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Full slate for Woodstock town board

Full slate for Woodstock town board

On November 3, voters will choose among two incumbents and two challengers vying for two seats on the Town Board. In a September primary, Democrats chose current deputy town supervisor Laura Ricci and incumbent councilman Jay Wenk to run on the party line. Wenk narrowly bumped incumbent Democrat Ken Panza off the ticket. But Panza...
Woodstock bans smart meters

Woodstock bans smart meters

In response to residents’ concerns about health and privacy risks, the Town Board on May 24 voted unanimously to prohibit the use of so-called smart electrical meters in Woodstock, although the town supervisor acknowledged that the board may lack the legal authority to enforce the ban. The board’s action followed complaints by a local resident,...
New entrant joins Woodstock council race

New entrant joins Woodstock council race

Gary Kutcher, a longtime community activist who in 2011 returned to Woodstock, where he grew up, after residing for more than three decades in Oregon, announced this week that he will seek a seat on the Town Board in the fall election. Kutcher’s candidacy creates — for the time being, at least — a three-way...
It’s the law: Woodstock enacts ban on hydrofracking

It’s the law: Woodstock enacts ban on hydrofracking

The Town Board on July 17 delivered the first blow of a proposed two-punch combination aimed at banning hydrofracking in Woodstock, unanimously adopting a zoning amendment that prohibits the controversial natural-gas extraction method and related activities within the town’s borders. The zoning amendment — an outgrowth of a proposal crafted last year by the Woodstock...