City Officials to Discuss KahBang Festival Contract Monday

BANGOR - News about the KahBang festival moving to Portland still all over social media, Friday city officials met to discuss the recent move.

Information is scarce on what discussions took place, however there is a five year contract between the city and the organization to hold the festival.

 

Council Chair Ben Sprague tells ABC 7 and FOX 22 that a discussion over that contract will be on the agenda at the upcoming Government Operations Committee meeting on Monday, though he says he doesn't believe there are major legal issues in regards to the change.

 

Several city officials, in fact, say they found out about the change in plans via social media.

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Karina joined the WVII ABC 7 and WFVX FOX Bangor News team in March of 2013. Raised as part of a military family, she likes to consider Massachusetts as her "home-base". Karina graduated from Suffolk University located in Boston, Massachusetts where she majored in Communications. From January 2012 to July 2012, Karina was a student reporter for New England Cable News (NECN) and would take part in a live shot every Tuesday for The Morning Show, covering topics from current events to the "Trophy Town" teams.

Karina also has a huge passion for sports. While in college she interned for New England Sports Network (NESN) as a “NESN Daily” intern, as well as the TD Garden, working in the control room for the Bruins and Celtics games. Also as a former college softball player, she loves staying active and looks forward to trying some of the sports the Bangor area has to offer!

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