Comments for: Bangor’s ‘unwritten law’ encouraged illegal saloons

Posted Jan. 06, 2013, at 10:35 a.m.
Last modified Jan. 06, 2013, at 11:33 a.m.

Alexander Savoy ran a cigar store at 203 Broad St., said the Bangor City Directory a century ago. Mrs. Annie Burns operated a lunch room next door. But if you checked the newspapers or asked any passing policeman you would get another story. Cigars were strictly a sideline for Savoy. …

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