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Page14 POST-GAZETTE, AUGUST 29, 2014 good in all people. As a baby boomer, I still believe this concept is quite possible if only we gave the idea a chance to bear fruit. What is Wrong with President Obama? Why does he always seem so distracted and detached? We need strong leadership and all we get is a lack of passion. An American jour- nalist gets beheaded and the president delivers a cold mes- News Briefs (Continued from Page I) sage seemingly devoid of any emotion, not sadness, not anger, not resolve, NOTHING. His press conference took place on his vacation and shortly after talking about this ISIS atrocity, he was back on the links reportedly within five minutes time. What does it take to jump start this president? The world is in turmoil and the White House is AWOL ... The longer we have a president MASSACHUSE'I-rS PORT AUTHORITY NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Sealed General Bids for MPA CONTRACT NO. L1279-Cl, TERMINAL C ENTRANCE DOORS REPLACEMENT, LOGAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, 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, OCTOBER 15, 2014 immediately after which, in a designated room, the bids will be opened and read publicly. Sealed filed sub-bide for the same contract will be received at the same office until 11:00 A.M. local time on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2014, immediately after which, in a designated room, the flied sub-bide will be opened and read publicly. NOTE: PRE-BID CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD AT THE CAPITAL PROGRAMS DEPARTMENT, SUITE 209S, LOGAN OFFICE CENTER, ONE HARBORSIDE DRIVE, EAST BOSTON, MASSACHUSE'I-rS 02128, 2ND FLOOR BID ROOM AT 2:00 PM LOCAL TIME ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2014. The work includes: The proposed scope of the project shall include, but not be limited to, the construction of new men's and women's public toilet rooms and the construction of two (2) new entrance vestibules to replace the existing entrances. Modifications to existing exterior concrete sidewalks. Construction of new corridor ceilings, including new lighting and modifications to existing HVAC and fire protection systems. Construction of new corridor architectural walls and wall finishes. Repairs and replacement of existing terrazzo flooring and finish. Infill of and modifications to existing exterior glazing system where existing vestibules are demolished and removed. Installation and configuration of a new public address speaker system to connect to the existing Terminal C public address system. Related demolition and abatement of asbestos-containing material. Installation of new way finding signage. The project includes one (1) Alternate: Alternate #1: Detail #5/A-560 (in lieu of full height stainless steel column enclosures) Furnish and install stainless steel panel column enclosures around existing columns, where indicated, up to 4'-0" A.F.F. Furnish and install 5/8" Type-X gypsum wallboard (level 5 finish) from 4'-0" A.F.F. up to underside of structure above Furnish and install vinyl graphic wall wrap on gypsum wallboard from 4'-0" A.F.F. up to underside of ceiling above Bid documents will be made available beginning WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2014. Bid Documents in electronic format may be obtained free of charge at the Authority's Capital Programs Deportment Office, together with any addenda or amendments, which the Authority may issue and a printed Copy of the Propeeal 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 StatemonL The General Bidder must be certified in the category of GENERAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION. The estimated Contract cost (Base Bid) is TWO MILLION, SIX HUNDRED RFTY-EIGHT THOUSAND DOLLARS ($2,658,000). In order to be eligible and responsible to bid on this contract, filed Sub-bidders must submit with their bid a current Sub-bidder Certiticate of Eligibility issued by the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance and an 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) )ercent of the value of the bid; when sub-bide are required, each must be accompanied by a deposit equal to five (5) percent of the sub-bid amount, in the formof a bid bond, or cash, or a certified check, or a treesumr's or a ceshisfs 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 )erformance 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 Liability Insurance and Property Damage Liability Insurance for a combined single limit of $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 li, Special Provisions for Complete details. Filed sub-bids will be required and taken on the following classes of work: MISCELLANEOUS AND ORNAMENTAL IRON $25,500 GLASS AND GLAZING $134,200 TILE $22,100 TERRAZZO $88,400 ACOUSTICAL TILE $180,800 PAINTING $21,000 FIRE PROTECTION SPRINKLER SYSTEM $57,100 PLUMBING $55,800 HEATING, VENTILATING AND AIR CONDITIONING $195,000 ELECTRICAL $277,500 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 FIVE AND TWO TENTHS PERCENT (5.2%) 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. Stdct 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 t 1246). 