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Jack Thurston


Vermont, United States

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Recent articles by Jack:

Instead of Tips, Customers Give Community Donations at This Vermont Taproom

More than 30 central Vermont nonprofits benefitted this Giving Tuesday from a surprising source: craft beer. Inside the taproom at Lawson’s Finest Liquids in... → Read More

Vermont retailers aim to cash in on holiday shopping

Even with the year-round interest in online shopping, Cyber Monday remains relevant, businesses insist. → Read More

Debut of 'winter lights' illuminates Vermont landmark for holiday season

Shelburne Museum is opening its grounds for a new holiday experience, which is expected to become an annual tradition. → Read More

'I'm super excited': Skiers from around the world to compete in Killington Cup

The HomeLight Killington Cup returns this weekend after taking a pandemic pause → Read More

Report: Canada to roll back COVID-19 testing rule for US trips

The requirement had some Canadians simply not wanting to bother with driving to places like Vermont, believing getting COVID tests was too onerous. → Read More

'Plowy McPlowFace' and 'Carl' among student-named plows visiting schools

Snow plows in the fleet of the Vermont Agency of Transportation visited children at more than 150 schools across the state Wednesday, so the kids could see their school names on the heavy machinery. → Read More

Vermont, long a beacon in COVID-19 fight, grapples with surge in cases

Vermont was long the envy of the nation for its low number of COVID cases, but has seen a recent reversal of fortunes on that front. → Read More

Sen. Leahy's high school teacher among those in attendance for retirement

Maxine Leary said she has closely followed the career of her former student → Read More

Vermont College Campus Managing COVID-19 Outbreak

A college in Vermont is dealing with an unwanted trick from Halloween weekend: an outbreak of COVID-19. Wednesday saw expanded COVID-19 testing opportunities on... → Read More

Return testing: US land border reopens to travelers from Canada

Travel had been limited to try to slow the spread of COVID-19, but Canada's testing requirement for people returning could make travel too hard for some even after the border reopening. → Read More

This Spanish Flu monument took 100 years. Will COVID-19 be memorialized sooner?

A Vermont man whose grandfather died in the Spanish Flu pandemic hopes the nation honors COVID-19 victims like his town does. → Read More

US Border Reopening ‘Almost Like a Dream Come True' for Canadians Eager to Travel

Anticipation is growing along the U.S. land border with Canada, ahead of Monday’s reopening to leisure travelers. Since August, Americans have been able to... → Read More

Essex disjunction? Vermont village weighs breakup with parent town

If Essex Junction voters do vote to create a new city, it would need to be approved by the Vermont Legislature and the governor before it could become official. → Read More

Vermont aims for universal high-speed internet access in 5 years

Regional communications districts plan to start construction next summer. → Read More

New system allows Vermont brewery to reuse greenhouse gas

One of Vermont’s best-known breweries made a change to its manufacturing process it hopes could inspire fresh approaches to reducing environmental impacts across the industry. → Read More

Halloween parade returns to Vermont city following pandemic pause

Rutland’s Halloween parade became nationally famous in the pages of well-known comic books. → Read More

Boat explosion survivor urges support of Vermont blood drive

The American Red Cross says that, recently, it has only had a half-day's supply of blood -- and Stefanie Schaffer said the availability of blood for transfusions helped her recover from the loss of her legs. → Read More

3 women found locked in room during Rutland drug raid

Human trafficking "happens in places we least expect it," said Vermont Lt. Governor Molly Gray, an attorney who has prior experience working with the U.S government on human trafficking cases. → Read More

New mural spotlights experience of blind, visually impaired Vermonters

"Walk Your Own Path" is a sidewalk mural made up of lines traced by the white canes of visually impaired participants. → Read More

Vermont ski resorts dangle perks like housing, signing bonuses to woo workers

Across the skiing and riding industry, resorts are aggressively recruiting employees ahead of the upcoming season. → Read More