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Group of Business Leaders For New Bangor Arena 

A group of civic and business leaders, including representatives of Hollywood Slots, local banks, and the Bangor Mall, are announcing their support for a new event and convention center in Bangor.Friends of the Maine Center said on Sunday that they want the Bangor City Council to move ahead with the proposed project as soon as possible.They point to an economic impact study that shows the facility would create more than 400 jobs and return $26,000,000 annually to the local economy. They also announced a website in support of their campaign, www.themainecenter.com.