Prominent community member and druggist “Doctor” Lester Carter received an honorary street sign outside of his 50-year-old drug store.
Local activists gathered this weekend for an intergenerational conversation and bus tour at the former site of St. Boniface Church. The event marked an end to nine months of events honoring the 50th anniversary of Milwaukee’s fair housing marches.
A preliminary plan to reduce the number of drug overdose deaths has been released by the City-County Opioid, Heroin, and Cocaine Task Force. The pace of drug- related deaths in Milwaukee County is similar to last year’s, which hit an all-time high.