Gone but not forgotten

The future of the Ann & Hope sign on Mendon Road is still murky.

CUMBERLAND – As the renovation of the Ann & Hope Mill in Cumberland gets closer, some area residents and former residents are getting sentimental about what might be lost, saying they hope certain features past and present might be preserved or restored.

Jim Fredrikson, of Lincoln, says he feels the Ann & Hope pylon sign at the corner of Mendon Road and Ann & Hope Way should be declared of historical significance and be preserved, as should the old store sign on the other end, at the Broad Street side of the building.

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