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. Green and Yellow Parking Lot Reconfiguration Begins

    Construction has begun on a reconfiguration of the downtown parking lots in the Federal and Franklin Street area. The new design is intended to make the parking lots easier to navigate and will result in a net gain of hourly parking spaces. Read on...
  2. Communications Survey Now Available

    The City of Biddeford is seeking your feedback on how we can improve our communication channels, including The Biddeford Beat, our weekly email newsletter. Visit www.polco.us/biddeford to take the survey! Read on...
  3. 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...
  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. 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...
  8. 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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