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Balance Needed When Helping Area Homeless

October 6th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

It would seem that the City of Cumberland would welcome help dealing with the issues of homelessness and vagrancy throughout the area.  While help is indeed needed, sometimes that help can have different effects than intentioned.  City Resident Dave Biser brought up the issue of people who are spending their time at Riverside Park, some carrying weapons. Mayor Ray Morriss agrees that some kind of action needs to be taken, but groups that attempt to help may be doing more harm than good…