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From Our Editor


So, you are considering subscribing. I’ll give you five reasons:

• You will join a whole host of people who care about Woodstock, and even more so the community of Woodstock.

• The Woodstock Independent – in its many forms: print, web, social media, newsletters, etc. – is all and only about delivering everything Woodstock and, in so doing, energizing and uniting our community.

• We are an integral part of the community. We’ll keep you current on what’s happening with businesses, schools, organizations, and the people. And we are on top of the community’s entertainment offerings, festivals, observations, and annual celebration of Groundhog Days.

• You can Trust the Torch. Our reporting is accurate and in-depth. We have been named the top small weekly newspaper in Illinois four of the last seven years. Our photographers are award-winning, too.

• We are the most comprehensive source of what’s sold in stores and of services available in Woodstock.

Do subscribe. You’ll be glad you did.

Trust the Torch,
Cheryl Wormley,


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