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BOSTON POST-GAZETTE, OCTOBER 12, 2012 Page 15 PRAYER TO ST. JUDE May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be adored, glorified, loved and pre- served throughout the world now and forever. Sacred Heart of Jesus pray for us. St. Jude, worker of miracles, pray for us. St. Jude, help of the hopeless, pray for us. Say this prayer 9 times a day and by the 8th day your prayers will be answered. It has never been known to fail. Publication must be promised. My prayers have been answered. A.T.R LEGAL NOTICE Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Middlesex Probate and Family Court 208 Cambridge Street East Cambridge, MA 02141 Docket No. MI12P3758EA Estate of JUDY BARNES a/k/a Frances J. Barnes, Judith F.A. Barnes, J. Frances A. Barnes, Frances Barnes Date of Death May 3, 2012 INFORMAL PROBATE PUBLICATION NOTICE To all persons interested in the above captioned estate, by Petition of Petitioner Judith B. Donlan of Andover, MA, Petitioner Paula B. Brown of Boston, MA and Petitioner Joan B. Seaver of Belmont, MA. A Will has been admitted to informal probate. Judith B. Donlan of Andover, MA, Paula B. Brown of Boston, MA and Joan B. Seaver of Belmont, MA 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 Repre- sentative under the Massachusetts Uniform Probate 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 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 Personal Representatives appointed under informal procedure. A copy of the Petition and Will, if any, can be obtained from the Petitioner. Run date: 10112/12 LEGAL NOTICE Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Middlesex Probate and Family Court 208 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02141 Docket No. MI12D3032DR DIVORCE SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION AND MAILING AARON CHARLES VERRISSlMO VS. ZAHRA BOUHIYA To the Defendant: The Plaintiff has filed a Complaint for Divorce requesting that the Court grant a divorce for Desertion/Irretrievable Breakdown of the Marriage. The Complaint is on rite 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 req- uired to serve upon AARON CHARLES VERRISSIMO, 51 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148, your answer, if any, on or before November 6, 2012. If you fail to do so, the court will proceed to the headng 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: September 25, 2012 Tara E. DeCdstofaro, Register of Probate i  .. Run date: 10/12/12- LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE TO TRADE CONTRACTORS REQUEST FOR TRADE CONTRACTOR QUALIFICATIONS The MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY is soliciting Statements of Qualifications from TRADE CONTRACTORS interested in performing work for MPA CONTRACT NO. Ll129-C3-1, RENOVA- TIONS & IMPROVEMENTS TO TERMINAL B EARLY PACKAGE, LOGAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, EAST BOSTON, MASSACHUSE'I'rS. The Authority is seeking Qualification Statements from Trade Contractors who have a demonstrated experience in the construction and implementation of similar work in terms of scale and complexity. The project includes a new secure concourse between Terminal B, Pier A and Pier B, and consists of 8 new holdrooms, 24 ticket counter positions, a renovated security checkpoint with additional passenger queuing and 4 additional lanes, concessions space, toilet rooms, in-line checked baggage inspection systems, sortation and outbound bag makeup devices, bag claim devices, enhanced inbound baggage systems aidine operations space and vertical circulation. Prior to the commencement of this construction project, the south end of Terminal B, Pier A will be demolished on the interior, and made safe as a clean landside construction site under a separate procurement that is not included in this scope of work. In accordance with Massachusetts Construction Manager at-Risk requirements and MGL Chapter 149 Section 44F, Qualification Statements are being requested from trade contractors capable of performing the following classes of work: (a) masonry; (b) roofing and flashing; (c) plumbing. The estimated cost of the Contract is $3,480,760 and the estimated construction duration is six (6) months. The estimated value of work to be performed by trade contractors is as follows: Masonry- $1,100,280 Roofing & Flashing - $2,290,500 Plumbing - $90,000 The Authority is implementing this project in accordance with MGL Chapter 149A, Sections 1 thru 13. This selection of trade contractors conforms to MGL Chapter 149A, Section 8, subsections (b) to (k) inclusive. This Request for Qualifications (RFQ) will be utilized to prequalify trade contractors capable and experienced in the renovation and construction of airline passenger terminals. The Authority shall utilize a two-step process including the prequalification of trade contractors based on an evaluation of the Statement of Qualifications received in response to this solicitation, followed by an Invitation to Bidders that will only be issued to the prequalified trade contractors. A Prequalification Committee consisting of four representatives, one each from the Designer and the CM at Risk and two Massport staff. This Prequalification Committee will be conducting a qualifications-besed evaluation of submittals received from interested trade contractors in order to identify prequalified trade contractors who will be invited to respond to a written Invitation to Bidders. Please note that the Authority is not utilizing this process to prequalify subcontractors who are not trade contractors which shall be done separately in accordance with MGL C149A, Section 8, subsection (j). Qualification Statements shall be evaluated in accordance with the following criteria; (1) Management Experience; (2) Project References including a Public Project Record and (3) Capacity to Complete including a demonstration that the contractor has the financial stability and long-term viability to successfully implement the Project. A Supplemental Information Package that discusses these Evaluation Criteria and the Prequalification Process in more detail as well as any other requirements for the Qualification Statements will be available to interested parties beginning Wednesday, October 24, 2012, by contacting Cindy Monahan at 617-568-5978 or via email at cmonahan@ masssort.com A Project