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Adopt-a-Family

While Stacey Moore of Moore & More Printing ate her dinner in front of her computer screen and oversaw a printing job, we talked about Adopt-A-Family, a charity that she has run for almost 25 years. You know the saying, “If you want something done, ask a busy […]

2019-10-23T18:43:14-04:00November 1st, 2019|

5 Generations of Antiques Dealers

Montage Antiques of “antiques row” (as we affectionately refer to it here at Main Street Magazine) in Millerton, NY, is a true family affair.

When did you open in Millerton?

We opened our store four and a half years ago, and this summer we bought the building. We find the […]

2019-10-23T18:31:57-04:00October 3rd, 2019|

Slightly Off, But Very Good

How do we learn each and every day about what is going on in our area as well as the bigger world? Our local newspapers are published only once a week. Internet news sites and TV cover the world, but not our neighborhoods. Daily newspapers cover what is […]

2019-10-23T18:34:34-04:00September 1st, 2019|

Sketchy Real Estate Scams

I decided to investigate real estate scammers after preventing a potential renter from wiring money to an imposter in South Carolina posing as the owner of the property on a missionary assignment. Scammers are out there on the internet or the telephone waiting to steal your money, your […]

2019-08-31T14:53:37-04:00August 31st, 2019|

Sharon on the Green

Curious about the newcomers to Sharon on the Green? So was Main Street Magazine when the distinctive name, Lambertson Truex, appeared on the window at the stop sign across from JP Gifford. What was this high-end brand from the turn of the last century doing in Sharon, CT? I sat down with the two designers […]

2019-10-23T18:33:33-04:00August 23rd, 2019|