Shoppers Take Advantage of Small Business Saturday 

Folks could help fuel local businesses Saturday.It was small business Saturday, which encourages people to shop locally.Black Friday is more catered toward malls and big box stores, whereas this gives attention to locally owned ones.These business owners say they enjoy having the one-on-one interaction with their customers.” I think shopping local not only keeps money in your community, it’s more money back in your community and maintains a vibrant community but, there’s a certain level of service that you get at a small store that you don’t get at a big box store,” said Co-Owner of Central Street Farmhouse, Zeth Lundy.” People are coming down and they’re realizing there are so many businesses in downtown Bangor and so many unique gifts that people can buy in a smaller setting,” said Co-owner, Rock and Art Shop, Annette Dodd.The business owners say downtown Bangor seemed to come alive Saturday and was bustling with shoppers.