Lauren McCauley

Lauren McCauley

Lauren McCauley is the editor of Maine Morning Star. She has covered politics and policy in Maine for more than 10 years and is the former editor of Maine Beacon.


Rebuilding our mental health system takes money and time. Gun reforms can happen now

By: - October 31, 2023

After U.S. Rep. Jared Golden’s public change of heart over the need for an assault weapons ban, Republicans, including potential rivals for his 2nd District congressional seat, said he was politicizing the tragedy in Lewiston. Maine GOP chair Joel Stetkis issued a statement saying “it is clear that many politicians are seeking to capitalize on […]

Manhunt underway after 18 reported dead in Lewiston, Maine mass shooting

By: - October 26, 2023

A massive manhunt is underway early Thursday as local, state and federal law enforcement search central Maine for a person of interest after a mass shooting at two locations left a reported 18 people dead. At a press conference Thursday morning, Gov. Janet Mills confirmed that 18 people were killed and an additional 13 wounded […]