Good News Headlines 3/26/19



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"In short, the Good Food Purchasing Program helps build the local, sustainable, thriving food culture that we know we need—for the sake of our planet and for the health of generations to come," said Corporate Accountability's Alexa Kaczmarski.

 

Boston City Council Passes Groundbreaking Food Justice Ordinance

by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams

Food justice advocates heaped praise on Boston Monday after the city's legislative body unanimously passed an ordinance that boosts the local economy and environment as well as workers, animal welfare, and healthful eating… Read More

 


 

Dancer Ellice Patterson And Her Company Combat Ableism With Beauty

by Arielle Gray, WBUR

In the U.S., 54 million people live with a visible or invisible disability. More than 13 percent of Black Americans and 18 percent of Native Americans reported living with a disability in 2017. However, Patterson points out that a lot of the disability work being done centers white people living with disabilities… Read More

 


 

Meet The ARTery 25 — Millennials Of Color Impacting Boston Arts And Culture

from WBUR

In Boston, there's a palpable surge of new artistic energy. A daring cohort of young creatives is molding the city's cultural ecosystem in promising ways… Read More

 


 

Karen Uhlenbeck Is The First Woman To Win Math’s Top Prize

by Meilan Solly, Smithsonian.com 

Modeled on the Nobel Prizes and given out by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, the Abel Prize is awarded annually to mathematicians whose contributions to the field are of “extraordinary depth and influence.” The prize carries a cash award of six million Norwegian kroner, or roughly $700,000… Read More

 


 

Maryland May Be The First State To Ban Styrofoam Cups, Containers & Packaging

by Michelle Santiago Cortés, Refinery29

According to CNBC, the State House of Delegates passed a bill last week that would ban polystyrene foam food containers and could slam a hefty $250 fine on offending retailers… Read More

 


 

Researchers Discover Pollution-Eating Bacteria

by Rechelle Ann Fuertes, Edgy

In a surprising discovery, researchers came across a form of pollution-eating bacteria in the hot geysers of Yellowstone National Park… Read More

 


 

Advocacy Of Stunning Lands Pays Off: New Zealand Approves Largest National Park Expansion In History

by Kayla Hickman, Good News Network

The borders of this beautiful New Zealand park have been expanded by 158,000 acres (64,000 hectares), making it the largest addition of land to a national park in the nation’s history… Read More

 


 

A Disabled Puppy Is Training For A Special Task Thanks To A Veteran Paying It Forward

by Steve Hartman, CBS News

It takes real tenacity to make it on the U.S. women's sled hockey team. But what sets Retired Army Sgt. Christy Gardner apart, and what brought us to Lewiston, Maine, isn't her doggedness. It's her dog… Read More

 


 

Interfaith Shabbat Brings Jews, Muslims Together

by Peter Smith, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Around 7:30 Friday night at Temple Sinai in Squirrel Hill, a visitor standing in the hallway could hear the braided sounds of a Muslim imam chanting Arabic prayer in one room and Jewish clergy leading Shabbat worship songs in the nearby sanctuary to guitar accompaniment… Read More

 


 

The Heart-warming Tale Of The 8-year-old Chess Champion Is Quintessentially American

by Garry Kasparov, Washington Post

The victory of 8-year-old Tanitoluwa Adewumi in the New York State K-3 championship this month has received more attention than any chess story in a long time… Read More

 


 

Only 13 States Offer Medically Accurate Sex Education. Here’s How To Fill In The Gaps

by Ivy Brashear, YES! Magazine

The Sexy Sex Ed initiative helps rural young people feel more comfortable discussing their bodies, sex, and reproductive health to empower them to advocate for themselves… Read More

 

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April 2019

Come and learn the wisdom of the Tarot! In this class we will dissect and discover the nuances and charms of the cards. The tarot deck has 78 cards in it, each with its own archetypal and...

Cost: $125

Where:
Moth and Moon Studio
173 South River Road
Suite #4
Bedford, NH  03110
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Telephone: 603-782-3674
Contact Name: Danielle Dionne
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For girls ages 10-15 with their moms or other adult female caregiver/friend This mini retreat is designed specifically for mothers and daughters to share quality positive time with one other....

Cost: $75/pair

Where:
YogaLife Institute of NH
6 Chestnut Street
Lower Level
Exeter, NH  03833
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Sponsor: YogaLife Institute of NH
Contact Name: Alice Bentley
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When people are in an extreme state of peacelessness, doubt or despair they often look to a higher source for peace, love, strength & wisdom. Learn to connect to the higher source to gain...

Cost: Admission free, all are welcome

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InnerSpace Meditation Center And Gallery
1110 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA  02138
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Class is limited to only 12 people. Be sure to register early!   Class dates: Tuesdays—4/16, 4/23, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21 *Tuesday, 4/30 there is no meeting   Explore deeper...

Cost: $250

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
386 Merrimack Street, Suite 1-A
Methuen, MA  01844
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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April 17–20 9am-3pm each day Experience transformation guided by Mother Mary. Through Divine vibration, you will be aligned for quicker healing and evolving with mind body spirit and...

Cost: $500

Where:
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Sponsor: The LoveLight Center
Telephone: (207) 216-9584
Contact Name: Cheryl Banfield

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The American Center for Bioregulatory Medicine and Dentistry (The BioMed Center) is the most comprehensive center in North America for bioregulatory medicine and dentistry. Come see what...

Cost: Free and open to the public

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111 Chestnut Street
Providence, RI
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For all ages.   In this class hand-building techniques are taught with different projects monthly. Please see the list of projects below: Wednesday, April 17th, 4:30–6:00 PM...

Cost: $35

Where:
Voice of Clay
16 Meetinghouse Hill Rd
Brookline, NH  03033
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Sponsor: Voice of Clay
Telephone: 603-672-2626
Contact Name: Wendy
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Discover how you can release tight muscles and improve range of motion in locked joints in a weekly ESSENTRICS stretch classes led by Raindrop Fisher, certified Essentrics instructor. Raindrop is a...

Cost: $10 drop-in / $100 for 12 classes

Where:
Village at Waterman Lake
Function Room - Chalet Bldg
715 Putnam Pike
Greenville, RI  02828
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Sponsor: Healthier Fit Lifestyle
Telephone: 401-678-0950
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Instructor: Pam Driscoll Wednesdays, April 17, May 8, 22, June 5, 19, 6:30pm–7:30pm Join us for the Mid-Week Meditation Sampler at Creative Spirit…an opportunity to pause,...

Cost: $20 per class

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Creative Spirit
80 Washington Street
Marblehead, MA  01945
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Sample three types of meditation and discuss which you liked best and why, at She Breathes Balance & Wellness Studio in Walpole, MA.

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She Breathes Balance & Wellness Studio
85 West Street
2nd Floor
Walpole, MA
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Telephone: (508) 282-7877
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Instructor: Peyton Pugmire Thursdays: April 18, May 16, June 13 6:30pm–8:30pm Adult Level “In the same way that all dreams come in the service of health and...

Cost: Pay what you wish

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Creative Spirit
80 Washington Street
Marblehead, MA  01945
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This development group is for students of mediumship looking to enhance, expand and practice their mediumship abilities. Traditional and progressive mediumship development techniques, topics and...

Cost: $25 per person

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Moth and Moon Studio
173 South River Road
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Bedford, NH  03110
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Join us for a day long workshop as we learn to connect to the energy of the angelic realm. Our primary purpose is working with 9 incredible angels of the healing energy field. You will learn the...

Cost: $99

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Moth and Moon Studio
173 South River Road
Suite #4
Bedford, NH  03110
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