The “mid-town” façade improvement program will be taking applications, beginning April 29th through May 31st; projects will be selected in June of 2024. The program is for commercial properties within the city of Cumberland, located in the “mid-town” district, which encompasses North Centre and North Mechanic Streets, between Bedford Street and the where the two streets connect at Southern States. The maximum award for each project will be $10,000, but not every business that applies will receive funding. And, applicants are required top provide a 100 per cent cash match from private investment. For more information, stop by City Hall to pick up an application.