Ready to dig

With help from RUPCO and Habitat for Humanity, as well as from more than 30 other contributors, Jay Wenk believes he’s got the funds to get the last six buried oil tanks in the Bearsville Flats out of the ground. Wenk has been trying to raise the money to help the property owners of the six homes remove tanks that have been underground for some 50 odd years, and thus protect the nearby aquifer that supplies water to the main hamlet of Woodstock.

“I believe we’ve got the nut cracked,” said Wenk, a Woodstock town councilman, this week . . .

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