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Construction, labor issues delaying Slim Chickens

Increasing labor and construction costs facing many restaurants coming to Maricopa – and other locations around the Valley – have claimed another victim. Tom Barnett,...

Construction, development around town

Verizon Wireless will spend $25,000 to modify each of its co-located cell towers at 43929 W. Bowlin Road and 19000 N. Porter Road in...
APEX Motor Club

Apex Motor Club lands prestigious new tenant

Apex Motor Club, the sports car country club headquartered on Maricopa’s west side, has acquired a prestigious new tenant, as Flying Lizard Motorsports is...

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...

Global Water rate increase going into effect

Global Water customers will see their first increase in eight years in their September bill. The new rates went into effect Aug. 1 when the...

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...

September is Suicide Prevention Month — and perfect time to learn signs, symptoms

Every 11 minutes, a person dies by suicide. In 2020, 45,979 individuals took their own life. Almost as many people who live in the...

Exceptional Community Hospital increases capacity

Exceptional Community Hospital unveiled its first expansion on Wednesday, less than eight months after opening, with its Fast Track ER.  Fast Track ER is designed...

Copper Sky Medical Center to be economic driver for city

When the Maricopa Planning & Zoning Commission approved a zoning change to allow the Copper Sky medical campus to move forward, it started the...

Exceptional Community Hospital expands with expedited ER service

Exceptional Community Hospital has completed its first expansion, less than eight months after opening, with its Fast Track ER. The new emergency room is designed...

Carniceria Sonora coming to Maricopa

One of the Valley’s best-known butcher shops is coming to Maricopa. Carniceria Sonora, which has four Valley shops – two in Phoenix and one each...

Flash to the past: When grocery shopping wasn’t nearly as pricey

With inflation high these days, it’s interesting to look at what prices on a few staples were back in 2009. At Bashas’, chicken breasts were...

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...

Groundbreaking for 2nd Burger King delayed

Burger King fans in Maricopa will have to wait a bit longer for a second location. Tom Barnett, owner of the original Burger King in...
Jobseekers interact with employers at the job fair. [Bryan Mordt]

More than 130 turn out for job fair at CAC

A job fair at Central Arizona College on Wednesday had quite the turnout, according to Project Director Aaron Moon.  The fair was sponsored by Arizona@Work,...

Construction delays push Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers opening to spring

Maricopans thirsting for a new drinking and dining option will have to wait a little longer for Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers, a much-anticipated sit-down...

6 reasons to plan your own funeral

How do you want to be remembered? It’s an important decision. Preplanning your funeral now, before the need arises, puts you in charge of...

How do you value water? Let’s count the ways!

Desert-dwellers like us know water is a precious and valuable resource. Using water wisely can help save us money now and preserve water for...

Experts on credit: Oops, you did it again

Maybe you used the credit card to buy something you didn’t really need, even though you’ve sworn not to time and time again. Maybe...

At Maricopa’s newest coffee shop, pride oozes from their pours

Brooke Molyneaux was like a proud mama behind the counter on opening day of Maricopa’s newest coffee shop, Neaux Coffee. Molyneaux, 23, had been a...

Permitting around Maricopa

Dish Wireless will spend $45,000 to modify a cell tower at 43929 W. Bowlin Road, with work to be done by Joe Test Electric,...

City, MEDA move into Estrella Gin Business Park

The City of Maricopa and Maricopa Economic Development Alliance are taking occupancy of the first office building at the Estrella Gin Business Park, and...

Crumbl Cookie hires 70, and then 20 let go before opening

One of Maricopa’s newest businesses is off to a rocky start after terminating about 20 employees before even opening. The dessert restaurant, between MOD Pizza...

Neaux Coffee opens

Neaux Coffee is opening its doors Monday. The shop will be open from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. According to owner/operator Brooklyne Molyneaux, Neaux is...

Surf park developers submit plan with more details

More details about the proposed PHX Surf Park are emerging even as developers and the City remain tight-lipped about the project. A Planned Area Development...

Laser focus from acne to toe fungus

Everyone has aesthetic goals they aspire to achieve, but reaching those goals with over-the-counter products and at-home remedies is not possible for many skin...

DIM and why you need it

Even though you know a healthy diet should include lots of fruits and vegetables, are you getting enough of them? Even with the best intentions,...

Maricopa Friends of the Arts raise $10,000 with Taste event

The Maricopa Friends of the Arts raised $10,000 to support and promote the arts on Saturday night. The volunteer, nonprofit group reached goal with its...

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...

Sun sets on Sunrise Diner

A Maricopa institution is no more. Sunrise Diner, an eatery that has welcomed patrons in Maricopa nearly as long as the city has been incorporated,...