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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Emergency Warming Center

Warming Center

With extreme cold predicted for this weekend, Seeds of Hope Neighborhood Center and the City of Biddeford have partnered to open a temporary emergency warming center that will offer a safe, warm location to keep community members out of the elements and s...

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Posted on: February 2, 2023

Mayor's Affordable Housing Task Force Final Report and Recommendations

AHTF Report Cover

At the January 24 Council meeting, Councilors Doris Ortiz and Marty Grohman presented the findings and recommendations from the Mayor's Affordable Housing Task Force Report, which has been prepared by the Task Force over the last year.

Using the t...

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Posted on: January 27, 2023

A Statement from Mayor Casavant

A Statement from Mayor Casavant - January 27, 2023

"The many tragic deaths, across America, that we have seen on city streets, in city schools, and in public places, are a reminder to all of the importance and value of each human life. In Biddeford, our strength, for centuries, has been our diversity...

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Posted on: January 30, 2023

Winterfest 2023

WinterFest Logo

Due to extreme cold predicted for this weekend, outdoor events at Winterfest have been postponed to February 10 – 12, 2023! All indoor events, such as City Theater shows and the "Poker Crawl", are STILL scheduled for this weekend.&...

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Posted on: January 25, 2023

Mayor Casavant Appoints New Ward 5 Councilor

Julian Schlaver holds up his right hand to be sworn in as Ward 5 Councilor by City Clerk Kristy Cyr.

The Biddeford City Council approved Mayor Alan Casavant’s nomination of Julian Schlaver as City Councilor for Ward 5 at the January 24 City Council meeting. Schlaver will replace former Councilor Amy Clearwater for the remainder of the current t...

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Posted on: January 11, 2023

New Recycling Center Hours Begin February 8

The Biddeford City Council has approved changes to the operating hours for the City of Biddeford’s Recycling Center/Transfer Station that will go into effect on February 8, 2023.

The facility, located at 371 Hill Street in Biddeford, will now be ...

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Recycling Center/Transfer Station Information Biddeford Front Page News
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Notice of Comment Period and Public Hearing

CITY OF BIDDEFORD

Planning and Development Department Notice of Public Hearing

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

Entitlement Program

 

Amendments to CDBG Year 5 Action Plan

 

Public Hearing...

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Biddeford Front Page News
Posted on: January 11, 2023

City Seeks Information from Commercial Property Owners for Valuation Adjustments

The City of Biddeford Assessing Department is in the process of performing property valuation adjustments to be more consistent with market value.  The valuation adjustment process will include a more thorough analysis of commercial, industrial a...

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

Historic Preservation Commission Architectural Study

The Biddeford Historic Preservation Commission is about to embark on a project to document historic buildings in the downtown and surrounding areas of the city.  This project is called an Architectural Survey, and will be conducted by Kleinfelder...

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Posted on: October 18, 2022

Police Chief Recruitment Public Input

The City Manager will conduct an inclusive recruitment process to find a successor to Police Chief Roger Beaupre. The process includes gathering public input on the professional and personal qualities the community wants to see in its next Police Chief.

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

New Recycling Ordinance Aims to Curb Recycling Contamination

In its latest efforts to address recycling contamination in Biddeford, the Biddeford City Council approved an amendment to the City’s recycling ordinance that would enable the Public Works Department to revoke recycling services from repeat offe...

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Pearl Street Reconstruction Project

A conceptual rendering of Pearl Street at sunset, showing new buildings and a riverside park.

Work on the City of Biddeford’s Pearl Street Reconstruction Project is set to begin on Wednesday, September 7, 2022. Shaw Brothers has been contracted to complete this project, which is projected to continue until Spring 2023.

During the project,...

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