About Griffin Cooper

Griffin Cooper is the full-time writer and advertising associate for the magazine as well as our resident travelling utility man. Whether it’s tracking down story leads, speaking with our advertisers, or delivering magazines each month, Griffin has immersed himself in our area and enjoys being a part of the fabric of the community. A recent graduate of Suny New Paltz where he earned his degree in English, Griffin describes his dreams of writing as having taken him from coast to another. You can check out Griffin’s work in print or on our website and we look forward to what his future holds both here at Main Street and beyond.

Millbrook Community Partnership to Hold July 29 Meeting on Plans for Bennett Park, Thorne Building

As plans for creating a park on the former Bennett College property and renovating the Thorne Building proceed apace, the Millbrook Community Partnership (MCP) is inviting the public to a meeting at the Millbrook Village Firehouse on Thursday, July 29, from 6 to 8 p.m.

The event, which will be accessible online as well as in […]

By |2021-07-27T12:11:09-04:00July 27th, 2021|WOTS|

Spring Hill Arts Gathering Announces Line-Up for In-Person Festival this Summer

Seven-Day Gathering Culminates in Free Day-Long Celebration for Washington Town Residents

Spring Hill Arts Gathering, also known as the SHAG Festival, has revealed its line-up for its summer 2021 gathering. Slated for July 29 – August 1 and August 6 – 8, this celebration of community and the arts will take place at Spring Hill Vineyards. […]

By |2021-07-27T11:25:26-04:00July 27th, 2021|Main Street|

Youth Film Challenge Launches with $3,500 in Prizes

The Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation has partnered with the Civic Life Project and the Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative to launch the Bridging Divides, Healing Communities Youth Film Challenge. Residents of Berkshire County, MA, Columbia and northeast Dutchess counties, NY, and northwest Litchfield County, CT, ages 14 to 24 are invited to submit a 6-minute […]

By |2021-07-22T13:38:52-04:00July 22nd, 2021|Main Street|

Film Review-PIG


Playing at The Moviehouse, Millerton, NY and Triplex Cinema, Great Barrington, MA

Rated R

Fair warning. Pig is not a film for everyone. The “R” rating should be enough to steer families looking for an evening out with the kids to look elsewhere.

Which is not to say that Pig is a film that should be ignored, avoided […]

By |2021-07-22T10:55:24-04:00July 22nd, 2021|Movie Reviews|

Two People Rescued from the Ten Mile River

On Sunday, at approximately 4:30pm, Dutchess County 911 dispatched the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office, Wassaic Fire Department and Town of Amenia EMS to the Ten Mile River for a report of a male and female in the middle of the river holding onto a log.

Due to the complexity of this technical water rescue, a unified […]

By |2021-07-19T13:44:50-04:00July 19th, 2021|WOTS|

Reliant Realty Becomes Ally with Event to Honor Veterans with $7,500 Donation

Reliant Realty, the property management team behind Admiral Halsey Senior Village in Poughkeepsie, NY, hosted a special event to help veterans locally.

Dubbed Admiral Salutes Veterans, the event honored VetZero, the veterans support initiative of Hudson River Housing. Reliant Realty Managing Director Mathew Holladay, following remarks from State Senator Sue Serino, VetZero founder Tommy Zurhellen […]

By |2021-07-19T10:35:41-04:00July 19th, 2021|WOTS|

Dutchess Invests Over $2.2 Million in Community Infrastructure, Programs and Affordable Housing Projects

Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro has announced more than $2.2 million to be awarded for 21 projects through Dutchess County’s 2021 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment partnership programs.   The funded projects will improve accessibility, address critical community needs, and expand affordable housing options throughout Dutchess County.

County Executive Marc Molinaro said, […]

By |2021-07-09T13:39:07-04:00July 9th, 2021|WOTS|

Hillsdale Flea Market Returns this Weekend after Weather Delay

Hillsdale’s popular flea market, dubbed The Hillsdale Flea, will make its highly anticipated return this Saturday July 10, after a week-long weather delay. The locally celebrated event offers a broad array of goods ranging from household items and clothing to antiques and collectibles.


The market, in Hillsdale’s Hamlet Park, just southwest of […]

By |2021-07-09T12:36:22-04:00July 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|
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