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New Bangor Arena Presentations Presented 

Now that they know how much it will cost, Bangor city leaders talked about how to pay for a new Bangor Arena.A city council workshop Monday featured presentations by two organizations helping to raise money for the project.Last week, the companies charged with designing a new arena and revamping the Civic Center priced out the projects at 80-million dollars.Most of the money would come from Hollywood Slots.Eastern Maine Development Corporation is also trying to line up financial support, along with a group of local business and civic leaders known as friends of the Maine center.The friends say they have been approached by many area business’s who are willing to invest in aspects of the arena, like sky boxes.There will be two public comment sessions regarding the new arena.The first one is Thursday, December 2nd at City Hall. The second one is set for Monday, December 6th at the civic center.