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Woman Pays Lottery Win Forward To Homeless Man

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.17.2016 | Good News

Her $200 lottery scratch ticket win had barely registered when Sofia Andrade gave it all away to get a homeless man out of the freezing cold. She paid...

'Moby Dick' Fans Host 25-Hour Reading Marathon, Because Why Not?

Associated Press | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.08.2016 | Arts

BOSTON (AP) — "Moby-Dick" fans from around the world are getting ready for their own grueling quest — a marathon reading of Herman Melville's clas...

#ThankItForward

Julie Kantor | Posted 01.07.2015 | Impact
Julie Kantor

I invite you to use hashtag #ThankItForward to say Thanks a Million! to your mentor too. I encourage you to set a goal to mentor this year with workplace skills. To pay it forward.

Offshore Winds Soon to Power Cape Cod: Part 2

Stacy Clark | Posted 12.02.2014 | Green
Stacy Clark

Cape Wind Communications Director Mark Rodgers reflects on the leadership required to move the project from drawing board to construction. He explains how the un-calculated or "external" costs of polluting sources of energy have inspired communities to support renewable sources of power.

Oil Spill Reported In New England Harbor

Posted 08.29.2013 | Green

Coast Guard officials are responding to a diesel spill in the New Bedford, Mass. harbor. A marine safety officer with the New Bedford Fire Departme...

New Bedford, MA: A Whale of a Good Time

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 06.24.2013 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

New Bedford was and is an epic city in every sense of the word -- something that cannot be said of many other prettier, more popular Coastal New England destinations -- and the very reason I love visiting.

Young Activist Creates Local Jobs While Promoting Sustainability

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 06.01.2011 | Impact

This post is the last of our month-long series featuring Greatest Women of the Day, in recognition of Women's History Month. To nominate a Greatest W...

You Are the Key Puzzle Piece

Nathan Havey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nathan Havey

In order to create a cohesive vision of the future, we have to come together and connect the pieces to see the big picture.