Other News and Updates

This page will provide news and updates on upcoming happenings in Biddeford such as projects, events, and public meetings. Click the tabs on the left or the stories below to find out what's new.

  1. April 3: Latest Updates to the City of Biddeford's COVID-19 Response

    At the March 31 City Council meeting, the Council approved measures that will provide financial relief to residents during COVID-19, new procedures for PAYT bag replacement and curbside brush disposal, and the reopening of the Recycling Center. Read on...
  2. City Council to Continue Business Through Virtual Meetings

    While City Hall remains closed to the public, the City Council will be using Zoom, a video conference tool, to complete business without meeting in person. You can continue to watch meetings on the Public Access Channel and our website. Read on...
  3. Food Resources Available in Biddeford

    If you are in need of food resources during this uncertain time, click here for a list of options available in Biddeford that we are aware of as of March 31: Read on...
  4. Message from the Wastewater Department

    We know that access to toilet paper has been limited, but please do not flush anything other than toilet paper down the toilet. Products such as wipes (even flushable wipes), paper towels, napkins, and tissues need to be thrown in the trash, NOT flushed. Read on...
  5. City Hall Hours During COVID-19 Health Crisis

    For the duration of the Governor's most recent executive order placing limits on nonessential services, Biddeford City Hall's hours will be Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Read on...
  6. Biddeford City Council Adopts Emergency Declaration

    On Monday evening, the Biddeford City Council adopted an emergency declaration order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. All City buildings and facilities are closed to the public and all public meetings are cancelled until further notice. Read on...
  7. March 19 Updates on the City of Biddeford's COVID-19 Response

    Get the latest updates on the City's COVID-19 response from City Manager James Bennett, EMA Director Roby Fecteau, Police Chief Roger Beaupre, Fire Chief Scott Gagne, Public Works Director Jeff Demers, and City Clerk Carmen Morris. Read on...
  8. March 24 Updates on the City of Biddeford's COVID-19 Response

    Our team will be meeting in the morning to discuss changes to existing protocols given the Governor's latest Executive Order . Read on...
  9. Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Information Now Available

    The Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Process began on Thursday, March 5 when the City Manager presented the budget proposal to the City Council. Review information about the Fiscal Year 2021 budget proposal here. Read on...
  10. New Lottery System for 2020 Non-Resident Recreational Shellfish Licenses

    New for the 2020 Shellfish License Season: All non-resident recreational shellfish licenses will be issued by LOTTERY DRAWING. Read on...
  11. 2019 Year in Review Video

    The Biddeford community accomplished so much in 2019! Check out our Year in Review video. Read on...
  12. Family Fun Festival Wins Tenth Award

    The annual Family Fun Festival, a free community event in Biddeford offered as part of the National Night Out campaign each August, has received its tenth award from the National Association of Town Watch in the twelve-year history of the event. Read on...
  13. Code Enforcement Issues Building Permits for Two Major Redevelopment Projects

    In the first two weeks of January, Code Enforcement issued building permits for the first phases of redevelopment work on the Lincoln Mill and the Riverdam Mill. Read on...
  14. Biddeford City Hall Clock Restored to Working Condition

    The Biddeford City Hall is ticking once again. Balzer Family Clock Works reinstalled the E. Howard & Co. clock in the Biddeford City Hall clock tower on October 10 after making the necessary repairs to restore it to working condition. Read on...
  15. City Council Approves Parking Garage Financing Proposal

    At their September 17 meeting, the Biddeford City Council voted to authorize the City Manager to enter into a Joint Development Agreement with TFIC Sewall to build a downtown parking garage as well as complete the next phase the City’s RiverWalk. Read on...
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