Did you miss some news this past week? Check out these five stories that topped the charts:
1. Reading Preschoolers and Kindergartners May Have Separate School. Future Reading preschoolers and kindergartners may one day have a school of their own. The School Committee and Board of Selectmen are working to buy the building at 172A Woburn St., next to St. Agnes Church, for that purpose.
2. Reading Officer Responded to Watertown Friday After Shoot Out. Reading Police Officer Matt Edson was one of the three officers to assist in Boston last week after the tragic marathon bombings. Edson is part of the NEMLEC Regional Response Team and has been with the Reading Police Department since 1989.
3. A Moment of Silence in Reading. Residents, town employees, firefighters, police officers and Town Manager Peter Hechenbleikner gathered in front of Town Hall at 2:50 p.m. Monday to observe a moment of silence for the victims, first responders and all those affected by the marathon bombings.
4. . The dozens of seriously or critically injured Boston Marathon bombing victims, who remain in area hospitals, are all likely to survive, according to doctors.
5. Town Meeting Passes 17 Articles in Two Hours. At warp speed, in just under two hours Monday night, with few questions or comments, Town Meeting passed 17 warrant articles.