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

May 7, 2020

CMDN is doing a "soft" re-opening on May 26th to practice new CDC guidelines for child care programs to remain open. We will open for all of our families on June 1st, with new protocols in place. Families will be notified of these new protocols the week of May 18th....

May 7, 2020

Our own Lori Moses was interviewed by the Forecaster regarding a new initiative in support of childcare called "Portland Works for Kids." Please see the article.

May 7, 2020

The State of Maine is offering subsidized childcare for Essential Employees. DHHS's Office of Child and Family Services (OCFS) will subsidize child care for households where all parents/guardians are essential employees, working outside of their homes, in need of regul...

April 27, 2020

Although this date is subject to change based on DOE recommendations, it is currently our plan to reopen on May 18th! We will continue to update this site and our Facebook page as we approach that date, so please check back. We appreciate your patience and send you are...

April 1, 2020

To ensure safety and encourage social distancing, CMDN will continue to be closed through April 24, 2020. We will continue to update this site and our Facebook page as we approach that date and make decisions based on DOE recommendations and best practices. We apprecia...

March 17, 2020

As a precaution due to the COVID-19 crisis, Catherine Morrill Day Nursery will be closed from March 16th through March 27th. We will update families as things progress. 

March 12, 2020

In an effort to be cautious and mindful of COVID-19, we have decided to cancel our upcoming March Masquerade. We are sad and sorry to be missing this fun event! If you have purchased tickets, we will happily refund your money, unless you let us know otherwise. We wish...

February 3, 2020

On Wednesday, February 5th, from 4:30 - 6:00 pm, please join us for our Winter Family Festival. Enjoy pizza in your child's classroom, have a Dance Party with special DJ Matt Little-Farmer (teacher in the Green Room), and make a mask for our upcoming adults-only masque...

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...

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