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Sunday, October 2, 2022

Judge Riggs, city to part ways at year’s end; veteran jurist McCarville to oversee...

Maricopa is planning to hire an interim Presiding Judge next week to oversee City Court’s transition away from sharing a building and a judge...

Drone tour shows progress of eastside construction projects

While many Maricopans see only the central part of the city, Maricopa is continuing its explosive growth where many might not regularly check, on...

P&Z continues request for scaled back Villas at Stonegate

The Planning & Zoning commission on Monday continued an application without approving it for the proposed 293-unit Villas at Stonegate townhouse project. Commissioners had a...

Maricopa man charged with 3rd aggravated DUI

Rolling into an intersection has sent a local man rolling off to jail. Hever I. Merino Garcia came to the intersection of State Routes 238...

Napping behind wheel nets woman multiple charges

A woman found asleep at the wheel of her car Sunday was arrested on multiple charges, including aggravated DUI, child endangerment and weapons violations,...

Murphy and Farrell development gets P&Z zoning OK

It will be a short commute to high school for hundreds of future Maricopa students when the city’s latest subdivision, unanimously approved Monday evening,...

Planning & Zoning to review four major proposals Monday

A cross-section of the many ways Maricopa is growing is reflected on the agenda for Monday’s Planning & Zoning Commission meeting. The four agenda items...

Modular apartments progressing at West Maricopa Village

The FlatZ 520 apartment community, a 342-unit project featuring one-, two- and three-bedroom units at the southeastern corner of State Route 238 and Loma...

New hospital campus near Copper Sky park given rezoning to move forward

City Council this week unanimously approved rezoning land surrounding Copper Sky Regional Park for two proposed campuses – one for a hospital and one...
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City celebrates fall with Saturday’s Salsa Night Market 

With summer finally over (at least according to the calendar), Maricopa celebrates the arrival of fall with its annual Salsa Night Market 6-10 p.m....

Live entertainment, dancing, drinks on tap this weekend at Ak-Chin Circle

Live entertainment, dancing and drinks are on tap this weekend at Ak-Chin Circle. Tejano music band Grupo El Regreso performs in the Luxe Lounge at...

Eastbound I-10 closed again this weekend

Paving on the eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 will close an East Valley section of the freeway again this weekend, and Arizona Department of...

Council approves subdivision of 132 acres at El Rancho Santa Rosa

Housing growth on Maricopa’s southeastern side will continue after City Council’s unanimous approval at its Sept. 6 meeting of a 132-acre subdivision at El...

Hispanic Heritage Month proclamation read at City Council meeting this week

Gov. Doug Ducey’s director of documents, Naya Carson, read and presented the Maricopa City Council a proclamation declaring Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 Hispanic...

SR 238 reopens near Ralston Road after severe flooding from storm

State Route 238 west of Maricopa has reopened, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. The highway had been completely closed from State Route 347...

Eric Goettl sworn in to Maricopa City Council during meeting this week

Eric Goettl was sworn in as the the newest member of the Maricopa City Council Tuesday during the body's regular meeting. Maricopa Municipal Court...

ADOT outlines plans for SR 347/I-10 interchange

The Arizona Department of Transportation, which is studying methods for improving traffic flow at the State Route 347/Interstate 10 interchange, is proposing a diverging-diamond...

Central Arizona College Now Accepting Applications for New LPN to RN Bridge Program

By Angela Askey, Executive Director Public Relations and Marketing Central Arizona College is now accepting applications for the new Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to Registered...

Country Music Icon Tracy Lawrence is Taking the Stage at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino

Country music icon Tracy Lawrence with special guest Randy Rogers Band is coming to Maricopa on Friday, Dec. 9 at The Events Center at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino. Selling more...

New member swearing-in, development on Council agenda

Maricopa will have a full City Council again when its newest member, Eric Goettl, is sworn in at Tuesday’s meeting. Goettl was selected by council...

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...

Commercial project proposed near Honeycutt and Porter roads

Alpine Development Partners LLC is proposing a commercial development to be known as Maricopa Commercial Center on a site east of Porter Road and...

Christ’s Church of the Valley to build in Maricopa

A new church could soon be coming to Maricopa. Christ’s Church of the Valley, which was founded in 1982 and has 13 locations Valley-wide from...

Poll: In close vote, readers say they prefer rural lifestyle, not growth

It was tight, but a slim majority of voters in our weekly InMaricopa reader poll still favor a rural lifestyle and believe the city’s...

Reminder: ADOT’s Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory (Phoenix Area)

In case you missed it on Thursday, here is a reminder version of ADOT's Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory (Sept. 16-19). Northbound I-17 closed between...

I-10 closed from U.S. 60 to Loop 202 this weekend

Eastbound Interstate 10 will be closed from U.S. 60 to Loop 202/Santan/South Mountain Freeway 10 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Monday while crews pave...

Lane restrictions on SR 347 near Maricopa Road set to begin Friday

Drivers who travel State Route 347 north of Maricopa should plan for restrictions as the Arizona Department of Transportation completes work on the intersection...

Traffic to be squeezed on southbound SR 347 for month for median beautification 

Traffic on southbound State Route 347 will be squeezed and slowed just north of Cobblestone Farms Drive/Lakeview Drive Monday through Oct. 21 although two...

Council selects Eric Goettl as newest member

The City Council on Tuesday selected Eric Goettl to the panel in a 4-2 final vote over the other finalist, Planning & Zoning Commissioner...

NWS issues rare tornado warning for parts of Pinal, Pima counties

Published on: Sep 12, 2022 at 16:10 A tornado warning is in effect through 4:30 p.m. Monday for parts of southern Pinal and northern Pima counties,...