Good News Headlines 2/7/17



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Conservationists Rally And Kill Bill To Sell Off Federal Land

by Christopher Wilson, Yahoo News

Following backlash from conservationists across the Western states, Rep. Jason Chaffetz announced that he is pulling a bill that would have sold off more than 3 million acres of federal land… Read More

 


 

Somerville Rally Marks 30 Years As Sanctuary City

by Cristabelle Tumola, Metro

Immigrant youths, business owners and other members of the community were encouraged to come out to the event by organizers to show support for this status… Read More

 


 

Wheaton College Offers Refugee Scholarship In Response To Trump Travel Ban

by Weston Williams, The Christian Science Monitor

The Massachusetts liberal arts college also called on other academic institutions to create similar programs aimed at helping refugees… Read More

 


 

Pats Fans Turned Their Team’s Touchdowns Into Funding For The ACLU And Planned Parenthood

by Penn Collins, Good Magazine

While Boston-area sports fans offered unwavering support for their Patriots in Super Bowl 51, many were left conflicted by the team’s ties to the Trump presidential campaign and current administration… Read More

 


 

A 10-Year-Old Developed A Remarkably Complex Device To Keep Babies From Dying In Hot Cars

by Penn Collins, Good Magazine

After hearing that a little girl a few towns over had died after being left in a hot car, the McKinney, Texas fifth grader got work on designing The Oasis, a mechanism that will not only cool children trapped in hot cars, but alert their parents to the danger as well… Read More

 


 

Locked-in Patients Tell Doctors They Are ‘Happy’ After Computer Reads Thoughts

by Sarah Knapton, The Telegraph

In a groundbreaking experiment, four people who were incapable of even moving their eyes, were able to respond with ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answers to spoken questions… Read More

 


 

Ikea Will Sell Rugs And Textiles Made By Syrian Refugees

by Sarah Begley, Fortune Magazine

The limited run production will create jobs for 200 refugees, most of them women, currently living in Jordan… Read More

 


 

Veterans Group Hits President Hard With This Ad Featuring A Weightlifting Wounded Warrior

by Penn Collins, Good Magazine

Vote Vets, a group advocating the rights and issues facing military veterans has unleashed a powerful, direct video that doesn’t mince words when it comes to their thoughts on the early policies of Donald Trump’s presidency… Read More

 


 

How Somali Muslims Are Raising A 10,000-Person Anti-Hate Army

by Christopher Zumski Finke, YES! Magazine

The large refugee community in Minnesota is a big target for bigotry, and tensions are expected to get worse. But they’ve got a plan… Read More

 


 

Easy Intervention Proves Effective In Reducing Suicide Among Soldiers

from Good News Network

Suicidal behavior among active-duty service members can be reduced for up to six months with a relatively simple intervention that gives them concrete steps to follow during an emotional crisis, according to a new study… Read More

 

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June 23, 2017

Today begins under a weighty opposition between the Gemini Moon and Saturn. Facts may be inconvenient but they must be faced. Do what must be done. Honor commitments and be true to your beliefs. Travel delays can add to pressures. By late morning the day…
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June 2017

January 14 - December 9, 2017 With Tom Frederick Novice — This 12-month program is designed to assist you on your journey to spiritual enlightenment. Here we study a variety of esoteric...

Cost: $1300

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Sponsor: Women of Wisdom
Telephone: 508-230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
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Sunday Reiki treatments with Reiki master and practitioner Linda Simons in Brookline, MA. Start your week off on a more balanced note with a Reiki treatment on a Sunday afternoon. Please join me...

Cost: Sliding Scale $20-$40

Where:
233 Harvard Street
Suite 36
Brookline, MA  02446
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Telephone: 617-304-2205
Contact Name: LInda Simons
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Prayer for Peace — Lao-Tse If there is to be peace in the world, There must be peace in the nations. If there is to be peace in the nations, There must be peace in the cities. If...

Cost: Donation / heart offering

Where:
HeartSong Spiritual Wellness
23 Pine Street
Milford, MA  01757
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January 14 - December 9, 2017 With Tom Frederick Novice — This 12-month program is designed to assist you on your journey to spiritual enlightenment. Here we study a variety of esoteric...

Cost: $1300

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Sponsor: Women of Wisdom
Telephone: 508-230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
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Qigong is an amazing practice for health, healing and inspiration. Qigong is a series of flowing and repeated movements, stretches and breathing exercises that are very easy to learn and may be...

Cost: Drop in $20 or purchase series card

Where:
The Yoga Depot
17 Depot Square
Lexington, MA  02420
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Sponsor: BodyWork Revolution
Telephone: 781-372-1000
Contact Name: Steve Cunningham
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January 14 - December 9, 2017 With Tom Frederick Novice — This 12-month program is designed to assist you on your journey to spiritual enlightenment. Here we study a variety of esoteric...

