Newspaper Archive of
Boston, Massachusetts
April 22, 2016     Post-Gazette
PAGE 14     (14 of 16 available)        PREVIOUS     NEXT      Full Size Image
PAGE 14     (14 of 16 available)        PREVIOUS     NEXT      Full Size Image
April 22, 2016

Newspaper Archive of Post-Gazette produced by SmallTownPapers, Inc.
Website © 2018. All content copyrighted. Copyright Information.     Terms Of Use.     Request Content Removal.

PAGE 14 POST-GAZETTE, APRIL 22, 2016 Mayor Martin J. Walsh has announced that the C~ty of Boston's two municipal golf courses-- the William J. Devine Golf Course at Franklin Park in Dorchester and the George Wright Golf Course in. Hyde Park -- are now open. "Boston's golfers have the opportunity to play on two award-winning championship courses right in our city," said Mayor Walsh. "We continue to improve our courses and have enhanced the historic club- house at the George Wright with structural improvements and a new patio with outdoor seating." Founded in 1938, the 18-hole Donald Ross-designed George Wright Golf rse is a hidden gem in the Hyde Park neighbor- hood of Boston. The course is open seven days a wee/< through November. This par 70 champi- onship course is a challenge to golfers of any level. PGA Profes- sional Scott Allen is available at 617-364-2300 to answer any questions. Construction at the George Wright Golf Course clubhouse will be nearing completion in early May. The project includes a new slate tile roof, windows, Now and custom-crafted arched doors for the front and back of building. Golfers and their guests will be able to enjoy a new tile patio that will offer outside food service and be ." available for a variety of events. Improvements to the golf course include a rebuilt and expanded 16 tee box. In addition, a fairway bunker has been added to the right side of the 16 fairway and a clean-up of the wild brush left of the green has exposed a large natural rock formation. This year, the George Wright will be hosting the New England PGA Stroke Play #3 event on July 12th and the one-day U.S. Amateur Qualifier on July 25% The second-oldest public golf course in America and part of the historic Emerald Necklace, ::41h.e William J. Devine Golf '~~~t Franklin Park in Dorchester offers a pleasant golf experience only minutes from downtown Boston and is open year-round, weather permitting. Contact PGA Professional Kevin Frawley at 617-265-4084 for more information or to book a tee time. Golfers will find a newly- O p * $tirpe Nostra (Continued from Page 2) e. ate of lime in large thick beds in from the appearance of the rock remodeled golf pro shop at the the valleys and along the slopes which looks as though it is full William Devine. Improvements of the hills. This is the origin of peppercorns (black crystals). for 2016 include the recon- of the "travertine," that great Peperino contains such fire- struction of the 1 1th green. Roman building stone that has resisting qualifies that its use Regrassing and expansion of been used from legendary times in residential structures was the green has made it nearly right up to today. When cut and required by legislation during 25 percent larger .and there polished for interior Surfaces, it many different periods. has been a complete renovation shows a characteristic worm- And so, dear friends, you can of the gr.eenside bunkers, ap- eaten texture, see now why I used the terms proach, and rough.surrounds, Once again, for a third time, "violent" and "eruptive." The as well as drainage installation volcanic activity in the region violence and eruptions formed in the approach, was resumed and the Alban the foundations for the city that "Due to wet spring condi- Hills south of Rome were the became the center of the great- tions, both courses have been scene of violent eruptions,est governing empire that the walking-only and the PGA pros Streams of lava ran down over world had known up to the time suggest calling the clubhouses the plains leaving beds of igne- of the British Empire, and this first to check if the courses ous rock (granite, etc.) which is where your roots truly begin. have dried out and golf carts ever since the time of the early So when things go wrong as are available, kings have furnished that won- they usually will ... and your Golfers can access informa- derful paving stone which has daily road seems all uphill ... tion on rates, season permits, no equal in the world, when funds are low and your and tournaments and register Nature still wasn't satisfied debts are high ... when you try for special offers, monthly give- with the geological blessings to smile but can only cry.., and aways, online news, and spe- bestowed upon this future city you feel somehow that you're cials at www.cityofbostongolf, of cities, and added one more just goingto crack... IT'SYOUR com. Both courses are owned extremely valuable building ma- ROOTS THAT PERMIT YOU TO and operated by the City of terial in the form of"peperino," BLOW YOUR STACK. Boston, open daily from dawn a rock found nowhere else in NEXT ISSUE: to dusk, and feature full pro the world. The name is derived The Founders shops, concessions, cart rent- als, and lessons for all ages. For updates, the City's golf can be followed on Twitter @ FranklinParkGC and @George- WrightGC. L'Anno Be[[o (Continued from Page 4) of, something that made me quaint reminders of agricultural News Briefs wonderfully unique. All of this societies past, whether it is by (Continued from Page 1) coincided as all things ethnic enjoying a late-night dinner onCan Trump and Cru~ became "trendy" again (thanks, a still Christmas Eve or pinning Share a Peace Pipe? hipsters!). Coffee isn't just coffee a paper fish to someone on April I sometimes listen to Jeff anymore; you order cappuccino Fools' Day (known as pesce Kuhner on WRKO; he talks and espresso. You would be d'aprile in Italian). It means about how Trump and Cruz hard-pressed to find a sandwich partaking in a "gioia de vivere" have to stop ripping each shop that does not label their in Italian so typical of the Ital- other's throats and work to- delicacies as panini. While my Jan people. I still think Italian gether against the Republican grandmother has never found television shows are loud and Insiders. However, it appears a substitutd for the inimitable goofy, but I now believe