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Maybe it’s not a ‘truck stop’

When is a truck stop not a truck stop? Woodstock found out in early 2020 when the City Council, in a 5-2 vote, cleared the way for a 4,500-square-foot Thorntons […]

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With taxes, you have to make your own luck

How did Woodstock get so lucky, people might think. We get $57 million from the Build Illinois fund for the widening and improvement (upgraded lighting and landscaping) of more than […]

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Before campaign storm, calmly get prepared

With just under eight weeks before a most consequential election, the campaign is unusually quiet locally. Labor Day has traditionally been the semi-official start of the fall campaign. But the […]

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Community invited to take the long view

About a month ago, this column asked you to peer 10 years into the future to imagine what Woodstock could be. Today, we suggest you refocus your foresight for a […]

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Get involved in local deal with our public art

Some evidence to the contrary, we have plenty of summer remaining. Sure, students are back in class, high school football will be seriously underway this coming Friday, and we’ve had […]

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You can help Woodstock Police fight crime

Denial is a distinctly human trait, and a potentially dangerous one. Whether they say it with words or in actions, people are inviting trouble when they express the belief that […]

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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.

Susan W. Murray

Susan W. Murray

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

Tricia Carzoli

Tricia Carzoli

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

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