The small business owners are in desperate need of your patronage. I am sure you have noticed and have concerns over the recent number of small business closures. The impact of these closures have far reaching ramifications beyond the obvious inconvenience of not having specific merchandise or services available within Maricopa.
The sixth anniversary of September 11, 2001, approaches. As a former New York City Firefighter and the Maricopa Fire Chief, I consider that event and what has transpired since that fateful day.
The cover story in a recent edition of National Geographic talks about how insect colonies, hooved herds and flocks of birds manage to make individual decisions and actions that work out best for the group.
This series of articles looked at statistical information about drowning incidents, the ABCs of Water Safety and now looks ahead to additional measures for preventing this type of tragic event from occurring.
We are a family. Granted, quite the dysfunctional one at this point, but a family nonetheless.
The month of August is starting with a bang: not only is school back in session (parents are happy while many children are not sure!), but there are several other events that are also worthy of mention.
"I have a pool fence around my pool; I'm safe." "It can't happen to me; I watch my kids." These phrases are signs of complacency, and everyone needs reminding that safety is an evolving mentality that must change and that everyone must constantly adjust to their surroundings.
Councilman Joseph Estes responds to recent conflict of interest allegations and submission of a recall petition.
It's been quite a summer, huh? There's a lot going on in the city and lots of attention on your City Council and staff. You joked last week that 85239 was keeping you guys busy; rest assured, your folks are keeping us hopping as well.
Learning and practicing water safety is as easy as A, B, C... Adult Supervision, Barriers, Classes.
Not so long ago the biggest problem kids faced was getting a flat tire on their bikes or having a mean teacher assign homework...
The reason that there are differing opinions on this topic is usually because everyone has a different reason for either leaving the computer on or turning it off.
With August, National Drowning Impact Awareness Month, approaching, I wanted to take this time to bring attention to a national campaign that involves drowning awareness.
How to write a column for inmaricopa.com.
City Council needs to communicate to the residents about the decisions they make and why they make them.
Go tell the Spartans, stranger passing by that here, obedient to their law, we lie. -- Simonides's epigram at Thermopylae ...
The $272,000 Pinal Plan for the Future was a huge disappointment and one more colossal waste of hard-earned taxpayer money. Its only value was...
In light of the fact that our summer has landed on us with a vengeance, I thought I'd start this month's column with a...
On May 3, my wife Lisa and I set out on an experience that would rock our world. We left behind the Western world and entered into a culture where the comforts we take so much granted had now become luxuries.
Much has been made regarding City Manager Rick Buss' decision to step down from his current position to that of an Assistant City Manager position.
The problem posed by the presence of millions of illegal aliens in our midst has no easy and immediate practical solution.
Summer heat-related safety tips
Two views: Two residents' opinions about MUSD controversies