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DDC concerned with lack of progress on Rolling Mill project

February 10th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

During Thursday’s regular monthly meeting of the Downtown Development Commission, questions were raised about the lack of  progress on the Maryland Avenue Redevelopment Project. Although the effort to develop a commercial plaza and shopping complex in the Rolling Mill district dates back to 2015- a formal groundbreaking wasn’t  held until December of 2020- and to date only one building is partially completed. Developer Ed Scott at the time of the groundbreaking predicted significant progress with businesses opening in 2022- but that hasn’t happened-  and it now appears as though construction activity has come to a halt. Cumberland Economic Development Corporation executive director Matt Miller said city officials hope to get an update on the time line when they meet with the developer…