Morgan True

Morgan True

Morgan True is VTDigger's Burlington bureau chief covering the city and Chittenden County. A Seattle native, he graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism before working for several publications in Massachusetts. He came to VTDigger in December 2013 from The Brockton Daily Enterprise, where he covered government, schools and hospitals in a city of about 100,000 people. Before joining The Enterprise, he worked for The Associated Press in Concord, N.H., where he served as a relief reporter in the Statehouse. He previously worked for The Quincy (Mass.) Patriot Ledger and as an intern at the Worcester (Mass.) Telegram & Gazette.

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    New Moran has ambitious plans for Burlington’s waterfront

    Can two young UVM alums and their partner pull off the $33.7 million renovation of the former coal-fired power plant?

    Shumlin to refugees: Vermont welcomes you

    It’s “shameful” for so many of his fellow governors to posture against Syrian refugees, the governor said.

    Skateboard park is Burlington’s latest shift from industrial past to utilitarian future

    In addition to the skate park, the city also recently refurbished the “decayed” and “disjointed” waterfront bike path.

    Burlington attorney launches bid for state Senate

    Prominent Democrats turn out as David Scherr announces his campaign for one of six Chittenden County Senate seats.

    Program that helps save drug users’ lives set to lose major funding

    Safe Recovery, which provides HIV and other screenings, operates a needle exchange and distributes naloxone, will lose the majority of its funding at the end of the month.

    Report offers framework for Vermont’s marijuana business

    The Vermont Cannabis Collaborative says state should focus on craft-scale production, with some larger-scale and home-grown options as part of the mix.

    Burlington soil removal expected to cost $340,000

    The plan is to truck the dirt to the landfill in Coventry, where it would be used to cover solid waste.

    Shumlin credits reforms for drop in inmate population

    Vermont’s prison population decreased by more than 17 percent in the past four years from 2,103 in 2011 to 1,734, Gov. Peter Shumlin says.

    Moody’s upgrades credit rating for Burlington Electric Dept.

    BURLINGTON — Credit rating agency Moody’s Analytics upgraded its rating for the city’s electric utility in its most recent report this month. The Burlington Electric Department’s rating upgraded from Baa2 to Baa1 in a Nov. 9 report for the rating agency with a stable outlook going forward. Moody’s scale for rating the creditworthiness of debt […]

    North Carolina man arrrested for allegedly distributing KKK fliers

    Police say self-professed Ku Klux Klan recruiter William Schenk admitted that he delivered pro-Klan fliers to the homes of two African-American women in Burlington.

    Opposition to Burlington solar project rises

    A 300-array solar project in Burlington is running into opposition from some neighbors.

    Residents express frustration with new airport noise maps

    Burlington International Airport officials update noise maps in an effort to secure federal money for mitigation, but neighbors focus on fighter jets.

    Shumlin says Essex, Westford merger proves Act 46 is working

    Recent votes to consolidate school districts show the Legislature’s education reform law is working, Gov. Peter Shumlin says, but allows room for improvement.

    Prosecutors weigh charges against suspect in KKK flier case

    BURLINGTON — Police say they’ve identified an individual involved in the delivery of KKK recruitment fliers to the homes of two black city residents last month. Officers released surveillance footage from a local copy shop last week of a person who allegedly left one of the fliers in a copy machine. That led Burlington Police […]

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