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Volunteers Go Door to Door In Support of Arena Project 

Volunteers with the Arena Yes campaign spent Saturday morning going door to door to inform Bangor residents about the proposed arena and convention center project.The group met at their headquarters on state street in Bangor.Arena Yes is a committee of members of the community who are want the arena project to move forward.According to an independet study by the group Friends of the Maine Center, the new arena and convention center would bring 27-million dollars in annual economic activity for the region and about four hundred additional permanent jobs.Volunteer Julia Munsey says by going door to door, she hopes voters will be more informed before they head to the polls.”The city council and the city staff have done their due diligence about this project, this project can be paid for with no new taxes to the Bangor residents and we want to make sure that people are informed so that when they go to the polls on Wednesday, May 4th, they are voting for a project that they can feel good about that will ensure the longevity of our community,” she said.To learn more about Arena Yes visit their website here.A vote for the project is scheduled for May 4th.