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BOSTON POST-GAZETTE, MARCH 22, 2013 Page 15 To Talk of Many Things (Continued from Page I0) and in someone bigger than just the opposite by enablingnew voices with new ideas us. A journey of a thousand social dysfunction. I was only working to eradicate third miles indeed starts on the 16 years old when President world conditions too often first step forward. Lyndon B. Johnson launched found right here in nearby HAPPY TO SEE AVI his War on Poverty which places. We don't need a war BACK ON THE AIRWAVE worked out about the same or assault vehicles like Back in the seventies, as the Vietnam War did. If Homeland Security is seek- during the busing crisis in you thought the Vietnam ing. We need to assault the Boston, talk radio was ruled War lasted too long, just look issue with workable solu- by two guys, Jerry Williams at the war on poverty. After tions, we don't need to keep on WBZ-AM and Avi Nelson billions were spent over two dropping billions like bombs on WHDH-AM. Each night of generations, there are more from above on poor folk below. the week they went head- poor people than ever. After OPEN TOLL ROADS to-head against each other, billions spent on building up COMING Nelson became a working- families, we have more Plans are in the works by class hero to folks in Char- single-parent homes than Massport to eliminate the lestown and Southie fighting ever before. In some strug- manned toll booths on the court-ordered busing. Even- gling communities intact Tobin Bridge by year's end tually, Nelson disappeared families are the minority, and go all electronic. Even- for years as that voice of rea- Former U.S. Senator Daniel tually all toll booths will son. Recently, he started Patrick Moynihan once be unmanned and everyone showing up as a fill-in radio called it all "benign neglect" will pay their tolls through host on WRKO-AM. Once it but in reality has been can- the mail like transporter was for Howie Carr and the cerous to yesterday, today holders like myself already last time I heard him it was and if nothing changes to- do. What happens to all the for the Boston Bulldozer Jeff morrow. There is a social men and women now em- Kuhner. Avi seems a breath malignancy breeding con- ployed as toll keepers? Do of fresh air once again. He stantly. Money alone has they all lose their jobs? Are is a reasonable host who proven time and time again other jobs found for them? never screams and yells, not to be the answer or solu-The rational behind the Glad to hear that WRKO now tion to empowering :the poor move is to save big bucks has given Avi a new Satur- among us which seems to be say public officials, but are day show of his own from growing daily in this horrible they really? If we move pub- 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. economy of ours. lic employees around in the I HAVE NOTHING I grew up in the projects move, do we save anything? AGAINST THE POOR BUT ... and no one has to tell me howIf we fire all those folks, I often find myself ranting +it feels to struggle. Been what about them and their against the alphabet soup ~ there, done that! Sometimesfamilies? President Clinton of entitlement prog~'ams. I I wonder if liberal politicians said, it's about the children. have personally and quite and advocacy groups need What about the children? too often seen abuse of the poverty to justify themselvesGovernor Patrick keeps system right before my very as do-gooders. Mostly, their talking about the well being eyes. Too often proponents actions can't help but these of poor folks if these seques- of these many programs liberal types think if they ter cuts start closing pro- actually think they are doing keep taking the same actions grams for them. Why is he good for people struggling on and follow the same policies silent on what happens to a daily basis but in fact too that the outcome will change,those toll keepers when we often they are accomplishing but it won't and can't. We go all electronic? LEGAL NOTICE MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Sealed General Bids for MPA Contract No, AP1317-Cl, FY13-15 AUTHORITY-WIDE TERM CAULKING/SEALANT REPAIRS, BOSTON, BEDFORD AND WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS will be received by the Massachusetts Port Authodty at the Capital Programs Department Office, Suite 209S, Logan Office Center, One Harborside Drive, East Boston, Massachusetts 02128- 2909, until 11:00 A.M. local time on WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2013 immediately after which, in a designated room, the bids will be opened and read publicly. NOTE: PRE-BID CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD AT THE CAPITAL PROGRAMS DEPARTMENT (ABOVE ADDRESS) AT 11:00 A.M. LOCAL TIME ON TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2013. The work includes PROVISION OF ALL EQUIPMENT, MATERIALS, LABOR AND SUPERVISION NECESSARY TO REPLACE MANUAL PASSAGE DOORS AT ALL MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY FACILITIES ON AN AS NEEDED BASIS OVER A TWO (2) YEAR PERIOD. Bid documents will be made available beginning THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2013. 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 and an Update Statement. The General Bidder must be certified in the category of WATERPROOFING. The estimated contract cost is THREE HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ($350,000). Bidding procedures and award of the contract and sub-contracts shall be in accordance with the provisions of Sections 44A through 44J 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 $10,000,000.00 (TEN MILLION DOLLARS). 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, Special Provisions for complete details. No filed sub-bids will be required for this contract. 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 subcontractors of the requirement for such certification where the subcontract 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. MASSAGHUSE'rrs PORT AUTHORITY THOMAS P. GLYNN CEO AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ................................... BuD. dote_;. 