Today's Blimp Time-Hop: Skynyrd's First & Last at CCCC
On June 14, 1977, Ronnie Van Zant and the guitar triple threat of Gary Rossington, Allen Collins, and Steve Gaines tore it up in Portland at the newly opened CCCC with Billy Powell on keyboards, Leon Wilkinson on bass and Artimus Pyle on drums.
How to Speak Propah Maineglish
These two Downeast knuckleheads are here to explain the proper use of the word, ‘wicked’ with their Maineglish instructional video. Meet Chipper and Randy from Glenburn (up neah Bangor, guy). These friggin’ guys are hilarious! They are the Wayne and Garth of Maine.
Today's Blimp Time-Hop: Scorpions Sting With a Sellout at CCCC
The legendary German rockers brought their Love at First Sting tour to town. They came back on the top of the bill on June, 13, 1984 and brought along a new band called Bon Jovi.
Maine Man Will Blow You Away Singing Queen
Next month, fans from all over Maine will gather at Port City Music Hall with for The 4th Annual Tribute to Queen!
Lovable Maine Dog Sings With Sirens
Meet Rusty. He’s a lab mix rescue dog who lives in Portland with his humans, the Begley family. Rusty has the incredible talent of matching his howl to the pitch of sirens from distant fire trucks!
Cunnin Alert: Maine Baby Goats & Kittens
They seem to get along wicked well together. Who couldn't use a little heart melting on a Monday?
Maine Viral Vet's Emotional Message Still Strong [NSFW]
Jeff was stopped at the store today by a mom pushing a stroller with a baby who recognized him as "the guy from Facebook". He was happily surprised by this because he "honestly thought the newness had worn off". Well it hasn't.
Today's Blimp Time-Hop: The Kinks Last Portland Show
This was the State of Confusion tour and The Kinks played here in Portland the night before the album of the same name was released
Maine Vs. Alaska: Who Was Colder This Week?
The National Weather Service in Gray put together a little chart to show us who felt the more of a chill this week.
Learn How to Use 'A Mess A', That's Mainer for a Whole Lot
Our unique vernacular is a constant fascination to folks 'from away', as well as the folks who live here and don't think we talk funny. Well we do. Wicked.
SuperHero 5K in Central Maine Saturday
A generous man named Jesse Tozier has volunteered to donate one of his kidneys to his friend, 'Superman' Scott Baker. To celebrate this super act of love and raise for money an amazing cause, there will be a Superhero 5k on Saturday June 9th.
Frankie Says: "More Snowmageddons" for Maine Next Winter
People of Maine "Be Prepared!" Just because it's June, it doesn't mean that our favorite Canadian weather forecaster isn't hard at work looking ahead to next winter.
Help Police Find Maine Mall Shoplifter
Looks like this fellah thought he could get away with sliding a pair of glasses under his coat. Hey bub, you're 'spostah pay for that first.
Could You See Yourself Floating on a Maine Pond in This?
We Mainahs love to go camping and tent in the great outdoors, especially this time of year. We also love to float (for example) on Sebago or on the Presumpscot. Now, we maybe can do both at the same time.
Maine's 10 Rules for People 'From Away'
We came across this spot-on list of rules for tourists to go over (and hopefully agree to) before they invade Vacationland this year.
Cuddling Maine Baby Goats Really Is The Best
The wicked awesome folks at Sunflower Farm in Cumberland are happy to let you commune with a baby goat and find some inner peace.
WATCH: Maine Forest Rangers At Work on Fire Up North
Check out this aerial video of an attack on a wildfire last week at Chesuncook in the northern Maine woods of Piscataquis County. Thank Maine Forest Rangers!
Today's Blimp Time-Hop: ZZ Top Pack the CCCC in '86
On June 3, 1986, that “lil’ ol’ band from Texas” returned to Portland for their 5th appearance at the Civic Center. ZZ brought along their futuristic melding of blues guitar and dance beats to the stage for a sold-out show.
Maine Veg Fest This Weekend
My nephew asked me, "why it said Veg Fest on Portland's Time and Temp Clock this week?" The answer is, this the 14th annual weekend that we veg-out around here.
4 Blimp Classics With Backwards Messages
To mark the occasion of WBLM's A to Z going backwards this year from Z to A, we thought it would be fun to revisit 4 songs we scratched the hell out of back in the day.