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Morriss Disappointed by Lack of Open Downtown Businesses During McCoury Concert

June 7th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Although thousands of people swarmed the downtown Cumberland area on Memorial Day to enjoy the Del McCoury Band concert at Canal Place, many businesses chose not to take advantage. Just a few stores and restaurants made the decision to open their doors during the event leaving many visitors with few options before, during and after the show. It is a situation that caught the attention of Cumberland Mayor Ray Morriss. He said while the planned revitalization of the downtown mall will help businesses- store owners have to step up when opportunities present themselves…