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CEDC Members Consider Building School at Former Hospital Site

October 15th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

The former Memorial Hospital site is viewed as having tremendous potential- and it has been the subject of much discussion in recent months by city officials. One idea put forward this week would see the location used for a new middle school.  The hospital facility was closed in November of 2009 – and with the exception of a period of a few years when an investment company rented to private tenants for commercial use- it has been dormant. The structure was demolished in 2015. During this week’s CEDC meeting, board member John Balch proposed selling the land to the Board of Education to use as the site of a new Cumberland middle school…