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Sunday, May 22, 2022

Seniors graduate from Maricopa Virtual Academy (Photos)

Seniors in the Maricopa Virtual Academy graduated on Thursday night. Family and friends watched 38 students receive their diplomas on a festively-decorated stage in the...
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Poll shows split on choice to succeed Price as mayor

The election to replace departing Mayor Christian Price is still more than two years away, but that doesn’t mean Maricopa residents are short on...

Biggs: Cavanaugh is fiscal conservative in name only

By Braden Biggs Supervisor (Kevin) Cavanaugh talks a big game about being a fiscal conservative and wanting a smaller government. However, his actions and the...

Police: Driver with revoked license of 17 years faces drug charges

A traffic stop overnight Wednesday led to drug charges for the driver, according to police. Nathan J. Neblina was charged with possession of dangerous drugs,...

Town Hall for City Council candidates scheduled

InMaricopa will host a Town Hall to help voters get to know the candidates wanting to represent them on the Maricopa City Council on...
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Planning & Zoning to review 2 multi-family projects

The Maricopa Planning & Zoning Commission on Monday will review two multi-family projects – a townhome project with units for sale and a high-density...

Backyard ‘ritual’ ends in arrest, police say

A man was arrested Wednesday morning after police responded to a report of a backyard “ritual” causing damage at the caller's home in Homestead.  Swann...
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More lane closures, restrictions on I-10, US 60 this weekend

Another weekend, another round of closures on Valley freeways sure to affect some Maricopa drivers. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, the westbound US...

Maricopa Wells Middle School wins girls’ track title

Yet another Maricopa middle school athletic team has brought home a conference title. The Maricopa Wells girls’ track team narrowly edged Casa Grande’s Villago Middle...
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Police: Man with 3 warrants for unlawful flight flees officer

A man encountered by police threw his vehicle into reverse while parked at a QuikTrip gas pump, struck an occupied vehicle and fled south...

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino hosts food drive for Maricopa Pantry

After a fire destroyed more than 50,000 pounds of food at the local Maricopa Pantry, the HERO Committee at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino hosted a...

Mayor Price’s resignation letter to city leaders, citizens

Mayor Christian Price announced April 28 on his Facebook page that he would step down, effective June 30, to take a position as CEO...
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455 new homes set to rise in Sorrento

Construction of 455 new homes at Sorrento may begin. Maricopa City Council Tuesday granted final plat approval to subdivide four parcels in Sorrento, paving the...
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455 new homes set to rise in Sorrento

Construction of 455 new homes at Sorrento may begin. Maricopa City Council Tuesday granted final plat approval to subdivide four parcels in Sorrento, paving the...
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Council OKs zoning change for 5-story apartment buildings

Maricopa City Council voted 5-2 on Tuesday to approve land use and zoning changes for the proposed 536-unit Home at Maricopa apartment project, allowing...
Sequoia Pathway Girls Golf state champs

Sequoia Pathway girls win junior high state golf title

The Sequoia Pathway Junior High girls’ golf team captured the Canyon Athletic Association Division I-II state championship Saturday, winning the title in the program’s...

Man charged with DUI, assault on officer and public urination

A man was arrested Thursday night after he allegedly urinated on the roadway during a traffic stop and attempted to bite an officer, police...

Council to consider rezoning for big apartment complex amid Porter Road traffic concerns

By Bob McGovern and Jay Taylor Maricopa City Council tonight will consider final rezoning approval for Home at Maricopa, a proposed 536-unit apartment complex near...

Heritage Academy wins state softball championship

The varsity softball team from Heritage Academy has won the AZCAA Division 2 State Championship. The Heroes defeated a talented Imagine Prep Storm team of Surprise...

Flatbed truck ignites at MUSD administration building

A flatbed truck caught fire Tuesday morning at the Maricopa Unified School District administration building.  About 9:25 a.m., flames were visible from the vehicle parked...

Man escorted off Amtrak train, charged with possession of stolen handgun

An Amtrak passenger faces theft and gun charges after he was escorted off a train in Maricopa, according to police.  Ryan Nieves, 20, was charged...

Manfredi: City Council proposing property tax reduction

By Vincent Manfredi Taxes are too high. I have made it a mission to mandate the lowering of property taxes for every taxpayer. As your councilmember...
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Franchisee sets construction start for second Burger King

Construction will begin this year on Maricopa’s second Burger King restaurant. “(We will) break ground on the second Burger King by year end,” said Tom...

Injured worker rescued from trench during water main repair

A worker was rescued from a trench Sunday afternoon during repairs to a broken water main at the Panda Express restaurant on John Wayne...

City Council to vote on tentative $189M spending plan

City Council is set to discuss and vote on a tentative $189 million spending plan for Fiscal Year 2022/2023 at its 6 p.m. meeting...
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Council set to act Tuesday on huge apartment complex

Maricopa City Council will vote Tuesday on a request to rezone 25.3 acres off Porter Road for a 536-unit apartment complex, one week after...

3 face drug charges after traffic stop

A man and two women were arrested Thursday following a traffic stop. The driver of the vehicle, Roger D. White, 45, was charged with possession...

Slim Chickens selects restaurant site

The franchise rights owner for Slim Chickens restaurants in Arizona has acquired a site in Maricopa. Tom Barnett, who owns the rights to operate up...

Poll: Readers mostly split on support for Palo Verde park

The 23,000-acre Palo Verde Regional Park proposed by Pinal County for west of Maricopa enjoyed less-than-overwhelming support in this week’s informal poll. We asked: “Do...

Major East Valley freeways to close this weekend

If you’re headed to the Valley this weekend, be sure to allow extra travel time, especially if traveling on two specific freeways. The Arizona Department...