Stories about Portland
News from Greater Portland and Cumberland County.
By Kim Block, CBS 13 on May 25, 2016, at 10:12 p.m.
Treatment and substance abuse recovery programs in Maine are struggling to keep up with demand. A unique program offered at a Portland yoga studio is helping to fill the gap, connecting the mind and body to treat the root causes of the problem.
By Bill Trotter on May 25, 2016, at 6:45 p.m.
BAR HARBOR | A leading candidate for the position of superintendent of the Mount Desert Island school system is expected to make a daylong visit to the island on Thursday, according to information posted on the system’s website. Marc Gousse, a Navy veteran, is superintendent of schools in Westbrook, …
on May 25, 2016, at 6:35 p.m.
BRBG Bar is expected to open on Brown Street in late August.
SETH AND THE CITY
on May 25, 2016, at 6:32 p.m.
A lot of Texans like Greater Portland.
By Nancy Walker on May 25, 2016, at 3:36 p.m.
Thursday, June 9, 2016 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.Friday, June 10, 2016 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.Saturday, June 11, 2016 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.Sunday, June 12, 2016 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.Wednesday, June 15, 2016 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.Thursday, June 16, 2016 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.Friday, June …
on May 25, 2016, at 2:50 p.m.
Is this how we’re trying to attract new investment into the state? New businesses? New talent? By doubling down on our commitment to dragging our heels into modernity? You know how Maine is having a great brand moment right now? Its legal challenge to the Obama Administrations directive on trans …
By Jessica Jamison on May 25, 2016, at 1:46 p.m.
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine – Sebago Technics, a Maine-based, engineering consulting firm, announced two recent promotions within its Survey/GIS discipline. Matthew W. Ek, PLS was promoted to the position of Director of Survey/GIS Advancement. Matt has 27+ years of survey experience and has been with Sebago Technics since 1994. As Director …
By CBS 13 on May 25, 2016, at 8:33 a.m.
He will start serving as Portland’s superintendent on July 1.
on May 25, 2016, at 12:46 a.m.
HARRISBURG, Pa. —The Portland Sea Dogs got even in a four-game series with the Harrisburg Senators, winning 5-4 on Tuesday night at FNB Field in an Eastern League baseball game in front of 2,787 fans. Portland snapped a three-game losing streak and ended Harrisburg’s seven-game win streak. Keith Couch (3-0) …
FROM BELOW AND TO THE LEFT
on May 25, 2016, at 12:32 a.m.
There is an international, multi-faceted movement under way that will soon dramatically transform things at City Hall. We need to be part of it.
By Emily Broadbent on May 24, 2016, at 2:45 p.m.
Monday, June 13, 2016 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Rising Tide Brewing Company, 103 Fox Street, Portland, Maine For more information: facebook.com/events/200290450364280/ From 6-7 p.m. there will be plenty of great conversation, snacks (on us), and delicious Rising Tide Beer (on you). From 7-7:30 p.m. we will catch you …
By CBS 13 on May 24, 2016, at 10:22 a.m.
A Portland man is in critical condition after his vehicle was struck head-on Monday night on Interstate 295 in South Portland, according to Maine State Police.
By Maggie Murphy on May 24, 2016, at 10:21 a.m.
PORTLAND — Psychiatrist Dr. Anne Hallward has been named the 2016 recipient of the American Women in Psychiatry’s Jeanne M. Spurlock Social Justice Award. The national award recognizes the outstanding work of one psychiatrist on behalf of marginalized people to tell their stories, improve their lives and advocate for their …
By CBS 13 on May 24, 2016, at 8:24 a.m.
Several fire trucks, ambulances, and hazmat crews are on scene.
on May 23, 2016, at 10:21 p.m.
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania — The Harrisburg Senators won their seventh straight game, beating the Portland Sea Dogs 6-5 on Monday night in an Eastern League baseball series opener at FNB Field. Portland had two leads and 11 hits, but lost their third straight game. With the Sea Dogs leading 5-4 entering …
By Nancy Walker on May 23, 2016, at 4:47 p.m.
Monday, July 18, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland, Maine For more information: 207-775-3052; meca.edu Keith Edmier has evolved his artistic process into one that intertwines his own personal narrative with historical personalities, architectural simulations, and botanical wonders. He has directly …
By Broadreach Public Relations on May 23, 2016, at 4:20 p.m.
Friday, May 27, 2016 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Blue Note Park, 848 Main Street, Westbrook, ME For more information: 207-730-0199; mainecenterforcreativity.org/ Join the Maine Center for Creativity for their upcoming Art All Around Public Workshop this Friday afternoon at Blue Note Park in Westbrook. The open-to-the-public collaborative art …
By Nancy Walker on May 23, 2016, at 4:12 p.m.
Monday, July 11, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland, Maine For more information: 207-775-3052; meca.edu Lori Nix was born in the late 1960’s and raised in the American Midwest. Her early exposure to the destructive powers of Mother Nature and Hollywood …
By Seth Koenig on May 23, 2016, at 3:26 p.m.
Protests, counter-protests, lawsuits and countersuits have been going on since at least 2012.
By Judy Harrison on May 23, 2016, at 2:37 p.m.
A federal judge Monday ordered police to stop enforcing a state law intended to protect women receiving reproductive services from the shouts of abortion protesters outside.