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Saturday, December 3, 2022

CEO Corner: Investing in your business’ employees key to success

By Steve Chestnut The Maricopa Unified School District is well known in our community as an educational institution with six elementary schools, two middle schools...

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...

Self-storage complex owners try to stop proposed competition

  The owners of two Maricopa self-storage facilities attempted to stop the construction of a new 135,000-square-foot indoor storage facility Monday night at the regular...
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...

Breez Casuals sells LuLaRoe collection

Though in operation as a home-based business since September, Breez Casuals had its official ribbon-cutting with the Maricopa Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 17....

Governor loosens ban on elective surgery as expiration nears for executive orders

Gov. Doug Ducey is lifting the ban on elective surgeries beginning May 1. Non-essential medical procedures had been set aside to free up equipment and...

Growth continues in Maricopa marketplace

  Showing the continuation of commercial and residential construction during COVID-19, Maricopa has several projects working through the city’s permitting process. Gehan Homes of Arizona is...

Food inspections: Lack of hot water gets F.O.R. in hot water

  Only one of 17 Maricopa food establishments did not score excellent after being inspected by Pinal County’s health department Dec. 16-Jan. 15. F.O.R. Maricopa’s food...

347 Grill joins Girl Scout Cookie Dessert Challenge

By Sara Goodwin It’s that time of year again … nope, not Valentine’s Day; it’s something much sweeter…Girl Scout cookie season. From now through March 5,...

Children’s Learning Adventure finds answer to maintaining school-break stimulation

 A child’s school break doesn’t need to be a break from mental stimulation. At Children’s Learning Adventure, students are always gearing up for a...
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...

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...

More entrepreneurs sign up for business licenses

The following businesses applied for or received business licenses or renewals Nov. 16-Dec. 14. Commercial: Amazing Flooring Solutions, Courtny Tyler State Farm, El Taco Santo,...

Health insurance hurdles high for self-employed

Health insurance has been a hot topic in the nation for a long time. With programs such as the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare,”...

The Box Meat Shop an international affair

“I was in international banking all my life in Uruguay. My father was a congressman, senator, vice president and president in Uruguay. He died,...

Sun Life’s Center for Women opens in Maricopa

By Lindsey Gemme, Sun Life Family Health Center To meet the needs of a fantastic community, area nonprofit healthcare organization Sun Life is thrilled to...

2 eateries dinged by food inspectors

Ten of the 12 Maricopa food facilities inspected by Pinal County Environmental Health July 17-Aug. 15 received scores of excellent. Two had minor problems...

Why choose Heritage Academy?

“Heritage Academy staff and teachers really have the scholars' best interest at heart,” said one Heritage Parent. “They are willing to go the extra...

Letter: Keeping connected communities calm

By John Schurz                    The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are universal and the impact is being...

In brief: Business in the news

CPA Jim Chaston will be the guest speaker at the Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Mixer on March 8 at 7 a.m. at Elements Event...

Anti-Apex appeal filed at Supreme Court

  A lawsuit against the City of Maricopa and Private Motorsports Group is making its way to the Arizona Supreme Court. Plaintiff Bonita Burks, represented by...

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...

City to crack down on Illegal yard-sale signs

  The City of Maricopa is tackling illegal yard-sale signs. Staff is asking for a change in the Zoning Code that would ban directional signage to...

Maricopa Marketplace shows off small businesses (gallery)

Maricopa Marketplace was a Small Business Saturday Shop Local event in front of Maricopa Center for Entrepreneurship on Saturday. Around 40 Maricopa small businesses...

Bullish 2017 economic forecast for Pinal County

Arizona economist Elliott Pollack presented his annual forecast for the 10th year for Pinal Partnership at its Dec. 9 breakfast meeting at Rawhide. His...

APEX makes lunch presentation on racetrack plans

Members of the APEX Motor Club team gave a public presentation at Native Grill on Thursday outlining their proposed private racetrack to a group...

Do gas prices beat gas quality for Maricopa consumers? (VIDEO)

According to AAA, the average price of gasoline in Arizona for regular unleaded is $3.072 per gallon. That is up from $2.67 a month...

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...

Native Grill to remain closed 4-6 weeks

  Maricopa’s Native Grill and Wings will remain closed four to six more weeks, according to Adriana Espinosa, corporate spokesperson, on Monday. What was described as...