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Rage 14 . POSTGAZET'KE, APRIL-2-Tr 302-,,,., , LO SAPEVATE CHE ...? Energia pulita per 15,000 abitanti: il commune di Brunico, in provincial di Bolzano, e' il primo in Italia in procinto di diventare al 100% di rinnovabile energia. Nel terrJtorio sono gia' istallati centinaia di metri quadrati di pannelli termici solari, visibili sui tetti delle abitazioni e su quelli di strutture pubbliche. II fotovoltaico si sta diffondendo su un numero sempre maggiore di case e di edifici pubblici. Tutta questa attivita' fotovoltaica si aggiunge al vecchio sistema dell'idroelettrico che e' sparso lungo l'intero ter- ritorio. II fotovoltaico e' stato pure istallato sui tetti della scuola elementare, di Brunico, e sulla caserma circon- dariale dei Vigili del Fuoco. Questo permette al commune di risparmiare. Un'altro edificio e' il centro scolastico dove e' stato istallato un impianto a copertura parziale per il fabbisogno termico dell'edificio. Infatti la superficie di collettori istallata, part a 750 metri quadrati, fornisce energia a 3 serbatoi interrati della capacita' totale di 3,000 metri quadrati. L'impianto di riscaldamento e' costituito da radiatori funzionanti a bassa temperatura e da pannelli radianti su pareti. 11 regolamento edilizio, redatto nel 2010, prevede che negli edifice pubblici e privati di nuova costruzione, sia obbligatoria la copertura del 25% del fabbisogno energetico totale, non meno del 50% del fabbisogno di energia per la produzione di acqua calda sani- taria, mediante l'utilizzo di fonti rinnovabili. DID YOU KNOW THAT ,,,? Clean energy for 15,000 inhabitants: The town of Brunico, in the Province of Bolzano, Italy, is the first municipality to become a place with 100% renewable energy. They have already installed thousands of square meters of thermal solar panels, visible on top of house roofs and on top of pub- lic buildings. The photovoltaic technology is spreading to an ever increasing number of houses and public buildings. This photovoltaic activity joins the hydroelectric system that is present throughout the territory. The photovoltaic system has also been installed on the roofs of the elemen- tary school in Brunico and on the district fire station build- ing. This makes possible for the town to save money. On another building, a system With a partial covering has been installed to warm up the school center. In fact, the surface with solar collectors, about 750 square meters, supply energy to three underground containers with a total ca- pacity of 3,000 cubic meters. The heating system consists of radiators, which work at medium temperatures and have radiating panels along the walls. The building code, adopted in 2010, provides that in public as well as in private build- ings the supply of 25% of the total energy need, but none less than 50% of energy needed for the production of warm, healthy water, through the use of renewable energy. Remember Your Loved Ones The Post-Gazette accepts memorials throughout the year. Please call d17-227-8929 On Sale Now! THE NORTH END Where It All Began The Way It Was by Fred Langone SALE PRICE $19,95 Plus Shipping & Handling On Site at The Post-Gazette 5 Prince Street, North End, Boston, MA Cruise Season (Continued over into a whole new world of fun every time they walk up the gangway. The 13-deck Carnival Glory was launched in 2003 and offers spacious accommodations, a 270 square foot poolside Seaside Theatre LED screen showing movies, concerts and other program- rning; a 13,300 square foot spa, four swimming pools -- one with a 214-foot-long Twister Waterslide; expansive, mod- ern play areas for children, 'tweens and teens; and Se- renity, an exclusive adults- only retreat. Several dining options are also available such as a 24-hour pizzeria, a patisserie and a classic American steakhouse. "We're looking forward to launching our first extended cruise schedule from Boston aboard the Carnival Glory in June," said Gerry Cahill, from Page I) Carnival Cruise Lines presi- dent and CEO. "These four- and five-day cruises not only provide our guests with a convenient and afford- able 'Fun Ship' cruise choice departing from one of Amer- ica's great cities but also offer an opportunity to visit two of Atlantic Canada's most charming and pictur- esque destinations, Hali- fax and Saint John," he added. In addition, Holland Amer- ica's Veendam and three luxury cruise lines: Com- pagnie du Ponant's LeBoreal, Seabourn's Seaboum Soujoum and Crystal Cruises' Crystal Symphony will all offer new itineraries to Canada & New England ports. As will Norwe- gian Dawn upon completion of regular weekly Bermuda cruises. Veendam will also offer