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Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation

By Betsy Maury | info@mainstreetmag.com

I remember first seeing the logos of Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation when I attended an after-school musical at my son’s school in 2011. As a new resident in the area, I wasn’t quite sure what connection the foundation had to the school or the musical […]

2019-01-30T14:37:16-04:00January 30th, 2019|

Our Town

Before you begin reading, let me precede the article with an explanation because we realize that the contents may upset some readers. Of course we here at Main Street like nothing more than to […]

2019-01-30T14:47:44-04:00January 30th, 2019|

Power Play

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

Aging takes a toll on our bodies, and it’s not always fun either. Nancy Vaughan knows that and she’s making it her personal mission to address both. Through her […]

2019-01-30T14:28:21-04:00January 30th, 2019|

Living in a Symphony

By CB Wismar | info@mainstreetmag.com

Theirs is a story so magical, it almost cries out for its own musical score. It must be original music, of course, not derivative, but a piece as unique as Anthony […]

2018-12-30T13:34:51-04:00December 30th, 2018|

Confessions of a Short-term Biohacker

By Ian Strever | info@mainstreetmag.com

At some point six years ago, I found myself in a routine. Even more than a routine, my early morning breakfast had become a kind of ritual bordering on obsession.

Coffee from […]

2018-12-30T13:38:21-04:00December 30th, 2018|

Change of life

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

As a woman, beginning work, re-entering the workforce, or changing careers can be daunting, but doing it in your 40s or 50s can be downright paralyzing.

Perhaps you’ve been raising […]

2018-12-30T13:39:26-04:00December 30th, 2018|

Thinking of building a new house?

By Christine Bates | christine@mainstreetmag.com

Have you ever thought of a building a brand new house but wondered how much it would cost or how you would even begin? Do you need an architect? Main Street […]

2018-12-30T13:40:31-04:00December 30th, 2018|

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 […]

2018-11-29T18:52:30-04:00November 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 […]

2018-11-29T18:49:26-04:00November 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 […]

2018-11-29T18:44:47-04:00November 29th, 2018|