Briefing will be held on Wednesday, October 24, 2012, at 11:00 AM in the Capital Programs Department, Logan Office Center, 2nd floor, 1 Harborside Drive, East Boston, MA. Attendance atthe briefing is not mandatory, however, it is strongly encouraged in order to best familiarize your firm with the project details and the prequalification process. The qualification statement document, as detailed in the supplemental information package shall be addressed to Mr. Houssam H. Sleiman, P.E., CCM, Director of Capital Programs and Environmental Affairs, and received no later than 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, October 31,2012 at the Massachusetts Port Authority, Logan Office Center, One Harborside Drive, Suite 209S, Logan International Airport, East Boston, MA 02128-2909. Questions regarding this RFQ shall be directed to Luciana Burdi, Deputy Director, Capital Programs and Environmental Affairs, at 617-568-3501- or via email at Iburdi@ massport.com MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY DAVID S. MACKEY INTERIM CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER and EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Run date: 10/12/12 However, We Can Still Remember 1967 and the Impossible Dream Many younger fans think of Red Sox greatest moments by remembering 2004 and that championship come- back over the Yankees, but as for me, I will always remember 1967 as a 19-year- old who suffered through so many bad teams of my youth. All of New England woke up to exciting baseball 45 years ago when Red Sox Nation was truly born. Up to that year, we had little hope for pennants and World Series appearances; they were all in the history books of previous generations. But with 1967 we believed any- thing was possible. The team never gave up. Everyone played above level. No one gave up. We believed we could do it and we did. We were a team that started with 100-1 odds and we beat the odds big time. Since 1967 we expected so much from our team. 2004 and 2007 were great years but the impact of 1967 lives on. Every time I hear a radio station playing "The Impos- sible Dream" I think of 1967. They gave their all every game. When adversity hit, they rose up stronger from it. We almost did everything that year until we met the St. Louis Cardinals and Bob Gibson in the World Series. We lost game 7 but the team arrived home winners and our expectations have re- mained high since then. This year's team should be ashamed of itself. I know I am of them. The Boston Red Sox 2012 Season Schedule Logo? I just looked at the old schedule I kept through this horribly long Sox season and took one final look at it and read that slogan, "100 YEARS. 162 WAYS TO CEL- EBRATE". I might have added "NOT SO." It was one bad game after another. When your best starter over the season turns out to be the number 3 starter and wins only 11 games with a 4-plus ERA, you know the season was doomed from the start. Next year is going to hope- fully be a turn-around sea- 'son. The Sox need lots of help to get back on track. The last month or so they were playing like the hap- less 1962 New York Mets. Spot them 10 runs and they were bound to give 11 runs back. Lots of folks blame Bobby Valentine. He can't take all the blame. I know he seemed useless at times. The only thing missing was the sunflower seeds left over by Francona. I expected so much more from Bobby and it never arrived. He looked mostly like a deer caught in the headlights. He smiled too much because the season wasn't that funny. This was the team's worst season since 1965 when they went 62-100. There were only two things positive I remember about 1965: Tony Conigliaro at age 20 led the American League with 32 home runs and pitcher Dave Morehead EXTRA Innings by Sal Giarratani pitched a no-hitter. That was it for Billy Herman's Red Sox. Most of the season I fa- vored bringing Valentine back next year but now I am of the opinion he has to go and the team needs a fresh start with a new manager, new attitude and hopefully some new players to fill in the blanks we had this sea- son. It must have felt like purgatory for Bobby Valen- tine. Fire him and give him his $2-plus million for next year for all his pain and suf- fering this year. He can go back to ESPN and pretend 2012 never happened. His managing days .are now over for good. This team needs another Dick Williams but they don't make that model anymore. Today, there's too much kiss-S%%#&* going on for its own good. One-hundred-sixty-two ways to celebrate never hap- pened this year. It was more like 162 roads to hell! A Failure of Epic Proportions The Red Sox have stunk before. I remember as a kid many losing seasOns watch- ing only for the great Dick Radatz to come walking out of the bullpen to perform his magic on the mound. Other than that, I went to Fenway to watch the Yankees and Mickey Mantle, to see the Tigers and AI Kaline,or to see the Orioles and Brooks Robinson: Or maybe those Jimmy Fund games against the Milwaukee Braves to see Warren Spahn or Hank Aaron. Back then as l kids we bemoaned the fact that the wrong Boston team left us. Over the team's lifetime, seven times they lost i00 games. In 1932 long before my time, they lost 111 games. In 1954, with Ted Williams back from Korea, the home team won only 69 games. In 1965, even with Dave More- head's no-hitter, they went 62-100. The following year, they were 72-90 and a half game out of last place. Things improved the following year with the Impossible Dream team that won the pennant with a 92-70 record. How- ever, they continued to stink from time to time. Winning the pennant in 1975 only to be also-rans in 1976 or after winning the pennant in 1986, they followed up going 78-84 the next year. It is difficult to remember that the Red Sox were the best team in baseball last year when dawn arrived on the morning of September I st. They ended up going 7-20 last September and the downhill path continued all this season. This September they improved to 7-19 so the status quo just iendlessly continues. They have been crashing and burning all this season. How did they go from the best to the worst in 24 hours? Obviously, Tito: Francona wasn't the problem. Neither has Bobby Valeritine been the problem this season. It is hard to see ai team im- plode as this one has done in the blink of an' eye. 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