Other News and Updates

This page will provide news and updates on upcoming happenings in Biddeford such as projects, events, and public meetings.

  1. Now Seeking Applications for Biddeford Youth Advisory Council

    The City is now seeking applications for the first program year of the Biddeford Youth Advisory Council. Members of the Youth Advisory Council will complete research and service projects related to issues they identify that affect youth in Biddeford. Read on...
  2. School Budget Validation Referendum Election

    The School Budget Validation Referendum Election will be held on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Absentee ballots are now available. Read on...
  3. Information for Non-Resident Recreational Shellfish License Applicants

    In an effort to eliminate having to wait outside in line, the City has implemented a voucher program for non-resident recreational shellfish licenses. Read on...
  4. Free Compost Dropoff Program Launches at Recycling Center

    To participate in the program, residents can collect their food waste at home and dump it in the compost collection bins at the Recycling Center during regular operating hours. Read on...
  5. April 2 City Council Meeting Review

    The City Council took action on several agenda items related to downtown redevelopment, including a Master Plan Agreement for 3 Lincoln St, parking garage permitting, and conceptual approval of a Riverdam redevelopment proposal with RiverWalk easements. Read on...
  6. Council Approves Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban

    Biddeford retailers will be prohibited from providing single-use plastic bags to customers starting on July 15, 2019. Read on...
  7. Biddeford Adopts New Public Engagement Platform

    The City of Biddeford is pleased to announce the launch of Polco, an innovative engagement platform where residents can directly provide input to the local government decision-making process. Visit polco.us/biddeford to get started. Read on...
  8. Restoration Work on City Hall Clock Begins

    It’s time to restore the Biddeford City Hall clock! Balzer Family Clock Works removed the E. Howard & Co. clock from Biddeford City Hall on March 28 to begin to make the necessary repairs that will allow the clock to tell time once again. Read on...
  9. South Street Construction and Main Street Sidewalk Work to Begin April 1

    April 1 marks the first day of work on two construction projects in Biddeford. Read on for more information about these projects. Read on...
  10. Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Documents Posted

    The Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Proposal is now available for review. For an easy way to provide input on the budget process, visit www.polco.us/Biddeford and answer the latest survey questions. Read on...
  11. Mayor's Welcome to Biddeford

    Welcome to Biddeford! Incorporated in 1853, Biddeford was once known as a textile mill town. While we’ve gone through quite a few changes since then, we’re staying true to that legacy, creating a 21st-century economy centered around our mills Read on...
  12. Opt-Out of Delivery of Unsolicited Printed or Written Materials Now Available

    Effective on January 1, 2018, Biddeford residents may opt-out of delivery of unsolicited printed or written materials. Read on...
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