Good News Headlines 4/10/17



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Mass. State Board Unanimously Votes Against Arming Teachers

by Jacqueline Thomsen, The Hill

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s board fully supported the resolution against arming teachers, rejecting President Trump’s calls for some teachers to carry firearms in an effort to deter school shootings… Read More

 


 

Federal Judge Upholds Massachusetts’s Assault-Weapons Ban

by Erik Larson, Bloomberg

Massachusetts’ ban on assault weapons and large-capacity magazines doesn’t violate the Second Amendment of the Constitution, a U.S. judge ruled, handing a victory to gun-control advocates seeking to pass such a law nationwide as deadly mass shootings become commonplace… Read More

 


 

Harvard Study: Clearing Your Mind Affects Your Genes And Can Lower Your Blood Pressure

by Richard Knox, WBUR

Harvard scientists have come up with evidence that the mere act of clearing your mind for 15 minutes each day actually alters how your genes operate… Read More

 


 

Boston Marathon Says Trans Runners Can Use Gender Of Choice

from Associated Press

The issue surfaced in March after a blogger cast a spotlight on three openly transgender women who qualified as women and plan to run the race… Read More

 


 

Sesame Place Designated As Certified Autism Center

from The Associated Press

The Sesame Place theme park in Pennsylvania has been designated a certified autism center, with staff trained in autism sensitivity and awareness by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards… Read More

 


 

Colombia’s Top Court Orders Government To Protect Amazon Forest In Landmark Case

by Anastasia Moloney, Reuters

Colombia’s highest court has told the government it must take urgent action to protect its Amazon rainforest and stem rising deforestation, in what campaigners said was an historic moment that should help conserve forests and counter climate change… Read More

 


 

City Is Using $300,000 In Marijuana Tax Revenue To Fund Safe Streets Program

from Good News Network

The city of Portland, Oregon has unveiled a multi-faceted campaign to end traffic fatalities in the municipality – and a large chunk of the program’s funding is coming from cannabis tax revenue… Read More

 


 

Anti-transgender Discrimination Loses In Alaska Vote

by Zack Ford, Think Progress

According to preliminary tallies from the city’s first mail-in election, voters in Anchorage, Alaska appear to have defeated Proposition 1, a controversial measure which would have licensed and mandated discrimination against transgender people… Read More

 


 

Sinclair-Owned Station Revolts, Refuses To Air ‘Must-Run’ Segment Written By Pro-Trump Ownership

by Melanie Schmitz, Think Progress

Fox 47 Madison says it’s staying true to its commitment to provide viewers with actual news… Read More

 


 

A Small Town Bans Assault Weapons

by Emily Wells, Truthdig

The village board of Chicago suburb Deerfield, Ill., voted unanimously Monday to ban assault rifles and high-capacity magazines—and it’s planning to heavily fine residents who don’t comply… Read More

 

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September 2018

With modern day mystic Rhys Thomas INSIGHT has one simple goal.  Give you a spiritual experience (an insight) that is so real that it changes your life forever. Insight is a totally...

Where:
DoubleTree Hotel
Milford, MA


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Kinetic Chain Release, moxibustion and past life regression at Leapin Lizards. Every third Sunday: 9/16/18 10/21/18 11/18/18 12/16/18 For information, call Leapin Lizards at (207)...

Where:
Leapin Lizards
449 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
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Telephone: (207) 221-2363
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If you seek peace and happiness outside of yourself, this is a call to return home. What you think, you become, and what you seek is already within. This is a unique blend of practices for mind,...

Cost: $22 per class

Where:
Sohum Yoga and Meditation Studio
30 Lyman Street, Suite 108B
Westborough, MA  01581
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Telephone: 508-329-3338
Contact Name: Ritu Kapur
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Break emotional patterns that keep you stuck in the pain of addictive habits. Heal mental trauma through physical practices involving movement, breath, and meditation.

Where:
Yoga at the Ashram
368 Village Street
Millis, MA  02054
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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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The H.E.A.R.T. Program® (Health Empowerment and Real Transformation) is an innovative holistic curriculum addressing the current health crisis and epidemics of obesity, heart disease, and...

Cost: Free

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: Michelle Caron
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Grades 3-5 Instructor: Peyton Pugmire Spend September at Sorcery School! Students will be “sorted” into houses of their own design, create personalized wands, pen and cast rhyming...

Cost: $145

Where:
Creative Spirit
80 Washington Street
Marblehead, MA  01945
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Sponsor: Creative Spirit
Telephone: 781-797-0389
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Daily practice for peace, healing, Christ mindedness, meditation, awakening.

