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Saturday, December 3, 2022

Affordable-housing apartments north of City Hall moving forward

The Planning & Zoning Commission this week unanimously approved site, landscape, elevation and photometric plans for a 252-unit, affordable-housing community just north of City...

Poll: Readers embrace coming of Tractor Supply, but still want more

Maricopa is finally getting the big-box store residents have been clamoring for, and the populace – at least that portion that responded to our...

Nando’s opening date pushed back

The wait for a sit-down Mexican restaurant in Maricopa will extend a bit longer. Tim Shaughnessy, co-owner of Southeast Valley mainstay Nando’s Mexican Café, said...

Construction of AutoZone store at The Wells moving tirelessly

The city’s second AutoZone, which is under construction at The Wells, is on pace for a January completion, a city official said. The store’s framing...

Marshalls’ opening pushed to Nov. 13

The city’s shopping landscape is poised for change. Marshalls soon will open its Maricopa store in Sonoran Creek Marketplace at 20250 N. John Wayne Pkwy.,...

Tractor Supply Co. site to be in The Wells near Walmart

Tractor Supply Co., the largest rural-lifestyle retailer in the U.S., is coming to Maricopa with a bang. The retail giant plans to bring its new...

The stars came out for Mayor Nancy Smith’s first State of the City address

It was a who's who of Maricopa at the reception that preceded Mayor Nancy Smith's first State of the City address on Oct. 19. Captains...

Brunch Snob deal for Sunrise Diner space falls through

Negotiations that would have brought a popular Ahwatukee brunch restaurant to Maricopa in the space of the now-closed Sunrise Diner have fallen through. Celine Hillsbery,...

Cell tower to sprout behind Basha’s, Dickey’s

Cell phone connections could become clearer in the Rancho El Dorado area in coming years after a cell tower designed improve mobile phone signals...

Maricopa Chamber of Commerce seeks Board of Directors nominees

The Maricopa Chamber of Commerce is taking first steps to elect its Board of Directors for 2023 with its call for nominees. To serve on...

New hospital campus near Copper Sky park given rezoning to move forward

City Council this week unanimously approved rezoning land surrounding Copper Sky Regional Park for two proposed campuses – one for a hospital and one...

Maricopa buys parcel near Heritage District

The city is purchasing 4.1 acres north of Honeycutt Avenue and east of John Wayne Parkway south of the overpass near the Heritage District. The...

A light goes on: Sync traffic signals on SR 347 within city limits, mayor...

Drivers might not necessarily get non-stop service from one end of Maricopa to the other, but Mayor Nancy Smith said she has experienced firsthand...

Commercial project proposed near Honeycutt and Porter roads

Alpine Development Partners LLC is proposing a commercial development to be known as Maricopa Commercial Center on a site east of Porter Road and...
Apartment site near Estrella Gin

Villas at the Gin moves forward after zoning change, plan amendment 

The Maricopa Planning & Zoning Commission on Monday unanimously approved both a General Plan amendment and a zoning change for the Villas at the...

City sublets space at Estrella Gin to Chamber of Commerce

Maricopa has another tenant for its space at the Estrella Gin Business Park: the Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber will join Maricopa Economic Development Alliance...

From doom to boom, Dayv Morgan adapts to changing realty market

When it comes to the Maricopa real estate market, there isn’t much that Dayv Morgan hasn’t seen or experienced on some level. Morgan, a Maricopa...

Family nurse practitioner opens 2 practices under 1 roof

JoAnn Vitiello believes health care is for everyone. Growing up in a household where it wasn’t always readily available, she understands the importance of proper...

Carl’s Jr. may be returning to Maricopa

A commercial real-estate developer has filed paperwork with the city to bring Carl’s Jr. back to Maricopa. SimonCRE, a Scottsdale developer, submitted an application for...

Developer: Marshalls opening soon

The city is poised to get another big-box clothing store as early as the fall. Construction of the Marshalls department store at Sonoran Creek Marketplace...

Exceptional Community Hospital earns ‘Gold Seal’ accreditation

Exceptional Community Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The...

Council approves commercial zoning south of city hall

The Maricopa City Council took a step toward one of its village concepts becoming a reality Tuesday night as it approved the rezoning of...

Kintner: An interesting track to a career in gaming

A self-proclaimed military brat, Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino General Manager Michael Kintner moved around quite a bit growing up. Kintner was born in Texas, where his...
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...