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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Biddeford Clam Flats Open in August 2022

Aerial view of Biddeford Pool, Maine

Through work of the City of Biddeford’s Shellfish Committee, the clam flats in Biddeford will be open for the month of August, but will be closed in September and October. One-day shellfish licenses will be issued through the City Clerk’s office for the r...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

Maine Property Tax Stabilization Program

The State of Maine has introduced a new program that allows certain senior-citizen residents to stabilize, or freeze, the property taxes on their homestead. As long as you qualify and file a timely application each year, the tax billed to you for your hom...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Biddeford Police Department’s National Accreditation Renewed

Lt. Ricky Doyon and Chief Beaupre stand between two CALEA staff members in front of a CALEA backdrop

The Biddeford Police Department is pleased to announce that it has received reaccreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. The accreditation will be valid through July 2026.

The Commission on Accreditation for Law E...

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

Main Street Closure Between Highland Street and Maplewood Ave

A segment of Main Street from Highland Street to Maplewood Ave will be closed to traffic daily between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. for the next four weeks due to sewer work. Drivers exiting the downtown can detour to South Street via Maplewood Av...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

New Hours at City Hall Begin on June 27

City Hall Hours as of June 27, 2022

City Hall will be open to the public on a new schedule beginning on Monday, June 27.

Monday and Tuesday Hours: 7 AM to 5 PM

Wednesday and Thursday Hours: 8 AM to 4 PM

Friday: Closed

By adding additional hours on Monday and Tuesday, we hope to accommo...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Avian Influenza Affecting Local Bird Population

Biddeford Pool Convent Beach

The Northeast is currently experiencing an outbreak of Highly Pathogen Avian Influenza, more commonly known as bird flu. Many communities in our area are seeing high numbers of dead or dying birds on beaches that have been affected by the flu.If you find ...
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Posted on: February 28, 2022

Purchase a Beach Permit Online

Fortune's Rocks Beach at Sunset

We are excited to be offering residents a new online service for purchasing beach permits in 2022! 

To purchase a resident beach permit online, you must attach/upload a copy of a VALID vehicle registration for the vehicle(s) listed on the permit. ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2022

Online Fire Permits

A campfire in a fire pit.

The Biddeford Fire Department will now offer burning permits for residents online at no charge.

Fire permits are required for all campfires, beach campfires, and open burning (slash, brush, or grass fires) in Biddeford. The Department previously only issue...

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