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Rolling Mill Residents Express Concerns, Rumors on Buyout Plans

October 7th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

Several residents of the Rolling Mill area of Cumberland which has been identified as a site for commercial development- with those plans including purchasing and demolishing dozens of houses there. The project, part of the city of Cumberland’s strategic economic development plan, is being led by the recently established Cumberland Economic Development Corporation. Many longtime property owners are not happy that they may be forced out of their homes.  Attempting to address some of the concerns raised during Tuesday night’s City Council meeting was Jonathan Hutcherson, chairman of the CEDC. He emphasized that no one is being threatened in any way or being told they must sell…


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