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G.M. Pollack & Sons Store Closes 

A jewelry store that’s been in business in downtown Bangor for 37 years is shutting down next week.Bangor is the only city in Maine with two G.M. Pollack & Sons stores.The company has decided to move all its local operations to the Bangor Mall store.Cheryl Worcester is the manager of the downtown store, and has worked there for 24 years.She says it’s tough to see the store close.She thanks their loyal customers for keeping them in business so long. “Basically we’re sad about it too, and we know it’s going to upset a lot of people. A lot of downtown businesses aren’t happy but I have to believe that the company is doing what’s best for the company at this time. We’ve had a lot of fun down here and we’re certainly gonna miss everybody.”Several employees are being laid off. Worcester is being transferred to the mall store.They will remain open downtown until May 29th.