Good News Headlines 11/1/17



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Another Win For The Oceans! Chile Bans Plastic Bags In Coastal Regions

by Aleksandra Pajda, One Green Planet

Another country has joined efforts to stop the plastic pollution crisis by banning single-use plastic bags… Read More

 


 

When Girl With Winning Score Is Denied Title, Runner-up Offers Trophy: ‘I Didn’t Win, You Did’

by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network

It may be the 21st century, but this archaic golf tournament rule said that Emily Nash could not be given a trophy or award for her score – even though she played better than all the boys… Read More

 


 

Boston Launches Office Of Returning Citizens To help Previously-Incarcerated Residents Start Anew

by Kristin Toussaint, Boston Metro

How does someone start to rebuild their life after they’ve been incarcerated? Mayor Marty Walsh is hoping his newly-formed office will help those ready to reenter society… Read More

 


 

Tesla’s Solar Vision Gets Its First Big Test In Puerto Rico

by Amelia Urry, Grist

It was a transaction concocted on Twitter — and in a few short weeks, declared official: Tesla is helping to bring power back to Puerto Rico… Read More

 


 

12 Big Cities Commit To Electric-Only Buses And Fossil-Fuel-Free Zones

by Sami Grover, Treehugger

Starting in 2025, the Mayors of London, Los Angeles, Paris, Cape Town, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Quito, Vancouver, Mexico City, Milan, Seattle and Auckland have promised to only purchase electric or other zero-emission buses for their city fleets… Read More

 


 

Music Offers Hope To Puerto Ricans Recovering From Hurricane Maria

from WBUR

Residents of Puerto Rico are still recovering from the ravages of Hurricane Maria, and musicians both on the mainland and on the island are recording songs of hope and inspiration to raise money for relief efforts… Read More

 


 

Narcan Opioid Overdose Spray Is Now Stocked By All Walgreens Pharmacies

by Bill Chappell, NPR

It has the power to save lives by targeting opioid overdoses — something that kills more than 140 Americans every day… Read More

 


 

New Zealand Government To Plant 100 Million Trees Yearly

by Lorraine Chow, Ecowatch

New Zealand’s next prime minister Jacinda Ardern has set ambitious environmental policies to confront a warming planet… 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

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

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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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