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96 Danforth Street
Portland, Maine 04101

News & Events
See all the exciting news and happenings at our child care facility!

December 6, 2019

In this fascinating piece from WCSH 6 - we learn about the establishment of the Portland Water District and its unique connection to CMDN!

"On Thanksgiving Day in 1869 a 3/4 galvanized service was attached to the water main and brought water from Sebago Lake to a house...

December 5, 2019

CMDN's own Lori Moses is highlighted in West End News:

"Lori Moses is Advancing Childcare in Maine" by Cameron Autry

Pillars of Portland is a monthly column celebrating local leaders and doers. This month we celebrate Lori Moses, executive director of Catherine Morrill D...

November 25, 2019

Attention CMDN Parents! On Friday, December 13th from 6-8:15 p.m., drop your children off to spend an evening with teachers of CMDN while you enjoy a night out!


$25 for 1st Child

$15 for each Sibling (Older/Younger siblings welcome!)

Tips Welcome!

All money goes direc...

November 18, 2019

We are honored that the Victoria Mansion invited the children from Catherine Morrill Day Nursery to decorate their "Ell Porch" as part of their "Ghosts of Christmas Past" holiday celebration. 

Our classrooms really like to demonstrate "process art" by including pictures...

November 7, 2019

Please take this five minute survey from The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital. Even if you completed the survey last year, we need your participation again! Everyone who completes the survey will be entered into a prize drawing and five lucky winners across the state w...

October 23, 2019

The Nursery will make every attempt to stay open during inclement weather in order to meet families’ child care needs. However, there may be times that we need to delay opening until 9 a.m. or close altogether if conditions are particularly hazardous. We encourage fami...

October 10, 2019

Join us for our Fall Family Festival and Open House on Wednesday, October 16th from 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Learn more about becoming involved with our school, meet other families and enjoy activities with your child! Light refreshments will be served.

We look forward...

October 7, 2019

The Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has launched a statewide Safe Sleep Campaign. The campaign will help raise awareness of the importance of Safe Sleep for babies and lower the number of SIDS-related deaths in Maine.

The purpose of the Safe Sleep M...

September 16, 2019

Maine car seat laws have changed for important safety reasons. Please see this article from the Bangor Daily News regarding the new law, which goes into effect September 19th. You have precious cargo... let's keep them as safe as possible!

September 4, 2019

Catherine Morrill Day Nursery has full-time openings for 3-5 year old children. Funding may be available for eligible Portland residents through Community Development Block Grant funds from the City of Portland. 

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