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Page 10 POST-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 6, 2015 INCOME TAX PREPARATION Financial Services Professional Tax Consultant Personal & Business Year Round Service M.P. & Co. TAX & FINANCIAL SERVICES GRACE PREVITE MAGOON, EA 617-569-0175 146 Maverick Street, East Boston, MA 02128 web site: e-mail: ESTABLISHED IN 1938 CELEBRATING 76 YEARS IN BUSINESS MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Sealed General Bids for MPA Contract No. M498-C1, MARITIME EMERGENCY CONTROL CENTER, SOUTH BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS will be received by the Massachusetts Port Authority at the Capital Programs Department Office, Suite 209S - Logan Office Center, One Harberside Drive, East Boston, Massachusetts 02128-2909, until 11:00 A.M. local time on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 2015, immediately after which, in a designated room, the bids will be opened and read publicly. Sealed filed sub-bids for the same contract will be received at the same office until 11:00 A.M. local time on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2015, immediately after which, in a designated room, the filed sulPbids will be opened and read publicly. NOTE: PRE-BID CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD AT THE MASSPORT MARITIME SECURITY CONFERENCE ROOM AT 212 NORTHERN AVENUE, FISH PIER EAST (ENTER BUILDING AT 2ND ARCHWAY ON THE RIGHT, TAKE ELEVATOR TO THIRD FLOOR), SOUTH BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS AT 10:00 AM. LOCAL TIME ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2015. The work includes CONSTRUCTION OF TWO ROOMS WITHIN MASSPORT'S FISH PIER OFFICES INCLUDING FILED-SUB-BID WORK FOR PLUMBING, HVAC, AND ELECTRICAL TRADES (INCLUDING A ROOF-TOP BACK-UP GENERATOR) AS WELL AS LIMITED WORK INVOLVING SELECTIVE DEMOLITION, MISCELLANEOUS METALS, SEALANTS, DOORS AND HARDWARE, GLASS AND GLAZING, WINDOW TREATMENTS, LIGHT GAGE FRAMING AND DRYWALL, RESILIENT FLOORING, ACOUSTICAL CEILINGS, AND PAINTING. WORK ALSO INCLUDES MODIRCATIONS TO EXISTING SPRINKLERS, STRUCTURAL STEEL, CARPENTRY, MILLWORK, AND ROOFING. Bid documents will be made available beginning WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2015. Bid Documents in electronic format may be obtained free of charge at the Authority's Capital Programs Department Office, together with any addenda or amendments, which the Authority may issue and a printed copy of the Proposal form. In order to be eligible and responsible to bid on this contract General Bidders must submit with their bid a current Certificate of Eligibility issued by the Division of Capital Asset Management & Maintenance and an Update Statement. The General Bidder must be certified in the category of GENERAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION. The estimated contract cost is FOUR HUNDRED, NINETY-ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($491,000.00). In order to be eligible and responsible to bid on this contract, filed Sub-bidders must submit with their bid a current Sub-bidder Certificate of Eligibility issued by the Division of Capital Asset Management & Maintenance and a Sub-bidder Update Statement. The filed Sub-bidder must be certified in the sub-bid category of work for which the Sub-bidder is submitting a bid proposal. Bidding procedures and award of the contract and sub contracts shall be in accordance with -the provisions of Sections 44A through 44H inclusive, Chapter 149 of the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. A proposal guaranty shall be submitted with each General Bid consisting of a bid deposit for five (5) percent of the value of the bid; when sub bids are required, each must be accompanied by a deposit equal to five (5) percent of the sub bid amount, in the form of a bid bond, or cash, or a certified check, or a treasurer's or a cashier's check issued by a responsible bank or trust company, payable to the Massachusetts Port Authority in the name of which the Contract for the work is to be executed. The bid deposit shall be (a) in a form satisfactory to the Authority, (b) with a surety company qualified to do business in the Commonwealth and satisfactory to the Authority, and (c) conditioned upon the faithful performance by the principal of the agreements contained in the bid. The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a performance bond and a labor and materials payment bond, each in an amount