CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Small Business Grant Review Committee had an easy time of it as members on March 6 approved 54 applications for grants totaling $521,569 from the town’s American Rescue Plan Act small business grant program.

All that’s left now is to cut the checks, say town officials, as the financial aid is set to flow directly to local businesses that were hurt during the pandemic.

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I have to admit getting a hearty chuckle seeing so many Cumberland small businesses owned by loud and proud MAGA supporters totally OK with Socialism when it benefits them. [innocent] But hey that's what makes this country so great!! I'm happy folks are getting free money even if they don't deserve it.

Here's hoping some of that money actually makes it to the employees, but I doubt it greatly in many cases.

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