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Seniors graduate from Maricopa Virtual Academy (Photos)

Seniors in the Maricopa Virtual Academy graduated on Thursday night. Family and friends watched 38 students receive their diplomas on a festively-decorated stage in the...
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Poll shows split on choice to succeed Price as mayor

The election to replace departing Mayor Christian Price is still more than two years away, but that doesn’t mean Maricopa residents are short on...

Biggs: Cavanaugh is fiscal conservative in name only

By Braden Biggs Supervisor (Kevin) Cavanaugh talks a big game about being a fiscal conservative and wanting a smaller government. However, his actions and the...

Town Hall for City Council candidates scheduled

InMaricopa will host a Town Hall to help voters get to know the candidates wanting to represent them on the Maricopa City Council on...
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Planning & Zoning to review 2 multi-family projects

The Maricopa Planning & Zoning Commission on Monday will review two multi-family projects – a townhome project with units for sale and a high-density...

Maricopa Wells Middle School wins girls’ track title

Yet another Maricopa middle school athletic team has brought home a conference title. The Maricopa Wells girls’ track team narrowly edged Casa Grande’s Villago Middle...

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino hosts food drive for Maricopa Pantry

After a fire destroyed more than 50,000 pounds of food at the local Maricopa Pantry, the HERO Committee at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino hosted a...

Mayor Price’s resignation letter to city leaders, citizens

Mayor Christian Price announced April 28 on his Facebook page that he would step down, effective June 30, to take a position as CEO...
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455 new homes set to rise in Sorrento

Construction of 455 new homes at Sorrento may begin. Maricopa City Council Tuesday granted final plat approval to subdivide four parcels in Sorrento, paving the...
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455 new homes set to rise in Sorrento

Construction of 455 new homes at Sorrento may begin. Maricopa City Council Tuesday granted final plat approval to subdivide four parcels in Sorrento, paving the...
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Sequoia Pathway girls win junior high state golf title

The Sequoia Pathway Junior High girls’ golf team captured the Canyon Athletic Association Division I-II state championship Saturday, winning the title in the program’s...

Council to consider rezoning for big apartment complex amid Porter Road traffic concerns

By Bob McGovern and Jay Taylor Maricopa City Council tonight will consider final rezoning approval for Home at Maricopa, a proposed 536-unit apartment complex near...

Heritage Academy wins state softball championship

The varsity softball team from Heritage Academy has won the AZCAA Division 2 State Championship. The Heroes defeated a talented Imagine Prep Storm team of Surprise...

Manfredi: City Council proposing property tax reduction

By Vincent Manfredi Taxes are too high. I have made it a mission to mandate the lowering of property taxes for every taxpayer. As your councilmember...
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Franchisee sets construction start for second Burger King

Construction will begin this year on Maricopa’s second Burger King restaurant. “(We will) break ground on the second Burger King by year end,” said Tom...

Injured worker rescued from trench during water main repair

A worker was rescued from a trench Sunday afternoon during repairs to a broken water main at the Panda Express restaurant on John Wayne...

City Council to vote on tentative $189M spending plan

City Council is set to discuss and vote on a tentative $189 million spending plan for Fiscal Year 2022/2023 at its 6 p.m. meeting...
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Council set to act Tuesday on huge apartment complex

Maricopa City Council will vote Tuesday on a request to rezone 25.3 acres off Porter Road for a 536-unit apartment complex, one week after...

Slim Chickens selects restaurant site

The franchise rights owner for Slim Chickens restaurants in Arizona has acquired a site in Maricopa. Tom Barnett, who owns the rights to operate up...

Poll: Readers mostly split on support for Palo Verde park

The 23,000-acre Palo Verde Regional Park proposed by Pinal County for west of Maricopa enjoyed less-than-overwhelming support in this week’s informal poll. We asked: “Do...

Drivers can get alerts now when Fire/Medical units are active nearby

Motorists can now receive real-time digital alerts when Maricopa Fire/Medical Department vehicles are active near their location. The Safety Cloud system by HAAS Alert protects...

MUSD adopts new social studies curriculum

The Maricopa Unified School District has adopted new social studies curriculum for its K-12 classrooms at a cost of $935,000 over six years. The MUSD...
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Gas-price average reaches all-time high

We all knew it was bad, but AAA has confirmed it – gas prices are now the highest they have ever been. The average for...

Developer: City’s 2nd hospital to open within 2 years

The city’s second hospital will be up and running within two years, according to a spokesman for the developer. “We’re hoping for Planning & Zoning...

Double-rollover crash closes MCG Highway

Maricopa Casa Grande Highway is closed between White & Parker and Hartman roads (near Pinal Feeding) after a traffic accident. Our drone captured the aftermath:...

Sun Life Family Health to receive $4.4M grant, O’Halleran announces

Sun Life Family Health Center will receive $4.4 million in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The grant was...

23,000-acre park to rise from mountains west of Maricopa

The legendary naturalist John Muir was an early advocate for preserving the wilderness of America. Called the “Father of our National Parks,” he was passionate...

Morgan: While helpful, home warranty only goes so far

Of an estimated 21,000 existing houses in the city limits of Maricopa, nearly 8,000 of them are at least 15 years old. At that age,...

Best Moms InMaricopa winners do it all 

Two words describe the three winners of 2022 Best Mom InMaricopa contest.  “Absolutely amazing,” declared Jim Carlisto of 72SOLD, a presenting sponsor for the contest....
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P&Z to consider approval of Home at Maricopa complex

The Maricopa Planning & Zoning Commission will consider approval of plans for the largest apartment complex yet proposed in the city. The commission will review...