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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: 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: July 20, 2018

Public Notice: Clam Flats to be Closed

Per the Maine Department of Marine Resources, the Biddeford clam flats will be closed beginning August 1, 2018 and will be closed through August and September for water quality reasons. This closure is in effect for commercial and recreational clammers.

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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 Developm...

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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 9, 2018

South Street Construction Update

Blasting Area

On Thursday, August 10, blasting of the existing rock ledge between May Street and Highland Street will begin. Blasting will take place no earlier than 7 a.m. All those within the blasting zones have been notified according to City standards. Please conta...

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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: July 19, 2018

City Places Traffic Calming Planter on Main Street

Press Release

July 19, 2018

BIDDEFORD — A new flower planter installed on Main Street in Biddeford on Wednesday aims not just to improve the street’s aesthetics, but to slow down traffic. The planter box, placed in a no-parking ...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

City Commits Tax Rate of $19.70 for Fiscal Year 2019

Press Release

July 12, 2018

Increased Development Drives Down City Tax Rate

BIDDEFORD — Rising property values and a spate of new development have led to a lower property tax rate this year, but residents are being advised escalating property value...

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

2018 Beach Parking Permits Required at City Beaches

Beach permits may be obtained at the Biddeford City Clerk's office, Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm.  Permits are required at the City's Beach House, Middle Beach and Fortunes Rocks Beach parking lots.  You must present the regis...

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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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