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. Absentee Ballot Information for November 3, 2020 Election

    The City Clerk’s Office is now taking Absentee Ballot Requests for the upcoming November 3, 2020 State General & Municipal Referendum Election. Read on...
  2. Notice of Public Comment Extension

    The Public Comment period for obtaining citizen input regarding the Citizen Participation Plan, Consolidated Plan, Year 2 Action Plan (to address CDBG covid virus stimulus funds) and Year 3 Action Plan has been extended until September 23, 2020 at 3:00. Read on...
  3. Biddeford Police Department Warns Residents of Police Impersonation Scam

    An unknown source has “spoofed” the Biddeford Police Department phone number and is making calls to area residents demanding a substantial cash payment under the threat of arrest. Read on...
  4. City and Project Partners Break Ground on Biddeford’s First Parking Garage

    The City of Biddeford, Treadwell Franklin Infrastructure Capital, Amber Infrastructure Group and PC Construction broke ground on a 640-space parking garage to be located at 3 Lincoln Street. The garage will support parking needs in Biddeford's downtown. Read on...
  5. Public Hearing on Potential Bond Referendums

    The Biddeford City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. to consider potential Bond Referendums to be included on the ballot at the November 3, 2020 Election. Read on...
  6. Clam Flat Closure

    Per the Maine Department of Marine Resources, all Biddeford clam flats are closed for the months of August, September and October 2020. Read on...
  7. City Council Supports Nomination of City’s New Finance Director

    The Biddeford City Council has confirmed City Manager James Bennett’s nomination of Alison Garrison to become Biddeford’s next Finance Director. Read on...
  8. Temporary Outdoor Restaurant and Retail Operation Permits

    The Biddeford City Council has passed an emergency ordinance allowing public space to be used for outdoor operations of retail businesses and restaurants. Business owners can apply now. Read on...
  9. Statement from Mayor Casavant on George Floyd

    Mayor Casavant delivered the following statement condemning racism in our community at the June 2, 2020 City Council Meeting. Read on...
  10. 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...
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