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Michael J. Kramarczyk Sr., 77

With deep sorrow we announce the passing of Michael J. Kramarczyk Sr., 77, of Maricopa, on Nov. 25, 2022. This devoted husband, father and...

Give a little this ‘Giving Tuesday’

Tomorrow, Nov. 29, is a day that millions worldwide call Giving Tuesday, a day meant to encourage global generosity.  Maricopa Community Foundation is participating in...

No Black Friday lines at city’s major retailers as shoppers tightening belts

Shoppers evidently are taking a more-austere approach to holiday shopping this year. No lines were visible outside major retailers across the city shortly after 7...

Maricopa Food Pantry’s Melting Pot Luck draws early Thanksgiving crowd

Copper Sky was the site Thursday for a feast that could feed a village, and it’s a good thing. While an entire village did...

Local veteran seeking 2nd kidney transplant after 1st rejected

A Maricopa military veteran, who spent 23 years in the U.S. Coast Guard, is seeking a donor for a kidney transplant. Calvin Jordan needs a...

Poll: Readers no longer feeling Black Friday

The Christmas shopping season is in full swing, and many of us already have done much of our shopping. But there also are those...

Opinion: Tragedy waiting to happen at Porter/Alan Stephens walk light

I live on the corner of Carlisle and Jameson in Glennwilde, which is right at the Porter Road and Alan Stephens Parkway walk light. This...
Maricopa City Council 2021

Elected Officials

City of Maricopa 39700 W. Civic Center Plaza 520-568-9098 Maricopa-AZ.gov Mayor Christian Price 520-316-6821 Christian.Price@Maricopa-AZ.gov City Council Vice Mayor Nancy Smith 520-316-6822 Nancy.Smith@Maricopa-AZ.gov Councilmember Henry Wade 520-316-6825 Henry.Wade@Maricopa-AZ.gov Councilmember Vincent Manfredi 520-316-6823 Vincent.Manfredi@Maricopa-AZ.gov Councilmember Rich Vitiello 520-316-6826 rich.vitiello@maricopa-az.gov Councilmember Amber Liermann 520-316-6824 Amber.Liermann@Maricopa-AZ.gov Councilmember Bob Marsh 520-316-6829 Bob.Marsh@Maricopa-AZ.gov Maricopa Unified School...

Recipes for Thanksgiving dishes from the Maricopa Historical Society

While you prepare your Thanksgiving feast, take a moment to review some recipes that Maricopans have shared through the years.  Right out of a historic...

Maricopa Pantry to host annual Thanksgiving potluck at Copper Sky

Anyone who does not have plans or a place to go for Thanksgiving is welcome at Maricopa Pantry’s Melting Pot Luck on Thursday, 10...

From our Editorial Director: Today, we at InMaricopa are thankful . . .  for...

Dear readers, Unbelievably, the holiday season is upon us. As we attempt to keep our blood-gravy levels within the legal limit on this wonderful day...

A+ Charter Schools secures $11.3 million bond

Feb. 14, A+ Charter Schools secured an $11.3 million bond through BlackRock, a global investment company. As a brand-new start-up charter school, securing funding...

Seniors encouraged to join array of upcoming Senior Center activities

It’s sad, Catherine Bailey of the Maricopa Community/Senior Center laments, there are new people who don’t even know there is a center in the...

Heart of Racing chooses 2 female shootout winners at APEX Motor Club

After selecting nine racers from more than 100 female applicants to participate in a two-day shootout at the APEX Motor Club in Maricopa, The...

Maricopa girl named PHR National Finalist

  A 12-year-old Maricopa girl is heading for Cleveland next week to compete during MLB All-Star Week. In the MLB Pitch, Hit & Run competition, Danica...

Though the weather outside is frightful, MerryCopa fun seekers pour it on

The grounds might have been dampened but spirits weren't at the annual MerryCopa on Saturday afternoon at Copper Sky park. Despite precipitation, many braved...

‘Wild horse’ finds home at local hospital 

A “wild horse” found its new home Tuesday morning, this time, just outside a local hospital.  During a Facebook livestream, the city installed the art...

Man found dead after shootout with police identified  

A man who was found dead in his backyard Monday afternoon after shooting at police and barricading himself inside his Villages at Rancho El...

The Travel ID will be required in 2023

Fewer than six months before the federal deadline for domestic airline travelers to have a federally compliant form of ID, the Arizona Department of...

Veterans’ oath has no expiration date

By Julia R. Gusse Every individual who has ever served in the U.S. military has taken an oath to support and “defend the Constitution of...

How American Legion, VFW differ

On Nov. 11, communities nationwide, in observance of Veterans Day, will take time to honor servicemen and servicewomen who have fought to secure freedom...

John Wayne: Maricopa’s link to the Duke

John Wayne was born Marion Morrison in Winterset, Iowa. He grew up in Southern California and became a movie extra and then an...
Easter Egg Hunt

Maricopa’s Homeowners Associations

If you live in Maricopa or are moving to town, your home is likely in a homeowners association, or HOA. All of the city’s...
Evolve Maricopa Wellness Center

Key questions to ask before aesthetic, laser, radio frequency or body contouring procedures

A medical spa is a hybrid between a medical clinic and a day spa that operates under the supervision of a medical director. Medical spa...

Plumber: Never put these things down garbage disposal

By Terry Leamon, My Maricopa Plumber A few common things can cause backed-up drains. Here’s a few tips on stuff that you should NEVER put...

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...

New shooting range to open soon near Maricopa

Shooting enthusiasts in Maricopa and Pinal County will soon be able to hone their skills at a new facility. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management...

The latest on Box Canyon Shooting Range opening

When the Bureau of Land Management missed the target on a March opening for its new Box Canyon Shooting Range, many local shooters were...

The last years of Lorenzo and Olive Oatman

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the last in a series of articles dealing with the Massacre of the Oatman family in 1851 and those who...

Tractor Supply coming to Maricopa

Tractor Supply, the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the United States, has taken initial steps to come to Maricopa, a city official confirmed Tuesday...