Trump Presidential Campaign via AP
02/12/2016 02:41 PM EST - WASHINGTON >> Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential candidate, offered this year's hopefuls advice about a hard-learned lesson: Release your tax returns before the primaries and avoid tough scrutiny later.   Full Story
 
Sanders online fundraising gives Clinton a run for her money
02/12/2016 02:41 PM EST - WASHINGTON >> Bernie Sanders is giving Hillary Clinton a run for her money, $27 at a time. Full Story

02/12/2016 02:37 PM EST - MONTPELIER >> Participants in a Black Lives Matter event at the Vermont Statehouse appear to be supporting the presidential candidacy of home-state Sen.   Full Story
 
Years after Irene destroyed them, Waterbury celebrates new town offices
02/12/2016 02:36 PM EST - WATERBURY >> The town of Waterbury is celebrating another milestone in its years-long recovery from flooding caused by Tropical Storm Irene. Full Story

02/12/2016 10:11 AM EST - BOSTON >> It didn't take Boston police long to track down three suspects in an armed convenience store robbery.   Full Story
 
 
MARK ROBARGE - mrobarge@digitalfirstmedia.com
02/12/2016 08:23 PM EST - HOOSICK FALLS >> Students at Hoosick Falls Central School added their voices Friday to the controversy over the contamination of the village water supply, calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to "keep your promise" and help the village. At a morning news conference in the school auditorium, a dozen student leaders spoke to the entire junior-senior high school student body and demanded four steps be   Full Story
 
Act 46 'tweak' helps Manchester, but doesn't eliminate penalty completely
02/12/2016 08:22 PM EST - MANCHESTER >> Manchester taxpayers will see some benefit from the recent "tweaking" of the Act 46 spending cap penalty following a legislative revision made at the end of January. The changes made to the spending cap formula during an unusual midnight session of the Legislature on Saturday, Jan. Full Story

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02/12/2016 08:21 PM EST - MANCHESTER >> Angling communities are typically active and close-knit. But the people at the American Museum of Fly Fishing decided several years ago to organize its annual Fit to be Tyed program to bring together anglers in what is considered the sport's off-season. The museum is mixing things up this year, announcing the event at 4104 Main St.   Full Story
 
Bennington criminal court roundup
02/12/2016 08:20 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> The following cases were heard in Vermont Superior Court Bennington Unit Criminal Division. Woman accused of leaving child unattended, again About a little more than a week after being convicted of leaving her child unattended, a Massachusetts woman allegedly left the child alone again while she went inside a store to confront someone. Full Story

02/12/2016 08:17 PM EST - MONTPELIER >> The Senate Finance Committee on Friday voted 6-1 to pass S.241, legislation that would legalize recreational marijuana in Vermont. The Senate will hear favorable reports on the bill from both the Finance and Judiciary committees on Tuesday. A vote on the bill is not scheduled. S.241 was first introduced on January 5 by Sen.   Full Story
 
 
Maddi Shaw — Reformer Staff
02/12/2016 07:14 PM EST - ROCKINGHAM >> In an effort to stop the proposed Liberty Mill Justice project, the Planning Commission received a petition with a specific request.   Full Story
 
Vermont Public Service Board overrules Entergy objections to NEC testimony
02/12/2016 07:14 PM EST - BRATTLEBORO >> In its quest to site a new waste storage pad in Vernon, Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee lost its bid to prevent the admission of testimony by a consultant to a local anti-nuclear organization. Full Story

02/12/2016 07:14 PM EST - Jan. 19 • The Windham County Sheriff's Office arrested Alexander G.   Full Story
 
Vermont experiences solar jobs boom
02/12/2016 07:07 PM EST - BURLINGTON >> Vermont has the third-most solar industry jobs per resident of any state in the Union, according to a report published Monday by Washington, D. Full Story

Kristopher Radder — Reformer Staff
02/12/2016 07:07 PM EST - BRATTLEBORO >> The nation's best young ski jumpers are set to fly at New England's only Olympic-size venue Feb.   Full Story
 
 
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Kanye West's super strict rules for Yeezy show models

Kanye West had some pretty strict rules for how models at his Yeezy Season 3 fashion extravaganza should display his clothes.