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Posted on: October 9, 2018

Parking Changes Coming to Downtown Biddeford on November 1

Beginning on November 1, the City of Biddeford will introduce several changes to parking in the downtown core, including increasing the number of time-limited on-street parking spaces and requiring parking permits for municipal parking lots in the downtow...

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

Absentee Ballots Available for November 6 Election - Sample Ballot

Absentee ballots for the November 6, 2018 State General & Referendum Election are now available in the City Clerk’s Office. Voters may request an absentee ballot either by coming into the City Clerk’s Office or calling 284-9307. Re...

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Biddeford City Hall in the Running for $150,000 National Grant to Repair Clock Tower

Vote Your Main Street

Biddeford City Hall’s Clock Tower has been selected as one of only 20 Main Street landmarks nationwide to compete for $2 million in restoration grant funding from American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation through the 2018...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

City of Biddeford Announces 2018 Employee and Volunteer Awards

2018 Employee of the Year

The City of Biddeford held its Third Annual Employee and Volunteer Banquet on Thursday, recognizing a set of exceptional employees and volunteers who have gone above and beyond expectations. This year, waste truck handler Terry Roberts was named Employee ...

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

Biddeford Mayor Declares November 1 “Extra Mile Day”

Biddeford Mayor Alan Casavant officially declared November 1, 2018 as Extra Mile Day in a proclamation at the October 16 City Council meeting.

Extra Mile Day is a part of the mission of Extra Mile America, an organization founded by Shawn Anderson. As a sy...

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

Recycling Contamination Update

The Public Works Department has been monitoring the international issue of recycling contamination for the past few months. Read the latest update on recycling by clicking the "Additional Info" link below.

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

City of Biddeford Joins Facebook

The City of Biddeford has launched its first Facebook page in an effort to enhance its communication with citizens.

The new “City Government Biddeford Maine” page will be used to provide relevant updates on all City departments, includi...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Biddeford Residents Encouraged to Improve Recycling Habits

The Public Works Department urges residents to take the time to read and implement the guidelines on the flyers that will be attached to their recycling bins after their waste is collected beginning next week. Due to changing markets, the costs of disposi...

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

City Takes First Steps Towards 3 Lincoln Street Redevelopment

Mayor Alan Casavant announced that the community has entered into discussions with James Brady and Brian Eng to develop the remainder of 3 Lincoln Street, presently proposed as the site of the city’s first parking garage. Brady and Eng will deve...

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Lincoln Street Construction Update: Work Will Improve Water Quality and Downtown Walkability

The upcoming phase of construction on Lincoln Street will contribute to the City of Biddeford’s efforts to separate sewer lines throughout the city and improve downtown walkability.

In a previous phase of downtown upgrades in 2011, the City completed sewer...

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

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...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

City Program Offers Assistance for Physical Improvements to Downtown Buildings

Members of Biddeford’s downtown business community are encouraged to apply for funding assistance to restore their buildings through the Downtown Improvement and Business Assistance Program. The program, administered by the Planning and Development Depart...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Lincoln Street Redevelopment to Include Construction in Downtown

Residents are warned to anticipate street closures and traffic pattern changes in Biddeford’s downtown as the City undertakes a major construction project this fall. The work, which is expected to begin the week of August 20, will improve Lincol...

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Posted on: July 31, 2018

City Officials Celebrate Police Department Accreditation

Police Department at CALEA Ceremony

The Biddeford Police Department joined an elite group of law enforcement agencies that have received national accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA). This honor, awarded to only 5 percent of law enfor...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

City Receives Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded the City of Biddeford a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its 2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), marking the eighth consecutive year that the...

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

Draft Parking Management Program Available for Review

The draft Parking Management Program document is available for public review by clicking the "Additional Info..." link below.  The draft document outlines proposed changes to time-limited parking spaces as part of an overall management ...

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

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.  For more information and to compete the opt-out form click on "Additional Info..." below.

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

Adopted 2018-2019 Work Plan

On January 16, 2018, the Biddeford City Council (Council) adopted a prioritized work plan for projects and activities. The priority list will assist the city manager and city staff with ensuring time and resources are directed toward appropriate projects ...

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

2019 Capitol Improvement Projects

City Departments put together their lists of needs over the next five years in the area of capital spending for vehicles and equipment, infrastructure upgrades or other major cost items. These requests are consolidated into a Plan book, which is forwarded...

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