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Cumberland Could Feel “Trickle Down” Effect Of Luke Paper Mill Closure

May 20th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

The loss of the Luke Paper Mill will mean a hit of more than $300,000 in property tax revenues for Allegany County. While it is obvious the county and towns such as Luke and Westernport near the plant will feel definite negative impacts- the effects on Cumberland are not as clearly defined. City Administrator Jeff Rhodes, during a recent public work session, said the biggest fiscal hit to Cumberland as a result of the mill closing could be less financial assistance being available from the county- calling it a “trickle down” effect…

 

2 Responses to “Cumberland Could Feel “Trickle Down” Effect Of Luke Paper Mill Closure”

  1. May 20, 2019 at 10:42 am, jackblack said:

    Trickle down—now thats a real gentile method of announcement—HOW ABOUT–HERE COMES ANOTHER KICK IN THE SEAT OF THE PANTS!!—A REAL HUMBLED,DOWN TO EARTH THINK TANK NEEDS TO COME TOGETHER UNBIASED,AND EFFECTIVE—PLENTY OF BLAME TO GO AROUND–THERES NO TIME FOR THAT—AND NO WE DO NOT NEED ANOTHER OUTSIDE CONSULTING FIRM.

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  2. May 20, 2019 at 9:39 pm, Joe Wellberg said:

    The great foreclosure crisis is coming.

    Reply

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