Distillery to Add Outdoor Service for Tour Groups

A local distillery plans to add outdoor service and tastings to its offerings. Wondertucky Distillery & Bottling Co., 315 E. South St., will be allowed to host outdoor seating and on-site consumption of its products after the City Council modified the...
Council Members Differ on Tax Increase

Council Members Differ on Tax Increase

Following a public hearing on the matter, city officials differ on whether or not to implement a home-rule sales tax in Woodstock — and if so, how much the city should charge. The City Council is considering increasing  Woodstock’s sales tax on general merchandise....
City Rezones Property on Judd Street

City Rezones Property on Judd Street

A building owner is one step closer to opening a banquet hall on Judd Street after the city of Woodstock rezoned his property, but some neighbors are worried about how the business could impact their neighborhood. Rodney Poore owns a warehouse at 333 E. Judd St. that...
New Woodstock City Council Members Sworn In

New Woodstock City Council Members Sworn In

Two new members of the Woodstock City Council were sworn in and two incumbent city officials were re-installed during a brief ceremony May 2.  Jim Prindiville and Gordie Tebo took the oath of office before beginning their terms as members of the council. They joined...

City Cuts Gambling Fees for Clubs

Social clubs and fraternal organizations won’t have to pay as much to host video gambling after the city of Woodstock lowered its fees. Class “C” liquor license-holders, made up of clubs, will pay $100 a year to the city for each video gambling machine they run, down...
IDOT says Route 47 Project is Moving Forward

IDOT says Route 47 Project is Moving Forward

The reconstruction of Route 47 through Woodstock is moving forward, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation. The second part of the three-phase project to widen the highway has been funded by the state, according to Woodstock Mayor Brian Sager. “We...

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