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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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Bicyclist seriously injured in Portland crash

PORTLAND, Maine — Portland police are investigating after a bicyclist was struck by a car and seriously injured. The incident happening Friday evening near the intersection of Washington Avenue and East Kidder Street. Police responded to several 911 calls about the crash at around 6:15 p.m. Police say the cyclist...
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Bicyclist hit in Portland

PORTLAND (WGME) -- First responders are on the scene at Washington Avenue in Portland where a bicyclist has been hit. The bike was snapped in half and pieces of the bicyclist’s helmet are scattered in the road. First responders have loaded the bicyclist into an ambulance. Right now, police are...

Police investigate death of Standish woman

The death of a woman in Standish is under investigation. WMTW reports that Cumberland County sheriff’s deputies were called to a home on Dow Road shortly before 10 a.m. Wednesday, part of an assault investigation. Deputies say they discovered the body of Amanda Brown of Standish. The 29-year-old woman’s body...
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Portland charter commissioner who called city manager ‘white supremacist’ can’t be recalled, attorney says

Portland’s top attorney said a group of residents cannot recall a newly elected charter commissioner who has accused the city manager of being a white supremacist. That comes amid the uproar that followed comments from Nasreen Sheikh-Yousef, a former Black P.O.W.E.R. organizer, accusing City Manager Jon Jennings of being a white supremacist and harming the Black in brown communities in the city, according to the Portland Press Herald.
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Free Live Music Is Happening All Over Portland, Maine on Monday

Get ready to hear live music wherever you go in Portland on Monday, June 21st. It is Make Music Portland Day. This is part of an international free music day with events happening from New York to Paris. Live performances will happen across the Portland peninsula on Monday, and it's all FREE. From the Make Music Portland Facebook Page:
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6 Portland-area restaurants commit to higher wages to attract workers

Six Portland-area restaurants have committed to providing higher wages and safer working conditions for employees and improving diversity as a national labor shortage forces hospitality businesses to find ways to attract workers. The move is part of a national campaign by restaurants, which have lost more workers during the pandemic...
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Instead Of Demolishing Brian Boru In Portland, Maine, The Entire Building Could Be Moved

The court of public opinion has spoken and the current owners of the building that once housed Brian Boru in Portland, Maine have heard the response loud and clear. News broke earlier this month that the iconic building could be torn down to build out a future parking lot. Uproar from the public followed but so did some interesting offers. Rather than tear down such a unique structure, why not relocate it?
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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...

John Malone talks $25M MMC donation

Boothbay summer residents John and Leslie Malone donated an historic $25 million to Maine Medical Center’s NEXT 150 Campaign June 15. The donation brings the campaign to $135 million, within hitting distance of the Portland hospital’s “next $150 Million” investment and the last leg of a $534 million project begun in late 2016. The final piece of the project – a six-story, 265,000 square foot tower dedicated to cardiac care – will be named Malone Family Tower and is slated for a 2023 completion.
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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...

Maine proposal approves Native Americans to build casinos

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) Maine’s legislature approved the initial proposal that would allow four Native American tribes to build gambling businesses on their lands, in reversal from years of resistance and laws that opposed Native ownership of casinos in the state. Breaking years of opposition against the bill, the House and...