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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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.

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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.


The University of Southern Maine says it will partner with Preble Street to convert the Sullivan Gymnasium on the school’s Portland campus to a temporary 24-hour shelter for people experiencing homelessness.

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The Maine Center for Disease Control reported Saturday that there are now 211 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state.

Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press

As toilet paper supplies become harder to find in stores amid the coronavirus panic, more Mainers are turning to so-called "flushable wipes." The problem with this, says Ivy Frignoca with Friends of Casco Bay, is that the wipes aren’t actually flushable.

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The Maine CDC reports that there are now 70 confirmed and presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 in the state.

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Just days ahead of Super Tuesday, Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar made a campaign quick stop in Portland Saturday, where she took aim at President Donald Trump, the likely Republican nominee.

Freeman Dyson, renowned scientist and scholar, has died at 96, according to his daughter Mia.

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On a recent Saturday morning, a small group of art students met at a Maine College of Art (MECA) studio in downtown Portland. They got to work setting up different crafting stations and tables covered with art supplies - fabric scraps, feathers, crayons, hot glue – and displaying on the walls and tables questions and prompts about diversity and community.

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Recent reports show that New Englanders consume more alcohol than people in other parts of the nation, and that alcohol-related deaths have increased most sharply among ages 25-34.

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More than 700 people turned out for the 39th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Dinner Monday evening in Portland.  This year's theme was "Race, Sovereignty, and Maine at 200 Years - Where Do We Go From Here?"

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Several hundred protesters braved the twelve-degree temperatures in Portland Saturday to join the fourth annual Women's March.

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After more than 40 years of business, the Happy Wheels skating rink closed its doors Sunday. Maine Public digital producer Caitlin Troutman was there as skaters gathered on the rink's last day to say goodbye.

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As many Mainers gather around loaded dinner tables for the most food-centric holiday of the year, others are unsure when their next meal may be.

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The Poor People’s Campaign, a movement originally organized by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., made a stop in Portland Thursday night on its national  “We Must Do More” tour.