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DDC Director Discusses Necessity of Cancelling New Year’s Eve Event

December 18th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

Although the assumption for some time has been that Cumberland’s traditional New Year’s Eve program would be cancelled this year, it was made official last week with an announcement during the December meeting of the Downtown Development Commission.  With the number of COVID-19 cases continuing to surge in the region and statewide restrictions on crowd size in place, DDC Executive Director Melinda Kelleher said that cancelling the ball drop and the midnight fireworks was deemed the most prudent course of action…