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Limington man charged in double murder of his mother, her boyfriend

ALFRED, Maine — A Limington man made his first court appearance Friday after being charged in the double murder of his mom and her boyfriend. The victims are Cheryl Cote, 47, and Daniel Perkins, 46, according to court documents obtained by NEWS CENTER Maine. Cote is being held without bail at the York County Jail and his attorney has requested a mental health evaluation.
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Christopher R. Snow, 31

BRADFORD — Christopher R. Snow, 31, of Bradford NH, passed away on June 15, 2021 at his home. He was born in Laconia, NH on March 12, 1990 and attended Laconia, Tilton and Kearsarge schools. He had lived in or around the Bradford area for 14 years. Chris had worked diligently for Amtech nine years. He had an amazing work ethic and could fix just about anything.
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Quinn Engle, 36

MOULTONBOROUGH — Quinn Marei Engle, 36, of Moultonborough. passed away at home unexpectedly on June 4th. She will be deeply missed by all that knew her. She would bring a ray of sunlight everywhere she went. She loved her family and friends. Quinn loved all animals, especially ours, who she frequently referred to as the zoo. She will be deeply missed and always loved by the Martin family, Engle family, and all who had the privilege of knowing her. Rest in peace our love.
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Victims of Limington double murder identified in court hearing

ALFRED (WGME) -- The names of two people killed in Limington were released Friday as the man accused of killing them appeared in court. Matthew Cote made his first court appearance Friday via Zoom. Cote only spoke once in court Friday, after the judge read him the charges. The 21-year-old...

Elm St. project hits snag over retaining walls

LACONIA — Work on a multimillion-dollar commercial-residential project being developed by Scott Everett has been halted by the city in order to hear an appeal by a Lakeport property owner whose house abuts the site. Peter Brunette, of 15 Park St., is appealing a decision by city Planning and Code...
Kittery, MESeacoast Online

Lobstah On The Go: Kittery's newest food truck keeps it fresh

KITTERY, Maine — Mirroring the feelings of many throughout the pandemic, Tracey and Randy Small of York quickly became bored with the slowness of life. While many aimed to solve their boredom with a new hobby, such as spending time in nature or baking bread, the Smalls decided last year to open a new business.

County treasurer charged in road rage incident

CONWAY — Conway police on Wednesday filed a reckless driving charge against Carroll County Treasurer Joe Costello. They say the violation-level offense happened May 8 at about 1:51 p.m. near the Big Apple Citgo gas station in North Conway. The complaint, filed by police Sgt. James LaPoint, says Costello, 71,...

The 'Village Store' in Gilford has new owners

GILFORD — The “Village Store” in scenic Gilford Village, a Lakes Region landmark since 1836, was sold recently. In the fall of 2017, Malinda LaFlamme and Alex Fraser of Cambrian Properties, LLC acquired the historic store with two upstairs apartments and performed a major renovation of both the outside and inside. The interior remodeling brought back the nostalgia of days gone by, including its new charming café with pine floors, a stone gas fireplace, and wood beams. The addition of glass display cases for bakery and deli items, a brand new stainless kitchen, plus built-in display cases, and beadboard ceilings completed the store. The two apartments were renovated throughout.

Shirley Smith Johnson, 96

BELMONT — Shirley Smith Johnson, 96, of Belmont, NH, daughter of Mabel and Charles Smith and loving wife of Charles Henry Johnson, passed away peacefully on June 17, 2021, at her home in Belmont. She is survived by three children, Gay Borgstrom and son-in-law Alan Borgstrom of Sanbornton, NH, Lynn...

Big crowds round out 98th annual Motorcycle Week

LACONIA, N.H. — The 98th annual Laconia Motorcycle Week wraps up this weekend, and many business owners said it will give them the boost they need after they were hit hard by the pandemic. Event organizers and local officials said Motorcycle Week seemed to be the busiest in years, a...
Concord Monitor

N.H. loon preservation gets $800K settlement 18 years after oil spill

It has taken 18 years, but New Hampshire’s loon population will finally get a benefit from an oil tanker spill that left 98,000 gallons of fuel oil along the Massachusetts shoreline, killing at least 530 loons that were wintering there. “We know New Hampshire loons were affected by that oil...
Standish, MEWPFO

Boyfriend being questioned in death of Standish woman

STANDISH (WGME) -- A 29-year-old mother was found dead in Standish Wednesday. Her boyfriend was taken down in Waterboro by a K-9 and tactical team. State police say he is cooperating and being interviewed by state troopers. He is out of the hospital and not currently in custody. They have...
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Man Faces Two Counts of Murder for Bodies Found in Limington Fire

A 21-year-old man is facing charges for the deaths of two people whose bodies were found in a burning Limington house. The fire was discovered just after 5:00 Thursday morning at 259 Hardscrabble Road. When firefighters were able to make entry into the house, they found a man and woman who were deceased. Crime scene tape was put up around the home and the State Fire Marshal's Office and Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit South were called in to investigate the suspicious deaths. During that investigation, they determined that 21-year-old Matthew Cote was a person of interest.
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Man charged with two counts of murder in Limington deaths

LIMINGTON (WGME) -- Maine State Police say a man has been charged with two counts of murder in connection with two deaths in Limington. Early Thursday morning, crews responded to a fire on Hardscrabble Road, and deputies were seen with guns drawn. Early Thursday morning, a retired firefighter was driving...
Dover, NHFosters Daily Democrat

Dover to conduct summer sign clean-up

DOVER – The city Department of Planning and Community Development announces it will conduct a clean-up of off-premise signs, including those placed on trees and utility poles or within the right-of-way without permission. In Dover, temporary signs are permitted only in selected commercial zoning districts and must meet dimensional and...