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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Maricopa prepares for mosquito season

By Yvonne Gonzalez Maricopa officials are preparing for mosquito season and looking at spending thousands to equip the city with its own fogging equipment. Last year’s...

Cowtown Air Quality Monitor moved to new location

It’s been in the works for three years and earlier this month that work finally paid off. The air quality monitor located at the El...

Guillory widow sues city, MPD officers for wrongful death

Alleging that Maricopa Police Department’s own aggressive behavior resulted in the death of a local veteran, Johnathan Guillory’s widow has filed a wrongful death...

Temperatures staying in the high 80s to start March

Unseasonably high temperatures will continue into March as weekly highs are expected to reach into the high 80s. According to the National Weather Service, the...

South Mountain Freeway construction to start this summer

The Arizona Department of Transportation is set to deliver the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway three years sooner and at a cost savings topping...

Things to do this week in Maricopa

An Oscar bash, a fun run, a town hall and a symposium for Maricopa youth, plus a county star are all part of an...

MFD exhibits 1940s fire truck during MHS event (video)

Fire Captain Richard Jackson displayed the Maricopa Fire Department's 1940s pumper truck at the Amtrak station to complement Maricopa Historical Society's special event Saturday. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuZy1cprSGc Part...

Farm Science Day draws a crowd to USDA research center (video)

Hundreds of Maricopa residents came out to an agricultural research center in Maricopa to take tractor rides, see cutting edge technology in action and...

Historical Society shows how trains shaped Maricopa (video)

The Maricopa Historical Society hosted a forum, “Maricopa: A Town on the Move,” Saturday morning at City Hall to educate residents on how the...

School Board highlights 2016 student achievement

The Maricopa Unified School District Governing Board honored the January Maricopa Rotary Club Students of the Month as well as the participants in the...

Winter temps linger in the 80s this weekend

The temperature dipped below 80 degrees for the first time in two weeks, but the weekend is expected to see winter temperatures reach back...

Maricopa students qualify for state robotics tournament

Maricopa kids know their Vex IQ Robotics. Students from four local district, charter and home schools qualified for the Feb. 27 state tournament at Microchip...

Dog park assault injures 72-year-old man in Maricopa

Police are seeking a man who allegedly pushed a 72-year-old man to the ground at the Copper Sky Dog Park in an altercation Saturday. Dr....

Record heat finally dissipating for Maricopa

After weeks of record heat, the temperatures are expected to cool down into the 70s throughout the middle of the week. According to the National...

What’s happening this week in Maricopa

There is a lot going on at the farm this week, with three chances to see what’s up at the USDA/UofA facilities in Maricopa....

Quilt Show brings ‘nostalgia’ to the library (video)

The Maricopa Public Library hosted the “Between the Covers Quilt and Nostalgia Show” Saturday night as part of its Winter Reading Club theme. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWoTVYHyPQ0&feature=youtu.be “The library...

Hundreds join the fun for Copa Color Run (video)

Hundreds of participants came out to Copper Sky Regional Park Saturday afternoon to compete in the second annual Copa Color Fun Run. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XU1zFZU3M5E&feature=youtu.be For this year’s...

Maricopa Music Circle to perform at UltraStar Oscars Party

Maricopa Music Circle will add its own brand of musical grace to the catered Lobby Oscars® Viewing Party at Ultrastar Multi-tainment Center on Feb....

Arizona highway fatalities rose last year

Arizona Department of Transportation The figures remain preliminary, but it’s already clear that motor-vehicle crash fatalities on Arizona roadways increased in 2015 – and that...

Clouds, possible rain should cool down weekend

After another week of record heat, clouds and possible rain are moving into Maricopa and should provide a temporary relief from the unusually high...

Ready for Life rehearsing for Prom Fashion Show (video)

By Devin Carson On March 18 the Families First CDC program Ready for Life will be performing its fifth annual prom fashion show. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PuBA5lxhTcg&feature=youtu.be This year, the...

Former ‘Lost Boy’ shares story of survival with CAC-Maricopa (video)

Jany Deng, former “Lost Boy” from Sudan, came to Central Arizona College Wednesday afternoon to share his story of adversity and triumph, and to...

City Council welcomes Rattlers to Maricopa, honors CTE program at MHS (video)

The Maricopa City Council approved a measure to bring the Arizona Rattlers arena football team to Maricopa for their spring workouts. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qwsElLzIWzM&feature=youtu.be “This is really about...

Arizona Rattlers to come to Maricopa for practice

The Arizona Rattlers announced 2016 training camp, presented by the Ak-Chin Indian Community and including practices at Copper Sky Regional Park in Maricopa. Scheduled for...

Maricopa crime down overall, but theft/burglaries up

By Michelle Chance Serious crime in January was down 2 percent compared to last January, Maricopa Police Chief Steve Stahl said, while all other crime...

Spotlight: Ak-Chin Indian Community (video)

Ak-Chin Indian Community’s newest Chairman Robert Miguel came by the InMaricopa Studio to discuss his goals for the upcoming year and the challenges he...

City Council hearing proposal to acquire Rotary Park

Rotary Park is currently under the control of the Maricopa Rotary Club, but that could change. The Maricopa City Council will hear a presentation from...

Inside View: Symbolism in Catholic church dedication (video)

By Roberta Cianciosi Over a thousand people joined Bishop Gerald Kicanas, Rev. Marcos Velásquez, Parochial Vicar George Kunnel, Deacon Mario Ortega and visiting priests from...

Record heat continuing this week for Maricopa

The record-breaking heat wave is lingering in Maricopa for at least another week. According to the National Weather Service, temperatures should stay in the mid...

What’s happening this week in Maricopa

Check out the many fun, interesting and educational things to do in Maricopa this week. For details on these and other events, or to...

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