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 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. MASSACHUSE'I'rS PORT AUTHORITY THOMAS P. GLYNN GEe AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Run date: 8/29/14 afraid of taking leadership control, we will have adver- saries testing us and to- date, those adversaries keep pushing buttons and watch- ing America do nothing but talk Good things don't happen when you have a do-nothing presidency. President Ronald Reagan had a gift to inspire the American people in times of trouble. This presi- dent today seems as rel- evant as the 2014 Boston Red Sox. Look all around the world. China pushes us. President Putin pushes us. ISIS be- heads an American which is an act of war and attack on America and the White LEGAL NOTICE Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Probate and Family Court Middlesex Division 208 Cambridge Street East Cambridge, MA 02141 (617) 768-5800 Docket No. MI14P4390EA Estate of CHARLIE BLACKMON, JR. Date of Death Febraury 8, 2013 INFORMAL PROBATE PUBLICATION NOTICE To all persons interested in the above captioned estate, by Petition of Petitioner Lydia S. Jones of Pleasant Grove, AL. Lydia S. Jones of Pleasant Grove, AL has been informally appointed as the Personal Representative of the estate to serve without surety on the bond. The estate is being administered under informal procedure by the Personal Represen- tative under the Massachusetts Uniform Pro- bate Code without supervision by the Court. Inventory and accounts are not required to be filed with the Court, but interested parties are entitled to notice regarding the administration from the Personal Representative and can etition the Court in any matter relating to the estate, including distribution of assets and expanses of administration. Interested parties are entitled to petition the Court to institute formal proceedings and to obtain orders terminating or restricting the powers of Per- senal Representatives appointed under infor- mal procedure. A copy of the Petition and Will, if any, can be obtained from the Petitioner. Run dats: 8/29/14 LEGAL NOTICE Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Middlesex Probate end Family Court 200 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02141 (617) 768-5000 Docket No. MI14P3097EA Estate of BRUCE YOKE CHAN Also Known As YORK TIAN, BRUCE Y. CHAN Date of Death May 26, 2014 CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION To all interested persons: A Petition has been filed by Wei-Wen Chan of Somerville, 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 Wei-Wen Chan of Somerville, MA be appointed as Personal Representative(s) of said estate to serve Without Surety on the bond. You have the right to obtain a copy of the Petition from the Petitioner or at the Court. You have a right to object to this proceed- ing. To do so, you or your attorney must file a written appearance and objec- tion at this Court before: 10:00 a.m. on September 17, 2014. This is NOT a hearing date, but a deadline by which you must file a wriffanappearance and objection if you object to this proceed- ing. if you fail to file a timely written appear- ance and objection followed by an Affidavit of Objections within thirty (30) days of the return date, action may be taken without further notice to you. The estate is being administered under formal procedure by the Personal Represen- tative under the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code without supervision by the Court. Inventory and accounts are not required to be filed with the Court, but recipients are entitled to notice regarding the administration from the Personal Represen- tative and can petition the Court in any matter relating to the estate, including distribution of assets and expenses of administration. WITNESS, HON. EDWARD F. DONNELLY, JR., First Justice of this Court Date: August 20, 2014 Tara E. DeCristofaro, Register of Probate Run date: 8/29114 House downplays the evil of these murderous terrorists to the world. His press sec- retary (the new young twerp) is seen juggling words all over the place, but saying very little of substance. He can't even answer a direct question from an MSNBC news reporter with a direct answer. Reportedly, after General Dempsey spoke of the immediate and deadly threat of ISIS, he got dressed down by the president and then appeared on TV taking his earlier statement back a bit. Campaign 2016 can't come fast enough for me or most LEGAL NOTICE Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Probate and Family Court Middlesex Division 208 Cambridge Street East Cambridge, MA 02141 (617) 768-5800 Docket No. MI14P4394EA Estate of FRANK F. VALENZUELA Date of Death January 2, 2012 INFORMAL PROBATE PUBLICATION NOTICE To all persons interested in the above captioned estate, by Petition of Petitioner Mary H.Valenzuele of Corpus Chriefi,TX. Mary H. Velenzuele of Corpus Christi, TX has been informally appointed as the Personal Representative of the estate to serve without surety on the bond. The estate is being administered under informal procedure by the Personal Represen- tative under the Massachusetts Uniform Pro- bate Code without supervision by the Court. Inventory and accounts are not required to be filed with the Court, but interested parties are entitled to notice regarding the administration from the Personal Representative and can petition the Court in any matter relaitng to the estate, including distribution of assets and expenses of administration. Interested parties are entitled to petition the Court to institute formal proceedings and to obtain orders terminating or restricting the powers of Per- sonal Representatives appointed under infor- mal procedure. A copy of the Petition and Will, if any, can be obtained from the Petitioner. Run