Good News Headlines 12/18/18



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Washington Gov. Proposes ‘Herculean Effort’ To Save 74 Remaining Southern Resident Orcas

by Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch

With only 74 left in the wild, the Southern Resident orca population in Puget Sound needs help now more than ever. That’s why on Thursday, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s office announced “an unprecedented investment” to help boost the population as well as the Chinook salmon they eat… Read More

 


 

Boston-Area Volunteers Offer Legal Advice To Migrants In Tijuana

by Shannon Dooling, WBUR

A group of Boston University law instructors and students was in Tijuana over the weekend offering legal advice. The group began their work each morning around 7:30 as large crowds of people gathered at the plaza in front of “El Chaparral,” a border crossing near San Ysidro, California… Read More

 


 

Climate Activists And Congress Members Push For A Green New Deal

by Jessica Colarossi, Spare Change News

“We’re gonna fix our climate, we’re gonna clean our air, and we’re gonna put people to work,” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said to a crowd of protesters in front of the John F. Kennedy School of Government on Wednesday, December 5… Read More

 


 

Meet Porsha Olayiwola, Boston’s New Poet Laureate

by Morgan Hughes, Boston Globe

Boston’s new poet laureate, Porsha Olayiwola, is ready to push the limits of the art through the poetry community and beyond… Read More

 


 

‘A Win-Win’: Food Drop Program Goes Statewide, Gives Truckers Alternatives To Dumping Rejected Food

by Holly V. Hays, Indianapolis Star

After a six-month pilot program in Indianapolis last year yielded around 87,000 pounds of food, Food Drop is being expanded across the state, connecting truck drivers with resources and participating banks that can unload a semi truck at any hour… Read More

 


 

Santa Is FaceTiming Kids In The Hospital So He Can Surprise Them From The ‘North Pole’

from Good News Network

Hospitalized children are getting a healthy dose of holiday cheer thanks to a sweet little initiative from Santa’s workshop… Read More

 


 

Australian ‘Virtual Fence’ Halves Roadkill On One Deadly Stretch Of Road

by Luke Dormehl, Digital Trends

Over the course of a three-year trial, the technology has reduced roadkill on one particular road by a massive 50 percent… Read More

 


 

Sovereign Native Nations Ignored The White House And Joined The Paris Climate Change

from White Wolf Pack

The Standing Rock Sioux,Quinault Nation, Swinomish Tribal Community & Tlingit & Haida Tribes have committed to upholding the Paris Agreement… Read More

 


 

Norway Becomes First Country To Ban All Palm Oil Based Biofuel To Protect Rainforest

by Jill Ettinger, Live Kindly

The move, which aims to thwart the destruction of Indonesian rainforests razed for palm oil plantations, makes Norway the first country to enforce such a ruling… Read More

 

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Daily Astrology

January 16, 2019

The waxing Taurus Moon makes a wondrous early afternoon trine with the Capricorn Sun. Much feels right in the world this morning but bear in mind, this is eclipse season. A lunar eclipse accompanies next week’s full Moon. The eclipse also happens to be a…
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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.

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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


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