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With a team that is shorter in stature than last year, MHS boys’ basketball will face a difficult schedule, head coach Tony Fuller said. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrEdw71HvFI “Twin...

One of Maricopa’s lesser-known baseball divisions is closing out its season with a special game Saturday. Maricopa Little League’s 2017 Challenger Division series will end...

Ty Wolf and Melanie Franklin own Mr. and Mrs. Handy, doing odd jobs for Maricopans.   Hometown: Ty from BayShore Long Island, New York; Melanie from...

Students are sorting items inside an unused Desert Wind Middle School classroom this week in preparation for their annual rummage sale. The student-led sale will...

As Maricopa prepares for its first Veterans Day Parade this weekend, children are learning all about those who served. Fifth grade student Brady McMullen and...

Maricopa children ride buses to schools outside of the city every day. Valley schools that bus Maricopa children: Kyrene School District: Kyrene Akimel A-al Middle School, Kyrene...

Maricopa High School Theatre Company debuted its version of William Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" Thursday at the Performing Arts Center. The Bard's...

A presentation from the supervisor of the Maricopa Unified School District Transportation Department showed the school system pays its bus drivers less than a...

By Joycelyn Cabrera At 68 years old, volunteer cross-country coach Manuel Quintana has an unusual nickname around the Maricopa High School campus. The students refer to...

Written by Harry C Brock for Maricopa Historical Society Jim and Louise Slack and their three children came to Maricopa in 1956 from Casa Grande....

By Murray Siegel If we are to have a massive increase in new high-salary jobs, we need to increase the supply of Americans with sufficient...

Three signs near the entrance of the local Veterans Center recognize the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12043 and its efforts to serve the...

How are Maricopa seniors responding to having their own recreational space at Santa Cruz Elementary School?   Shirley Moenich: “If you’ve lost a spouse, or you have...

The first few tumultuous months of the 2017-18 school year for administrators in the Maricopa Unified School District have concluded. With resignations from a principal...

Developing independence in high school students has been the work of Master Sgt. Dishon Gregory for six years. It resulted in his winning the title...

By Merry Grace It has been brought to light that MUSD has been having ongoing transportation issues, and it is my belief that we parents...

For its fall production, the Maricopa High School Theater Company is performing William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew.” But it won’t quite be...

A patriotic display of vintage military vehicles will march through Maricopa while honoring veterans on Nov. 12. The route for the third annual Veterans...

Located down a winding, county road and bunkered beneath a small mountain in Thunderbird Farms is a hidden haven for Vietnam veterans.IF YOU GO What:...

Rick Abel and Thad Miller, two acting principals in the Maricopa Unified School District, will continue their positions and posts through the 2017-18 school...

Renita Myers, the Maricopa High School Principal on leave since September, resigned in October, district officials said Friday. Myers’ effective resignation date was originally listed...

The flour-covered hands of 20-year-old Anthony Gonzalez kneaded dough inside a kitchen classroom at a local community college Thursday night."The real hope is that...

Glenn Morrison is a former IT, a current Realtor and is running for constable of Maricopa/Stanfield Justice Court. Hometown: Tucson Resides in: Rancho El Dorado Maricopan since: 2009 Occupation: Candidate for Constable/Realtor Significant...

A shortage of drivers has created less space on some Maricopa Unified School District buses, but an overcrowding policy is being enforced, officials said. After...

A group of middle-school students was allegedly harassed by an unknown individual in a black mask Tuesday morning. Officials at Pima Butte Elementary School sent...

New curriculum for English-Language Arts could be in local classrooms next school year.Curriculum Price Tags “Company A”: $1,208,514 “Company B”: $1,319,500 “Company C”: $1,741,289 The Maricopa Unified School...

Maricopa Arts Council hosted the All-Maricopa Poetry Slam Friday night at Maricopa Public Library. Residents presented their verse before an audience, and judges chose...

Except for one athlete, Maricopa High School wrapped up its fall sports season last week. Evelyn Corliss, a sophomore runner on the cross country team,...

  After a Jekyll-and-Hyde season, the Maricopa High School varsity football team went out with a bang Friday night. The Rams put a choke hold on...

Local teachers will soon see a payout from the state’s recent 1.06 percent pay raise. MUSD will pay teachers from M&O because the state...