House OKs health care bill with local support: Late last week, the Vermont House of Representatives passed the proposed health care bill, garnering positive votes from a number of local legislators.
Aurora students reach for the stars: The Aurora School in Middlebury was recently named a finalist in a NASA contest that challenged students to create a water recycling system in space.
Syria holds Ripton man in custody: After a week of searching, Syrian authorities this weekend confirmed that are holding Middlebury College student and Ripton native Pathik Root, and that he is "safe and well."
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