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. July 14, 2020 Election Information

    Residents will cast their votes in the State Referendum Election and the Municipal Referendum Election. Voters who are registered in either the Democrat or Republican Party will also receive a candidate ballot for their party’s State Primary Election. Read on...
  2. Biddeford Vehicle Registration Deadline Set for June 30, 2020

    All vehicles owned by residents of Biddeford with expired registrations must be registered by June 30, 2020. Read on...
  3. Current City Hall Hours

    Beginning on Monday, June 22, the operating hours for all City Hall offices will be Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 4 PM. The City Clerk's Office and Code Enforcement continue to be open for walk-in service. Appointments are required for all other offices. Read on...
  4. Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Approval

    The City Council approved the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget on June 23, 2020. Read on...
  5. Lower Main Street Sewer Separation Project Update - Water Shutoff

    Please expect delays as sewer separation work continues on lower Main Street in Biddeford. Area residents and businesses should prepare for an upcoming overnight water shutoff on June 30, 2020. Read on...
  6. Biddeford Parking Enforcement Back in Effect as of June 18, 2020

    All posted parking restrictions in Biddeford will be enforced as of June 18, 2020, including both time-limited spaces and pay-to-park lots. Read on...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. City of Biddeford Launches Job Retention Program

    Forgivable loans of up to $12,500 will be available to businesses located in Biddeford that can create or retain jobs for low- to moderate-income residents. Read on...
  10. Saco & Biddeford Memorial Day Video Tribute

    In honor of the men and women who sacrificed their lives while serving in the US Military, Saco and Biddeford collaborated to offer a virtual ceremony on Memorial Day in lieu of the traditional parade. Read on...
  11. Public Works Updates

    The Biddeford Recycling Center has returned to normal operating procedures and hours as of Wednesday, May 20. The final day for the temporary Pay as You Throw bag replacement program has been set for Friday, May 29. Read on...
  12. City Council Continuing Business Through Virtual Meetings

    While City Hall remains closed to the public, the City Council will be using Zoom, a video conference tool, to complete business without meeting in person. You can continue to watch meetings on the Public Access Channel and our website. Read on...
  13. Watch Q&A with Mayor and City Manager

    On April 16, the Mayor and City Manager held an information session and Q&A about the City's response to COVID-19. Read on...
  14. Food Resources Available in Biddeford

    If you are in need of food resources during this uncertain time, click here for a list of options available in Biddeford that we are aware of as of April 27. Read on...
  15. Message from the Wastewater Department

    We know that access to toilet paper has been limited, but please do not flush anything other than toilet paper down the toilet. Products such as wipes (even flushable wipes), paper towels, napkins, and tissues need to be thrown in the trash, NOT flushed. Read on...
  16. Biddeford City Council Adopts Emergency Declaration

    On Monday evening, the Biddeford City Council adopted an emergency declaration order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. All City buildings and facilities are closed to the public and all public meetings are cancelled until further notice. Read on...
  17. Biddeford City Hall Clock Restored to Working Condition

    The Biddeford City Hall is ticking once again. Balzer Family Clock Works reinstalled the E. Howard & Co. clock in the Biddeford City Hall clock tower on October 10 after making the necessary repairs to restore it to working condition. Read on...
  18. 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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