Good News Headlines 7/18/17



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Artist Kitty Zen draws a design on an electrical box at the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard.

Photo by Jesse Costa/WBUR

 

Lifting Up A Neighborhood — And Artists — With A Public Art Project

by Alexa Vazquez, WBUR

The intersection of Melnea Cass Boulevard and Mass. Ave. is always busy, not just with the constant rush of cars but with the bustle of Boston’s neglected inhabitants. Artist Kitty Zen was commissioned by the City of Boston to paint an electrical box on Mass. Ave. as part of its beautification and outreach efforts… Read More

 


 

Residents Hope Imagine Boston 2030 Helps Establish Sense Of Community

by Kristin Toussaint, Boston Metro

No matter which way residents approached the Imagine Boston 2030 launch event in Upham’s Corner on Tuesday, they were greeted with something local and creative… Read More

 


 

Colorado Joins Paris Climate Agreement

from CBS Denver

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed an executive order that states Colorado will join the Paris Climate Agreement. Hickenlooper signed the order with Red Rocks as a backdrop. It creates a position to help the state and local governments reduce greenhouse emissions… Read More

 


 

80 Beachgoers Form Human Chain To Save Family Being Dragged Out To Sea By RipTide

by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network

This dramatic beach rescue proves that anyone can be hero. Over 80 pedestrians on the Panama City Beach in Florida formed a human chain to save a family of nine from a dangerous riptide… Read More

 


 

Jimmy Carter Makes A Stand For Solar, Decades After The Cardigan Sweater

by Alan Blinder, The New York Times

Nearly 38 years after Mr. Carter installed solar panels at the White House, only to see them removed during Ronald Reagan’s administration, the former president is leasing part of his family’s farmland for a project that is both cutting edge and homespun… Read More

 


 

Soccer Star Lionel Messi Used His Lavish Wedding To Help The Less Fortunate

by Penn Collins, Good Magazine

Soccer star Lionel Messi tied the knot with his fianceé Antonella Roccuzzo and used the occassion to help those in his hometown. Prior to his opulent wedding in Argentina for 260 guests, the FC Barcelona icon asked that, in lieu of gifts, all guests make donations to Techo, a charity for impoverished residents of Latin America and the Caribbean… Read More

 


 

25 Percent Of Australian Homes Have Switched To Solar, And Other Green Triumphs This Week

by Juan Cole, Truth Dig

Because of less expensive and more efficient technology, about one quarter of all Australian households now have solar panels. This process is uneven, with a rush to put them up recently because of a fall in the price of the panels… Read More

 


 

Denver To Get Its First Tiny House Village For The Homeless

by Courtney Pankrat, Shareable

This month, fourteen Denver residents will be moving into their newly-built tiny homes as members of the Beloved Community Village. They will move into their new houses after approximately four years of hard work, from advocates for the homeless population of Denver… Read More

 


 

Seaweed May Be The Key To Reducing Methane Emissions In Cows

by Zoya Teirstein, Food Tank

A recent study by researchers at James Cook University in Queensland, Australia, has found a certain type of Australian red algae can significantly inhibit methane emissions from cows… Read More

 

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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...

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Northeast Reiki Center
61 Nicholas Road, Suite B2
Framingham, MA  01701
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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

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183 Wednesday Hill Rd
Lee, NH  03861
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104 East. Hartford Ave.
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Marblehead, MA  01945
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Tewksbury, MA


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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

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1225 Gar Highway
Swansea, MA  02777
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