“Yes, we took an opportunity to make an investment in Woodstock, but the underlying contention that we are merely profiteering and seeking an easy handout at the taxpayer’s expense is untrue. It is an unfair characterization of who we are and how we came to be here.“
Woodstock Times | Politics & Government
The results of the straw poll from the recent event featuring the six Democratic candidates for New York’s 19th Congressional District.
The Woodstock Town Board and town residents filled the Mescal Hornbeck Community Center Thursday, February 1 to voice their opposition to requested tax breaks of $527,539 for the Woodstock Way 23-unit hotel.
Woodstock’s newest deputy supervisor has only been in town 12 years. But he’s already a familiar face.
The Town Board renewed Woodstock’s participation in a countywide drug task force, but only after serious discussion about protecting child informants and addressing asset forfeiture.
‘If you went through the [zoning] code, you could probably find something about stagecoaches…’
Rising costs, tax caps and short-term rentals are just some of the hurdles Bill McKenna faces as he begins his first elected term as supervisor.
District 23 County Legislator Jonathan Heppner was chosen by the Democratic legislative caucus at Minority Whip, one of two leadership positions available at a party meeting in late December.
Last week was a busy one for the Town Clerk’s office as it went into overdrive preparing bills for those who wanted to prepay their 2018 property taxes to maximize their federal income tax deductions.
Weighing property rights against the change in quality of life brought about by the sharp increase in short-term visitors in residential neighborhoods.