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August 30, 2018

PATHS’ Early Learning Center has part-time openings for children who turn three by October 15, 2018.

The program follows Portland Public Schools’ academic calendar with hours 8:30 – 1:15 (except for early-release Wednesdays). 

$65/week (Tuesday-Thursday)

$95/week (Monday-...

August 20, 2018

With the assistance of the Playground Committee and volunteers, we will be cleaning up the playground and outside of the building and/or installing playground activities in the Toddler Room courtyard and the hill behind the Greenhouse. Please join us. Refreshments and...

July 24, 2018

Check out this great PSA filmed right here at Catherine Morrill Day Nursery! This PSA about MaineHealth's "Let's Go! 5-2-1-0" program will air on WCSH6 in August and meets our objective of educating parents on the role "Let’s Go! plays in creating healthy spaces for ch...

July 16, 2018


After a coalition's thoughtful process to find ways to help teachers work with kids exhibiting explosive behavior, lawmakers do nothing to relieve the burden on child care providers and parents.

It was so disappointing that L.D. 1321, “An Act to Promote Social and Emo...

July 10, 2018

Please join Catherine Morrill Day Nursery for our SUMMER FAMILY FESTIVAL on Wednesday, July 25th from 4:30pm - 6pm with special guest Matt Loosigian!

Matt Loosigian is a dynamic, spirited performer. He travels throughout New England singing at fairs, festivals, schools,...

May 18, 2018

On May 17th, we had eight volunteers from Hannaford who participated in United Way’s Day of Action. They cleaned the playground, cleaned the attic, installed a snow fence and washed windows. We were one of 80 organizations helped throughout Cumberland County and we can...

May 8, 2018

Special thanks to the CMDN families and staff who participated in the Week of the Young Child parade and festival. We lucked out with weather and had a blast with face painting, the horse and buggy rides, the fire truck, the giant blow up whale, and all the other fun a...

May 8, 2018

We are very fortunate to have received Community Development Block Grant funding from the City of Portland to convert our cafeteria into an additional toddler classroom. We will begin construction in June and it will last most of the summer. We expect to be fully opera...

April 11, 2018

On Wednesday April 11, CMDN celebrated National Week of the Child with an art show. Many masterpieces were created and much fun was had by all!

April 5, 2018

Catherine Morrill Day Nursery is now one of the charities that can receive support from Amazon without much effort.  If you order goods from Amazon, you can use Amazon Smile, and they donate to us .5% of your purchase. The link below will take people directly to smile....

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