Vermont took a big step toward reopening its economy this week, with stores allowed to open their doors to customers — with strict safety precautions.

And the range of permissible activities expanded again on Tuesday. Yard sales received the go-ahead from state officials, as long as groups stay under 10 and practice social distancing.

Low-contact workers such as lawyers, accountants and Realtors are able to start working again immediately, the Agency of Commerce and Community Development declared.

The wide-ranging order also opens swimming pools and beaches, although operators will be required to limit gatherings to 10 people or fewer and maintain strict sanitary practices.

Read more at VTDigger.org (State opens yard sales, beaches, pools; new guidance includes lodging details)

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