Griffin Cooper

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.

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8 Dodd Road
New Milford, CT 06776
(860) 354-1350
For the safety of our staff, volunteers and animals – we are closed for walk-ins and only accepting appointments for approved applications. If you have any questions, please email or call the Shelter.

Appointment hours will be as follows:
Tuesday 11 AM – 7 PM
Wed- Saturday 11 AM […]

By |2021-01-15T12:36:26-05:00January 15th, 2021|In Need|

Wine (alternative) of the Week

These first weeks of 2021 call for something stronger than wine, so I’m taking a detour this week.

It’s a chance to sing the praises of a wonderful place in Columbia County, too. This weekend I highly recommend making your way to Cooper’s Daughter Spirits at Olde York Farm for an artisan cocktail.

I’d go for The […]

By |2021-01-15T11:54:25-05:00January 15th, 2021|Wine of the Week|

Better Posture, Better Breathing, Better Mood

Sarah Getz

This winter, more than ever before, we’re concerned about our health.

We’re all seeking ways to support ourselves – our immune function, our respiratory systems – as well as our emotional resilience. A simple yet frequently overlooked aspect of our health is the interplay between posture, breath, and mood. You know how you slump when […]

By |2021-01-15T13:24:20-05:00January 14th, 2021|Wellness|

Free Your Neck & Shoulders

Sarah Getz

Tightness around the neck and shoulders is a common modern woe. Sometimes it’s the fault of poor posture: if we work online or spend too much time gazing down at our device, we often end up with a slouched, rounded spine and forward head position. Sometimes it’s the residue of chronic stress or anxiety […]

By |2021-01-14T13:55:21-05:00January 14th, 2021|Wellness|

Ma! Where’s the Turkey?!

Like most humans during this time of year, my purrents are trying, for some reason, to resist temptation when it comes to food consumption. Apparently, for the entire month of January, the humans who work with my mother are focusing on health and wellness. Sounds harmless, right?

Wrong my furriends.

Recently, I have begun to notice a […]

By |2021-01-13T12:48:01-05:00January 13th, 2021|The OTIS Feed|

Bringing the Global Community Home

The places we call home are as unique and diverse as the very world we share. For Abigail Marcelo Horace, owner and founder of Casa Marcelo, a burgeoning design firm in Falls Village, CT, unique interiors help to define human connection. Starting in 2017, Abigail has used her skill for aesthetically and structurally […]

By |2021-01-10T12:08:37-05:00January 10th, 2021|Featured Artist, Wellness|

Cooperative Recipes

As winter begins it’s three month offensive on our collective attitudes and – potentially – our waistlines, it can be hard to resist temptation. However, just because the temperatures outside may cause many of us to yearn for comfort food does not mean we have to sacrifice a healthy diet.

Founded in 1981, the Berkshire Food […]

By |2021-01-11T08:50:49-05:00December 28th, 2020|Bake & Cook|

Local Families Receive Vehicles from Community Program

On Friday Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro joined the County Department of Community & Family Services (DCFS) and the Dutchess County Workforce Investment Board (DCWIB) to present three local families with vehicles as part of the Community Solutions to Transportation (CST) Way to Work program, formerly known as Wheels to Work. Since 2001, the program […]

By |2020-12-28T12:04:18-05:00December 28th, 2020|WOTS|
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