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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    No foul play suspected in St. Michael’s student’s death

    COLCHESTER — A St. Michael’s College student was found dead early Wednesday in the Gilbrook Natural Area near the campus, school officials said. They identified the student as senior business major Jeremiah Collins, of Bridgewater, Massachusetts. Winooski police were called and Collins’ death is under investigation, but foul play is not suspected, according to a […]

    Burlington airport to offer final round of home buyouts

    The FAA says the last round of buyouts must be offered before the airport’s home improvement noise mitigation program can begin.

    Burlington finance board approves mayor’s 10-year capital plan

    The concerns include replacing aging water and sewer lines and five fire engines, and making sure money is available for further bike path upgrades and road work next year.

    Burlington council endorses zoning for higher downtown skyline

    The $220 million Town Center redevelopment is conditioned on the council giving final approval for 160-foot-tall buildings in part of downtown.

    Burlington pilots algae bloom mitigation technology

    URLINGTON — Following a summer that saw many beach closures resulting from algae blooms in Lake Champlain, the city is allowing a private company to pilot its technology for algae mitigation at North Beach and Perkins Pier. Westford-based EcoSolutions LLC is using two technologies to try and reduce algae blooms. The first is a biological […]

    Burlington police chief calls for reforms to curb racial bias

    Chief Brendan del Pozo earned some of his loudest applause when he called for changes at the Police Academy in Pittsford.

    Documents shed new light on Burlington College burglary

    Computers and other electronics were destroyed, and “water had been poured on some of the computer servers.”

    Burlington announces ‘Innovation Week’ coming in October

    Purpose is to highlight the social and economic contributions of Vermont’s entrepreneurial and technological “creative ecosystem.”

    Burlington College president blames Jane Sanders, others for school’s demise

    Dr. Carol Moore said the college closed because of actions taken by Jane Sanders and a lack of sufficient oversight by the school’s board of trustees and a local bank.

    Stabbing suspect pleads not guilty to murder charge

    Jacob St. Amour, 20, of Williston is charged with killing 22-year-old Ryan Durkin of South Burlington.

    Burlington city government to go into overdrive in September

    Mayor Miro Weinberger is pushing to get bonding for his $27 million, 10-year capital plan on the November ballot.

    ACLU sues Burlington on behalf of tenant who faced eviction

    ACLU alleges Burlington police and Code Enforcement Department pressured landlord to evict Church Street resident for calling police too frequently.

    GOP group spends $267,000 in two weeks to boost Scott

    The Republican Governors Association unleashed the money through its Vermont super PAC. A Democratic counterpart socked away $100,000 but spent little on behalf of Sue Minter in the last reporting period.

    HUD chief in Burlington to grant $3 million for affordable rentals

    Housing advocates aired their concerns to Secretary Julian Castro, including funding cuts that have left some Section 8 vouchers unusable and rules that essentially block rural areas from programs.