New group to support town businesses


CORNWALL — The recently formed Economic Development Study Group has decided that the town does indeed require an economic development commission.

The eight members of the study group signed and sent a petition to the Board of Selectmen May 12. It was reviewed at the June 7 board meeting, where the request to put the plan to a public vote was unanimously accepted. It is expected to be on the agenda of the annual town meeting this fall.

Cornwall has never had an economic development commission, according to First Selectman Gordon Ridgway.

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