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Monday, November 28, 2022

Is my relationship toxic?

Domestic violence (aka intimate partner violence, dating abuse or relationship abuse) is defined as a pattern of behaviors used by one partner to maintain...
Box Canyon Construction

Letter: Enough gun firing, vehicles on dirt roads south of the city

Editor: As longtime residents of the area south of Maricopa, our family would like to say that we oppose any development in our mountains to...

Poll: Readers want to sync, shorten traffic signals

Most of our InMaricopa reader polls have a couple of responses that generate about the same number of votes. But this week we asked...

Opinion: Passage of Pinal County transportation tax vital to Maricopa

Pinal County and many of our communities are once again leading Arizona in the rate of population growth, growing living-wage jobs and becoming a...

Plumber: Maintenance extends life of water heaters

Do you wonder if water heater flushes are necessary? Do you do regular maintenance on your water heater? Well, if not, you should be....
Rich Vitiello

Vitiello: Thank you

Dear Maricopa: THANK YOU! I appreciate your confidence in me, allowing me to serve on our City Council for another four years. I asked for your...

Poll: Most respondents have some doubts about election accuracy

Seven days after the Aug. 2 primary election the winners in the Maricopa City Council race became clear. But the multiple election mistakes by...

Morgan: Improving curb appeal can lead to quicker sales

When I take potential buyers to look at a home, they begin making their decision on whether they like the property from the moment...
Ron Smith Maricopa

Walk-in tubs: what you need to know

I recently had a reader ask for information regarding walk-in tubs. My experience with them is limited to a neighbor who purchased one for...
Al Brandenburg Maricopa

Brandenburg: Aging population expansion will challenge all of us

Aging is inevitable. Like other transitions in life, changes can be physical, psychosocial and mental. Understanding the differences between those changes can assist in...
Harriet Phelps

Master Gardener: Prepare that new vegetable garden now

It’s August, and we have not quite given up on summer and are wondering when it will end. The temperatures are consistently in the...

Re-elect Henry Wade for City Council, Chapados says

By Peg Chapados August 2, Primary Election Day, is almost here. It’s time to vote for Maricopa City Council members and I humbly ask you...

Poll: Durant to Suns? Who cares!

The Phoenix Suns are Arizona’s original professional sports franchise, having graced the hardwood in the Valley since 1968. They also are one of sports’...
Glenn Morrison Pinal Constable

Constable: Vote for responsible, hardworking Manfredi

By Constable Glenn Morrison, Western Pinal Justice Precinct Vincent Manfredi is a solid fiscal conservative, responsible business owner and one of the hardest working City...
Vince Leach

Leach: Keep ‘Maricopa first’ Manfredi on city council

Vincent Manfredi has the insight and experience that makes him valuable to the City of Maricopa. I fully endorse him and believe the people...

Former state senator: Manfredi, Vitiello deserve re-election

By Steve Smith Please join me in supporting Vince Manfredi and Rich Vitiello for re-election to the Maricopa City Council. Vince Manfredi has been an outstanding...

Roberts: $35 million for Riggs Road overpass proof of Manfredi’s value to Maricopa

By Bret Roberts It is an understatement to say Vince is one of the hardest working people I know. I've personally seen him put the...
Harriet Phelps

Phelps: How to keep our students safe

This month, our children will return to school. The concerns we have about safety have been heightened recently by more school shootings by mentally...
Amber Liermann Maricopa City Council

Liermann: Manfredi the ‘steady hand we need’

The City of Maricopa is in a critical stage of development. Strong leadership is essential on the City Council. Vincent Manfredi’s knowledge and insight...
Ron Smith Maricopa

Senior advocate: City best served with transparent, experienced Manfredi on council

To the Editor:  I would like to take this opportunity to endorse current Interim Mayor Vince Manfredi for another term on the City of Maricopa...
Memorial Day

Also honor those left behind this Memorial Day

To the editor: Memorial Day is a day to remember soldiers who died fighting for our freedoms. Although we can never repay that debt, we...

Letter: The shameful, dangerous contempt for red lights

By Jeff Crane The stench and mantra about Maricopa is not from the lovable Milky Way dairy (the cows are quite happy and so is...

Letter: Setting record straight on Palo Verde Regional Park plan

By Cyndi Ruehl I would like to address the recent survey and follow-up article, from the May 13, 2022 inMaricopa article “Poll: Readers mostly split...

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...

Editor: May InMaricopa magazine marks milestones

Maricopans should receive InMaricopa Magazine in their mailbox today. And as with every issue of InMaricopa, a theme seems to evolve. This month, it's all...
Vincent Manfredi Maricopa

Manfredi: Keep Maricopa whole while redistricting

I want to keep Maricopa whole while redistricting the supervisor districts. We have been working hard to do so and, at this morning's Pinal...

Editor: October magazine showcases past, present, future

While Maricopa has a prosperous future, its proud history has a few black marks. Western author and historian C.M. Curtis writes about one in...

Teacher: Override impact on class sizes, technology game-changer

By Leonard Ybarra  As a 13-year MUSD employee, I can attest that the only constant has been change. MUSD has consistently embraced this challenge in...

Manfredi: Override proved to be great investment, should continue

By Vincent Manfredi, Maricopa City Councilmember In 2016, I asked Maricopa to take a leap of faith and institute a Maintenance & Operations Override for...

Former vice mayor: Support ‘vital’ MUSD override

By Peg Chapados I support the MUSD override, and I humbly ask all Maricopans to do the same. Why? Because it’s vital for Maricopa, on...