Debs Marker to Be Dedicated Oct. 21

Debs Marker to Be Dedicated Oct. 21

A plaque for Eugene V. Debs, the influential labor leader who was imprisoned in Woodstock in 1895, will be dedicated during a ceremony Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Old Courthouse and Sheriff’s House, 101 N. Johnson St. The marker from the Illinois State Historical...
Atrocious Poets Make Poetry Fun, Accessible

Atrocious Poets Make Poetry Fun, Accessible

Woodstock-based group shares poetry with the community Poetry is all around us, and a group of Woodstock-based writers is seeking to heighten the awareness of the art within the community. The Atrocious Poets began as an unnamed gathering of local writers and poets...
Wizarding World to Bring Potter Magic to Woodstock Square

Wizarding World to Bring Potter Magic to Woodstock Square

Woodstock is set to come under the spell of “Harry Potter” this week. The Wizarding World of Woodstock will descend on the Woodstock Square from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 27. Hosted by the Woodstock Public Library, the city of Woodstock and the Woodstock Chamber of...
Candidates for City Office Face Off at Public Forum

Candidates for City Office Face Off at Public Forum

Candidates for Woodstock mayor and City Council disagree on whether the city should raise its sales tax rate. The proposal to add a home-rule sales tax in Woodstock was a key issue at a candidate forum March 23 at the Woodstock Public Library. Three people are running...
Pub Crawl is a Groundhog Days First

Pub Crawl is a Groundhog Days First

Ten local establishments are getting into the groundhog spirit by taking part in the first-ever Groundhog Days Pub Crawl on the Square, part of Woodstock’s official Groundhog Days celebration. Bryson Calvin, who owns Main Street PourHouse, is expecting a good turnout...

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