Biddeford's recent revitalization has gained national attention, including in The Christian Science Monitor.
"With some 35 neighborhood meetings and the participation of hundreds of residents, Biddeford opted to buy out the waste incinerator and move forward with other plans that ultimately created a wave of development and revitalization."
Did you know Biddeford is Maine's youngest City? The Portland Press Herald spotlighted Biddeford's recent demographic and economic transformation in a recent piece. According to Census data, the median age of all residents is 35, and more than quarter of our 21,400 residents are between the ages of 20 and 34. The article describes the history of how the city reached this point, as well as what these demographic trends mean for Biddeford’s future.
Elda, at 140 Main Street has been named one of the top 18 new American restaurants by the national publication Eater. Read their review below, which also gives a shoutout to the Palace Diner and Rabelais!
Elda has also received a stunning review in the New York Times.
MaineBiz recognized the announcement of the Pepperell Mill Campus solar project, which is expected to be the largest privately-owned solar development in the state once complete. Senator Angus King came to Biddeford to celebrate the announcement and the accomplishments of our City, saying that "Biddeford is the most dynamic community in Maine right now."