CUMBERLAND – The Amaral Building on Mill Street is that “little building that could,” say town representatives, the last remaining building here from the photos of a century ago, even predating Cumberland Town Hall on Broad Street next door.

Inside the old post office are the sights and smells of neglect, to the untrained eye, a reason for demolition, while to the appreciative visitor, offering plenty of prospects for preservation.

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Such a horrible idea. Tear it down. That money should be used, since covid funds, to support those who responded to covid. Fire, EMS, Police infrastructure and equipment/vehicles. Tax break for households where the owners are nurses and allied health personnel? Something that would make more sense either way…

John Flynn

$1.8 million? That can’t be correct.

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