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Thursday, June 8, 2023

Mothers of Everyday Heroes helping hundreds of local homeless teens

Turning tragedy into hope, a new group in Maricopa is finding ways to embrace the city’s homeless teens. The newly formed Mothers of Everyday Heroes...

Cool front brings sunny skies, freezing temps

After a weekend of cloudy weather and high winds, a sunny cool front is expected to move into the area and keep temperatures in...

What’s happening this week in Maricopa

A new event for senior citizens, a return of a disc golf tourney, an important Chamber of Commerce breakfast and a call for public...

A little cooler, still sunny for Maricopa’s weather week

Temperatures are expected to dip from the low 70s of the weekend back to the mid 60s, but sunny skies are expected to remain...

Maricopa Stand-Up for Veterans scheduled for March 24

Veterans are invited to the Maricopa Stand-Up for Veterans event Thursday, March 24, at City Hall. Veterans will be able to access resources and tools...

Cooler weekend in Maricopa could mean wet Mother’s day

Patchy dust is expected to be prelude to a weekend cooling-off period for Maricopa. Areas of blowing dust will continue until about 8 p.m. tonight,...

Coffman wins Mother of the Year; Green Zone wins Best Shake

The readers have spoken. Guadalupe “Lupe” Coffman has been chosen Mother of the Year in InMaricopa.com’s online contest. Coffman is the mother of four children. “She...

Excessive heat this weekend in Maricopa, but rain on horizon

The scorching weekend weather may ease up slightly for some more rain next week. Maricopa remains under an excessive heat warning until Saturday night, according...

Council considers expansion of beer garden at city festivals

By R. Mason Callejas The Maricopa City Council is considering an expansion of allocated space for beer sales and consumption at city festivals after hearing...

Sunny, 80-degree days in store for Maricopa

Temperatures holding steady in the 80s are the mark of a Maricopa autumn. That is what is in store for a sun-filled week. Today's high...

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...

African-American Affairs meeting talks youth poverty, education

Local and state leaders met at Copper Sky Thursday to discuss African-American affairs in Maricopa, the state and across the country.“As a black person,...

Chance of rain every day could mean monsoon activity

Monsoon activity could be around the corner for Maricopa as chances of rain will slowly increase this week, according to the National Weather service....

Helping common goal for Realtor, former foster parent

When it comes to giving back to the community, one Maricopa Realtor doesn’t draw a line between his personal and professional lives. From taking on...

Windy Monday to give way to calm weather week

After a windy Monday and possible dust storms, daily highs should hang in the upper 70s while lows dip down into the mid to...

Theater kids’ cabaret raises funds for nationals (GALLERY)

The Maricopa High School Theatre Company's second annual Miscast Cabaret last week was a fund-raiser to send qualifying performers to the International Thespian Festival...

Take precautions during forecast heat warning this week

An excessive heat warning is in place for Maricopa today through Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service, but there is a chance of...

Sunny days this week may make a change at the weekend

A week of mostly clear skies and steady, hot temperatures is in store for Maricopa, according to the National Weather Service, with no outlook...

Families gather for Library’s Winter Wonderland (GALLERY)

  Maricopa Public Library hosted family fun its Winter Wonderland launch Thursday. The afternoon included arts, crafts and games in the children's area of the...

Santas run wild in Copper Sky (GALLERY)

A gang of St. Nicks participated in the annual  Santa Run at Copper Sky Dec. 22. Joshua Hoeh was the winner of the 5K...
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Sunday rollover kills 1, injures 2 others

A local man died, and two people were injured in a crash Sunday night. According to Maricopa Police Department, the one-vehicle rollover occurred near the...

Sizzling weekend forecast keeps temps above normal

Another weekend of above-normal temperatures is a reminder it's still summer and leads into a week that could start with rain, according to the...

Collision at MLK injures 3

A collision at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Maricopa Road next to Copper Sky Regional Park resulted in non-life-threatening injuries Friday evening. It...
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Restaurants can begin serving dine-in meals next week

Dine-in restaurants in Mariocopa and elsewhere in Arizona will be able to reopen beginning next week. In his weekly news conference Monday on the state’s...

MHS National Honor Society collects 29 units of blood

Submitted The Maricopa High School National Honor Society (NHS) hosted a Red Cross blood drive on Thursday where 29 units of blood were donated. Since 2013,...

Break the Silence; End the Violence Walk at Pacana Park Saturday

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Maricopa Police Department, Pinal County Attorney’s Office and Against Abuse Inc. are hosting a Break the Silence; End...

Educator spotlight: Counselor helps middle school students reach for the stars

Laura Franco got married over fall break this year. Now students at Maricopa Wells Middle School call their guidance counselor Mrs. Lopez. It was because...

Watoto Children’s Choir to perform at Community of Hope

The Watoto Children’s Choir, traveling from Africa, is thrilled to present a brand new choir production entitled “Oh What Love.” The production will be presented...

Spotlight: Maricopa Science City (video)

The Maricopa Center for Entrepreneurship will host the second annual Maricopa Science City during the Salsa Festival in March. MCE Director Dan Beach and Innovation...

Sunny days, cool temps expected this week

Monday’s high winds and rain are expected to move out of the area by Tuesday and leave behind sunny skies with temperatures in the...