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Health inspector dings 13 businesses with 40 violations

A summary of the March 15-April 11 food inspections by Pinal County Environmental Health Services: Bashas' Deli Equipment, Food-Contact Surfaces, Nonfood-Contact Surfaces and Utensils Observed a...

Schurz, MEDA board say Price is right

The Maricopa Economic Development Alliance’s board of directors hired Maricopa Mayor Christian Price as its new president and CEO beginning July 1. Board chairman John...
Cox car

Cox provides details on coming Maricopa service

Cox Communications is beginning work to bring its gigabyte broadband service to Maricopa. The communications giant is expanding internet service, telephone, TV and security services...

MEDA adds 2 to its board

The Maricopa Economic Development Alliance added two seats to its board of directors and appointed Rita Adiani and Adam Hawkins to fill them. Adiani is...
Chilis Exterior Renderings

Maricopa Chili’s to be much larger than expected

The Chili’s Bar & Grill slated for the northeast corner of Stonegate Road and Maricopa-Casa Grande Highway will be significantly larger than expected. According to...

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino promotes two long-time employees

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino, part of Caesars Entertainment and the state’s only tribal casino to have an international management partner, recently announced the promotion of...

Caesars Entertainment and Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino host National Day of Hiring event

Caesars Entertainment, an incredible array of iconic brands including Harrah’s, is hosting a National Day of Hiring event on Thursday, February 24. The nationwide...

Vice Mayor Manfredi elected to rural transportation advocacy group

During the January meeting of the Central Arizona Governments (CAG) Governing Board, Maricopa City Vice Mayor Vincent Manfredi was elected to serve an additional...
Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers under construction

Cold Beer & Cheeseburgers looking at summer opening

Sonoran Creek Marketplace will get a new tenant and the city a new sit-down restaurant next summer when Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers opens on...
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Chili’s could open by November

The real estate broker for Chili’s has confirmed the company is in the discussions with the city and landlord to open a location in...

Critically-acclaimed restaurant coming to Maricopa

A critically acclaimed Phoenix restaurant is planning to open a location just south of the new Maricopa Library and Cultural Center near city hall. Cocina...

New retail coming to Maricopa Wells Shopping Center

A proposed 5,576 square foot multi-tenant shop building with a drive through will soon be coming to the Maricopa Wells Shopping Center. The new...
Price at State of City 2021

Mayor’s State of the City blends present, future

Mayor Christian Price took the theme of Wednesday night’s State of the City address – “Pure Imagination,” from the song in the movie Willy...

Sun Life offers full spectrum of care

We’ve all been to the doctor, and they’re all pretty much the same, right? You go in, they look you over for 5-10 minutes,...

Pecan Grove to bring nearly 300 homes to southeast part of city

The area near the city’s second high school is beginning to see the benefits of having the school in the area as developer: Emmerson...
Auto Zone Maricopa Fiesta

Auto Zone to open second location

Auto Zone is looking to open a second Maricopa location, in The Wells shopping center at the northwest corner of Maricopa-Casa Grande Highway and...

City has plenty of success to sell new businesses

The August opening of Sprouts Farmers Market in Maricopa drew a day-long throng of thousands. It was, perhaps, a standard turnout as Sprouts openings go,...

MOD Pizza, Jimmy John’s construction progressing

MOD Pizza is beginning the improvements on the interior space of its suite at Sonoran Creek, 20320 N. John Wayne Pkwy. Jimmy John’s received...

City to finally have its own hospital(s)

Maricopa’s booming growth brings lots of things — new stores, more traffic, rising home prices — and soon, two new hospitals for a city...
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Construction begins on new storage facility

A city that is growing like Maricopa needs plenty of places to store things. Starting next spring there will be 660 more storage units...
LQ Opening Sept 21

La Quinta to open Sept. 20

Maricopa’s first hotel in 66 years will open Sept. 20, as the LaQuinta Inn & Suites at Copper Sky begins accepting guests. There will...

Short on retirement savings? You are not alone; it’s not too late to plan

A 2019 report from the Government Accounting Office indicated 29% of households with at least one person age 55 and over have no retirement...
VICTOR MORENO

Local photographer donating business portraits

Local photographer Victor Moreno is giving back. As a thank-you for the work the local business community has given him throughout his career, Victor Moreno...
Carls Jr

Carl’s Jr. making a Maricopa comeback

Carl’s Jr. is returning to Maricopa. Sustainability Engineering Group of Scottsdale has filed a pre-application and request for site plan approval with the city for...

CubeSmart brings ‘Class A’ storage to town

Most of us have dealt with a storage unit at some point — during a move, as a place to store excess stuff or...

Sonoran Creek tenant improvements among permits granted

Here is a look at commercial permit activity in the city from July 16 - August 13, 2021: Discount Tire has been issued a permit...
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City buys back 2 acres near Estrella Gin

The Maricopa City Council approved the reacquisition of two acres adjacent to Estrella Gin Business Park at its meeting Tuesday, returning a potentially valuable...

Maricopa population tops in Pinal County

U.S. Census Bureau's release of 2020 data shows Maricopa is the most populous city or town in Pinal County with 58,125 residents. And as...
Fencing Near Iconic Tire

Another new development on John Wayne Parkway?

Many local residents have been speculating about possible new development south of Iconic Tire & Service Center at 19945 N. John Wayne Parkway, just north...
Harrah's Ak-Chin

Harrah’s penny slot yields $500K windfall

Jingles, chimes and cheers greeted one lucky Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino player as she hit the progressive jackpot on the Buffalo Grand® machine by Aristocrat...