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.

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50 Years after the Stonewall Riots that sparked a national movement, Mainers celebrated LGBTQ Pride in Portland with a parade, starting at Monument Square and ending at a festival in Deering Oaks Park.

Maine Arts Commission

The Lewiston City Council has named a high school senior the city’s first “Youth Poet Laureate.”

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Neighbors may have heard gunfire near Deering High School in Portland Saturday morning, but it was all part of a drill.

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The group "SolaRISE Portland" took advantage of Saturday’s break in rain to hold a march and fundraiser.

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The two daughters of former-president Lyndon B. Johnson went to Bath on a gray and drizzly Saturday morning to christen the Navy Destroyer that bears their father’s name.

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The Maine chapter of the advocacy organization the Poor People’s Campaign held a statewide "Truth and Poverty Tour" on Saturday. The tour kicked off at the Raise-Op housing co-operative in Lewiston and had planned stops in Waterville and Bangor.

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The rapidly changing climate in Maine and New England is affecting lives – those of the people who depend on the region’s waters, as well as the species that live there. At the Abbe Museum in Bar Harbor, a new exhibit explores the connection between the First People and the northern waters, and how that relationship is evolving in reaction to climate change and pollution.

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Thousands from around the nation gathered at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland Sunday to honor Captain Joel Barnes, the Berwick firefighter who died March 1 while fighting an apartment building fire in downtown Berwick.

Town of Yarmouth

The town of Yarmouth has removed a 90-year-old cemetery plaque that referred to Native American people as “savage enemies.”

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Despite divisions in the movement and a looming snowstorm, around 1,000 people gathered in Portland Saturday for the third annual Women’s March in solidarity with other marches across the nation.

OUT Maine

Growing up is not easy. But for Maine’s rural LGBTQ youth, it can be even harder. While urban and suburban communities offer some resources for individuals in the LGBTQ community, like annual pride parades and support groups, help for young people in Maine’s less populated areas can be scarce or difficult to access. Some of the state’s rural schools are taking meaningful steps to change that.

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“I crashed at friends’ houses for a while. It was a job to find a place to sleep. I slept under bridges, slept in my car when I could...it was, really, whatever I could come up with that day. I’d wake up and my goal would be to find a place to sleep the next day... It made me feel weak, like I wasn’t as good as everyone else because I couldn’t figure it out, I couldn’t figure out how to not be homeless.”

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Parade watchers braved November winds in Portland Sunday morning to commemorate Veterans Day with a parade. Among the groups marching were Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Maine Base Submarine Veterans, the Boy Scouts and the American Legion.

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Three of Maine's four gubernatorial candidates squared off at a forum on women's economic issues  Sunday night in Portland.  Republican candidate Shawn Moody declined an invitation to attend.

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More than 500 climate change protesters and environmental advocates gathered in Portland Saturday as part of a rally and “funeral” for various environmental and political causes.

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