L’Elisir d’Amore, Rigoletto, L’Arlesiana, TurandotDuets from:Carmen, Die Tote Stadt, La Boheme, MefistofeleAdmission is $27.00; $24.00 for seniors (62...
BOSTON, MA (April 10, 2024) – On May 5, Greg Wilmot, Boston native and Framingham resident, will be honored at Project Bread’s 56th annual Walk for Hunger with the Patrick Hughes Award for Social Justice, named for the late event founder. Wilmot is the President & CEO of the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC), Massachusetts’ largest community-based primary...
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Part of broader $2.4M citizens helping citizens manage money program to support growing need for education and investments. East Boston's Neighborhood of Affordable Housing is one of the recipients. The community development corporation received $40,000 to continue its financial literacy programs. (April 9, 2024) – In recognition of Financial Literacy Month, Citizens today announced $420,000 in financial empowerment grants to...
Honored for his dedication and ministry to East Boston youth. (Lynnfield, MA) The Pirandello Lyceum which promotes Italian history and culture while recognizing the contributions of Italian Americans to society last Saturday honored Salesian Fr. Bill Bucciferro with one of its "I Miglori" awards. The award was created to appreciate the accomplishments of contemporary Italians and Italian Americans. Formally known as...
Diapers wanted! The Kiwanis Club of East Boston hosts a Diaper Drive on Tuesday, April 16 to benefit families served by the Crossroads Family Shelter. The Kiwanis Club is collecting diapers, baby wipes, diaper rash creams and other items for infants to assist homeless families.  Diapers size 4 and above, baby wipes and other materials can be dropped off to Kiwanis...
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