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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July 22, 2018

Early risers wake up to the warm glow of Venus’ sextile to Jupiter. The enthusiastic angle is a crowd pleasing gift from the cosmos, a tribute to generosity, sharing and caring. With such a firm and positive foundation, the day gets off to a wonderful…
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July 2018

Grief is a part of human existence. When we break down the walls of silence around grief we open ourselves up to deep and rich opportunities for growth and healing. In this workshop we will build a...

Cost: $65

Where:
Yogalife Institute of NH
6 Chestnut Street
Lower Level
Exeter, NH  03833
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Sponsor: Yogalife Institute of NH
Telephone: 603-479-3865
Contact Name: Julie Rost
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The GFAF Expos are the greatest events on earth for those living a gluten-free or allergen-friendly lifestyle. Sample hundreds of products, meet with local and national brands, receive coupons and...

Where:
DCU Center
50 Foster Street
Worcester, MA
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July 23 - August 3 Ancient wisdom for a child's mind, body, and spirit. July 23-27, ages 5-10; July 30-Aug 3, ages 11-16. 9am-3pm. With a holistic approach to integrating mind, body, and...

Cost: $275

Where:
Unity of Greater Portland
Windham, ME


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Third Tuesday of every month! A wonderful way to dilute stress and heal yourself with peace. www.WisdomoftheAges.biz www.Facebook.com/WisdomoftheAgesStore

Cost: $10

Where:
Wisdom of the Ages
Simsbury, CT


Telephone: 860-651-1172
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What better way to end a busy day than with a little bliss. We'll support your body right where it is today and help you to open your spine to find more movement and flexibility. Begin and end...

Cost: $18

Where:
Body Love Wellness Center
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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Relax and restore this summer with free outdoor yoga classes on historic Rogers Field! We’re packing the lawn with yogis of all levels for yoga led by experienced practitioners from Dragonfly...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rogers Field
Devens, MA


Sponsor: Dragonfly Wellness Center
Telephone: 978-487-7181
Contact Name: Anne Ferguson
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Tao Tan Pai 31 Postures/Meditations is the basic health and self-healing Qigong training of the Tao Tan Pai Kung Fu system - an authentic Taoist monastic system originated during China’s Tang...

Cost: Please see our website

Where:
Eastover Estate & Retreat Center
430 East St.
Lenox, MA  01240
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Telephone: 866-264-5139
Contact Name: Yingxing Wang
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Tao Tan Pai 31 Postures/Meditations is the basic health and self-healing Qigong training of the Tao Tan Pai Kung Fu system - an authentic Taoist monastic system originated during China’s Tang...

Cost: Please see our website

Where:
Eastover Estate & Retreat Center
430 East St.
Lenox, MA  01240
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Telephone: 866-264-5139
Contact Name: Yingxing Wang
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July 27 - 29 This comprehensive Tai Chi Quan workshop consists of three sessions: 1) The Traditional Yang Style 9 Form Tai Chi Quan, where beginners will learn how to perform basic Tai Chi...

Cost: Please see our website

Where:
Eastover Estate & Eco Village
430 East St.
Lenox, MA  01240
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Telephone: 866-264-5139
Contact Name: Yingxing Wang
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July 27 - 29, 2018 Rising to the feminine in you!  Discounted until May 1st. If you have wanted to learn more about centering, healing and toning from your pelvic floor and womb to...

Cost: $350

Where:
Taproot Herbals
Williamstown, VT  05679


Sponsor: TaprootHerbals.com
Telephone: 802-249-7551
Contact Name: Marie Frohlich
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Tao Tan Pai 31 Postures/Meditations is the basic health and self-healing Qigong training of the Tao Tan Pai Kung Fu system - an authentic Taoist monastic system originated during China’s Tang...

Cost: Please see our website

Where:
Eastover Estate & Retreat Center
430 East St.
Lenox, MA  01240
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Telephone: 866-264-5139
Contact Name: Yingxing Wang
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Dealers, exhibits, lectures, demonstrations, children’s activities, silent auctions, door prizes, refreshments, free parking. Handicapped accessible.

Cost: $4 adults (16-59), $3 seniors (60+), children under 16 free with paying adult.

Where:
Tuttle Middle School
500 Dorset Street
South Burlington, VT  05403
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Sponsor: Burlington Gem and Mineral Club
Telephone: 802-785-9821
Contact Name: Arden Fendrich
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Wild Vibes will be kicking off the seacoast summer with their fifth annual Wild Vibes Yoga Festival on July 1st at Spring Hill in South Berwick. A festival focused on bringing people back to...

Cost: $15-$65

Where:
Spring Hill Farm
117 Pond Rd
South Berwick, ME  03908
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Sponsor: Wild Vibes Festival
Contact Name: Magnolia Barrett
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