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. 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...
  2. City Council to Host Workshop on Parking Garage Proposal on September 10

    The City Council will host a public workshop on a proposal from Biddeford Innovation, Inc. to build a parking garage and complete the next phase of the City’s RiverWalk. The project will not use residential property tax dollars or raise the tax rate. Read on...
  3. Fiscal Year 2020 Tax Rate Set

    At their July 16 meeting, the Biddeford City Council set the tax rate for Fiscal Year 2020 at $19.98 per $1,000 in taxable value. Read on...
  4. Municipal Airport Receives $7.5 Million FAA Grant

    The grant funding will be used to make updates to the airport’s runway, taxiway, and tarmac. The FAA grant is funded at 100% through the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) 2018-2020 Supplemental Appropriation with no local share required. Read on...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
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