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Company D, 1st Battalion, 178th Infantry members attend the Illinois Army National Guard deployment ceremony at Elgin Community College June 3. Army Specialist Nathan Speciale, third from right, listens to speakers.
Soldiers from Woodstock’s Company D deployed overseas for about 400 days ByTriciaCarzolinews@the woodstockindependent.com  On June 3, approximately 50 members of Company D, 1st Battalion 178th Infantry Regiment were part of […] Subscribe or Login to continue reading this quality article by The Woodstock Independent …
City settles with Public House
Back in city control, it’s full steam ahead on finding new tenant ByEileenMillardandSusanW.Murraynews@the woodstockindependent.com  The Public House was a fixture in Woodstock for more than 20 years, first at 201 […] Subscribe or Login to continue reading this quality article by The Woodstock Independent Start…
By Susan W. Murray Ten years in the making, the Food Shed Co-op opened on Wednesday, May 15. Festivities kicked off at 9:00 a.m. with music and speeches, followed by […] Subscribe or Login to continue reading this quality article by The Woodstock Independent Start a free trial, then pay only $6 per month afte…
The Queen Anne Cemetery sign (left) that was damaged by a previous ecological burn.
The Land Conservancy of McHenry County preserves a one-acre cemetery GlendaMaki The land Conservancy of McHenry County  The Land Conservancy of McHenry County  has permanently preserved Queen Anne Cem…
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Garrett Anderson stands outside City Hall, where he has served as Woodstock’s Economic Development Director for the past nine years. He will become the economic development director for Commerce City, Colorado, on June 24. Danielle Gulli, Woodstock’s executive director of business development, said that she will miss Anderson’s “welcoming nature, can-do attitude, initiative, love of data, and calmness under pressure.”
Economic Development Director Garrett Anderson departs for Colorado job Subscribe or Login to continue reading this quality article by The Woodstock Independent Start a…
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Soldiers from Woodstock’s Company D deployed overseas for about 400 days By Tricia Carzolinews@the woodstockindependent.com  On June 3, approximately 50 members of Company D, 1st Battalion 178th…
Sherri Warren as Mrs. Lovett.

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Audience favorite opens June 21 with a nine-performance run By Eileen Millard news@thewoodstockindependent.com Woodstock’s Theatre 121 is bringing the…
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Full season of six speakers is on the schedule for 2024-25 season ByEileenMillard news@thewoodstockindependent.com The Woodstock Fine Arts Association…
Illinois Commerce Commission Chair Doug Scott presides over a commission meeting in Chicago in late January. (Capitol News Illinois photo by Andrew Adams)
 By ANDREW ADAMSCapitol News Illinoisaadams@capitolnewsillinois.com CHICAGO — State regulators are again considering massive electric utility spending plans that would affect the state’s climate goals – and 5.4 million electric customers’ […] Subscribe or Login to continue reading this quality article by The Woodstock Independent…
Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza – the state’s chief financial officer – is swarmed by reporters for her reaction to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s proposed budget moments after leaving the House of Representatives chambers. (Capitol News Illinois photo by Andrew Adams)
By ALEX ABBEDUTO, COLE LONGCOR  and JERRY NOWICKICapitol News Illinoisnews@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – The annual process of negotiating the state budget kicked off Wednesday with Gov. J.B. Pritzker proposing a $52.7 […] Subscribe or Login to continue reading this quality article by The Woodstock Independent …

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ByKevinLyons news@thewoodstockindependent.com A total of 13 students from Woodstock and Woodstock North high schools were winners in the 2024 High School Graphics Arts competition held at Harper Colle…
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