equal to 100% of the Contract price. The surety shall be a surety company or securities satisfactory to the Authority. Attention is called to the minimum rate of wages to be paid on the work as determined under the provisions of Chapter 149, Massachusetts General Laws, Section 26 to 27G, inclusive, as amended. The Contractor will be required to pay minimum wages in accordance with the schedules listed in Division II, Special Provisions of the Specifications, which wage rates have been predetermined by the U. S. Secretary of Labor and/or the Commissioner of Labor and Industries of Massachusetts, whichever is greater. The successful Bidder will be required to purchase and maintain Bodily Injury Liability Insurance and Property Damage Liability Insurance for a combined single limit of $1,000,000. Said policy shall be on an occurrence basis and the Authority shall be included as an Additional Insured. See the insurance sections of Division I, General Requirements and Division II, ~pecial Provisions for complete details. Filed sub-bids will be required and taken on the following classes of work: . HEATING, VENTILATING, AND AIR CONDITIONING ($28,000.00) PLUMBING ($41,000.00) ELECTRICAL ($207,000.00) The Authority reserves the dght to reject any sub-bid of any sub-trade where permitted by Section 44E of the above-referenced General Laws. The dght is also reserved to waive any informality in or to reject any or all proposals and General Bids. This contract is subject to a Minodty/Women Owned Business Enterprise participation provision requiring that not less than FOUR AND ONE HALF PERCENT (4.5%) of the Contract be performed by minority and women owned business enterprise contractors. With respect to this provision, bidders are urged to familiarize themselves thoroughly with the Bidding Documents. Strict compliance with the pertinent procedures will be required for a bidder to be deemed responsive and eligible. This Contract is also subject to Affirmative Action requirements of the Massachusetts Port Authority contained in the Non-Discrimination and Affirmative Action article of Division I, General Requirements and Covenants, and to the Secretary of Labor's Requirement for Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Opportunity and the Standard Federal Equal Opportunity Construction Contract Specifications (Executive Order 11246). The General Contractor is required to submit a Certification of Non-Segregated Facilities prior to award of the Contract, and to notify prospective sub-centractors of the requirement for such certification where the sub-contract exceeds $10,000. Complete information and authorization to view the site may be obtained from the Capital Programs Department Office at the Massachusetts Port Authority. The right is reserved to waive any informality in or reject any or all proposals. MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY THOMAS P. GLYNN CEO AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Run date: 2_/6/2015 LEGAL NOTICE Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Middlesex Probate and Family Court 208 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02141 (617) 768-5800 Docket No. MI15PO309EA Estate of JEAN M. DONOVAN Date of Death December 21, 2014 CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION To all interested persons: A Petition has been filed by George A. Donovan, III of Belmont, MA and Jean M. Perrotta of Belmont, MA requesting that the Court enter a formal Decree and Order of testacy and for such other relief as requested in the Petition. And also requesting that George A. Donovan, lit of Belmont, MA and Jean M. Perrotta of Belmont, MA be appointed as Per- sonal Representative(s) of said estate to serve Without Surety on the bond. You have the right to obtain a copy of the Petition from the Petitioner or at the Court. You have a right to object to this proceeding. To do so, you or your attomey must file s writ- ten appearance and objection at this Court before 10:00 a.m. on February 23, 2015. This is NOT a hearing date, but a deadline by which you must file a written appearance and objection if you object to this proceed- ing. if you fail to file a timely written appear- ance and objection followed by an Affidavit of Objections within thirty (30) days of the return date, action may be taken without further notice to you. The estate is being administered under formal procedure by the Personal Represen- tative under the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code