that is Kuhner Country ain't listening Neapolitan pizza of her child- part of their charm. I enjoyed to the Kuhnerman. One Cruz hood -- thin, soft and bubbly watching them with my father, supporter followed Kuhner on crust and the fragrant simplic- who had done more than any the air after Jeff's peace plea ity of San Marzan0 tom&toes other person to introduce me to and bashed Trump mercilessly. -- the number of pizza joints the wonders of Italian life.Some of these callers think they that advertise wood oven-baked I encourage everyone to takeare political experts and come pies demonstrates that Italians pride in their ethnicity andacross as' political know-it-alls have set an enviable standard, culture, whatever it may be. I when they actually seem to The other day, I was eating work in a very. diverse school know very little. lunch at a chain restaurant district and I swell with pride I don't see either of these two and discovered that they hadwhen I see students who havewarring camps coming together orechiette with broccoli rabe on not forgotten the importance of for the common good anymore; their menu, the same dish that their heritage. My husband is of they would rather be purists dy- once served as a symbol of my French, Ukrainian, and Ameri- ing in the flames of defeat. otherness. Now, whenever I see can So~th~ ded~I~t~nd I am Kasich hangs in there and the world around me reveling in always gbdding: tiiin ~1o search every so often the RINOs throw Italian culture, I realize how silly- back into his roots for ideas on out names like Paul Ryan or, I had acted before. Everyone else holiday celebrations and folk OMG, Mitt Romney. thought that old-world customs customs. Rather than a badge were special except for me. I am of shame, I now view my Italian- embarrassed about my previous ness as an integral part of my LEGAL NOTICE under-appreciation of my heri- personality, a code encrypted tage, and constantly seek new in my DNA that makes Ally ways to explore it today. Di Censo Symynkywicz who she I believe that my status as an is. Like the spring trees, I know Italian-American connects me I comfortably rest with my roots to a rich past of folklore, cus- proudly in the ground, but my toms and traditions that have branches extending upward, been passed down through the ready for whatever change the many wise hands of history, future holds. It means being closer to the Ally Di Censo Symynkywiczis earth as I craft recipes from a Graduate Student in History seasonal ingredients like arti- at the University of Massachu- chokes, fennel and asparagus, setts Boston. She appreciates It means celebrating holidays any comments and suggestions not as commercialized days about Italian holidays and folk- of consumerism, but rather lore at EMETE RY RE MATO RY 500 Canterbury Street T}i~ R~As[)ectf~[ ~;/~y,,, Boston, MA 02131 617.524.1036 Serving the Italian Community for Over 100 Years! Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Middlesex DiVision Probate and Family Court Department 208 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02141 (617) 768-5800 Docket No. MI16DO927DR DIVORCE SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION AND MAILING WILSON, RACHELLE aka MICHEL RACHELLE VS. WILSON, MALIKKQUANN To the Defendant: A Plaintiff has filed a Complaint for Divorce reduasting that the Court grant a divorce for Ir- retrievable 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 sumrnoned and required to serve upon Rachelle Wilson aka Rachelle Mi- chel, 151 Washington St. #7, Cambridge, MA 02139 your answer on or before May 12, 2016. 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 in the office of the Register of this Court. Witness, HON. EDWARD F. DONNELLY, JR., i First Justice of this Court. Date: March 31,2016. Tara E. DeCristofaro, Register of Probate Run date: 4/22/16 MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Sealed General Bids for MPA Contract No. L1018-C2, HVAC EQUIPMENT REPLACEMENT - TERMINAL B & C, LOGAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, EAST BOSTON, 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, JUNE 1, 2016, 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, MAY 18, 2016, 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 CAPITAL PROGRAMS DEPARTMENT (ABOVE ADDRESS) AT 11:00 AM LOCAL TIME ON TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016. THE WORK INCLUDES THE REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT OF HVAC EQUIPMENT, 'ASSOCIATED MODIFICATIONS TO PLUMBING, FIRE PROTECTION, AND ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS. THE WORK SHALL INVOLVE INTERIOR BUILDING DEMOLITION, AND NEW STEEL AND CONCRETE FRAMING TO SUPPORT THE NEW EQUIPMENT. Bid documents will be made available beginning WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016. Bid Documents in electronic format may be obtained free of charge at the Authodty's Capital Programs Department Office, together with any addenda or amendments, which the Authority may issue and a printed copy o1 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 SiX MILLION, ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($ 6,123,000.00). 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 Authodty, and (c) conditioned upon the faithful performance by the principal of the agreements contained in the bid. The successful Bidder wilt 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 suocessful 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 Authodty shall be included as an Additional Insured. See the insurance sections of Division I, General Requirements and Division II, Special Provisions for complete details. Filed sub-bids will be required and taken on the following classes of work: HEATING, VENTILATING, AND AIR CONDITIONING $ 3,530,000. MISCELLANEOUS AND ORNAMENTAL IRON$ 90,000. PLUMBING $ 53,000. ELECTRICAL $ 351,000. FIRE PROTECTION SPRINKLER SYSTEM $ 54,000. The Authority reserves the right to reject any sub-bid of any sub-trade where permitted by Section 44E of the above-referenced 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 TWO AND NINE TENTHS PERCENT (2.9%) 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 Massacliusetts 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-contractors 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: 4/22/2016