Tik Root released from Syrian prison: After two weeks in custody, Ripton native and Middlebury College student was released from prison in Syria on Friday, and arrived home over the weekend.
Lincoln group reaches out to Ghana: ECHO, a nonprofit organization founded last October, works to strengthen education and health care in Ghana. The organization, founded by Lincoln resident Ruth Polishuk, will hold a series of local fundraisers in May.
Barclay bows out after four decades with Middlebury PD: Gary Barclay served his first days in the Middlebury Police Department in 1971 and is withdrawing from the department's roster this year — though he will still work events from time to time.
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