Stephen William Titus Obituary, 20

READING — A memorial Mass was held March 25 at the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Windsor for Stephen William Titus, born June 28, 1996, in Lebanon, New Hampshire son of Jason and Christina Titus of Reading, who passed away in a snowmobile accident on Sunday, March 19. He is survived by his […]

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Photos: Reading Town Meeting, 2017

The annual town meeting was held at the Reading Elementary School. The voting is done by floor vote. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the March 9, 2017 print edition of the Vermont Standard. Click here if you are having trouble viewing the collection of photo galleries, click on an […]

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Town Meeting Preview: Reading Bridge Work Leads to Town Budget Increase

By Virginia Dean, Standard Correspondent READING – For the fiscal year July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, voters in this town will be asked to approve a budget of $1,665,995 of which $630,255 is to be raised in taxes to meet the town’s expenses and obligations and to authorize the select board to set […]

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Gerald Vittum Jr. Obituary 82

READING — A celebration of life was held Jan. 7 at the Hartness House in Springfield for Gerald (Jerry) B. Vittum Jr. 82, lifetime resident of Reading, who died Jan. 3, 2017 at Springfield Hospital. A graveside burial will be held at a later date. He was born Dec. 17, 1934 in Springfield, son of […]

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Grosbeak Gardens Visits Central Street For Wassail

Grosbeak Gardens Soaps & Candles will be located in the former Vermont Flannel location on Central Street in Woodstock from December 9-11 for Wassail Weekend. Grosbeak Gardens is a Reading-based company that produces 100% handmade scented gifts. The Wassail Shop, located at 20 Central Street in Woodstock, offers these locally crafted products. Shop hours are […]

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Ellen Bartlett, Obituary 69

READING and former longtime resident of Hopkinton, Massachusetts — A memorial gathering will be held at the Thompson Senior Center, 99 Senior Lane in Woodstock on Sunday, Dec. 4 from 3-5 p.m. for Ellen Marie Bartlett (Hakansson), 69, of Reading and former longtime resident of Hopkinton, Massachusetts who passed away from complications related to heart […]

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Reading Native Joins Crew of Nuclear-Powered Submarine

By James H. Green, For the Navy Office of Community Outreach SANTA RITA, Guam — A 2015 Woodstock Union High School graduate and Reading, Vermont native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of a crew working aboard one of the world’s most advanced nuclear-powered fast attack submarines, USS Key West. Seaman Hank Oney […]

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Photos: Reading Halloween Spirit Night

Reading’s annual Spirit Night held on Saturday, October 29 at the Reading Town Hall and pumpkin carving and craft activities offered at the library. Rick Russell Photos A portion of these photos will appear in the November 3, 2016 print edition of the Vermont Standard. Click here if you are having trouble viewing the collection […]

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A Fall Attraction of a Different Color

READING — Jenne Farm is considered the most photographed farm in New England. It’s where dozens of tourists line up every year, carrying their tripods and flashing their cameras at the old barns and grazing cows. But there’s another tourist attraction in the small town of 400.

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