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Though washes are flowing and monsoon clouds continue, skies will remain mostly clear this weekend over Maricopa with a sparse chance of precipitation carrying...

The Maricopa City Council welcomed a group of students from various African countries at their meeting Tuesday. In collaboration with Arizona State University, the organization...

A Maricopa icon officially became part of the Maricopa Historical Society’s inventory Saturday.  The famed Zephyr railcar was added to the Maricopa Historical Society’s list of assets at a breakfast...

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A new $43 million school budget was approved Wednesday night. The Maricopa Unified School District unanimously adopted its 2017-18 budget after months of deliberation. Working mostly...

Chrystal Allen-O'Jon is planning the second Maricopa Music Fest, set for April.   Hometown: Los Angeles, California Maricopan since: 2011 Occupation: Music & Arts , emphasis in...

  A public hearing for the Maricopa Unified School District’s proposed 2018 fiscal year budget is scheduled to take place Wednesday night. The MUSD governing board...

By Misty Newman Having a focus on outdoor recreation and activities creates a healthy and vibrant culture in communities. Culture includes the beliefs, customs, ways...

By Murray Siegel Many high school students are advised to consider a four-year university education following high school graduation to prepare for adult life. For...

In the early 1950s, a man named Harry Brock moved to Maricopa to begin work as a rural mail carrier. He roomed in the...

The historic California Zephyr railcar (right) makes its 2001 debut in Maricopa and is greeted by a modern Amtrak train (left). The railcar, which...

Scott Bartle has been the publisher of InMaricopa since 2004, when he founded the company. Hometown: Wanamaker, Indiana Maricopan: 2004-2016 Occupation: Publisher, InMaricopa Family: Wife, 2 stepsons, mom,...

Joby Thompson has been selected to attend the “Business Perspectives for Creative Leaders” program at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, July 23-28. The conference...

In CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen United States of America,   When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for...

A New Jersey native, Vincent Manfredi has been a Maricopan for seven years. He was elected to city council in 2014. Resides in: Maricopa Meadows Maricopan...

  The debate over different cost-of-living increases between certified and classified staff at the Maricopa Unified School District caused public concern Wednesday night. Five people, many...

By Donna McBride At a time when our country is celebrating its independence, hundreds of kids in Arizona’s foster care system are trying to find...

Around 125 high school students will soon enter an alternative program at Maricopa High School. Ram Academy is set to open Aug. 7 for students...

  Maricopa Unified Schools will be participating in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program. As part of this program, Maricopa Schools will...

Maricopa High School English teacher Aidan Balt has been chosen as a teacher fellow for the 2016-17 Arizona Hope Street Group Teacher Fellowship in...

District administrators at Maricopa Unified Schools are preparing to implement a new, equal, sick leave policy for their employees. Beginning July 1, all MUSD...

Sequoia Pathway Academy High School will gain new leadership in the upcoming school year. Former principal Nathan Lamma said he will not be returning....

When Mark Cisterna accepted his position as district athletic director at Maricopa Unified School District three years ago, he said he expected to retire...

Raquel Hendrickson has been the editor of InMaricopa.com since November 2014.   Hometown: Snowflake, Arizona Resides in: Rancho El Dorado Maricopan since: 2014 Occupation: Journalist Cars: Ford F150 Hobbies: Storytelling, art,...

Fathers Wipe your eyes when you cry, And check under the bed when you’re scared. They shelter you from all things unseen, And protect you from things unclean. Fathers Assists...

A man familiar with running the athletic program at Maricopa Unified School District will soon return to the position. Brian Winter will begin as district...

Details surrounding employee pay increases were not resolved among board members Wednesday night at the Maricopa Unified School District Governing Board meeting. Before a proposed...

  After months of arriving to meetings as the sun was setting, and not leaving until the moon was positioned high in the evening, MUSD...

Michelle Chance was born and raised in Maricopa and joined the staff this year as a full-time reporter. Hometown: Maricopa Maricopan since: 1989 Occupation: Reporter...

How do you express your appreciation for your dad on Father's Day? Maricopa columnist Adele shared her tribute to Dad. By Adele A Father IS A bug-killing,...