A suspicious duffle bag drew a large police and fire presence, including the bomb squad, to a Stillwater Avenue plaza in Bangor on Saturday evening, according to News Center Maine.

The bag turned out not to be an explosive after investigation.

The plaza is home to AT&T, Mattress Firm and TD Bank. Both the plaza and the parking lot were emptied while police investigated there from about 6 p.m. to about 8 p.m., according to News Center Maine.

It’s been 10 days since the neighboring Walmart store in Bangor was temporarily closed while police investigated a suspicious object there. That turned out to be a pressure cooker out of a box.

Sarah Walker Caron is the senior editor, features, for the Bangor Daily News and the editor of Bangor Metro magazine. She’s the author of “Classic Diners of Maine,” and five cookbooks including “Easy...