date: 8/29/14 LEGAL NOTICE Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Middlesex Probate and Family Court 200 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02141 Docket No. MI14P3699GD CITATION GIVING NOTICE OF PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN FOR INCAPACITATED PERSON PURSUANT TO G.L c. 190B, 5-304 In the matter of Michaeie T. Fitaw of Malden, MA. RESPONDENT Alleged Incapacitated Person. To the named Respondent and all other interested persons, a petition has been filed by DMH of Westborough, MA in the above captioned matter alleging that Michaele T. Fitaw is in need of a Guardian and requesting that Kifle Fitaw of Malden, MA (or some other suitable person) be appointed as Guardian to serve Without Surety on the bond. The petition asks the court to determine that the Respondent is incapacitated, that the appointment of a Guardian is necessary, and that the proposed Guardian is appropriate. The petition is on file with this court and may contain a request for certain specific authority. You have the right to object to this proceeding. If you wish to do so, you or your attorney must file a written appearance at this court on or before 10:00 AM on the return date of September 11, 2014. This day is NOT a hearing date, but a deadline date by which you have to file the written appearance ff you object to the petition. If you fail to file the written appearance by the retum date, action may be taken in this matter without further notice to you. In addition to filing the written appearance, you or your attorney must file a written affidavit stating the specific facts and grounds of your objection within 30 days after the return date. IMPORTANT NOTICE The outcome of this proceeding may limit or completely take away the above-named person's right to make decisions about personal affairs or financial affairs or both. The above-named person has the fight to ask for a lawyer. Anyone may make this request on behalf of the above-named person. If the above-named person cannot afford a lawyer, one may be appointed at State expense. WITNESS, HON. EDWARD F. DONNELLY, JR., First Justice of this Court. Date: July 17, 2014 Tara E. DeCristofaro, Register of Probate Run date: 8/29/14 Americans who continue to wonder how this guy ever got elected not once but twice. The only really happy guy in America must be former President Jimmy Carter now no longer regarded as the worse president in history. LEGAL NOTICE Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Probate and Family Court Middlesex Division 200 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02141 (617) 768-5800 Docket No. MI14P4283EA Estate of SEYMOUR SLIVE Date of Death June 14, 2014 INFORMAL PROBATE PUBLICATION NOTICE To all persons interested in the above captioned estate, by Petition of Petitioner Matthew A. Berlin of Boston, MA a Will has been admitted to informal probate. Matthew A. serlin of Boston, MA has been informally appointed as the Personal Repre- santatk, e of the estate to serve without surety on the bond. The estate is being administered under informal procedure by the Personal Represen- tative under the Massachusetts Uniform Pro- bate Code without supervision by the Court. Inventory and accounts am not required to be filed with the Court, but interested parties are ended to notice regarding the administration from the Personal Representative and can petition the Court in any matter relating to the estate, including distribution of assets and expenses of administration. Interested parties are entitled to petition the Court to institute formal proceedings and to obtain orders terminating or restricting the powers of Per- sonal Representatives appointed under infor- mal procedure. A Copy of the Petition and Will, if any, can be obtained from the Petitioner. Run date: 8/29/14 LEGAL NOTICE Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Middlesex Probate and Family Court 208 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02141 (617) 768-5800 Docket No. MI14P1953EA Estate of BRIAN E. PAIVA Also Known As BRIAN EDWARD PAIVA Date of Death October 29, 2013 CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION As Amended To all interested persons: A Petition has been filed by Julie M. Paiva of Wakefield, 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 Julie M. Paiva of Wakefield, MA be appointed as Personal Representative(s) of said estate to serve Without Surety on the bond. You have the right 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 September 19, 2014. This is NOT a headng date, but a deadline by which you must file a written appearance and objection if you object to this proceed- ing. If you fail to file a timely written appear- ance and objection followed by an Affidavit of Objections within thirty (30) days of the return date, action may be taken without fur- ther notice to you. The estate is being adminJstered under formal procedure by the Personal Represen- tative under the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code without supervision by the Court. Inventory and accounts are not re- quired to be filed with the Court, but recipi- ents are entitled to notice regarding the ad- ministration from the Personal Representa- tive and can petition the Court in any matter relating to the estate, including distribution of assets and expenses of administration. WITNESS, HON. EDWARD R DONNELLY, JR., First Justice of this Court Date: August 22, 2014 Tara E. 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