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Page 14 POST-GAZETTE, APRIL 5, 2013 News Briefs (Continued from Page i) show at my niece's house in Roslindale. So far I have gotten from Noah's Ark to Abraham to Moses and Sam- son and with perhaps one female, the rest of this gen- der is coming out looking like "Bible B%$#@^&." This word rhymes with witches. As far as women have been treated, they have been cast as nothing but a bunch of conniving no-goods. Sa- rah tells Moses throw your first son and his mother out into the wilderness and like that he's saying good bye to both of them. Lot's wife was a pain in the "you-know- what" but she got her due when she was turned into a pillar of salt. Samson lets a woman cut off his hair while he sleeps which was a big no-no for him. This cable TV series makes God look like some violent king bent on destroying folks with fire bolts, crashing walls and seas of red. Joshua had a choice, go around Jericho to get to the Promised Land or go through it slaughtering all in their way. He goes with door number two and let's not forget earlier in the show with the fate of Sodom and Gomorrah either. How about those angels, no wings but plenty of fire power and sword play. We have to remember that one of the co-producers of this series is married to the actress who once played a goodie- two-shoes in Touched by an Angel. God wrote the original screenplay but this adaption seems lacking in substance. It is mostly blood and guts. Plenty of both to be sure! I can see the Bible popu- lace moving forward into the New Testament because everything is focused on love. As a Catholic, I know that Christians view the Bible with different eyes and as far as the Jewish commu- nity goes, this series mis- represents the Old Testa- ment in many ways too. Evangelical Christians may like all the fire and brim- stones being hurled about, but as a Catholic I think this History Channel series does more harm than good and creates more misun- derstanding between Chris- tians and Jews, as well as between Christians them- selves. Good Hollywood ac- tion but not necessarily good religion. As far as the accents go, I never knew that Abraham and Noah were Irish or that Moses was so British. If you want to know what's in the Bible, read the Bible. Go to the source and don't be look- ing for sword fighting angels wearing military armor. Also, What About this Devil Stuff?. Is Obama Satan? The actor who is playing the devil on the History Channel mini-series The Bible looks LEGAL NOTICE MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Sealed General Bids for MPA Contract No AP1319-Cl, FY 2014-2015 ROOF MAINTENANCE TERM CONTRACT, AT ALL MASSPORT FACILITIES, BOSTON, BEDFORD AND WORCESTER, 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, Massa- chusetts 02128-2909, until 11:00 A.M. local time on WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 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, SUITE 209S, LOGAN OFFICE CENTER, ONE HARBORSlDE DRIVE, EAST BOSTON, MASSACHUSE'B'S, AT 10:00 A.M. LOCAL TIME ON FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 2013. The work includes: PROVISION OF LABOR, INCIDENTAL MATERIALS, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES TO REPAIR AND MAINTAIN ALL ROOFING SYSTEMS AT ALL PROPERTIES UNDER THE CONTROL OF THE AUTHORITY, AS REQUIRED FROM TIME TO TIME, ON AN AS NEEDED/ON CALL BASIS, FOR A TIME PERIOD OF TWENTY FOUR (24) MONTHS. Bid documents will be made available beginning FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2013. Bid Documents in electronic format may be obtained free of charge at the Authority's Capital Pro- ,grams 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 ROOFING. THE ESTIMATED CONTRACT COST IS, SIX HUNDRED AND EIGHTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ($680,000). 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 Com- monwealth 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 bidl 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 Commis- sioner 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 TEN MILLION DOLLARS ($10,000,000). 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, 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 Require- ments 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 certifica- tion 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. MASSACHUSETrS PORT AUTHORITY THOMAS P. GLYNN CEO AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Run date: 04/05/13 quite evil, but does he really look like President Obama as many say? Even Twitter got into the controversy with Glenn Beck commenting, "Anyone else think the Devil in The Bible on the History Channel looks exactly like that guy?" I have been watch- ing this mini-series and all this uproar is just pure non- sense to me. While I Am Not a Tea Party Anything ... The other evening while listening to Mark Levin on WRKO-AM, I heard him talk- ing about the Tea Party Patriots, I heard him men- tioning those town hall meetings this group has held all across the country, some of which Levin appeared to present his case for liberty. He advised his radio follow- ers to go patriottownhaUs.com and listen to some of these town hall meetings. I will be checking this site out real soon and you should too. I also heard on the Jeff Kuhner Show on WRKO-AM in the mornings that the Boston Tea Party folks joined by their allies the Worcester Tea Party will be gathering LEGAL NOTICE Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Middlesex Probate and Family Court 208 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02141 617-768-5800 Docket No. MI12D1295DR DIVORCE SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION AND MAILING BADRU NASSER MUTAAWE VS LISHA ZENON To the Defendant: The Plaintiff-has filed a Complaint for Divorce requesting that the Court grant a divorce for Irretrievable Breakdown of the Marriage lB. The Complaint is on file at the