Good News Headlines 8/29/17



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The Mashpee Wampanoag tribal child care center uses games to teach young children the Wampanoag language. A student attempts matching animal figures with two sets of cards printed with their corresponding photo and Wampanoag word.

Photo by Jesse Costa/WBUR

 

Mashpee Wampanoag School Looks To Revive Teachings Of Native Language

by Simón Rios, WBUR

The name of the school is Mukayuhsak Weekuw, or “the children's house.” There are 13 kids — kindergartners and 3- and 4-year-olds — who began studying when the school opened in September last year… Read More

 


 

To Stop Violence, A Boston Program Pays Some Participants To Quit Gangs And Go To College

by Fred Thys, WBUR

Mark Culliton has some big ambitions. He would like to end gang-related violence in the United States. For now, his mission has kicked off in Boston, or more specifically, Boston’ most-populous neighborhood: Dorchester… Read More

 


 

How Orange Peels Helped Barren Land In Costa Rica Spring Back To Life

by Lacy Cooke, Inhabitat

Back in the 1990’s, two ecologists suggested orange juice manufacturer Del Oro donate some of their land near a national park in Costa Rica; in exchange, they’d be able to deposit agricultural waste for free on degraded land inside the park… Read More

 


 

Donate Your Solar Glasses! How To Help Kids See Another Eclipse

by A. Pawlowski, Today

Astronomers Without Borders, a California-based organization, wants to collect the glasses and donate them to schools in South America and Asia to protect kids’ eyes when eclipses cross those continents in 2019… Read More

 


 

200 Dogs Rescued From Euthanization Fate In Largest Overseas Airlift Ever

from Good News Network

205 pups, young and old, were airlifted from Puerto Rico earlier this week so they could finally be given a better life. The mission, which was conducted by the Humane Society of the United States, is believed to be the largest airlift rescue ever completed in a single trip… Read More

 


 

9 States Embrace Clean Energy, Agree To Cut Power Plant Emissions An Extra 30%

from EcoWatch

Nine Republican and Democratic Northeast and Mid-Atlantic governors committed to further cut pollution Wednesday through the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative… Read More

 


 

Seattle To Ban Plastic Straws, Utensils At Restaurants Next Year

from EcoWatch

Starting next year, Seattle restaurants will no longer provide plastic straws and plastic utensils to its patrons after a 2010 ordinance finally takes effect… Read More

 


 

Lab-Grown Meat Company Raises $17m In Funding

by Sami Grover, Treehugger

With companies like Tyson already investing in “bloody veggie burger” company Beyond Meat, it’s clear to me that Big Food is getting very interested indeed in the world of plant-based and “clean” meats… Read More

 

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December 16, 2018

Venus’ sextile to Saturn blesses peacemakers, diplomats and those seeking to shore up strained ties. It also reaffirms long time partnerships and enduring values. Take note of and compliment those who unerringly do the right thing. Inherent to all solid…
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Join us the second Tuesday evening of the month for a Reiki Share in the Usui Reiki system of natural healing. We are a gathering of Reiki practitioners who share experiences, practice...

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Northeast Reiki Center
61 Nicholas Road, Suite B2
Framingham, MA  01701
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The class is a combination of qi gong, yoga, meditation, and relaxation followed by a cup of healing tea. The class, developed by Korean enlightened master Ilchi Lee, is based on Sundo, a...

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Divine Paradigm
58b Macy St
Amesbury, MA  01913
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Please join us at our monthly meetings, second Wednesday each month September - June in Westboro, MA. A welcoming community working for the greater health and wellbeing of all. Contact...

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30 Lyman St
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Journaling can be a part of your inner work and is, in fact, on the tree of contemplative practices.  Whether you are a meditator or keep a journal or neither of the above, all are welcome to...

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Waltham Public Library
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Discover the power of body tapping and nature based solutions that will help you: More effectively manage and ease chronic pain issues. Clear stuck energy with body tapping. Learn the basic...

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With Susie Masters We warmly invite you to join us for The Winter Solstice Workshop. Celebrate the shortest day while giving yourself the space to feel and experience the now. During this...

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All are invited to a special barefoot, free style dance and live music event on December 15th from 7:30pm–10pm in Greenfield, Massachusetts. We will be having a special freestyle, barefoot...

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