Caitlin Troutman

Digital News and Content Producer

Caitlin Troutman is a Digital News and Content Producer for Maine Public.

Caitlin discovered her love for public media at KCUR in Kansas City. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Critical Theory from the Oxbridge Honors Program at William Jewell College and the University of Oxford. She is interested in journalism and storytelling in a variety of mediums, including photography, audio and writing. 

She joined Maine Public in 2018. You can find her on Twitter.

Screen shot from the virtual service / Caitlin Troutman/Maine Public

Parishioners and clergy in protective masks gathered at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland - while others tuned in virtually - for the annual "Blue Mass" service in Portland Sunday honoring first responders.

Jerry Monkman / ecophotography.com via the Portland Water District

Sebago Clean Waters, a coalition of nine Maine conservation organizations, has been awarded $8 million to preserve forestland in the Sebago Lake watershed, the largest source of drinking water in greater Portland.

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Flags are flying at half-staff in Maine and around the country to honor Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday evening at age 87 due to complications from pancreatic cancer.

Tailinh Agoyo

For the first time in Maine, an openly transgender person has been elected to public office. Geo Neptune was elected to the school board in Indian Township.

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The Maine Center for Disease Control Sunday is reporting an additional 23 cases of COVID-19 in the state.

Twenty-two new cases were reported, according to data on the CDC website. Some previously reported cases were reclassifed, making a net increase of 23 cases.

No new deaths were reported Sunday. There have been 132 related deaths in the state.

There are now 470 active cases of the disease in the state. Eight people with COVID-19 are being hospitalized. Two of those individuals are in critical care, and one is on a ventilator.

Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press

The Maine Center for Disease Control is reporting another death associated with COVID-19,  a woman in her 80s from York County. There have been 132 COVID-19 related deaths in Maine.

Twenty-one additional cases of the disease were also reported Wednesday. There were 24 new cases reported, but some cases previously reported were reclassified, making a net increase of 21. There are currently 439 active cases.

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The Maine Center for Disease Control Saturday is reporting another death associated with COVID-19, a man in his 70s from Cumberland County. This brings the total number of deaths in the state to 130.

The state CDC is also reporting an additional 32 cases of COVID-19 in Maine. Thirty-one new cases reported Saturday. Some cases previously reported were reclassified, making a net increase of 32.

There are now 469 active cases of COVID-19 in Maine, according to the Maine CDC. Seven people with the disease are currently being hospitalized. One individual is in critical care.

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The Maine Center for Disease Control Monday is reporting seven additional cases of COVID-19, making the total number of cases since the pandemic's onset 4,049. There are now 387 active cases of COVID-19 in Maine, according to the state CDC. 

Fourteen new cases were reported Monday. Some cases previously categorized as positive were reclassified, making a net increase of seven cases.

No new deaths were reported Monday. That number stands at 125.

Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press

The Maine Center for Disease Control Wednesday is reporting one new death  associated with COVID-19, a woman in her 70s from Cumberland County. There have been 124 COVID-19 related deaths in Maine.

The state CDC is also reporting an additional 17 cases of COVID-19. 

At present the center is reporting 412 active cases of the disease in Maine. Twelve individuals are currently being hospitalized with COVID-19, and one person is in critical care.

Robert F. Bukaty

The Maine Center for Disease Control Saturday is reporting 3,937 cases of COVID-19, an increase of 25 cases since Friday. 

Willis Ryder Arnold / Maine Public

For the third night, a group of protesters in Portland will set up tents, blankets and other camping supplies in front of city hall as part of a ‘tent-out’ protest aimed at changing city housing policies. Many of the protesters are unhomed and street-dependent individuals.

Jeff Roberson / Ap Images

The Mills administration Tuesday announced new measures the state is taking to expand COVID-19 testing capacity and increase safety measures in Maine.

Robert F. Bukaty / AP Images

Members of Navy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works’ biggest union continue to strike, and on Tuesday the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, or IAM, sent a letter to Congress urging politicians to support striking workers.

Caitlin Troutman / Maine Public

Hundreds of people gathered Sunday in the streets of Portland near the Portland Police station to protest police brutality in response to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Caitlin Troutman / Maine Public File

The Maine Center for Disease Control Saturday reported two additional deaths connected to COVID-19. This brings the total number of deaths in the state to 77 since the new coronavirus was confirmed in Maine.

The CDC also reported 65 more cases of COVID-19 for a total of 2,013.

In the state 1,232 have recovered from the disease.

This post will be updated.

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