Good News Headlines 1/30/18



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An Olive Ridley sea turtle hatchling at Refugio Vida Silvestre La Flor. Playa La Flor, Nicaragua.

© Hal Brindley

 

Cracking Down On Poaching With 3D-printed Fake Turtle Eggs

from PBS Newshour

One of the world’s most endangered species, the sea turtle, is under threat from human encroachment and poaching. But a conservation biologist has developed a strategy that could help save them… Read More

 


 

Mass. Senate Approves ‘Nasty Women’ Act To Repeal Archaic Abortion Laws

from Statehouse News Service/Boston Metro

The Massachusetts Senate on Thursday voted unanimously to wipe outdated and unenforced laws restricting abortion and contraception from the books, a move one lawmaker said would send a message to the rest of the country… Read More

 


 

Mass. Launches First Statewide Salary Negotiation Workshops For Women

by Zeninjor Enwemeka, WBUR

Massachusetts officials are hoping to help working women get their due. In what officials say is the first statewide salary negotiation training program in the U.S., the new initiative — dubbed “Just Ask!” — aims to offer techniques to help women negotiate better pay. And, in doing so, bridge the gender wage gap… Read More

 


 

HowGood Helps Grocery Shoppers Make Ethical Decisions Easily

by Kristin Toussaint, Boston Metro

How do you know if the product you’re buying matches your personal values? HowGood is here to help with an app and signs at select Boston-area Stop & Shops… Read More

 


 

Plastic Straws Illegal Unless Requested Under California Bill — With Up To A $1,000 Fine Attached

by Josh Hafner, USA TODAY

A bill proposed in California would make it illegal for restaurant servers to give guests plastic straws unless requested — with the threat of a $1,000 fine or jail time attached… Read More

 


 

After Denver Hired Homeless People To Perform Day Labor For The City, More Than 100 Landed Regular Jobs

from Good News Network

The Denver Day Works program, which launched on November 1st, 2016, paid homeless residents $12.50 per hour to perform public service work for the city. No background checks were required – all participants had to do was show up for a 3 to 6 hour shift… Read More

 


 

Governor Bullock Protects Net Neutrality In Montana

from Montana.gov

Governor Steve Bullock signed an executive order to protect net neutrality in Montana by requiring that successful recipients of state contracts adhere to internet neutrality principles… 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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA
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