Big Lots Grand Opening 

One of Bangor’s newest stores celebrated its Grand Opening Friday. Big Lots is located in the Parkade Shopping Center on Stillwater Avenue.Nearly 50 people work there. Company officials say they offer highly discounted brand name merchandise.To kick things off, the company presented a 25-hundred dollar check today to Fruit Street Elementary School.Store Manager, Judie Upham says, “We want to be good neighbors, and they wanted to contribute to the community and let them know that we want to be part of the community and be a good neighbor.”Big Lots has 1300 stores in 47 states. They’ve opened more than 40 other stores this year.