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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January 2018

Note: Tickets must be purchased here: http://bit.ly/2j2U7C4 Do you desire more emotional and physical connection? Does fear of being rejected or looking foolish hold you back from initiating...

Cost: $127/person; $247/couple

Where:
Watertown Center for Healing Arts
22 Mount Auburn St
Watertown, MA  02472
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Sponsor: Conscious Intimacy
Contact Name: Brynn Bishop
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A 3-week Course Taught by Melissa Fountain, CSYT Sundays: 10:30am–12:15pm January 21, 28 and Feb 11 Meditation is a sacred gift you give yourself, and brings new vitality and focus...

Cost: Early Bird Pricing (until Jan 20): $140 for all 3 sessions ($155 after Jan 20)

Where:
Sohum Yoga and Meditation Studio
40 Lyman Street, Suite 108B
Westborough Shopping Center
Westborough, MA  01581
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Sponsor: www.SOHUM.org
Telephone: 508-329-3338
Contact Name: Ritu Kapur
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Are you curious about yoga but don't know where to begin? The Intro to Yoga Series is a great place to start your practice. This series will provide a safe, non-competitive and welcoming...

Cost: $90 for series

Where:
YogaLife Institute
6 Chestnut St, Suite A
Exeter, NH  03833
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Qigong and tai chi are 2500+ year old healing arts originating in China. These moving meditations offer unique health benefits that western medicine is...

Cost: $11-$15 per class

Where:
Chelmsford Wellness Center
3 Littleton Road, 2nd Floor
Westford, MA  01886
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Sponsor: Cultivating Qi
Telephone: 978-856-8118
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January 8 - February 12, 2018 Intuition + Energy Medicine + Energy Psychology = The REAP Healing Method This 6 week certification training course provides you with the understanding and the...

Cost: $695

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Live Online
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Sponsor: The REAP Healing Method
Telephone: 978-877-8651
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3 Hour Introduction Diet and exercise play a role in managing your weight, but; that isn’t the whole story.   80% of dieters weigh the same or more within three months of starting...

Cost: $49

Where:
The Center for Resilient Living Clearly Coworking
474 Grove St.
Worcester, MA  01605
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Sponsor: The Center for Resilient Living and Adventure Boot Camp
Telephone: 508-963-4786
Contact Name: Ginny Wholley
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Experience the power of singing gospel music with more than 250 others as part of the Mystic Chorale, led by award-winning director and composer, Jonathan Singleton. Join Mystic as we prepare...

Cost: $105

Where:
First Parish Unitarian
630 Mass Ave.
Arlington , MA
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Sponsor: The Mystic Chorale
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Qigong and tai chi are 2500+ year old healing arts originating in China. These moving meditations offer unique health benefits that western medicine is integrating into treatment plans. By...

Cost: $12-$17 per class

Where:
Dragonfly Wellness Ceneter
176 Jackson Road
Devens, MA  01434
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January 26 - 28, 2017 Journey to the heart, a shamanic sound healing training level 1 Join David Kuhn shamanic sound healer for a transformational weekend. David will share the basics of...

Cost: $222

Where:
Sound
31 Hawleyville Road
Newtown, VT  06479
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Sponsor: David Kuhn
Telephone: 802-579-5771
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6 Week Series with Sherri Snyder-Roche Start your year with greater awareness. In Kundalini Yoga, we harness the mental, physical, and nervous energies of the body and put them under the...

Cost: $90

Where:
State of Grace Yoga and Wellness Center
104 East Hartford Ave.
Uxbridge, MA  01569
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With Rev. Rita Berkowitz Are you ready to become a professional medium and meet the criteria that would be required of you, ethically and practically? Are you ready to work with the public and...

Cost: $600 (Early Bird $550)

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Sponsor: Women of Wisdom
Telephone: 508-230-3680
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All are invited to the 2nd annual Lincoln, MA Holistic Wellness Fair on January 27. We are also seeking holistic practitioners from the locales of Lincoln, MA and surrounding towns, to participate...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bemis Hall
15 Bedford Rd
Lincoln, MA  01773
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Sponsor: Lincoln Recreation
Telephone: 781-738-1920
Contact Name: Jai Kaur Annamaria

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Do you want to learn how to use the plants in your backyard to bring healing nourishment to your life? Is winter finding you hungry for wildflowers and tasty greens? If so, join Jenny Hauf,...

Cost: $15 for Trustees members and $25 for nonmembers

Where:
Francis William Bird Park
Polley Lane
East Walpole, MA  02032
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Sponsor: The Trustees of Reservations
Telephone: 617-750-4329
Contact Name: Maura O’Gara
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Dates: Saturday, January 27 and Saturday, February 3. This two-day class is for those want to go deeper into their personal healing journey with the system of Reiki and who want to strengthen...

Cost: $275

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Bancroft Doggone U
333 Shrewsbury Street
Worcester, MA  01604
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