Good News Headlines 2/20/18



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Rescued Gorilla And Her Caretaker Win Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Award

by Melissa Breyer, Treehugger

While we may be more accustomed to images of animals in their natural habitat claiming wildlife photography prizes; this year things look a little different… Read More

 


 

Activist Angela Davis Donates Her Archives To Harvard

by Kristin Toussaint, Boston Metro

Harvard is now home to the papers, writings, audio reels and photographs of the 1960s radical activist Angela Davis… Read More

 


 

Boston Schools Shift To More Play-Based, Kid-Led Curriculum In Early Grades

by Carrie Jung, WBUR

In Kelly Stevens’ kindergarten classroom, each day begins with circle time for what sounds like a menu of lesson options… Read More

 


 

The Bald Eagle Population Is Soaring And Now Is A Really Good Time To See Them

by Elizabeth Gillis, WBUR

Before conservation efforts began, the last bald eagle nest in Massachusetts was recorded in 1905… Read More

 


 

Woman’s Ingenious Invention Generates Electricity Using Wind From Trains, Subways

from Good News Network

A 27-year-old designer has created an ingenious new way of generating wind power in London – and it is done using the infrastructure that already exists… Read More

 


 

Seattle To Become Latest City To Erase Past Marijuana Convictions

by Sara Boboltz, HuffPost

In an effort to bring “restorative justice” to communities that have been disproportionately affected by drug law enforcement, Seattle’s mayor and city attorney said Thursday that the city will move to dismiss marijuana possession convictions that were prosecuted before Washington state voted to legalize the drug… Read More

 


 

Meat Substitutes In Europe Have Grown By 451%

from Good News Network

Europeans are reportedly enjoying legumes more and more, and are increasingly looking for alternatives to meat… Read More

 


 

These New Downtown LA Street Meters Will Collect Change To Fund Homeless Services

by Susan Abram, Daily News

Two bright orange meters that will accept donations of loose change for homeless services will be installed in downtown Los Angeles’ Grand Park on Thursday, city and county leaders announced Tuesday… Read More

 


 

China Reassigns 60,000 Soldiers To Plant Trees

by Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch

Earlier this year, the Chinese government announced plans for a major reforestation project—growing 6.66 million hectares of new forests this year, an area roughly the size of Ireland… Read More

 

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December 12, 2018

A soothing sextile between the Sagittarius Sun and Aquarius Moon brightens the work day. Inner ease is promoted. The impact can also feel liberating as these are the two most freedom loving of signs. It’s a good day to attend to a financial matter or…
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Join us the second Tuesday evening of the month for a Reiki Share in the Usui Reiki system of natural healing. We are a gathering of Reiki practitioners who share experiences, practice...

Cost: Free

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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The class is a combination of qi gong, yoga, meditation, and relaxation followed by a cup of healing tea. The class, developed by Korean enlightened master Ilchi Lee, is based on Sundo, a...

Cost: $10

Where:
Divine Paradigm
58b Macy St
Amesbury, MA  01913
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Contact Name: Brad Fanger

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Please join us at our monthly meetings, second Wednesday each month September - June in Westboro, MA. A welcoming community working for the greater health and wellbeing of all. Contact...

Where:
Sohum Yoga and Meditation Studio
30 Lyman St
#108B
Westborough, MA
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Journaling can be a part of your inner work and is, in fact, on the tree of contemplative practices.  Whether you are a meditator or keep a journal or neither of the above, all are welcome to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Waltham Public Library
735 Main Street
Waltham, MA  02451
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Sponsor: Louise Goldstein
Telephone: 617-710-6145
Contact Name: Waltham Public Library
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Sponsored by the Canton Spiritualist Church. Held at the Blue Hills, Canton, MA. Psychics, mediums, readings for a fee. Free healings.

Cost: Free admission

Where:
Blue Hills
Canton, MA


Sponsor: Canton Spiritualist Church
Telephone: (617) 469-2568

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Discover the power of body tapping and nature based solutions that will help you: More effectively manage and ease chronic pain issues. Clear stuck energy with body tapping. Learn the basic...

Cost: $49

Where:
Clearpoint Center
259 East Street
Stafford Springs, CT  06076
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Sponsor: Clearpoint Center
Telephone: 860-684-3994
Contact Name: Steve Munn
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With Susie Masters We warmly invite you to join us for The Winter Solstice Workshop. Celebrate the shortest day while giving yourself the space to feel and experience the now. During this...

Cost: $45

Where:
State of Grace Yoga and Wellness Center
104 East. Hartford Ave.
Uxbridge, MA  01569
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Telephone: 508-278-2818
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All are invited to a special barefoot, free style dance and live music event on December 15th from 7:30pm–10pm in Greenfield, Massachusetts. We will be having a special freestyle, barefoot...

Cost: $5-$10

Where:
The Episcopal Church of St. James & Andrew
71 Federal St.
Greenfield, MA  01301
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Sponsor: Dance Spree
Telephone: (413)658-7011 (no texting please)
Contact Name: Jasper Lapienski
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Tired of missing opportunities that could further your life, your education, even your work? Tired of missing threats that continue to hold back your life, your education, even your work? Sit down...

Cost: $40

Where:
Caffe Nero
368 Congress St
Boston, MA  02210
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Contact Name: Soni
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