Tag: south end

  • Bookstore Expansion Will Mean More Jobs For Locals

    Bookstore Expansion Will Mean More Jobs For Locals

    More space for the More Than Words bookstore and warehouse, located on East Berkeley Street in the South End of Boston, means more youth employment and more lives transformed. The nonprofit social enterprise organization celebrated a “breaking ground” for its expansion, which will transform the first floor of the building into a vibrant storefront that […]

  • SPOT-ing Overdoses and Fighting the Opiate Epidemic in the South End

    SPOT-ing Overdoses and Fighting the Opiate Epidemic in the South End

    Photo: Henry Zbyszynski Spotting an opiate overdose can be difficult. Someone high on heroin or OxyContin may have difficulty speaking. Their muscles may be slack and may impair normal movement. Or they may “nod out” and seem to be asleep. Overdoses typically cause shallow breathing, loss of consciousness and discoloration of the skin, lips and […]