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Apex attorneys file complaint alleging opposition broke state law

Lawyers representing the private racetrack Apex have filed a complaint against a political action committee that took Apex to court. The complaint, filed with the...

Supervisor, mayor battle ‘misinformation’ on Prop 416

Pinal County Supervisor Anthony Smith and Maricopa Mayor Christian Price urged local business owners to “solve the problem of misinformation out there” regarding transportation...

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...

New owners of Yogurt Jungle plan open house

Yogurt Jungle is getting a new owner. When the Maricopa shop opened in 2011, it was Sharilynn Hewitt’s second store (the first in Queen Creek)....

Lexus named ‘official vehicle’ of APEX

In becoming a partner, Lexus has been named the "Official Vehicle of APEX Motor Club." APEX has 150 members. As Phase 1 on the 280-acre...

Planet Fitness, Boys & Girls Club host holiday toy drive

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and in an effort to bring a little holiday magic to Maricopa kids and teens, Planet...

Planned retail center with grocery gets preview

The long-awaited development of the Sonoran Creek area is becoming a reality. Plans for a retail center went before the Heritage District Citizen Advisory Committee...

Donated roofing project begins at blue barn (GALLERY)

The Business Barn of Maricopa is as much a landmark of the city as the Silver Horizon California Zephyr in many respects. Numerous businesses and...

Midlife crisis turns into recording studio

A midlife crisis usually means buying a new sportscar, but Bob Ledbetter is singing a different tune in his mid-40s. Ledbetter decided to take on...

Big 5 preparing site for new store

Bock Commercial Construction began site improvements on a Maricopa parcel in preparation for building a Big 5 Sporting Goods store. The lot in the Maricopa...

MHS to host technology recycling Saturday

It’s a great time to get rid of your old devices. The information technologies program at Maricopa High School is hosting its annual technology...

City contracts could move stalled Edison Road extension

By Ethan McSweeney An extension of Edison Road west to State Route 238 will begin construction this summer pending approval of a contract by the...

Local businesses, organizations making progress

A proposed Denny’s received a commercial permit Sept. 6 as Halabu Development prepares to construct a 4,041-square-foot diner. The property is at 21195 N....

Council critiques city’s handling of AZCares funds

  Nearly 40 businesses benefited from the City of Maricopa’s distribution of AZCares funds, with over $560,000 disbursed. The funds are to cover the costs...

Maricopa Healing Rooms open in Heritage District

International Association of Healing Rooms (IAHR) announced the opening of Maricopa Healing Rooms at 19997 N. Justin Drive. Directing the facility is Janet Owens Severdia,...

Plaza Bonita, MES correct health violations

While three eating establishments received excellent scores from March 16-April 15 Pinal County food inspections, two others were rated satisfactory. Firehouse Subs, Maricopa Wells Middle...

Global Water expansion permit gets P&Z OK

With one dissenting vote, the Maricopa Planning & Zoning Commission approved the recommendation of an expansion request for Global Water Resources’ wastewater treatment facility. Global...

Home-based businesses continue to multiply

The following businesses applied for licenses to operate in Maricopa: Commercial: MBIL Prodigy, Southwestern Advantage, The Wade Co. Home-based: Campbell Ventures, Dealers Auto Select, Dream Group...

Global Water to nix meter-checking fee for exorbitant bills

Maricopa utility company Global Water is now waiving fees for certain customers after recent outcry over the company’s billing practices. Residents have complained that after...

Spotlight: Airheart provides insight into Maricopa’s economy (video)

City of Maricopa Economic Director Denyse Airheart stopped by our InMaricopa studio to discuss the state of Maricopa’s economy, as well as what her...

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino cleans up highway for Earth Day

For the fifth year in a row, Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino employees  participated in a local CodeGreen Adopt-A-Highway Cleanup event, which took place on Friday,...

New tenant moves into Ak-Chin’s commerce center

Liquidate AZ Inc. has leased Suite E in the Mesquite Building at 12501 N. Murphy Road in Ak-Chin's industrial park, Santa Cruz Commerce Center. Liquidate...
U.S. Rep. Tom O'Halleran

Opinion: USCMA a win for our economy, workers, environment

By U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran In December 2019, I voted to pass the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, a new North American trade deal that will improve...

Casino to host job fair as construction continues

As Phase 1 construction of a multi-million-dollar expansion nears completion this fall, Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino is planning a job fair in August to fill...

Economic development briefs

Agave’s Restaurant reopened after a four-month renovation, marking the final chapter of the expansion of Harrah’s Ak-Chin Resort and Casino. The interior and menu...

Firestone replacing Fletcher’s after acquisition

Fletcher’s Tire & Auto Service is in the process of becoming Firestone Complete Auto Care. Based out of Nashville, Tennessee, Firestone is part of Bridgestone...

Business hires artists to paint murals, ‘spread joy’

A new company is putting people to work with paintbrushes in hand and healing in mind. VanGo 4 Kids hires independently contracted adult artists to...

Home-based businesses top city licenses

The following businesses applied for new or renewed business licenses Jan. 16-Feb. 15. Commercial: CVH Construction, The Law Office of Elizabeth S. Thuenen Home-based: 911 Air...

Global Water project to close Honeycutt Road

Global Water Resources notified residents by email and door-hangers Friday that a section of Honeycutt Road will be closed after Christmas. The work between White...

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino closes spa, cancels 5K Poker Run

With the full support of the Ak-Chin Indian Community Tribal Council, Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino announced effective immediately it will temporarily close The Spa. The...

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