Woodstock board to form Yankeetown task force

After a night of impassioned comment about hunting and the right to tranquility, the Town Board decided to form a task force to foster a compromise for the use of city-owned land surrounding Yankeetown Pond.

Many of the 41 residents who live along or near the pond, many hunters and some from other towns formed a standing-room-only crowd Woodstock’s Town Hall to make the case for peace and quiet, or for the right to hunt on the land. Despite the crowd’s size, the board stayed and gave everyone who desired a chance to speak before . . .

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