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After 17 games, Maricopan Danae Ruiz is again the leading scorer for the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University women’s basketball team. Ruiz, a 2016 graduate of Maricopa...

  The Maricopa High School girls’ basketball team may be quietly hanging around the 14th ranking in 5A, but that’s OK with coach Melvin Mitchell. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPAgrWSMHpk “A...

Desert Wind Middle School Blended Learning students competed in Future City on Thursday, hoping for a chance to take their idea of a futuristic...

The gavel is in the hands of a new school board president this week. MUSD Governing Board to host community reception Jan. 17 at 5:30...

Maricopa offers diverse school options for students, and may be adding more. In addition to its large district school and five charter schools, a private...

  The game ended in dramatic fashion, with referees taking names, but the teams may not have heard the end of it. A Maricopa boys’ basketball...

  Resources, exhibitors and informational workshops will return this year to the third annual Senior Info/Expo at City Hall. The Jan. 20 event is free and...

  A local nonprofit is trimming its expectations of building a community center, focusing instead on a senior center. “Maricopa is the only city in Arizona...

  On a chilly morning in late November, third-grade teacher Stephanie Arturet walked into her classroom and was met with a big surprise.“I have students...

Patty Lyon “It’s a traffic issue for me! I’d like to see a law put in place that bans texting while driving at a city...

Twelve students from the Maricopa campus were among 167 graduates from Central Arizona College in December.   Maricopa Campus Lawrence A. Donald II, Associate of Arts* Yanira Guadalupe...

Middle school athletes will wash cars for free next week to benefit a good cause.High priority items: Powdered baby formula (large cans) Canned meat...

Through November, extracurricular programs within the Maricopa Unified School District received a funding boost of almost $40,000 in 2017. Donors submitted $38,902 to MUSD and...

By Murray Siegel Each school day morning, school buses transport elementary students who reside in Maricopa to school in Kyrene. Why should citizens of Maricopa care...

By Joycelyn Cabrera Sixteen-year-old Dreama King was awarded the Maricopa Police Department Explorers’ “Explorer of the Year” after she prevented a peer from committing suicide...

By Christian Price For those of you who know me, you know I can carry on a conversation with “the best of them.” I love...

Happy New Year, Maricopa. See the January InMaricopa magazine We plan the future by evaluating the past, looking back to look forward. Newborns are fresh-faced...

InMaricopa's most-read stories related to community issues:   ‘Blighted’ properties cleared from Heritage District City Council approved the demolition of three Heritage District properties in...

Hiring paraprofessionals for six elementary schools sparked a spirited debate between governing board members in the Maricopa Unified School District Wednesday night. The decision to...

A flood of teacher resignations four months into the school year have left Arizona districts scrambling to fill classroom positions before Christmas break. As of...

The Maricopa Rotary Club recognized a theatrical high school senior, as well as an eighth-grade “model student” Wednesday night as November Students of the...

By Gabriela Potter The American Legion Auxiliary of Maricopa thanks all participants and community for supporting the first Veterans Day Parade . Special thanks to  the...

Bret Roberts is the constable for the Maricopa/Stanfield Justice Court. He is also running for the state Legislature. Hometown: Bowling Green, Ohio Maricopan since: 2009 Occupation: Constable Family:...

Andrea Castano of Maricopa was among 18 Central Arizona College radiologic technology graduates honored during a pinning ceremony at its Superstition Mountain Campus on...

Saturday, the Maricopa High School Band, Theater Company and Technical Theater programs participated in the Town of Gila Bend's Light Parade and "Santa in...

Semi-retired engineer Bob Marsh moved to Maricopa seven years ago and has since sought to cure his insatiable itch to fix problems in the...

By Joan Koczor As we age, there is a greater emphasis on fitness to maintain health, independence and functionality. Physical activity on a daily basis is...

Two Maricopa High School teachers are moving up the ladder. In a few weeks, chemistry teacher Amy Stump and graphic design teacher Joby Thompson will...

Deven Daniel Garay of Maricopa passed away Dec. 8, 2017, in Maricopa. He was 22 years old. A memorial will be held in the MPR...

The K-8 blended learning program of the Maricopa Unified School District was presented with the 2017 Arizona School Board Association’s “Golden Bell Award” for excellence...