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PAGE 4 POST-GAZETTE, MARCH 25, 2016 J-Iappy aster INSUI NCE ......MICHAEL F. NOBILE, CPCU Financial and Estate Planning Email afponte @ msn.com Phone 617-320-0022 ROSE GIAMMARCO, AAI .................... Accredited Advisor in Insurance BOSTON 30 Prince St., Boston, MA 02113 617-523-6766 FAX: 617-523-0078 39 MEDFORD Salem St., Medford, MA 02155 781-395-4200 FAX: 781-391-8493 Since 1969 FOR ALL YOUR INSURANCE NEEDS 209 RICHARD SETTIPAN E Public Insurance Adjuster Experience makes the difference] BROADWAY, REVERE, MA 02151 Tel. 781.284.1100 Fax 781.284.2200 Boston 617.523.3456 Free Parking Adjacent to Building MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Sealed General Bids for MPA Contract No. L1388-Cl, RCC BUFFER MmGATION PROJECT, EAST BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, will be received by the Massachusetts Port Authority 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 20, 2016 immediately after which, in a designated room, the bids will be opened and read publicly, NOTE:eRE BID CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD AT THE CAPITAL PROGRAMS DEPARTMENT (ABOVE ADDRESS) AT 1:00 PM LOCAL TIME ON MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2016. The work includes ALL LABOR, MATERIALS, AND EQUII;MENT NECESSARY FOR MAKING IMPROVEMENTS TO THE NOISE REDUCTION PERFORMANCE OF SELECTED RESIDENTIAL DWELLINGS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: REPLACEMENT OF WINDOW SASH AND/ OR WINDOW UNITS; REPLACEMENT OF EXTERIOR DOOR UNITS; REPLACEMENT AND/OR ADDITION OF STORM DOORS; WEATHER-STRIPPING; CAULKING; CARPENTRY; PAINTING; AND OTHER INCIDENTAL WORK. Bid documents will be made available beginning THURSDAY, MJARCH 31, 2016. 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 cop~j 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 Maintenance and an Update Statement. The General Bidder must be certified in the category of DOORS AND WINDOWS OR GENERAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION. The estimated contract cost is TWO HUNDRED SIXTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ($260,000.00). 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, Auto Uability Insurance, and Property Damage Liability Insurance for a combined single limit of ONE MILLION DOLLARS ($1,000,000.00). 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 subject to a Minority/Women Owned Business Enterprise participation provision requiring that not less than 5.6% 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 Article 84 of the 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 t 1246). The Ger]eral Contractor is required to submit a Certification of Non-Segregated Facilities .prior to award of the Contract, and to notify prospective sub-contractors of the requirement for such certification where the sub-contract exceeds $t 0,000. 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. MASSACHUSE'I-FS PORT AUTHORITY THOMAS P. GLYNN CEO AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Run date: 3/25/2016 Happy Easter !vei,etl CO----0-P-ER E ...................... ===::=:s 419 Broadway Everett, MA 02149 www.everettban k.com MemberFDIC -tappy aster 175 McClellan Highway East BostOn, MA 02128 Tel. 617.569.5000 Fax 617.569.1945 E-mail: EastBoston.Chamber@ verizon.net Website: www.eastbostonchamber.com LEGAL NOTICE Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Middlesex Probate and Family Court 208 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02141 (617) 768-5800 Docket No. MI16P1390EA Estate of J. EILEEN ANDERSON Also known as EILEEN ANDERSON, JULIE EILEEN ANDERSON Date of Death October 14, 2015 CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION To all intereste/:l persons: A Petition for Formal Probate of Will with Appointment of Personal Representative has been filed by Sheila M. Jovanovic of Arlington, VA requesting that the Court enter a formal Decree and Order and for such other relief as requested in the Petition. The Petitioner requests that Sheila M. Jovanovie of Arlington, VA be appointed as Personal Representative(s) of said estate to serve Without Surety on the bond in an unsu- pervised administration. IMPORTANT NOTICE You have the dght 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 attorney must file a written appearance and objection at this court before 10:00 a.m. on the retum day of April 12, 2016. 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 fall to file a timely written appearance and objection followed by an affidavit of objections within thirty (30) days of the return day, action may be taken without further notice to you. UNSUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION UNDER THE MASSACHUSETrS UNIFORM PROBATE CODE (MUPC) A Personal Representative appointed under the MUPC in an unsupervised admin- istration is not required to file an inventory or annual accounts with the Court. Persons interested in the estate are entitled to notice regarding the administration directly from the Personal Representative and may peti- tion the Court in any matter relating to the estate, including the distribution of assets and expenses of administration. Witness, HON. EDWARD F. DONNELLY, JR., First Justice of this Court. Date: March 15, 2016 Tara E. DeCristofaro, Register of Probate Run date: 3/25/16 by Sal Giarratani We are All Cast Members of "Presidential Smackdown, " Aren't We ? Months ago, while suffering good television long ago. through all those early on presi- The Republican problem isn't denfial debates, I told friends, I so much Trump, but the fact thought we were all background there are no good Republican actors and actresses in a new candidates on the stage with political reality show called him. He is like Bruno Sammar- "TRUMP." As time has gone tino taking on midget wrestlers on, it would appear that the and throwing them off the stage Democrats reality show should one by one. Trump is the cream have been canned by now due to rising to the surface and, as per- low ratings. However, the GOP plexed as I am with him, I don't Campaign Show is reaching see either'the Bern or Hillary for the moon. It is a Number 1 that much better. show, but sadly all us back- What happened to the days of ground folk can't get off this top-notch candidates appealing boat which has quickly gone to the best within us like Hubert from PG to NR-17 on the way Humphrey or Bobby Kennedy, to to "Immature Audiences Only." mention just two of them? What The name-calling. The snide happened to candidates trying remarks. The low blow insults, to reach out across the political The violence. All that is needed spectrum who campaigned to on the stage is a couple of the center of political gravity? stand-up comics who would Somehow I know that we will not have an easy time trying to all survive Campaign 2016, but out-Trump the Donald. Adding perhaps much more jaded. We to the circus is the arrival of have seen many bad campaign violence breaking out at rallies years before, but when you are and spilling into the streets and knee-deep in the muck, you out of our TV screens on to the seem so trapped and helpless. living room floors of America. Trump is, well, Trump. What You remember when the you see is what you get. The milkman delivered milk and system created Trump and we you could see the cream at the are trapped in a vicious circle top of the bottle? You shook of a campaign seemingly going the bottle and everything nowhere. Are any of the current mixed? Campaign 2016 is noth- crop of wannabes worthy of the ing more than sour milk. Mix it Oval Office? Does anyone stand all you want, but it won't taste out as someone we could trust good because it seems good for with our lives and fortunes? You nothing, tell me. However, I do wonder I am a Reagan Democrat what John Adams, Thomas and there are still many of us Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton out here. I have been following and James Madison think of the Republicans more than the their grand experiment in self- Democrats. ! did however "Feel government? They're probably the Bern" on Tuesday, March l't, glad they're dead and don't have since Sanders passes the smell to watch this spectacle before test more than Hillary "Four our eyes. Dead in Benghazi" Clinton. I miss Ronald Reagan. I miss The GOP is now a cat fight Bobby Kennedy. I miss Hubert going downhill faster than an Humphrey. I miss Antonin olympic skier. Lyin' Ted, Little Scaiia. These men were giants Marco, the Trumpster and the compared to all the Lilliputians Son of a Mailman stopped being around us today. Buona Pasqua Order Sons of Italy in America Grand Lodge of Massachusetts Antonio Sesfito, State President and the State Council www.osiama.org