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Mayor, council members consider alternate plans for M&T building

September 16th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

A busy agenda Tuesday for the Cumberland Mayor and City Council with updates on a number of key projects including the downtown mall redesign and the future of the Memorial Hospital site. For the longest while the plans for the former M&T building on Baltimore Street had been to develop it into a boutique hotel- with an opening to coordinate with the new downtown mall. However, Matt Miller, executive director of the Cumberland Economic Development Corporation, reports that with COVID-19 having a negative impact on the hospitality industry and investors now reluctant to commit – it might be time to consider alternatives. Cumberland Mayor Ray Morriss…

As far as the former Memorial Hospital location, Miller says given the current climate, now is the time to seek proposals for the site…



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