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Sonoran Creek Marketplace groundbreaking

Sonoran Creek Marketplace breaks ground, plans Sprouts

It took two years to reach the point of breaking ground on the planned Sonoran Creek Marketplace. Developers expect it to be another year...

MUSD to get update on new high school plans

With escrow scheduled to end Tuesday, the purchase of land for a second high school returns to a Wednesday agenda of the Maricopa Unified...

At long last, ground broken for development of Estrella Gin

  It was a long time coming. That was a consistent phrase at the groundbreaking for the Estrella Gin business park. However, Mayor Christian Price said...

Online shopping benefits Maricopa

Maricopa’s online shoppers have contributed more than three-quarters of a million dollars to local coffers. Since Arizona added remote sales to the list of businesses...

Ak-Chin Southern Dunes to host 2026 NCAA regional

Submitted by Troon Golf The NCAA recently announced Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club in Maricopa will be a host site for the 2026 Men’s Golf...

Bahama Buck’s owners excited to bring Sno to Maricopa

A physician and an engineer may not seem a likely pair to open a Bahama Buck’s franchise, but they are excited about the opportunities. Dr....

REV@Porter gets site plan approval for multi-family housing

  An “atypical” multi-family residential development received a design review permit. REV@Porter, property owned by El Dorado Holdings, is at the southeast corner of Porter Road...

Hospital to break ground next month

Exceptional Healthcare, a private specialty hospital company, expects to break ground for its facility Nov. 13. Monday, Maricopa Planning & Zoning Commission approved a site...

What’s on the ballot? Some big questions

Aside from all the candidates to elect, Maricopa voters have three issues to decide in the General Election. Two of the issues are statewide questions...

Skimmers victimize Maricopans, clean out bank accounts

Skimmers are active in Maricopa. Very active. Leticia Rios found out the hard way. So have a lot of others. Rios was victimized on Aug. 5, the...

Don’t get scammed at the gas pumps: Experts offer tips

  Experts from the Arizona Attorney General’s Office and the state Weights & Measures Services Division recommend the following tips to avoid becoming a victim...

At Iconic Tire, business anything but flat

Jeff Darrow has been in the auto repair industry for more than 40 years. Changing tires at age 16, he would begin opening his own...

Business, development news around the town

Development and business news in Maricopa Aug. 16-Sept. 15: Rili-B’s Taco Shop, an affiliate of Riliberto’s, opened Sept. 11 at 19975 N. John Wayne Parkway. Honeycutt...

Food inspectors tag one Maricopa restaurant

  One restaurant had a little trouble with rice but all other investigated eateries in Maricopa scored excellent marks in county health inspections Aug. 16-Sept....

How Mike Ingram brought together building blocks of Maricopa (VIDEO)

Mike Ingram is not crazy or stupid. That may be obvious to observers now, but 25 years ago, many of Arizona’s most knowledgeable movers and...

Ace Hardware presents $1,600 to MHS Rams Football

Ace Hardware owner David Karsten presented a fundraising check for $1,600 to the MHS Rams Football Booster Club Saturday morning. Last month, three shifts of...

Home-building permits booming again in Maricopa

It’s been more than a decade since Maricopa saw the number of new home-building permits it racked up in September. The total of 229 was...

Future residential development gets 2nd look from P&Z

For the second time, two proposed residential developments went before Maricopa Planning & Zoning Commission this week on the way to consideration by the...

Discount Tire plan gets P&Z OK

A Discount Tire store is currently slated to open in Maricopa in February 2022, according to the company. The City’s Planning & Zoning Commission...

ED3’s Yerges appointed to MEDA

  Maricopa Economic Development Alliance announced the appointment of Brian Yerges to its board of directors. Yerges recently joined Electrical District No. 3 (ED3) as general...

How consumers spend money in Maricopa

  Led by contracting/construction, Maricopa businesses paid $1.7 million in transaction privilege taxes, also known as sales tax, in July. That total in July 2018...

Out millions in MUSD land deal, property owner questions motives

  Craig Emmerson was quite surprised at the news that greeted him Thursday morning. The managing member of Maricopa 240 LLC had negotiated the sale of...

Sonoran Creek Marketplace taking shape

More tenants are being announced for the future Sonoran Creek Marketplace. Some already have locations in Maricopa. Besides the previously announced Sprouts Farmers Market and...

Arizona Supreme Court to hear Pinal’s RTA case

  Arizona Supreme Court is taking up a challenge to the Pinal County Regional Transportation Authority in a case that could impact State Route 347. Wednesday,...

Dairy-to-housing conversion may create roundabout on SR 238

  It’s early days, but the long-range impact of a master-planned community on the westside of town could be a roundabout leading to an overpass. Green...

Eagle Shadow revives as next big subdivision

  What would be the first master-planned residential development in Maricopa in years is a reminder of how the city’s development started. El Dorado Holdings wants...

Sunrise Café finds second chance with new owner

Sunrise Café, the popular restaurant whose closing at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic became permanent, is being resurrected by a new owner with...

Lucid Motors shows off autos to be manufactured in Pinal County

  Lucid Motors unveiled production details for its new Lucid Air in a broadcast Wednesday from its Newark, California, headquarters. The luxury electric car is set...

New executive chef named at Arroyo Grille

Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club recently welcomed Don Stansell as the new executive chef. Stansell will oversee the club's Arroyo Grille restaurant, including menu creation,...
Dr. Alex Stewart Podiatrist

Podiatrist: Prevent this common foot ailment

By Dr. Alex M. Stewart DPM, FACFAS Dr. Stewart of Maricopa Foot and Ankle Center is board-certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle...