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Crystal Lake Marine to Expand, City OKs Loan

Crystal Lake Marine to Expand, City OKs Loan

Crystal Lake Marine Services is expanding and rebranding with the help of an $85,000 loan from the city of Woodstock.

April 2017

City Council Approves New Budget

Woodstock residents will pay more for water after the City Council approved a new budget that includes a 3 percent hike in water and sewer rates.

April 2017
Should the Sales Tax Be Raised?

Should the Sales Tax Be Raised?

As Woodstock officials weigh whether to increase the city’s sales tax rate, local entrepreneurs are divided over how a hike would impact their businesses.

April 2017

City Settles Lawsuit Filed Over Arrest for $80,000

A man arrested by Woodstock Police whose drug charges were later tossed received an $80,000 settlement from the city of Woodstock.

April 2017

Fuller Wins Dorr Highway Race, Murray Wins in Hartland

Challenger John Fuller will be Dorr Township’s new highway commissioner after winning one of only a handful of contested township races in the Woodstock area.

April 2017

Woodstock Increases Fees for Gambling Machine Operators

Businesses with gambling machines will pay a lot more to the city of Woodstock for their licenses and permits.

March 2017
Woodstock PD’s K9 to Receive Protective Gear

Woodstock PD’s K9 to Receive Protective Gear

Thanks to a nonprofit organization and local fundraising efforts, the Woodstock Police Department’s working canine will receive an extra line of protection.

March 2017

Local Business Pledges $10,000 for Mural

A local business has pledged big money to help bring a mural to downtown Woodstock.

February 2017

City Renews Agreement With Writing Workshop

The city of Woodstock will continue its partnership with a local writing workshop after the City Council unanimously approved an extension to its agreement with EMH Consulting Group Feb. 7.

February 2017

City Council Extends Contract for Lobbyist

The city of Woodstock will have a lobbyist for another year after the City Council voted 6-1 to approve a contract extension for its Springfield-based legislative advocate.

February 2017
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