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UPDATE: Bangor City Council Holds Special Meeting 

The Bangor city council held a brief special meeting Monday evening on two referendums.They decided to hold a public hearing later this month to discuss possible dates for those votes on a new arena and combining city dispatch services with the county. The council has given approval to the initial steps toward building a $65,000,000 arena.And, councilors want to combine Bangor’s dispatch with Penobscot county, calling it a cost saving measure. Two separate groups collected enough signatures to force the referendums.The public hearing will be held on Monday, February 28th.