In the June 2019 issue we feature the following:

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The content of Main Street Magazine focuses on featuring the people, businesses, places, history, curiosities and important local issues within this area, in features and in in-depth stories.

Art Captured Through the Lens

Joseph Meehan’s moment of clarity may have come in the cold light of an early Arctic morning. There was a rattling at the front of his tent. Not a knock, since it is very difficult to “knock” on a tent …. but a rattling that shook the entire structure. Meehan could see the light outside and wondered why his guide, Leonard, was disturbing him at this early hour. Read More ->

An Idle Monument

Twenty years have passed since the Roe Jan building held its final classes and closed its doors for the last time. Twenty years since anyone disembarked the early morning bus and, with puffy eyes, strolled through the big double doors of this titan of a local landmark. Two decades have crept by since students, teachers, and staff flooded the halls of Roe Jan, but the memories remain. Read More ->

Passing the Reins

That is, of course, unless a retirement isn’t your typical retirement. Such is the case this year when Housatonic Valley Regional High School says goodbye to two pillars of its Agricultural Education program: Mark Burdick and Karen Davenport. The two veteran educators plan to retire in June with a combined seventy years of experience in education. Recently, I sat down with Mark and Karen to reflect upon their careers and future plans..  Read More ->

Bold Beauty

Style, color, and an entrepreneurial spirit has long been a part of Gun Nowak’s lifestyle and livelihood. In the early 1980s, she had a trio of chic fashion boutiques in Sweden. In 1982, the visionary rechanneled her creativity and founded FACE Stockholm – a cosmetics company born in Sweden. The collection includes makeup and skin care. True to Swedish roots, it’s “naturally-based,” trend-forward, and offers a fun palette of colors. Read More ->