Good News Headlines 3/7/17



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New Study Finds Reading Can Help With Chronic Pain

by Good News Network

Hold onto your hats, book club fans: researchers have found that shared reading can be a useful therapy for chronic pain sufferers… Read More

 


 

Jews And Arabs Come Together For Backgammon Championship In Jerusalem

by Luke Baker, Reuters

The gathering is the latest in a series of events organized by Double Yerushalmi, a group trying to build closer ties between Arabs and Jews through cultural activities like singing, dancing and the increasingly popular shesh besh championship… Read More

 


 

State Approves Charter School At Old Sturbridge Village

by Craig S. Semon, Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Two essential design elements of the proposed Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School are that it would be located inside the living history museum and that it would have a partnership with Expeditionary Learning. He said those two elements would make it a unique learning experience… Read More

 


 

Rep. Jared Polis Proposes Task Force To Highlight Immigrant Contributions In The U.S.

by John Aguilar, The Denver Post

To counter a plan by President Donald Trump to create a Victims Of Immigration Crime Engagement office, or VOICE, U.S. Rep. Jared Polis this week introduced the Saved by American Immigrants National Taskforce, or SAINT, to document heroic achievements by those living in this country illegally… Read More

 


 

Global Plan Launched To Save Coral Reefs From Extinction

from Good News Network

The initiative called 50 Reefs is the first global plan to save the most biodiverse ecosystem on the planet… Read More

 


 

‘Professor Trash Wheel’ Makes Its Debut In Canton

by Andrea K. McDaniels, The Baltimore Sun

A water wheel named "Mr. Trash Wheel" that pulls rubbish out of the Inner Harbor has become so widely popular — and so good at its job, to boot — that it now has a partner to help clean up Baltimore waters… Read More

 


 

How A Mother-Daughter Duo Has Helped Inmates Read With Their Kids

by Clara Germani, The Christian Science Monitor

Elizabeth Handel and her daughter Jane have collected some 30,000 books that have then been distributed to prisons in the Boston area. When inmates share the books with their children, it can strengthen family bonds… Read More

 


 

Garbage Collector Rescues Books From The Trash For Low-Income Kids

by Carolina Moreno, The Huffington Post

The garbage collector, featured in an AJ+ video posted Monday, takes discarded books from wealthy neighborhoods and adds them to a makeshift library in his home… Read More

 


 

Women Of NASA To Be Immortalized — In Lego Form

by Merrit Kennedy, NPR

The Danish company announced on Tuesday that it would produce the Women of NASA set, submitted by science writer Maia Weinstock… Read More

 


 

‘Beauty And The Beast’ Set To Make Disney History With Gay Character

from Attitude

While the reimagined romantic classic, featuring Emma Watson and former Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens, might seem like the ultimate celebration of heterosexual love, it’s actually harbouring a treasure trove of gay secrets – and is set to make history with Disney’s first ever “exclusively gay moment” on film… Read More

 

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May 28, 2018

The waxing Scorpio Moon makes an intriguing midday opposition with Mercury. Thoughts and feelings could seem stuck in a rut or quite the opposite, a timely realization might occur. Stubborn attitudes and emotion patterns evolve even under the tautest of…
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May 2018

Full Flower Moon - Healing herbs for women's health Part I Tonic herbs for hormonal balance: fertility, normal cycling, aging. Please email rjrcnm@gmail.com if interested. Attendees will...

Cost: Drop in Fee $10 includes all materials and handouts.

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Jefferson, MA


Sponsor: Hillside Herbals
Telephone: 508-847-8615
Contact Name: Rachel Ross
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With Lama Surya Das and Philip Goldberg featuring music by David Whetstone $10 • SVED Lama Surya Das and Philip Goldberg meet to discuss how a 200-year East-To-West transmission...

Cost: $10

Where:
Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library
33 Marrett Road
Lexington, MA  02420
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Sponsor: Lexington Community Education
Telephone: 781-862-8043
Contact Name: Craig Hall
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Feel the bliss of opening your spine, while being totally supported and meticulously aligned. Great for sciatica and low back pain! Classes also held Saturday mornings.

Cost: $18 drop in

Where:
Bliss Through Yoga
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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8 Week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Course with Erin Woo Tuesdays, May 1 - June 19, 6–8:30 pm *Includes an all day retreat on Saturday, June 9 from 9 am - 4 pm Come explore the...

Cost: $290

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Balance Bethlehem
2087 Main Street
Bethlehem, NH  03574
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Telephone: 603-869-2125
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YogaLife studio would like to offer this opportunity to slow it down, step back, notice your breath and sit quietly in community. Join us Thursdays from 5:40-6:30 PM. No Yoga...

Cost: Free

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YogaLife Institute
6 Chestnut Street
Suite A
Exeter, MA  03833
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June 1 - 3, 2018 Barbara Brennan School of Healing presents a Weekend Immersion Workshop in Brennan Healing Science: The Brennan Method of Energy Healing with Anne Hoye, BBSH School Dean Come...

Cost: $325

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Doubletree Hilton Hotel
11 Beaver Street
Milford, MA  01757
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Sponsor: Barbara Brennan School of Healing
Telephone: 508-893-9915
Contact Name: Anne Hoye, BBSH School Dean
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June 1 - 3 All cultures have created rites of passage in which the adolescent bids goodbye to dependency and becomes an adult. The Call to Adventure is for men and women ready to discover their...

Cost: $350/weekend

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Earthlands Retreat Center
Glasheen Rd
Petersham, MA
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Sponsor: Circles of Air and Stone
Telephone: 802-387-6624
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Early Bird Special! Save $15 if you register before May 24th! Class includes: An Infinite Possibilities workbook and certificate of completion. Must register in advance to ensure that...

Cost: $85

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Circles of Wisdom
90 Main Street
Andover, MA  01810
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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Psychics, mediums, angel readers, spirit art. Reiki, chair massage, IET, Gaiadon Heart, crystal healings, etc. Sign yourself up for a few appointments and bring your friends! Appointments...

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Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA
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