Cost: $1300

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Sponsor: Women of Wisdom
Telephone: 508-230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
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This year’s smart meter opt out bill, S. 1864: An Act Relative to Utilities, Smart Meters, and Ratepayer’s Rights sponsored by Sen. Michael Moore, will come up for a hearing before the...

Where:
Gardner Auditorium, Massachusetts State House
24 Beacon Street
Boston, MA  02133
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Telephone: 508-530-4131
Contact Name: Patricia Burke

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January 14 - December 9, 2017 With Tom Frederick Novice — This 12-month program is designed to assist you on your journey to spiritual enlightenment. Here we study a variety of esoteric...

Cost: $1300

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Sponsor: Women of Wisdom
Telephone: 508-230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
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Explore the Mysteries of the Solstice on June 21st with John Gauley, Br. Daniel Walters and Annabelle Wallace. Summer Solstice is a time to celebrate our lives as we surrender to the...

Cost: Donation

Where:
Glastonbury Abbey
Morcone Center
16 Hull Street
Hingham, MA  02043
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Sponsor: Glastonbury Abbey
Telephone: 781-749-2155 X 300
Contact Name: Joan Buckley
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Could your gut be unbalanced due to food ingredients or personal care products?  What is hiding in your personal care products?  What does it mean to eat clean?  Organic or...

Cost: $30

Where:
YOUnity Yoga & Wellness
189 Main Street
Milford, MA  01757
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Telephone: 508-478-3333
Contact Name: BJ Hickson
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Weekly yoga classes with Rev. Michelle Caron, RMT, CYT, ZIN of Harmony Way on Wednesdays at 12:15 PM and Fridays at 9:30 AM at the Wilbraham Senior Center. Class welcomes all ages and uses a...

Cost: $5

Where:
Wilbraham Senior Center
45 Post Office Park, #4502
Wilbraham, MA  01095
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Sponsor: Harmony Way
Telephone: 413-636-2475
Contact Name: Rev. Michelle Caron, RMT, CYT, ZIN
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January 14 - December 9, 2017 With Tom Frederick Novice — This 12-month program is designed to assist you on your journey to spiritual enlightenment. Here we study a variety of esoteric...

Cost: $1300

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Sponsor: Women of Wisdom
Telephone: 508-230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
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January 14 - December 9, 2017 With Tom Frederick Novice — This 12-month program is designed to assist you on your journey to spiritual enlightenment. Here we study a variety of esoteric...

Cost: $1300

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Sponsor: Women of Wisdom
Telephone: 508-230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
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June 23, 24, 25, 2017 Pranic Healing Comes to Vermont Here is what you can expect to learn and practice during our pranic healing class: Scanning to assess energetic causes of pain and...

Cost: $350

Where:
Mercy Ecology Farm
56 Howard HIll Road
Benson, VT  05743
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Sponsor: Pranic Healing Blessed Land
Telephone: 908-656-4375
Contact Name: Donna Visco
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June 23 - 30, 2017 Many masters unite! Join internationally renowned leaders in Eastern philosophy at Eastover for our Medical Qigong and Oriental Medicine Symposium. We will dive deep into the...

Cost: Please see our website

Where:
Eastover Estate & Retreat Center
430 East Street
Lenox, MA  01240
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Sponsor: Eastover Estate & Retreat Center
Telephone: 866-264-5139
Contact Name: Yingxing Wang
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Weekly yoga classes with Rev. Michelle Caron, RMT, CYT, ZIN of Harmony Way on Wednesdays at 12:15 PM and Fridays at 9:30 AM at the Wilbraham Senior Center. Class welcomes all ages and uses a...

Cost: $5

Where:
Wilbraham Senior Center
45 Post Office Park, #4502
Wilbraham, MA  01095
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Sponsor: Harmony Way
Telephone: 413-636-2475
Contact Name: Rev. Michelle Caron, RMT, CYT, ZIN
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A day filled with meditations and spirit-based activities. Bhavna's Wellness Group is a collaboration of holistic practitioners providing “healing to the core” through love and...

Where:
Bhavna’s Wellness Group
Shrewsbury, MA


Sponsor: Bhavna’s Wellness Group
Telephone: 508-970-5620
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January 14 - December 9, 2017 With Tom Frederick Novice — This 12-month program is designed to assist you on your journey to spiritual enlightenment. Here we study a variety of esoteric...

Cost: $1300

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Sponsor: Women of Wisdom
Telephone: 508-230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
Website »

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Generating ripples around the world: Inspiring world dance event to raise consciousness about water crisis Global Water Dances – Cambridge at Fresh Pond Weir Meadow at Kingsley Park...

Where:
Weir Meadow, Kingsley Park
Fresh Pond Reservation
Cambridge, MA
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Contact Name: Audrey Albert King
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