an 18 and 31-day repo- sitioning cruise to South America via the Panama Canal and Royal Carib- bean's Jewel of the Seas will now sail weekly on Sundays to Canada & New England rather than Saturdays. This new season has the widest array of cruise options in the 26 year history of the Terminal, with something to appeal to all ages and every budget. In 2012, 112 ship calls are scheduled, and Massport anticipates a third con- secutive year of more than 300,000 passengers travel- ing through its Black Falcon Cruise Terminal and an expectation to break the 2010 passenger record high of 322,161. The 2012 cruise season runs from April to November. Boston Moves for Health school students consume five or more servings of fruits and vegetables daily. Boston Moves for Health aims to make significant progress in reducing the obesity rate in the city. The initiative has four main goals: Increase opportunities for adults to be more physi- cally active, eat healthy food and reduce their consump- tion of sugary drinks; Increase opportunities for children and youth in childcare settings, schools, and out-of-school-time pro- grams to be physically active and to be offered water with meals and snacks; Increase the number of workplaces that promote and provide healthy beverages and offer employees opportu- nities to attain/maintain a healthy weight; and Increase the 'number of patients and neighborhood residents participating in programs that promote healthy eating and/or ac- tive living. At the kickoff event, Dr. Ferrer presented an action plan to promote healthy weight and healthy commu- nities in Boston. The plan's objectives focus on increas- ing physical activity and (Continued from Page i) healthy eating for people of all ages. "We know that getting to a healthy weight and being active is so important for overall health, but we also know how tough that can be to achieve. Boston Moves for Health is a fun and interac- tive way to help people stay on track to meet their health goals by providing commu- nity support, free resources, and exciting activities," said Dr. Ferret. First proposed in Mayor Menino's 2012 State of the City Address, Boston Moves for Health has brought to- gether partners from across the city and from different industries to support the health and wellness of residents. "Getting Boston's neighbor- hoods moving can help Bos- tonians live healthier lives, and keep health care costs down. It's great that Mayor Menino is bringing the city together to take on such an important public health is- sue -- we are proud to sup- port Boston Moves for Health," said Andrew Dreyfus, Presi- dent and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield. "As the City of Boston's health plan, we are proud to partner with Mayor Menino to keep City residents as healthy as they can be by making healthy choices, the easy choices," said Eric H. Schultz, President and CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. "At Partners, we have a deep commitment to the people and the neighbor- hoods of Boston, and are very pleased to be part of the Mayor's initiative," said Gary Gottlieb, MD, President and CEO, Partners HealthCare. "Our pledge of $I00,000 to Boston Moves for Health builds upon the work already underway at Partners and our founding hospitals -- Brigham and Women's and Mass General -- through our focus on prevention and keeping people healthy. Our commitment complements the hard work that others are doing in this area as well as addresses critical gaps and health disparities." In the coming months, the initiative will expand to in- clude a corporate challenge; community events such as yoga on City Hall Plaza and zumba at community cen- ters; physical activity chal- lenges at schools; walking groups in every neighbor- hood; and other ways to get involved throughout the City. Join the Mayor's challenge at, and share your healthy tips, favorite workout routines, and successes at and on Twitter @HealthyBoston #BostonMoves. LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF PRIVATE SALE Notice is hereby given by TODISCO TOWING OF 94 CONDOR STREET, EAST BOSTON, MA pursuant to the provisions of Mass G.L. c 255, Section 39A that they will sell the following vehicles by private sale on May 20, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Vehicles are being sold to satisfy their garage keeper's lien for towing, storage and notices of sale: 1992 TOYOTA CAMRY VIN: 4T1VK12E4NU042665 1995 NISSAN MAXIMA VIN: JN 1CA21DOST049825 2001 NlSSAN ALTIMA VIN: 1N4DL01 D31C195110 1993 CADILLAC DE VILLE VIN: 1G6CD53BXP4200398 1999 SATURN SEDAN VIN: 1G8ZK527XXZ360210 1997 CHRYSLER SEBRING VIN: 3C3EL55H4VT508480 Run dates: 4}27, 5/4 & 5/11/12