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Cumberland to Receive $55K+ in Main Street Program Funds

February 24th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced $7 million in awards for 41 Main Street programs across the state. The funding will support small businesses and other economic recovery efforts in both the state- and Baltimore City-designated Main Street communities. The funding is designed to support small main street businesses across the state in recovering from the economic toll caused by the pandemic. All of the state’s 33 designated Main Street Maryland communities and Baltimore City’s eight designated Main Street neighborhoods applied for and received awards to support their operating and capital grants to businesses in their districts. Cumberland  will receive $55,461. Downtown Development Commission executive director Melinda Kelleher said the city will move swiftly in getting checks into the hands of businesses seeking assistance…