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Protecting Our Forests, Reducing Your Taxes

By Christine Bates | christine@mainstreetmag.com

Protect the environment and pay less in property taxes! Forestry exemptions provide property tax assessment reductions to encourage forest preservation by decreasing the expense of holding land. The rules regarding these “exemptions” vary from state to state, but the principle is the same: in exchange […]

2018-11-29T18:52:30+00:00November 29th, 2018|

Preserving history – Millerhurst Farm

By Regina Molaro | info@mainstreetmag.com

For many of us who are striving to keep pace in today’s frenzied, fast-paced digitally driven lifestyle, it’s difficult to imagine living and working on a family farm that traces […]

2018-11-29T18:49:26+00:00November 29th, 2018|

On Purpose – Creating Meaning in Our Lives

By Mary B. O’Neill, PhD | info@mainstreetmag.com

At its core, purpose is connecting and contributing to something larger than self. For each of us, what lends purpose to our lives might vary. There’s no one-size-fits-all for […]

2018-11-29T18:44:47+00:00November 29th, 2018|

Olana – Past Perfect

On a hill, high above the Hudson River is Olana – a historic home and 250-acre landscape that boasts majestic views of the Hudson River Valley, Catskill Mountains, and Taconic Range. Built in 1872, […]

2018-11-29T18:43:21+00:00November 29th, 2018|

Sisyphus Design

By Mary B. O’Neill, PhD | info@mainstreetmag.com

This area abounds with design professionals to help you create a lifestyle through design choices. Main Street writer, philosophy lecturer, and employee engagement consultant Mary B. O’Neill has turned her hand to lifestyle and interior design with the founding of Sisyphus Design, devoted […]

2018-10-31T22:42:32+00:00October 31st, 2018|

Down Memory Lane

By Joseph Montebello | info@mainstreetmag.com

Seated on a comfortable sofa at Weatherstone, her home in Sharon, CT, clad in simple navy cotton trousers, gingham shirt, flat shoes, her hair in a ponytail, it’s hard to equate this Carolyne Roehm with the one from her former life.

Act one: The couple of […]

2018-10-31T22:39:19+00:00October 31st, 2018|

Design + organization + inspiration = celebration

By Christine Bates | christine@mainstreetmag.com

The high energy, detail-oriented, graphic designer, Paula Smith, launched her premium event planning and management business just a year ago at an all female friends kick-off party. Main Street interviewed […]

2018-10-31T22:33:12+00:00October 31st, 2018|

Tally-Ho to the Millbrook Hunt

By Dominique DeVito | info@mainstreetmag.com

If you’re going to get to know Millbrook, NY, you’re going to get to know The Millbrook Hunt. It’s been a part of the place since 1889, though its formal recognition […]

2018-09-29T17:17:09+00:00September 29th, 2018|

The History of Millbrook, NY

By Lindsey Clark | info@mainstreetmag.com

Millbrook, as we know it today, has strong, deep roots that date all the way back to the 1860s. On what had been the old Isaac Haight farm, the village was […]

2018-09-29T17:11:08+00:00September 29th, 2018|