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Saturday, December 3, 2022

Council slashes transit funding

The Maricopa City Council moved last night to slash the amount of money allocated for public transit next year by more than 60 percent and begin a drastic overall of the city's public transit system.

Sept. 30 is deadline for benefit craft fair space

Maricopa Rotary Club is sponsoring a craft fair to benefit the local F.O.R. (Food, Opportunity, Resources) food bank.

All Green Clean provides healthy homes for Maricopans

All Green Clean is a local cleaning company that only uses environmentally safe cleaning products and techniques.

Desert Star Gymnastics in business with help from friends

Maricopa is lately talked about in a negative setting. I'm not dismissing there are problems, but there are a lot of positives in Maricopa.

Maricopa football in 7-on-7 action (GALLERY)

Maricopa High School football players tried out their summer skills in a 7-on-7 contest against Mesa June 21. Mesa will host the Rams June...

Election to determine path of flood control district

By Raquel Hendrickson Three men are running for two seats in the next election to hit Maricopa. Though it impacts property owners in the city...

What’s happening this week in Maricopa

Community events, kids’ activities and public meetings mark this week in Maricopa. Tuesday is particularly busy. MONDAY Friends of the Maricopa Public Library meet at...

PCSO arrests 2 after body found near Maricopa

  The identity of a man found in the Santa Cruz Wash near Anderson Road south of Maricopa-Casa Grande Highway has been announced and two...

Rides, food, performances at Our Lady of Grace

The 6th annual Our Lady of Grace Parish Festival and Carnival begins Friday at 4 p.m. and runs until 8 p.m. Sunday.This year’s festival...

Global Water gets zoning change for expansion

  A local water utility is on track for a planned expansion after being granted a zoning variance from City Council Tuesday. The council approved...

MCE debuts ‘Engage’ series with Mayor Price (video)

Mayor Christian Price’s approach to business leadership is a sum of all his experiences back to high school. That was one of the tidbits he...

Football Preview: MHS to face Shadow Mountain without star receiver

By Adam Wolfe The Maricopa High School Rams will be facing the Shadow Mountain Matadors without the services of wide receiver and team captain Johnny...

Our Lady of Grace hosts 9th Parish Festival (video)

Hundreds of Maricopa residents are flooding Our Lady of Grace Parish in Maricopa to attend its ninth annual Parish Festival throughout the weekend. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xu9-HtEudxM&feature=youtu.be The festival,...

Motorcycle rider in morning crash has message for drivers

A motorcycle rider injured in a crash Wednesday morning wants to remind drivers to pay attention to people on bikes.The rider, Terrance McKinnon, called...

Homework: gateway to increased retention

(This is a continuing series in which educators at Legacy Traditional School answer reader's questions about various educational topics.)

City manager: Audit to help MPD achieve next level of success

The city of Maricopa has contracted with an auditing firm to perform a management review of the Maricopa Police Department. Citygate Associates, LLC, will...

Vendors wanted for 3rd Annual Maricopa Salsa Festival presented by 85239.com

The City of Maricopa Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department is gearing up for the 3rd Annual Maricopa Salsa Festival presented by inmaricopa.com, and they...

O’Halleran again ranked most bipartisan Arizona House member

U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran was the most bipartisan House member in the Arizona delegation, according to a 2021 Bipartisan Index released by The Lugar...

Cyclist: Join the MOB

By Jerry Bricker Join the MOB and ride on a RAM. (MOB is Maricopans on Bicycles. An RAM is a Ride Around Maricopa.) I am an...

Cadets earn awards, promotions at JROTC night (GALLERY)

Maricopa High School Air Force Junior ROTC presented its annual awards night Saturday with a series of honors and promotions  and a Change of...

Six die in plane crash in Superstition Mountains

The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office has responded to a small plane crash that killed three adults and three children in a remote area of...

MUSD should recoup facilities costs

More than half of the 267 respondents to this week’s online poll question, “How much should MUSD charge to rent its facilities to churches...
Marijuana in Arizona

Arizona voters approve recreational marijuana

  Arizona was one of four states on Election Day to pass a ballot issue allowing recreational marijuana. Two states approved medical marijuana. In Arizona, Proposition 207...

MPD Report Oct. 1, 2009

01:20:21 10/01/09 09-12680 Suspicious W HONEYCUTT RD & N P E2 UTL RP ADV A CAR HORN GOING OFF IN...

New transportation company, 3 others approved to operate in city

The city of Maricopa issued permits to four businesses this past week, including a transportation company located within city limits.

On Stage: Rock musical ‘Next to Normal’ explores mental illness

A Pulitzer Prize-winning rock musical about mental illness comes to the stage for five performances in June. Maricopa Community Theatre will present “Next to Normal”...

Bahama Buck’s owners excited to bring Sno to Maricopa

A physician and an engineer may not seem a likely pair to open a Bahama Buck’s franchise, but they are excited about the opportunities. Dr....

Man survives near death experience to help others

He went to New Orleans with the intent of helping those ravaged by Hurricane Katrina. He had hoped to receive smiles and good wishes for his service, which he did, but one thing he received that wasn't good was hepatitis.

What’s happening this week in Maricopa

A debate among candidates for Maricopa City Council and a trip to Colossal Cave highlight this week’s events. For details on these and other...