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Court Sides With The Bees, Overturns EPA Approval Of A Pesticide

by Margaret Badore, Treehugger

A federal appeals court has overturned the Environmental Protection Agency’s approval of the pesticide sulfoxaflor, citing the threat to already vulnerable bee populations...  Read more

 

Former MA State House Staffer First Openly Transgender Official Hired At White House

from Bay Windows/Associated Press

The White House announced Raffi Freedman-Gurspan's appointment on Tuesday as an outreach and recruitment director for presidential personnel in the Office of Personnel...  Read more

 

Pine Street Inn Receives Award For Community Safety

from South End News

Kevin Smith, Pine Street Inn's Director of Security, was honored with a community service award at Boston's 2015 National Night Out...  Read more

 

World’s First Solar-Powered Airport Takes Off

by Pramila Krishnan, Climate News Network

The international airport at Cochin in southern India has blazed a pioneering trail by becoming the first to run all its ground operations on solar power...  Read more

 

Black And Afro-Indigenous Farmers Share 2015 Food Sovereignty Prize

from EcoWatch

In this moment when it is vital to assert that Black lives matter, the U.S. Food Sovereignty Alliance honors Black and Afro-Indigenous farmers, fishermen and stewards of ancestral lands and water...  Read more

 

Right-To-Die Bill Passes In California

by Mollie Reilly, The Huffington Post

The bill, inspired by Brittany Maynard, passed in the state Senate Friday...  Read more

 

French Court Finds Monsanto Guilty Of Chemical Poisoning

by Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch

An appeals court in Lyon, France has upheld a 2012 ruling against Monsanto, in which the agribusiness giant was found guilty of the chemical poisoning a farmer named Paul François...  Read more

 

New York State Approves $15 Minimum Wage For Fast-Food Workers

from Truthdig

On Thursday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his administration approved legislation that will gradually raise the minimum wage for fast-food workers to $15 an hour...  Read more

 

Across Europe, Tens Of Thousands Rally To Welcome Refugees

by Lauren McCauley, Common Dreams

Tens of thousands of Europeans took to streets in London and elsewhere across the continent Saturday in a massive demonstration of support and solidarity for those seeking refuge from the war and violence in the Middle East...  Read more

 

California Becomes First State To Label Monsanto’s Roundup As A Carcinogen

by Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch

In a first for the country, California’s Environmental Protection Agency has issued plans to list glyphosate—the toxic active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide—as known to cause cancer...  Read more

 

Robotic Limbs Get A Sense Of Touch

by Larry Greenemeier, Scientific American

The U.S. Defense Department’s research division last week issued a press release touting a 28-year-old paralyzed person’s ability to “feel” physical sensations through a prosthetic hand...  Read more

 

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April 21, 2018

The Cancer Moon takes us on an emotional roller coaster ride. It’s easy to attain meditative states this morning. Creative juices are flowing, too. A breathtaking peak is scaled at midday as the Moon trines Neptune. Twists of fate and other…
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April 2018

Open hours for the Native American Trunk Show: Friday, April 13: 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm Saturday, April 14: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Sunday, April 15: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Please join us as we...

Cost: No charge for admission to the show

Where:
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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Have you done yoga before but feel a little rusty? Haven't been on your mat in a while? Yoga Basics is a great place to begin again. Do you feel you need motivation to jump-start your...

Cost: $60

Where:
YogaLife Institute of NH
6 Chestnut Street
Lower Level
Exeter, NH  03833
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Sponsor: YogaLife Institute of NH
Telephone: 603-969-8968
Contact Name: Brian Serven
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Learn new skills while supporting a good cause! Please RSVP here. Would you like to learn some simple, profound techniques to foster deeper connection? At this special fundraiser event for...

Cost: $25 - $100

Where:
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA


Contact Name: Brynn Bhishop
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Interested in learning more about this life affirming and in-depth eight week course with Erin Woo? Join us on Tuesday April 17th from 6-8pm for a free orientation. All are welcome!...

Cost: Free

Where:
Balance Bethlehem
2087 Main Street
Bethlehem, NH  03574
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Sponsor: Balance Bethlehem
Telephone: 603-869-2125
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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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Hypnosis as a wellness modality offers you the opportunity to engage with your subconscious mind to connect with and understand your thoughts, habits, and belief systems. By working with the...

Cost: $20

Where:
Balance Bethlehem
2087 Main Street
Bethlehem, NH  03574
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Sponsor: Balance Bethlehem
Telephone: 603-869-2125
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Neurosculpting® is a trademarked 5-step process fusing the latest in neuroscience within a guided meditation to help individuals easliy harness the power of self-directed neuroplasticity for...

Cost: $40

Where:
Breather
262 Washington Street 402-2
Downtown Crossing
Boston, MA  02108
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Sponsor: Brain Hacker
Telephone: 617-821-5560
Contact Name: Katie DiChiara
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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

Where:
YogaLife Institute
6 Chestnut Street
Suite A
Exeter, MA  03833
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Telephone: 603-969-8968
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Third Tuesday of every month! A wonderful way to dilute stress and heal yourself with peace. www.WisdomoftheAges.biz www.Facebook.com/WisdomoftheAgesStore

Cost: $10

Where:
Wisdom of the Ages
Simsbury, CT


Telephone: 860-651-1172
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April 20 - 21, 2018 Providing valuable insight into diagnosing and treating tick-borne diseases and associated health concerns using an integrative medical approach. Join us for this exceptional...

Where:
Westin Baltimore, Washington International (BWI) Airport
, DC


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Join Rose Goldblatt in a day long yoga immersion for the opportunity to further your understanding of all aspects of yoga and to deepen your asana practice. It can be difficult to fully...

Cost: $100

Where:
Balance Bethlehem
2087 Main Street
Bethlehem, NH  03574
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Sponsor: Balance Bethlehem
Telephone: 603-869-2125
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Integrative treatment model for self-healing, as well as training for counselors, LICWs, doctors, nurses, yoga teachers. Pre-requisite: Introducing YCBT. www.YogaAtTheAshram.org...

Where:
Yoga at the Ashram
368 Village St
Millis, MA  02054
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Telephone: 508-376-4525
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EFT tapping for stress, food cravings, and long-term weight maintenance. This event is free to the public! Community members and professionals welcome! In a once in a lifetime...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newburyport City Hall Auditorium
60 Pleasant St.
Newburyport, MA  01950
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Sponsor: Awaken Holistic Counseling Services and the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP)
Telephone: 978-255-7893
Contact Name: Kerri Morrison
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With Julie Rost Yoga philosophy presents five paths up the mountain toward enlightenment. In simple terms they are through a healthy body (Tantra), mindful actions (Karma), inner wisdom (Jnana),...

Cost: $150 (includes lunch)

Where:
YogaLife Institute
6 Chestnut St
Suite A
Exeter, NH  03833
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Sponsor: YogaLife Institute
Telephone: 603-969-8968
Contact Name: Brian Serven
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Join us for our Wellness Fair Fundraiser for Boston Children’s Hospital. Choose from the following classes and services: Mini yoga classes Mini chair massage Mini acupressure Mini...

Cost: $10

Where:
State of Grace Yoga and Wellness Center
104 E. Hartford Avenue, Unit A
Uxbridge, MA  01569
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Telephone: 508-278-2818
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