Bucksport Chamber honors local leaders, businesses and heroes

BUCKSPORT — Local businesses can’t survive without support from local shoppers.

That was one of the main themes at the Bucksport Bay Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards event, held last Thursday night at the Alamo Theatre.

“The retailers can’t be here if you’re not buying stuff,” said keynote speaker Nancy Smith, executive director of GrowSmart Maine.

Smith described shopping locally as “the most basic economic development plan for a downtown.” Read more…

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