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CDC recommends Pfizer booster shot for select groups

Staff Report news@thewoodstockindependent.com Populations at high risk for COVID-19 illness who received the Pfizer-BioNTech’s vaccine for their primary series are urged by health officials to get a Pfizer booster shot 6 […]

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City will proceed with neighborhood upgrades Woodstock is ready to proceed with a pilot project to kick off the city’s new neighborhood improvement program. The City Council recently approved the […]

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Highly political decisions on vaccines; Ask citizen input on city reorganization; Restore lost positions to support city managers

Highly political decisions involved with vaccines I have been thinking a lot about your last week’s column [Declarations, Aug. 4, “Vaccinate, celebrate, summate”]. I was surprised and alarmed by your […]

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Vaccinate, celebrate, summate

By Cheryl Wormley Weekly new COVID-19 cases in McHenry County were five times higher last week than the last week of June. Five weeks ago our county had just 19 […]

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With COVID-19, here we go again

If you’ve heard that COVID-19 has come back, don’t believe it. The fact is, it never went away. But you know what has come back? Masks. We had a couple […]

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Larry Lough

Larry Lough

Larry Lough is editor of The Independent and reports local news.

Janet Dovidio

Janet Dovidio

Janet Dovidio has been a freelance correspondent for The Independent for eight years.

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Susan W. Murray

Susan W. Murray wrote for The Independent, covering various beats, from 2005 to 2008.

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Tricia Carzoli is a freelance writer and photographer that on community news.

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