Good News Headlines 12/12/17



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Our Immigrant Abuelitas, Nonnas And Grandmothers Take Their Place In A New Mural

by Phaedra Scott, WBUR

Under the Sumner Street overpass in East Boston, a crowd of people gathered in the crisp December air Friday morning for the unveiling of a new mural… Read More

 


 

Plainfield Artist Creates Ephemeral Works And Then Casts Them To The Wind

by Mary Williams, Vermont Public Radio

Michelle Wallace knows her gardens very well. "I have a deep love for the plants ... I think that's where this art is rooted," she said. Recently, those garden spaces have acted as her art supply store… Read More

 


 

Mass. Gives Out $20M In Grants To Grow Energy Storage Market

by Michael P. Norton, State House News Service/WBUR

State government grants totaling $20 million are being handed out to grow an energy storage market that has the potential to reshape the power landscape and deliver new benefits to ratepayers… Read More

 


 

At Colby College, An Honor For A Former Slave

from The Boston Globe

Colby College will have a building named after a former slave who was the school janitor for 37 years starting right after the Civil War — a figure both beloved and disrespected by the college in his day… Read More

 


 

Colin Kaepernick Pledges To Fight Injustice ‘With Or Without The NFL’s Platform’

by Tod Perry, Good Magazine

Despite not receiving any pay from the NFL this year, Kaepernick is donating $1 million to community organizations that work to raise awareness about inequality… Read More

 


 

12 Reasons Bicycling Will Continue To Soar In Popularity

by Jay Walljasper, AlterNet

The times, they are a-changin'. More than 100 million Americans rode a bike in 2014, and bicycles have out-sold cars most years in the U.S. since 2003… Read More

 


 

Montreal Is Ending Its Ban On Pit Bulls

by Hilary Hanson, HuffPost

Valérie Plante, who was elected mayor of the Canadian city in November, promised during her campaign that she would repeal breed-specific restrictions on dog ownership that had been put into place by former Mayor Denis Coderre… Read More

 


 

An Argentine Startup That Makes Shoes From Discarded Tire Scraps And Employs Single Mothers

by Lucy Sherriff, PRI

Xinca’s main objective is to empower women who don’t have access to education by providing them the training they need to work… Read More

 


 

Toyota To Build Power Plant To Convert Cattle Manure Into Electricity, Hydrogen

by Phoebe Wall Howard, Detroit Free Press

The Tri-Gen Project at the Port of Long Beach, Calif., will be the world’s first commercial-scale 100% renewable power and hydrogen generation plant… Read More

 

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January 17, 2019

Hearts and minds make acrobatic leaps and contortions throughout the day. The Moon is in Gemini and nearing the full phase. A T-square configuration includes the Moon, Venus, Jupiter and Neptune. Heartstrings play loud and clear. Feelings are intense, at…
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January 2019

Learn Reiki to awaken your healing hands to care for yourself, your loved ones and pets. Facilitated by Lou Orsan, Reiki Shihan (Master-Teacher) This one-day class covers the basic...

Cost: $150

Where:
Northeast Reiki Center
61 Nicholas Road, Suite B2
Framingham, MA  01701
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Sponsor: Northeast Reiki Center
Telephone: 508-808-5696
Contact Name: Lou Orsan
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This class meets 4 times: January 13th, February 24th, March 24th, April 7th The Eclectic Institute of Aromatherapy and Herbal Studies offers a comprehensive hands-on training in the art and...

Cost: $625 plus a material fee of $50

Where:
Misty Meadows Herbst Center
183 Wednesday Hill Rd
Lee, NH  03861
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Sponsor: Misty Meadow Herbal Center
Telephone: 603-659-7211
Contact Name: Wendy Snow Fogg
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With Amy Bernier In this empowering workshop we will explore the innate intelligence of our gut, “the second brain”. We will use yoga postures and breath work to refine our digestive...

Cost: $40

Where:
State of Grace Yoga and Wellness Center
104 East. Hartford Ave.
Uxbridge, MA  01569
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Instructor:  Peyton Pugmire Adult level Come together in a warm and uplifting space to get creative, connect, and breathe! At each meeting, we will have fun making a meaningful craft...

Cost: $45

Where:
Creative Spirit
80 Washington Street
Marblehead, MA  01945
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Sponsor: Creative Spirit
Telephone: 781-797-0389
Contact Name: Peyton Pugmire
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One of the most mysterious and magickal of the archangels, Uriel, has a variety of different and conflicting roles in angelic lore. In The Book of Enoch he is one of humanity’s advocates...

Cost: $45

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
386 Merrimack Street
Suite 1-A
Methuen, MA  01844
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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World famous seminars (www.understandingofmusic.com) turns beginners into musicians, revitalizes and inspires even pro musicians.

Where:
Boston, MA


Telephone: (781) 599-1476
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With Sherri Snyder-Roche. This yoga workshop will explore self-compassion, self-love and pushing through discomfort to help your recovery process. Recovery from divorce, eating disorders,...

Cost: $95 for 6 weeks or $17 drop in

Where:
State of Grace Yoga and Wellness Center
104 E. Hartford Avenue, Unit A
Uxbridge, MA  01569
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Deepen Your Practice DYP-30 Hour Yoga Alliance Course January–May 2019 5 Saturdays, 10am–4pm 1/19, 2/2, 3/30, 4/27, 5/18 Looking to deepen your practice but a 200 Hour training...

Cost: $599

Where:
KJ Fitness
Tewksbury, MA


Sponsor: Relax and Recharge With Chuck
Contact Name: Chuck
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January 19–20 With Patty Collinsworth Weekend class hours: Saturday, 10–5pm and Sunday, 10–5pm Learn how to open the Akashic Records for yourself and others in this...

Cost: $170

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
386 Merrimack Street
Suite 1-A
Methuen, MA  01844
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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The Eclectic Institute of Aromatherapy and Herbal Studies offers a comprehensive hands-on training in the art and science of Aromatherapy. This course covers the...

Cost: $550

Where:
The Soul Purpose
1225 Gar Highway
Swansea, MA  02777
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Sponsor: The Soul Purpose
Telephone: 774-264-1329
Contact Name: Jessica Kozak
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Join nationally known psychic medium/spiritual counselor, Diana Harris, for a mediumship gallery. Diana is a bridge – a conduit between heaven and Earth. Ms. Harris will answer your questions...

Cost: $70

Where:
private office
North Andover, MA  01845


Sponsor: Diana Harris
Telephone: 978-973-6637
Contact Name: Diana Harris
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