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Posted on: March 31, 2020

April 3: Latest Updates to the City of Biddeford's COVID-19 Response

Financial Relief for Residents

At a City Council Special Meeting held virtually on Tuesday night, the Council voted to waive interest on Fiscal Year 2020 property and personal property tax payments for sixty days. Interest will now begin accruing after Jun...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

City Council to Continue Business Through Virtual Meetings

While City Hall remains closed to the public and gatherings of more than ten people are strongly discouraged as part of social distancing recommendations, we are not able to hold meetings the traditional way in the Council Chambers. Instead, we will be us...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Food Resources Available in Biddeford

If you are in need of food resources during this uncertain time, here are the options available in Biddeford that we are aware of as of March 31:

Food or Meal Distribution for All Ages

Seeds of Hope (35 South Street): Offering brown bag meals Monday-Friday ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Message from the Wastewater Department

A message from our Wastewater Department: We know that access to toilet paper has been limited recently, but please do not flush anything other than toilet paper down the toilet.

Products such as wipes (even "flushable" wipes), paper towels, napk...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

City Hall Hours During COVID-19 Health Crisis

New City Hall Hours

For the duration of the Governor’s most recent executive order placing limits on nonessential services, Biddeford City Hall’s hours will be Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thank you for your cooperation as we continuously work to adj...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

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. The preventative measures announced in the declaration were adopted in light of the need to practice social distancing in order to l...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

March 19 Updates on the City of Biddeford's COVID-19 Response

City Manager James Bennett, EMA Director Roby Fecteau, Police Chief Roger Beaupre, Fire Chief Scott Gagne, Public Works Director Jeff Demers, and City Clerk Carmen Morris held a virtual press conference to share the latest updates about the City of Biddef...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

March 24 Updates on the City of Biddeford's COVID-19 Response

Governor Janet Mills has issued an Executive Order requiring all non-essential businesses and operations in Maine to close their physical locations that are public facing, meaning those that allow in-person contact with non-employees. The Order also close...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Information Now Available

FY 21 Budget Timeline

The Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Process began on Thursday, March 5 when the City Manager presented the budget proposal to the City Council. Review information about the Fiscal Year 2021 budget proposal below.

Fiscal Year 2021 Budget

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

New Lottery System for 2020 Non-Resident Recreational Shellfish Licenses

New for the 2020 Shellfish License Season: All non-resident recreational shellfish licenses will be issued by LOTTERY DRAWING.

Starting on May 1, 2020, any non-resident of Biddeford may enter into the non-resident shellf...

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

2019 Year in Review Video

Our community has accomplished so much in 2019! Here is our "Top 10" list of Biddeford accomplishments, by City government and beyond, to celebrate.

10. New Technologies Improve Efficiency and Safety in City Departments

One of our most important j...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Family Fun Festival Wins Tenth Award

Mayor Casavant with National Night Out Award Plaque

The annual Family Fun Festival, a free community event in Biddeford offered as part of the National Night Out campaign each August, has received its tenth award from the National Association of Town Watch in the twelve-year history of the event. Mayor Ala...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Code Enforcement Issues Building Permits for Two Major Redevelopment Projects

The City of Biddeford’s Code Enforcement Department has issued building permits for two major redevelopment projects this month.

On January 13, building permits for the first phase of construction on the Lincoln Mill were issued to LHL Holdings, ...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Biddeford City Hall Clock Restored to Working Condition

Restored City Hall Clock in Tower

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.

The restoration pr...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

City Council Approves Parking Garage Financing Proposal

040419 Latest Garage Rendering

At their September 17 meeting, the Biddeford City Council voted to authorize the City Manager to enter into a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with Treadwell Franklin Infrastructure Capital and James W. Sewall Company (“TFIC Sewall”) ...

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