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Boyd and Fulford Drugs still going strong

Boyd and Fulford Drugs still going strong

One afternoon in 1944, a 14-year-old M. Eugene Streett strolled into Boyd and Fulford Drugs on Main Street in downtown Bel Air for a job and he never left. Years later in 1964, M. Eugene, also known as Doc Gene, and his wife, Marytherese, bought the building and the pharmacy, which has become a popular spot for residents to catch up on local news and happenings.

“We’re ‘people’ people,” says Maryterese Streett. “There are about eight drug stores between here and Route 1 on Hickory. We’re just a very different kind. We’re a professional family pharmacy.”

The pharmacy itself has existed since 1892. Back then, it was owned...