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Preliminary Talks on Re-watering Canal

October 20th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

In the past few months, talks have resurfaced on the topic of a shelved federal plan to re-water the C&O Canal at Cumberland. Robin Summerfield, field representative for Sen. Ben Cardin, said some federal work had been done in Williamsport, Great Falls and Carroll Creek. The subject was discussed briefly during this week’s meeting of the Canal Place Preservation and Development Authority  as officials agreed that the plan to re-water the canal should be pursued through a united front, including support from the community. Summerfield described the talks as being in the very preliminary stages at this point…


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