About

True North Reports is a news and information service dedicated to promoting informed dialogue and debate over Vermont public policy.

Robert Maynard – Commentary Editor

Robert Maynard is a former product Engineer at IBM who was born and raised in Vermont and now lives in Williston with his wife Yukiko and son Sean. He was the past president of the Vermont Republican Assembly and Citizens for Property Rights, as well as a board member of the original Vermonters for Educational Choice, the Vermont Taxpayers Alliance and the Defenders Council of Vermont. In addition to editing True North Reports, he is an active member of the Green Mountain Patriots.

Bruce Parker – Managing Editor

Bruce Parker is a managing editor and staff writer for True North Reports. He formerly was managing editor of 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.

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.

Lou Varricchio – Reporter

Lou Varricchio is a 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.

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True North
P.O. Box 652
Burlington VT 05402-0652