VT Edition Interview: Noah Baker Merrill on Direct Aid Iraq

According to UN figures, two million Iraqi refugees have fled into neighboring countries since the U.S. invasion in 2003. Now, one Vermont man is working to make sure they have access to health care. VPR’s Jane Lindholm talks with Brattleboro resident Noah Baker Merrill, who is the founder and coordinator of a grass roots medical relief project called Direct Aid Iraq.

Rutland plant to close

Rutland is reeling with the news today that MetroGroup – a direct mail company that employs nearly 250 people – will close its Rutland plant in mid- December.