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The September 2018 issue of The Pipeline includes the
following articles:
• Harvard’s science complex taking shape
American Plumbing and Heating is helping to build Harvard’s Science and
Engineering Complex. It includes “one of the largest mechanical rooms that one
will ever see.”

• Jeff Peabody Plumbing: A different kind of union contractor
The 10-person, Danvers-based shop is the only Local 12-affiliated contractor that
is strictly residential.
• The race is on to develop Suffolk Downs
It may be the site of Amazon’s HQ2. But it will surely be developed.
Local 12 apprentices answer the call in Lawrence
The union helps install plumbing at Lawrence Family Development’s SISU Center.
Their Path to Local 12
Meet apprentices Emily O’Brien and Matt Lawlor.
GBPCA awards scholarships, elects officers
The Greater Boston Plumbing Contractors Association held its annual meeting.
News and information about the
Eastern MA plumbing industry
Archives of Past Issues of The Pipeline
April 2015
Featuring: Developers Play Ball in the
Fenway; Local 12 Plumbers Are at Your
Service; He Wants You to Join Plumbers
Local 12; Training Center Switches to
Plumbing Immersion Day Program

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July 2016
Featuring: Helping to Make Housing
Affordable, Protecting Consumers and
Licensees, George Donahue Trades in His
Shoes, E.M. Duggan: Still Going Strong after
125 Years, Local 12 Business Agent Jim
Vaughan Is on a Mission, Stiffing the Working

January 2016
Featuring: For Joe Cannistraro, Education Is
the Key; A 20-Year Quest to Level the
Playing Field; Plumbing Contractors Can
Now Say, "Show Me the Money;" Local 12:
Going with the Flow for 125 Years;
YouthBuild Program Is Win-Win

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August 2017
Featuring: Deconstructing the Wynn Casino
Project, A family tree connected by plumbing
pipe, Cannistraro heeds urgent call in Haiti,
How safe is our drinking water?, Plumbers
Without Borders help conquer water and
sanitation poverty

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November 2016
Featuring: Medical Gas: A Matter of Life and
Death; New Boston Program Helps Keep
Seniors Warm; GBPCA and Local 12 Support
Vocational Schools; My Path to Local 12;
New Analyst, Ann O’Connor

February 2018
New England's tallest residential tower takes
shape; Hugh Kelleher’s Harvard-to-plumbing
pipeline; Daniel Bent takes reins as GBPCA
president; Needed workforce housing on the
way; GBPCA welcomes new director; Frank
Amato’s journey to Local 12; The
intermission cometh