Logging Expo Kicks Off in Bangor 

The latest logging equipment is being shown this week-end at the Bangor Auditorium.The Northeastern Forest Products Equipment Expo is being held today and tomorrow.Close to 7,000 people are expected to show up.They’ll see everything from logging and sawmill equipment to firewood processing. Plus it’s a great chance for folks in the forest industry to get together.”Logging and forestry jobs are very singular, solitary jobs for the most part and we find that a lot of guys like to get together, look at the equipment, talk, catch up. It’s a fun event for them.” says Joe Phaneuf, Executive Director of the Northeastern Loggers Association.Even if you don’t work in the woods, there’s plenty for you to see too. There are 200 vendors and many offer items for homeowners.The show will continue Saturday from 9:00 am till 4:00 pm.Admission is $7.00.