Good News Headlines 1/16/18



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The Movement To End The Use Of Wild Animals In Circuses Secures Its Biggest Win Yet

by Wayne Pacelle, AlterNet

The movement to end the use of wild animals in circuses secured its biggest win yet, with New Jersey lawmakers, in the waning days of their lame-duck session, voting nearly unanimously yesterday to ban almost all wild animal acts in the Garden State… Read More

 


 

Walsh Declares Boston Day Of Solidarity With Haiti

by Kristin Toussaint, Boston Metro

On the anniversary of the 2010 Haiti earthquake and after the president reportedly criticized the Caribbean country, Mayor Walsh declared that Boston stands with Haiti… Read More

 


 

Boston Receives $26M In Federal Funding To Help The Homeless

by Kristin Toussaint, Boston Metro

In 2015, Mayor Marty Walsh launched an action plan to end chronic and veteran homelessness by 2018, and in October of last year, he specifically launched efforts to prevent and end youth homelessness in the city… Read More

 


 

New Algae Fuel Cell Packs A Punch

by Megan Treacy, Treehugger

This new technology, called a biophotovoltaic, is able to harvest the energy in sunlight to produce electricity like a synthetic solar cell, but using organic materials… Read More

 


 

Guerrilla Artists Are Cleverly Covering Swastikas On The Street With Art

by Kelly Richman-Abdou, My Modern Met

While most street artists employ blank walls as a means to communicate their messages, Ibo Omari has opted for a slightly different approach… Read More

 


 

Instead Of Firing Illiterate Employees, Company Teaches Them How To Read

from Good News Network

When a company in Brazil was keen on solving some issues with cleaning the office workspace, the manager asked the janitors how much time they were spending in each room – and this simple question changed their lives… Read More

 


 

High-Tech Companion Aims To Fight Isolation Amongst The Elderly

from Good News Network

To help the elderly with loneliness, social isolation and depression, an Israeli company, Intuition Robotics, created a robot called ElliQ designed for older adults… Read More

 


 

These Floral Sculptures Pay Homage To The Humble Beauty Of Insects

by Kimberley Mok, Treehugger

Montreal-based Japanese illustrator, artist and designer Raku Inoue is one of these insect-curious individuals who are creating works that might motivate us to look at bugs in a new light… Read More

 

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May 27, 2018

The Scorpio Moon aligns with Venus, Jupiter and Neptune to form a heavenly triangle in the sky, a water sign Grand Trine. Spurred on by the waxing and nearly full Moon, emotions swell. Happily, the celestial harmony promotes deeply loving ties, blessed…
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May 2018

Full Flower Moon - Healing herbs for women's health Part I Tonic herbs for hormonal balance: fertility, normal cycling, aging. Please email rjrcnm@gmail.com if interested. Attendees will...

Cost: Drop in Fee $10 includes all materials and handouts.

Where:
Jefferson, MA


Sponsor: Hillside Herbals
Telephone: 508-847-8615
Contact Name: Rachel Ross
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With Lama Surya Das and Philip Goldberg featuring music by David Whetstone $10 • SVED Lama Surya Das and Philip Goldberg meet to discuss how a 200-year East-To-West transmission...

Cost: $10

Where:
Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library
33 Marrett Road
Lexington, MA  02420
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Sponsor: Lexington Community Education
Telephone: 781-862-8043
Contact Name: Craig Hall
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Feel the bliss of opening your spine, while being totally supported and meticulously aligned. Great for sciatica and low back pain! Classes also held Saturday mornings.

Cost: $18 drop in

Where:
Bliss Through Yoga
484 Bedford St
East Bridgewater, MA  02333
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Sponsor: Bliss Through Yoga
Telephone: 508-331-3564
Contact Name: Janice
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8 Week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Course with Erin Woo Tuesdays, May 1 - June 19, 6–8:30 pm *Includes an all day retreat on Saturday, June 9 from 9 am - 4 pm Come explore the...

Cost: $290

Where:
Balance Bethlehem
2087 Main Street
Bethlehem, NH  03574
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Sponsor: Balance Bethlehem
Telephone: 603-869-2125
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YogaLife studio would like to offer this opportunity to slow it down, step back, notice your breath and sit quietly in community. Join us Thursdays from 5:40-6:30 PM. No Yoga...

Cost: Free

Where:
YogaLife Institute
6 Chestnut Street
Suite A
Exeter, MA  03833
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June 1 - 3, 2018 Barbara Brennan School of Healing presents a Weekend Immersion Workshop in Brennan Healing Science: The Brennan Method of Energy Healing with Anne Hoye, BBSH School Dean Come...

Cost: $325

Where:
Doubletree Hilton Hotel
11 Beaver Street
Milford, MA  01757
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Sponsor: Barbara Brennan School of Healing
Telephone: 508-893-9915
Contact Name: Anne Hoye, BBSH School Dean
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June 1 - 3 All cultures have created rites of passage in which the adolescent bids goodbye to dependency and becomes an adult. The Call to Adventure is for men and women ready to discover their...

Cost: $350/weekend

Where:
Earthlands Retreat Center
Glasheen Rd
Petersham, MA
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Sponsor: Circles of Air and Stone
Telephone: 802-387-6624
Contact Name: Sparrow Hart
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Early Bird Special! Save $15 if you register before May 24th! Class includes: An Infinite Possibilities workbook and certificate of completion. Must register in advance to ensure that...

Cost: $85

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
90 Main Street
Andover, MA  01810
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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Psychics, mediums, angel readers, spirit art. Reiki, chair massage, IET, Gaiadon Heart, crystal healings, etc. Sign yourself up for a few appointments and bring your friends! Appointments...

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA
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