Court. An Automatic Restraining Order has been entered in this matter preventing you from taking any action which would negatively impact the current financial status of either party. SEE Supplemental Probate Court Rule 411. You are hereby summoned and required to serve upon Alfred B. Taylor, Esquire, Law Office of Alfred B. Taylor, 875 Massachusetts Avenue, #31, Cambridge, MA 02139 your answer, f any, on or before May 2, 2013. If you fail to do so, the court will proceed to the hearing and adjudication of this action. You are also required to file a copy of your answer, if any, in the office of the Register of this Court. WITNESS, HON. PETER C. DiGANGI, First Justice of this Court. Date: March 21, 2013 Tara E. DeCristofaro, Register of Probate Run date: 4/5/13 LEGAL NOTICE Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Middlesex Probate and Family Court 208 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02141 617-768-5800 Docket No. MI13D0982DR DIVORCE SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION AND MAILING EDDIE JAMES LEE VS CORNETHIA LEE To the Defendant: The Plaintiff has filed a Complaint for Divorce requesting that the Court grant a divorce for Irretrievable Breakdown of the Marriage lB. The Complaint is on file at the Court. An Automatic Restraining Order has been entered in this matter preventing you from taking any action which would negatively impact the current financial status of either party. SEE Supplemental Probate Court Rule 411. You are hereby summoned and re- quired to serve upon Eddie James Lee, : 1640 Worcester Road, Apt. 610d, Framing- ham, MA 01702 your answer, if any, on or before May 2, 2013. If you fail to do so, the court will proceed to the hearing and adjudication of this action. You are also required to file a copy of your answer, if any, in the office of the Register of this Court. WITNESS, HON. PETER C. DiGANGI, First Justice of this Court. Date: March 21, 2013 Tara E. DeCristofaro, Register of Probate Run date: 4/5/13 in Boston for a public rally on Saturday, April 13th. Keep looking right here for more details. April is the month for Patriots. On the evening of April 18, 1775, Paul Revere saw the one lantern in the Old North Church steeple and rode into history on that evening. Conservative activists and Tea Partiers need to stand together for small limited gov- ernment and plenty of indi- vidual liberty for all. United they stand, divided they fall. Why are We in Iraq, Afghanistan, Etc.? Why have so many young Americans spilled their blood fighting on the other side of the world? Is it really just oil? Is it about democracy? Surely, that is a joke. Ameri- cans are dying fighting battles and are they dying in vain? What are they dying for? Who are they dying for? Back when I was 12, I re- member watching President Eisenhower delivering his Farewell Address and he spoke of the dangers of the military-industrial complex. I think it was not accepted in a positive vein, but the older I am the more I under- stand what Eisenhower -- who was both a president and a famous WWII general -- was trying to tell the Ameri- cans in his good bye speech from the White House. The people who profit least from war are its fighting forces. The people who profit the most are those who are sell- ing tanks, planes and guns. Is war always good for them? Seems to be, doesn't it? Remember when Presi- dent Obama said our troops were leaving Iraq? Did they come home? No, they were just shifted next door to Af- ghanistan. Recently, I heard the House Intelligence Com- mittee chairman, a Repub- lican talking about how we must not let President Assad in Syria use biological weap- ons against his people. Republicans banging the war drums. Wasn't that one of the excuses of President George W. Bush that got us into Iraq in the first place following the 9/11 attacks? Latest news story going big-time are the alleged hacking of e-mails between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and a politi- cal confident Sid "Vicious" Blumenthal in which alleg- edly he stated that the C.I.A. ran a covert Secret War in Libya to oust Khadafy by supporting Islamic rebels trying to overthrow him. If this turns out to be true, there was no Congressional action taken to authorize such a strategy. Who ordered the C.I.A. to destabilize a country to oust its leader? At the moment, the U.S. press is sleeping on the job. The only media seemingly concerned about this issue appears to be the Russian news media or conservative talk radio. Thank God, Bos- ton has WRKO and cable channels like Fox News Network. LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Sealed General Bids for MPA Contract No. LP1307-Cl, FY 2014 - 2016, MAINTENANCE CONTRACT FOR LOGAN OFFICE CENTER, ONE HARBORSIDE DRIVE AND B.I.F. GARAGE, THREE HARBORSlDE DRIVE, EAST BOSTON, MASSACHUSETrS 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, MAY 1, 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, LOGAN OFFICE CENTER, SUITE 209S, ONE HARBORSlDE DRIVE, EAST BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS AT 11:00 A.M. LOCAL TIME ON FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 2013. THE WORK INCLUDES PROVIDING A STAFF OF THREE (3) PERSONS FOR A THREE-YEAR PERIOD. STAFFING INCLUDES TWO MAINTENANCE AND ONE ADMIN. Bid documents will be made available beginning FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 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 HVAC. THE ESTIMATED CONTRACT COST IS EIGHT HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($800,000.00) FOR THREE (3) YEARS. 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 I pedormance 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 ONE MILUON DOLLARS ($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, 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. MASSACHUSETrS PORT AUTHORITY THOMAS P. GLYNN CEO AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Run date: 04/05/13