CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — Cumberland now has a sister city in Estonia.
The Cumberland Times-News reports Cumberland Mayor Brian Grim and other city officials made Vilijandi Cumberland’s sister city Wednesday, sealing the deal over Skype.READ MORE: Now That Students Have Returned To The Classroom, One Question Remains: Are Children Safe?
The paper says there had been a relationship between Estonia and Allegany County in the past, but it had not developed. A new Vilijandi mayor reached out to renew the relationship.READ MORE: 'I'm All About Ellicott City' Ellicott City Residents & Business Owners React To Number 10 Ranking On Money Magazine's 'Best Places To Live List'
Members of both groups said they hoped to arrange mutual visits in the future. Estonia is located on the Baltic Sea, 60 miles due south of Finland.MORE NEWS: Audit Finds Electronic Tolls Overbilled Maryland Drivers
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