without supervision by the Court. Inventory and accounts are not required to be filed with the Court, but recipi- ents are entitled to notice regarding the administration from the Personal Represen- tative and can petition the Court in any matter relating to the estate, including distribution of assets and expenses of administration. WITNESS, HON. EDWARD F. DONNELLY, JR,, First Justice of this Court Date: January 26, 2015 Tara E. DeCnstofare, Register of Probate Run date: 2/6/15 The POST-GAZETTE newspaper is a paper of general circulation. We are qualified to accept legal notices from any court in each town that we serve. For information on placing a Legal Notice in the POST-GAZEI-IE, please call (617) 227-8929; or mail notice to: POST-GAZETI'E P.O. BOX 135 BOSTON, MA 02113 Attn: Legal Notices Come MangiI Benvenuti! This month's recipes will be dedicated to Carnevale: this fun festival, celebrated all over Italy during the six days preceding Ash Wednesday, ends 40 days before Easter, marking the beginning of the restrictions of Lent. Camevale is traditionally celebrated with parades, masquerade balls, entertainment, music, and parties. Children throw coriandoli (confetti), mischief and pranks at each other hence the saying: "A carnevale ogni scherzo vale" (anything goes at Carnevale). Maschere (masks), and costumes are an essential part of this colorful festival. Venezia is home of the most beautiful hand crafted carnival masks and most elaborate 18th century cos- tumes. The city of Cento, in Emilia Romagna, is linked to the famous Carnevale of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: the winning float in the Cento parade gets to represent Italy in this traditional festival. The city of Viareggio, in Toscana holds one of the big- gest Camevale celebrations in Italy and it's known for its giant, allegorical parades of paper mach~ floats. Chiacchiere are tra- ditional Carnevale treats. Interestingly, their name changes in relation to their region of origin: for example Chiacchiere is what they are called in Lombardia, Cenci in Toscana, Frappe in Lazio, Crostoli in Trentino, Gale in Veneto and Bugie in Piemonte. Chiacchiere di Carnevale 4 large eggs 2.5 cups of flour (plus 4 tbsp sugar additional flour for the 4 tbsp olive oil work surface) Grated zest of i lemon Frying oil 1 tsp of anise off or extract Powdered sugar for garnishing Preparation: in a mixer or bowl, mix all the ingredients together to make a smooth and elastic dough. Using a roll- ing pin, roll out the dough onto a floured surface. The dough should be roiled out very thin (about 1/16 inch). Using a knife or a pastry-cutting wheel, cut into 1-inch wide strips, 3 to 4 inches long. Heat up a large pot with the frying oil and deep-fry several strips at a time. The final result should be golden crispy strips with a bubbled surface. Once cooked, removed with a slotted spoon or a strainer and let cool on paper towel. Once cool, dust the frappe with powdered sugar. Buon appetito! Chiacchiere di Carnevale 4 uova 1 cucchiaino di estratto 4 cucchiai di zucchero d'anice 4 cucchiai di olio d'oliva 300 g di farina La buccia grattugiata di un Olio per friggere limone Zucchero a velo q.b. per guarnire Preparazione: in un mixer o in un recipiente mescola bene gli ingredienti fino a formate una pasta liscia e uniforme. Su un piano da lavoro leggermente infarinato, spiana la pasta con un mattarello fmo ad ottenere uno strato molto sottile. Con una rotellina a taglio smerlato o con un coltello taglia delle strisce di 2mm di spessore, 2 cm di larghezza e 10 cm di lunghezza. Riscalda bene rolio in una pentola a bordi alti e friggi le chiacchiere fino a farle diventare dorate e con la superficie a bolle tipica di questi dolci. Trasferisci su della carta assorbente e fai raffreddare. Cospargi con dello zucchero a velo e servi. Buon appetito! Alessandra Sambiase is an elementary and middle school Italian language teacher in the Catholic school system and in the North End. She is also a cooking instructor and founder of "Parla come mangLt" (speak as you eat!) cooking classes, where the passion for the Italian language meets the love for the Italian food. Boston Harborside Home Joseph A. Langone 580 Commercial St. Boston, MA 02109 617-536-4110 Augustave M. Sabia, Jr. Trevor Slauenwhite Frederick J. Wobrock Dino C. Manca Courtney A. Fitzgibbons A Service Family Affiliate of AFFS/Service Corporation International 206 Winter St., Fall River, MA 02720 Telephone 508-676-2454 J