Where:
Milton, MA


Telephone: 617-696-5685
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September 21 - 23 Join us for our next three-day, two-night retreat. This retreat is for those 18+ who would like support while going through change. Surrounded by nature and like-minded new...

Cost: $625

Where:
Angels’ Rest Retreat Center
63 North County Road
Leyden, MA  01337
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Sponsor: Kundalini Yoga Brattleboro
Telephone: 617-763-7014
Contact Name: Cindy Siri Bani Ludlam
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Join Medium Bonnie Page for a special evening of dinner and messages from your loved ones at the Old Mill Restaurant in Westminster, MA. Doors open at 5:30 pm, with buffet dinner from 6:00 -...

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Old Mill
Route 2A
Westminster, MA
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Join us preparing for the upcoming autumnal equinox over the weekend ahead! We will be doing a special meditation celebration of the equinox. We will also be integrating our Tibetan and crystal...

Cost: $25 at the door; $20 pre-register

Where:
The Healing Power of Flowers - Heaven and Earth
68 Stiles RD Unit #A
Our Yellow Banner is in Window
Salem, NH  03079
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Sponsor: The Healing Power of Flowers - Heaven and Earth
Telephone: 603-275-7688
Contact Name: Stacey
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Come experience the presence of love. Witness the healing power of mediumship as world renown top UK spiritual medium Dominic Boag from Scotland joins New England’s own spiritual medium...

Cost: $44

Where:
Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Portsmouth
100 High Street
Portsmouth, NH  03801
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Sponsor: Raylene Sousa Medium LLC
Telephone: 207-956-0220
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September 21 - 23 and October 5 - 7, 2018 Integrate authentic relationships into your life and your teaching. Explore and understand how we form, sustain and honor relationships. Our success as...

Where:
Yoga at the Ashram
368 Village St
Millis, MA  02054
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Bee Kind Music Class with Carrie Rowan inspires a love to music in little ones. 10am on Fridays for 8 weeks at Playtown Express in Southboro. To register call (508) 480-0022 or...

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Playtown Express
150 Cordaville Road
Southboro, MA
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“For breath is life, and if you breathe well you will live long on earth.” — Sanskrit Proverb Join us for an evening of deep exploration and transformation using the healing...

Cost: $40 (limited hardship rates available)

Where:
Museum of Modern Renaissance
115 College Avenue
Somerville, MA  02144
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Sponsor: HolotropicMA
Contact Name: Allen Howell M.Ed. LMHC
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An integrative workshop in nutrition and hypnosis to help you transition to healthy eating habits. The workshop consists of 1 hour of nutritional guidance to a healthy eating plan followed by 1...

Cost: $199

Where:
NBA Business Center
145 Washington Street
Mind Balance Hypnosis
Norwell, MA  02061
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Sponsor: Simplify Holistic Nutrition & Mind Balance Hypnosis
Telephone: 781-883-5951
Contact Name: Silke Heine, PhD
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Instructor:  Peyton Pugmire Ages 16+/Adult Like meditating with a paintbrush! Escape your stress and routine and re-connect with yourself, your heart and soul - one brushstroke at a...

Cost: $85

Where:
Creative Spirit
80 Washington Street
Marblehead, MA  01945
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Sponsor: Creative Spirit
Telephone: 781-797-0389
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September 22 - 23 Join us for seven wonderful modules, each one designed to help you on your personal healing and empowerment journey. You will enjoy both group discussion and personal...

Cost: $205 (early bird $175)

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A private home, Old Orchard Beach
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Old Orchard Beach, ME
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Sponsor: Pathway Of Joy
Telephone: 207-329-7192
Contact Name: Linda Anzelc Huitt
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Celebrating The Autumnal Equinox Open House! We have a harvest full of readers and healers providing services at sampler rates! Join us to enjoy a fun fall afternoon time for yourself or to come...

Cost: 15 minutes for $25 or 3 -15 minutes for $60

Where:
The Healing Power of Flowers - Heaven and Earth
68 Stiles RD Unit #A
Our Yellow Banner is in Window
Salem, NH  03079
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Sponsor: The Healing Power of Flowers - Heaven and Earth
Telephone: 603-275-7688
Contact Name: Stacey
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Reiki Master Teacher Libby Barnett, M.S.W., integrates her healing skills with past experience as a medical social worker at Massachusetts General Hospital. 38 years experience. Reiki...

Where:
Weston, MA


Telephone: 603-654-2787
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Your ideal life begins today with life-changing intuitive development training with internationally renowned medical intuitive and master healers/teachers Sue and Aaron Singleton. This...

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