Police execute 'high-risk search warrant' on Grant Street in Portland
PORTLAND (WGME) -- The Portland Police Department says it executed a "high-risk search warrant" on Grant Street in Portland Wednesday. Police say no one was arrested as a result of the search.
33-year-old identified as driver killed in fiery wreck on Maine Turnpike in York
YORK, Maine — Maine State Police have identified the man killed in a fiery turnpike crash last week. Authorities were called to the crash on the southbound side of the Maine Turnpike in York around 1:45 p.m. on Feb 19. Investigators learned a pickup truck left the road and...
The Maine Mall in South Portland is Over 50 Years Old
The Maine Mall in South Portland is 53 years old. That's amazing. If you follow the timeline of 'The Mall' you can see when it was in its heyday and when the decline of malls started to happen. But when malls were the place to be, shop, and socialize, there was no place better than The Maine Mall.
Uncover Portland's Pub Scene: 3 Phenomenal Pubs Worth Your Time
This article presents a guide to three unique pubs in Portland. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If yes, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Dive into Flavors: Top 3 Must-Try Seafood Restaurants in Scarborough
--- In this article, we're exploring three exceptional seafood restaurants located in Scarborough. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences. Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below!
Comments About Time and Temperature Building in Portland, Maine, Go Viral
It's been almost a centerpiece of the Portland, Maine, skyline, for the last six decades. According to Down East Magazine, the Time and Temperature Building in Monument Square -- as we know it now, complete with tri-panel electronic sign -- first lit up the sky in 1964. Since then, it...
Prediction for Maine, New Hampshire, Was Horribly Wrong
Is winter over in New England? Probably not. But here's an even better question to ask when it comes down to it. Outside of one storm that brought around one foot of snow to most Northern New England areas -- has winter even really shown up to Maine or New Hampshire?
Auto Repair Shop Named One of the Best in Portand, Maine
Finding an auto repair shop that you can trust to take care of your vehicle’s needs and keep it affordable is something that’s important for all drivers. There’s a good chance that you went to pick your car up after it had been serviced, and were handed an invoice that blew your mind. There are three reasons off the top of my head that this could have happened:
14-year-old unsolved Portland murder: New leads sought in Darien Richardson's case
Police in Portland are asking for new leads to help solve a 14-year-old killing. The Portland Police Department says Darien Richardson and Cory Girard were shot while sleeping in Richardson's apartment on Rackleef Street on Jan. 8, 2010. The pair were reportedly awoken by a masked intruder who entered their...
The best restaurants in Portland of 2024, according to the Press Herald’s critic
Portland is one of New England's best food cities, making it a delicious (but daunting) task to narrow down the Maine town's 75 best restaurants this year, as the Press Herald's critic did this week. Portland is undoubtedly a food destination in New England, and each year, a slate of...
The coldest February in Cumberland County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Chow Down During ‘Maine Restaurant Week’ March 1st-March 12th
Show some love to your favorite Maine restaurant, March 1st-March 12th!. For the first 12 days of March, you can show your appreciation to local establishments that are participating in Maine Restaurant week, and if even if some places aren't, it's still a good idea to give them your business!
Portland students call on Maine leaders to pass meaningful gun reform
PORTLAND (WGME) -- The epidemic of mass shootings and gun violence in the U.S. has hit close to home for students in Maine. Some students in Portland have called on Governor Janet Mills to pass meaningful gun reforms. A letter sent to Mills, signed by students, says Maine is too...
This Maine City Has Been Named One of the Happiest in the Nation
The latest happiness report is out, and Portland has passed with flying colors. Wallethub.com, a personal finance website, recently published its annual report on the happiest cities in America. Maine's largest city was rather far up on the list. Portland came in as the 17th happiest city in America, and...
Incredible Breakfast Cookoff: Taste delicious creations from Maine chefs
Some say breakfast the most important meal of the day, others just skip out and rush off to work. But Thursday is a little different over at Sea Dog Brewing in South Portland. CBS13 is proud media sponsors of Maine Restaurant Week which starts on Friday, but the chefs are helping us get in the spirit for the annual Breakfast Cookoff at Sea Dog Brewing in South Portland.
Starbucks embarks on union negotiations after allegations of union busting in Maine
Starbucks says it will begin talks with the Workers United union to reach bargaining agreements and develop a framework for workers to organize. It's been more than two years since the first Starbucks store voted to unionize and it has been an issue in Maine. In 2022, the Starbucks on...
Maine approaching record territory for lack of snow
PORTLAND, Maine — Grab the popcorn and buckle up, the weather will be a little wild over the next 24 hours. A strong, spring-like storm system will sweep through the Northeast with periods of rain, gusty winds, and big temperature swings. A warm front came through Tuesday night and...
Portland's 'The Living Room' offers accessible, immediate mental health crisis support
PORTLAND (WGME)- If you're going through a mental health crisis and need help from professionals, going to a psychiatric unit at a hospital may not be the quickest option, or it may be too intimidating. That's why a center in Portland called "The Living Room" is offering mental health help...
Cape Elizbeth faces tough choice of whether to build new school, renovate existing schools
CAPE ELIZABETH (WGME) – Like many public school districts in Maine, Cape Elizabeth is looking to build a new middle school or pay for costly renovations at all three current schools. This comes after voters rejected a $116 million bond two years ago for a new elementary and middle...
National Retailer to Open First Maine Store in Portland’s Old Port
If you haven't been paying much attention to Portland's Old Port lately, you're missing the rather obvious evolution of one of the most popular parts of the city. As recently as ten years ago, the Old Port in Portland, Maine, was littered with dive bars and dance clubs. Most of the retail shops sold trinkets or everyday attire. The area was known for its lively nightlife and the potential trouble that followed it.