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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...

Development around town

Some of the activities and progress on ongoing projects in the city: Maricopa Fire Department’s new administration building, 45695 W. Edison Road, received a certificate...

New general manager named at Harrah’s Ak-Chin

  Caesars Entertainment Inc. announced Michael Kintner has been promoted to senior vice president and general manager of Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino. The appointment follows former GM...

Food inspectors tag one Maricopa restaurant

  Only one eatery inspected by Pinal County health inspectors July 16-Aug. 15 received a mark down. True Grit Tavern received a rating of satisfactory...
COVID-19 Business Benchmarks Pinal

Pinal hits COVID-19 benchmarks to reopen businesses

Some businesses in Maricopa will be able to enter phase one of reopening after Pinal County moved Thursday to a moderate level of community...
Sprouts Sonoran Creek Maricopa AZ

Sprouts to anchor shopping plaza on John Wayne Parkway

Sprouts will open in Maricopa in the fall of 2021 at the Sonoran Creek Marketplace, according to the company marketing the retail property. And a...
Honeycutt Coffee Liquor License

Popular coffee shop applies for full liquor license

Honeycutt Coffee may soon be serving beer and wine along with the caramel macchiatos and chai teas that customers order now. The shop, at 44400...

Stonegate ‘village’ concept gets OK from P&Z

  The developers of Maricopa Stonegate, a proposed “village” of homes, shops and restaurants on 47 acres of land along Maricopa-Casa Grande Highway, heard a...

Iconic Tire makes Maricopa debut

Iconic Tire & Service Center opened its doors for the first time Monday at 19945 N. John Wayne Parkway. Part of the Goodyear Tire family,...

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...

New Stonegate development to bring homes, retail together

Developers are reimagining nearly 50 empty acres in Maricopa as a “village.” Once agricultural and now vacant, the acres between Maricopa-Casa Grande Highway and Allen...

Waiting on water: Business plans on SR 238 slowed by paperwork

  Maricopa businesses on State Route 238, miles from John Wayne Parkway, have wonderful views of the Estrella Mountains and lots of room to spread...
Angel Raymond Attorney

GTK: Angel Raymond, attorney and mother of 3

Angel Raymond, a resident of Maricopa since 2009, is an attorney and mother of three. Hometown: Auburn, WA Maricopan since: 2009 Occupation: Attorney/business owner Family: Husband, Keith Raymond,...
Faucet leak

How much water wasted by leaky faucet?

By Terry Leamon, My Maricopa Plumber A leaky faucet is a problem for more than one reason. It’s an issue that will probably only grow...

Grocers get clean bill of health from food inspectors

  Pinal County health inspectors checked out Maricopa’s main grocery stores during the time period June 16-July 15 and found no violations. EXCELLENT Bashas’ Bashas’ – AFC...

Development around town

Construction and planning continue for development projects around Maricopa. A La Quinta Hotel is rising at John Wayne Parkway/Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard next to...

Bahama Buck’s prepares for fall opening

  Bahama Buck’s, a shaved-ice franchise, is set to open this fall after steady construction progress. The location, 17470 N. Porter Road, is on the east...

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino now hiring

  You can do anything or be anything with the Caesars Entertainment family of affiliated casinos, resorts, and venues, from delighting guests on the casino...
Kristina Donnay Maricopa Wellness Center

Kristina Donnay, the nurse who stepped up on COVID-19 testing

When Kristina Donnay took it upon herself in April to provide coronavirus testing in Maricopa, she didn’t anticipate working weeks on end in the...

County eyes change in development fees

Pinal County plans to update its development fees, which pay for costs of infrastructure, like roads, parkland and public safety. Currently, the law only permits...

What a character: City creates vision of Maricopa Station

  Mundane zoning issues mainly deal with how a property is used. On the other hand, "character" is just as important as use for what...
Bob McGovern InMaricopa.com

Welcome to the new and improved InMaricopa.com

Since launching in 2004, the mission of InMaricopa.com has been to cover Maricopa like nobody else. We continue to provide the same intensive hyperlocal coverage...
Sweet Cravings Mini Cupcakes

Home baker’s taste of success leads to grand opening of Sweet Cravings

Three years ago, Karla Wear did her sister-in-law a favor, baking some apple-shaped cookies for Teacher Appreciation Week. When photos were shared on Facebook, the...
REV at Porter

200-unit housing complex gets P&Z nod but sparks vexation

One planned project brought out frustrations entailed in the City of Maricopa’s General Plan and how traffic flow is designed. Though the Planning & Zoning...

Commission OKs apartment plan on Porter, raises question of traffic safety

  A plan for a 27-unit apartment complex raised some questions about the safety of the Porter Road corridor. Maricopa Planning & Zoning Commission unanimously approved...

Maricopa Station, more apartment complexes on P&Z radar

  With a planned esthetic of Sonoran Southwest, Western Americana and Agrarian, a focused area of old town Maricopa is taking another step closer to...
Maricopa City Hall

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...

Local dairy seeks redesignation as master-planned community

  Another piece of land in Maricopa may become available for residential and commercial development. Anglin Dairy, 22272 N. Green Road, on the west side of...

Global Water plans 5% increases over 3 years

  By 2024, Global Water customers may be paying $14.34 more per month for water and sewer service. Global Water Resources has another rate case coming...