By Joe Moskowitz
The past was great, but Roxbury’s future might be just as bright or even brighter. The hamlet is in the midst of a major revitalization. And, it’s more than just a coat of paint here, a roof repair there. There are now more than a half-dozen new businesses that are opening or expanding in the hamlet. MARK Project Executive Director and Roxbury resident Peg Ellsworth says it took decades, but is happening right now.
Martin Lerner, who has an art gallery on Main Street, is opening a gift store and a coffee shop.