Bangor is full of stores where special deals and sales take place on a weekly basis. This week alone boasts a plethora of money saving opportunities for a single mom from the area. Indeed, many will come from surrounding areas to take advantage of low prices on back-to-school items, clothing, furniture and more.
The deals below do not represent the only ones you will find at each location, but will give you an idea of some of the things you can look for. Weekly sales fliers can be found in each store, and will be helpful when searching out the best prices on what you need. You can look online for fliers as well.
NOTE: These are not reviews of products. Just general mentions to give you an idea of what is available in the area.
Toys R Us (6 Bangor Mall Blvd, Bangor) (7/31 – 8/6)
Back-to-school deals for this week include 4 boxes of 24-count Crayola crayons for only $1.00. You will have to purchase all 4 boxes in order to pay the dollar. Crayola colored pencils are being sold for $1.00 per 12-pack box.
Toys R Use has a deal going on this week where you will receive a free lunch kit when you purchase a backpack for $12.99, and they are giving away $10.00 gift cards when you purchase a Kindle Wi-Fi for $114.99 to $189.99.
There are even deals on baby needs, such as $20.00 off some of their strollers, car seats and travel systems, and $15.00 off the purchase of 2 value boxes of Pampers (92 count or higher). These deals require a coupon that is in this weeks flier.
Target (60 Longview Drive, Bangor) (7/31 – 8/6)
Target is selling assorted tee shirts and tops from Missoma Supply Co. for $5.00 each this week, as well as 6-packs of Elmer’s glue sticks for $1.00.
Walgreens (97 Oak Street, Bangor and 706 Broadway, Bangor) (7/31 – 8/6)
At Walgreens, you will find such deals as Wexford 2-pocket folders with prongs for only .11 and packages of erasers for .29. Mini staplers only cost .69, and there are legal pads on sale at a rate of 3 for $1.00. Plastic pencil boxes, 3-packs of glue sticks and 4 ounce bottles of glue are available for .59, and 20-pack stick pens are selling for .99.
For .39, you will find 1 subject notebooks, 10-packs of #2 pencils and 6-packs of Paper Mate highlighters and, at a cost of .59, there are packages of filler paper and boxes of 12 colored pencils.
Backpacks and book totes put out by High Trails or Anchorage are going for only $9.99 each, and are being offered as a buy 1 get 1 free deal as well.
Walgreens is having some good deals on food items as well, including a dozen eggs for $1.29. 11 ounce cans of Mandarin oranges, 4 ounce cans of mushrooms and boxes of Jello are being sold 2 for $1.00.
K-Mart (668 Hogan Road, Bangor) (7/31-8/6)
This store has a wide variety of products on sale this week. For school supplies, you will find 24-count boxes of Crayola crayons for .24 each, as well as composition notebooks and 10-count packages of pencils for .50. Also for .50, look for 2-packs of Elmer’s glue sticks and packages of Bic ball point pens.
Clothing deals this week include Route 66 denim items for kids, at only $10.00 each. Basic Editions girls’ dresses are $8.00, and Athletech socks are $5.00 per package of 10. Rustler workbooks can be found here for only $19.99.
12 ounce bags of Fresh Express Iceberg Salad Mix can be purchased for .99 each, and 68.75 to 75 ounce bottles of Xtra laundry detergent cost only $1.88 when purchased with a coupon from the weekly flier.
The Brita Filter water bottles are selling for $7.00, and a Manhattan futon can be acquired for $99.99.
Staples (180 Bangor Mall Blvd, Bangor and 1131 Union Street, Bangor) (7/31-8/6)
NOTE: 10 cent days are Sunday through Wednesday only. Staples has a very extensive listing of sales this week. You will find much more in their sales paper.
- Yellow Sharpie Accent highlighter, 2-pack .10
- #2 pencils 8-count .10
- Staples 3″x5″ white lined index cards, 100-count .10
They are also offering free 5-packs of Pental RSVP ballpoint pens, after rebate.
You will find many other deals as well, including 1 subject notebooks, Avery 5-pack dividers, and 100-count 4”x6” HP photo paper for .50 each. Purchase journals with pens for $1.00 each set, and nice, assorted lunch bags for $9.99.
Walmart (900 Stillwater Avenue, Bangor) (7/31-8/6)
Among the good deals on school necessities, you will find ScanDisk 8GB Flash Drives for $12.88 and the Toshiba Dual-Core 15.6″ laptop being sold at only $278.00. 1 subject notebooks can be purchased for .20, and plastic pencil boxes for .97.
OP V-Neck tee shirts in sizes small to 2X are selling for $4.88, while Faded Glory girls and boys crew tee shirts are going for $3.88. Faded Glory girls jeans are $7.29.
In the food section, you might want to stock up on Chef Boyardee canned pasta, which is being sold at .98.
Youth Complete Pairs glasses, for ages 18 and under are $29 each.
Kohl’s (520 Stillwater Avenue, Bangor) (7/31 to 8/2)
NOTE: Get $10 Kohl’s Cash for every $50 you spend. Pay attention to the date when you will have to spend this cash by.
Girls leggings can be found at Kohl’s this week for $9.99 per pair, and will go with most tops that your child will wear.
Best Buy (45 Bangor Mall Blvd, Bangor) (7/31 to 8/6)
This week, you will be able to pick up Toshiba laptops for $329.99 & $379.99. These will come in handy for your children to research school projects on, or if you are taking college courses.
JC Penny (639 Stillwater Avenue, Bangor) (7/31 – 8/6)
Boys and girls Arizona tee shirts are on sale at JC Penny for $5.99 each, and you will find Juniors’ Arizona print tee shirts $6.99.
The store is also having a deal on assorted pillows, where you can buy 1 at full cost and get 1 for $1.00.
Sears (693 Stillwater Avenue, Bangor) (7/31 to 8/6)
NOTE: Sears has a layaway option, if you did not already know.
Look for girls RVT jeggings in sizes 7 to 16 for $10.00 this week, as well as Juniors’ jegging capris.
Backpacks and messenger bags are 40% off right now, regularly costing $17.99 to $29.99.
For your bed, pillows are being sold as a buy 1 get 1 free deal, and Cannon twin/twin XL super size mattress pads are only $14.99. This alone is a savings of at least $15.00.
Hannaford (1133 Union Street, Bangor, 653 Broadway, Bangor and 773 Stillwater Avenue, Bangor) (7/31-8/6)
Their are two My Essentials products on sale for the current week. There 6 ounce cups of yogurt are .45, and the 16 ounce boxes of elbow macaroni are .89. The pasta is worth stocking up on as it can be stored for a long period of time.
Nature’s Place Organic Pasta is also on sale. Pick up their 12 ounce boxes for only $1.39.
Fresh Golden or green kiwi can be picked up at .33 each, and ears of corn are only .39. Purchase extra corn to put in the freezer.
Cambell’s canned spaghetti and spaghettios are selling for .93, and Hunts canned pasta sauce in 26-26.5 ounce sizes can be picked up for .99 each. Stock up on 28 ounce cans of Hannaford brand whole tomatoes for .89 as well, and buy some boxes of Pillsbury brownie mix in traditional fudge or milk chocolate flavors for $1.00 per box to have on hand.
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