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Desert Passage parcel 8 site plan

Construction to resume at Desert Passage

The Maricopa City Council on Tuesday approved a final plat for the full buildout of the Desert Passage community. The action will permit KB Home...

Teen channels passion for collectibles into new business

At 16 years old, Isabella Guilford may be a young business owner, but in the world of collectibles and antiques, she’s a seasoned veteran. “I’ve...
Cold Beers and Cheeseburgers Sonoran Creek

Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers adjusts opening date

One of the city’s most hotly anticipated sit-down restaurants has adjusted its construction timeline. Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers was initially slated to open a Maricopa...

Chili’s construction hit by long delay

A project to bring the first Chili’s Grill & Bar to Maricopa is no longer “full steam ahead.” The chain restaurant’s entry into the city...

Maricopa CPA eyes state House from neighboring district

Jim Chaston might be one of the most well-known politicians in Maricopa running for office. But no one in Maricopa can vote for him. The former...

Exceptional Hospital donates $20,000 to local charities

Exceptional Community Hospital is helping five of Maricopa’s top charitable groups do more in the community by donating $20,000 to the nominees for the...
Maricopa City Council Meeting 4/19/22 [Bryan Mordt]

City sells land to advance plans for Copper Sky medical campus

The City will sell three parcels of land adjacent to Copper Sky Regional Park for use in the development of a medical campus. City Council...

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...
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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...
Omni Self Storage rendering SIZED

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...
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...
open space estrella gin

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...
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Surf park plan features hotel, tiny-house village

Maricopans looking to have a bit of aquatic fun may soon be able to avoid a drive to a Valley waterpark or lake and...
17 Years InMaricopa

17-year anniversary: InMaricopa started with an idea, grew with the city

Not long after the incorporation of the City of Maricopa, Scott Bartle launched InMaricopa.com as a hyperlocal, online news source for the growing community....
Copa Glow 2020

Copa Glow: Balloon rides, vendors, craft beer garden

The City of Maricopa will hold it second Copa Glow Night Market on Friday, Jan. 15 after the success of last year's event. The free...