0_3/,~ 2/.~ 3_ LEGAL NOTICE Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Middlesex Probate and Family Court 208 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02141 (617) 768-5800 Docket No. MI12P4638EA Estate of GERALDINE GIACALONE Date of Death July 25, 2009 CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION To all interested persons: A petition has been filed by Joseph Giacalone of Everett, 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 Joseph Giacalone of Everett, 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 d the Petition from the Petitioner or at the Court. You have a right to object to this precee01ing. To do so, you or your attorney must tile a witten appearance and objection at this Court b~ore: 10:00 a.m. on March 29, 2013. This is NOT a hearing date, but a deadline by which you must file a written appearance and objection if you object to this proceeding. If you fail to file a timely+ written appearance and objection followed by an Affidavit of Objec- tions within thirty (30) days of the retum date, action may be taken without further notice to you. The estate is being administered ulder formal procedure by the Personal Reprs~en- tative under the Massachusetts Uniform Pro- bate Code without supervision by the Court. Inventory and accounts are not required b be filed with the Court, but recipients are enitled to notice regarding the administration fron the Personal Representative and can petitio| the Court in any matter relating to the esate, including distribution of assets and expmses of administration. WITNESS, Hon. PETER C, DIGANGI, First Justice of this Court Date: March 1, 2013 Tara E. DeCristofaro, Register of Probte Run date: 3/2/13 ,ii s1 LEGAL NOTICE MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Sealed General Bids for MPA Contract No. L1237-C2, HVAC IMPROVEMENTS FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY, LOGAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, EAST BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, will be reccived by the Massachusetts Port Authority at the Capital Programs Department Office, Suite 209S - Lo ;]an Office Center, One Harborside Drive, East Boston, Massachusetts 02128-2909, until 11:00 AM local time on WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2013 immediately after which, in a designated room, the bids will be opened and read publicly. Sea ed filed sub-bids for the same contract will be received at the same office until 11:00 A.M. local time on WEDNESDAY APRIL 10, 2013, immediately after which, in a designated room, the filed sub-bids will be opened and read publicly. NOTE: PRE-BID CONFERENCE WiLL BE HELD AT THE MASSPORT BRIEFING ROOM - LOGAN AIRPORT, SECOND FLOOR OLD TERMINAL BUILDING (DEPARTURES LEVEL TERMINAL C - OPPOSITE PUBLIC SERVICE OFFICES), EAST BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS 02128-2909, AT 2:00 P.M. TUESDAY APRIL 2, 2013, A SITE WALK WILL FOLLOW AT 3:00 P.M. Individuals planning to attend the site walk wilt be required to have Temporary Visitor Passes in order to access all areas of the walk. To arrange for a TVP, contact Cindy Monahan at 617-568-5978 no later than 10:00 A.M. on Monday April 1. Be prepared to provide her with name, date of birth, ID information and name of Company. Badges are to be picked up at the Badge Office located at Terminal C prior to the briefing. Arrive at the Badge Office, (Ground Roor - Arrivals Level Terminal C) to pick up your TVP at 1:00 P.M. Tuesday April 2, 2013. The work includes: GENERAL MECHANICAL SYSTEMS AND ELECTRICAL FILED-SUB BID WITH TELECOMMUNICATIONS A.) CHILLED WATER SYSTEM MODIFICATIONS, INCLUDING: 1. REWORK CHW PIPING AND REMOVE CHW PUMPS IN SELECTED LOCATIONS 2. INSTALL CHW CONTROL VALVES 3. INSTALL VARIABLE FREQUENCY DRIVES ON PUMPS AND COOLING TOWER FANS 4. CHILLED WATER BALANCING FOR SELECTED SYSTEMS 5. DIGITAL CONTROL SYSTEM INTERFACE FOR SELECTED SYSTEMS B.) STEAM TRAP, STATION REPLACEMENT IN MULTIPLE LOCATIONS C.) INSTALL FLOW AND ENERGY METERS AND COMMUNICATIONS TIE-IN D.) PROGRAMMING TO SUPPORT METER REPORTING E.) REPLACE PIPE INSULATION IN SELECTED LOCATIONS F.) 480 VAC & 120 VAC BRANCH CIRCUITS TO SUPPORT MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT AND METERS G.) UPGRADE BAS SYSTEM GRAPHICS Bid clocuments will be made available beginning THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2013 Bid ~)ocuments 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 and an L,pdate Statement. The General Bidder must be certified in the category of MECHANICAL SYSTEMS. The estimated contract cost is $2,300,000.00 (13NO MILLION THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS). 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 and st 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 Corn "nonweaith 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 $1,000,000.00 (ONE MILLION DOLLARS). 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 liB, Special Provisions for complete details. Filed sub-bids will be required and taken on the following class of work: ELECTRICAL The Authority reserves the right to reject any sub-bid of any sub-trade where permitted by Section 44E of the above-ceferanced General laws. The right is also reserved to waive any informality in or to reject any or all proposals and General Bids. This contract is subject to a Minority/Women Owned Business Enterprise participation provision requiring that not less than TEN PERCENT (10%) of the Contract be performed by minority and women owned business enterprise contractors. With respect to this prevision, 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 subcontractors of the requirement for such certification where the subcontract 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. 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