True North Reports is a news and information service dedicated to serving the public interest through accurate reporting, insightful commentary and informed debate over government policy in Vermont.
Michael Bielawski – Reporter
Michael Bielawski is a reporter for True North Reports. He covers energy and the environment as well as Statehouse activities, seeking angles not seen in mainstream media. His work has been featured in the Hardwick Gazette, Vermont Business Magazine, the Vermont Eagle, Vermont Watchdog, FoxNews.com and numerous Vermont newspapers.
John Klar – Political Columnist
John Klar is a political columnist for True North Reports. He is a Vermont farmer, attorney and opinion writer. He resides in Brookfield and was formerly the pastor of the First Congregational Church of Westfield. He was a candidate for governor in 2020.
Lou Varricchio – Freelance Reporter
Lou Varricchio is a freelance reporter for True North Reports. He has 20 years experience in print and broadcast journalism, including newspaper work in Pennsylvania and also in Vermont, where he was formerly managing editor of multiple New Market Press newspapers. He was a senior science writer at the NASA Ames Research Center in California and appeared as the co-host on “Our Changing Planet,” a mini-series produced by the Upper Midwest Aerospace Consortium and distributed by Prairie Public Television. Lou has written, produced and hosted several science documentaries distributed nationwide through Public Radio International and American Public Radio.
Bruce Parker – Managing Editor
Bruce Parker is the managing editor for True North Reports. He formerly was a reporter and managing editor for Watchdog.org, and his stories have been featured at Vermont Watchdog, FoxNews.com, Vermont Business Magazine, the Vermont Eagle, Bloomberg, Politico, Daily Caller, the Washington Times, Human Events and Thomson, among other outlets.
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P.O. Box 652
Burlington VT 05402-0652