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What's in it for You? PDF Print E-mail

What does Buy Local means to you? Building our local economy is only a part of our mission. By supporting locally owned businesses, you help build a stronger community.

Buy Local isn’t just Shop Local. By supporting local businesses, you support all of the people that contribute to our economy, our community and our quality of life. By supporting locally owned businesses, you contribute to fostering an environment for everyone in our community to feel connected by building relationships and knowing our neighbors.

Buy Local strives to contribute to this growth by providing this site for everyone to use. So check it out! Whatever it is you need, you can find it in the Greater Bangor Area! Keep our dollars in Maine, know your neighbors and help build a stronger community – Buy Local!

Willow Martin, BuyLocalBangor Representative 

 
Benefits of Buying Locally PDF Print E-mail

Learn about key studies that examine the impact of large retail chains and the benefits of locally owned businesses.

http://www.newrules.org/retail/econimpact.html  

 
The Multiplier Effect PDF Print E-mail

"Buy local." We've all heard it. But does it really make a difference? Geoff Gratwick does the math, and the potential dividends are positively inspiring.

Read the full article at Bangor Metro:  http://www.bangormetro.com/media/Bangor-Metro/May-2006/The-Multiplier-Effect/

 
Local Business Economic Impact PDF Print E-mail

The Economic Impact of Locally Owned Businesses vs. Chains: A Case Study in Midcoast Maine.

Read the report in PDF format: http://www.newrules.org/retail/midcoaststudy.pdf

 
Local Links of Interest PDF Print E-mail
Bangor Center  Downtown Bangor: http://downtownbangor.com/
Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce:
http://www.bangorregion.com/
Portland Maine Buy Local:
http://portlandbuylocal.org  
 
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