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Saturday, December 3, 2022

Here’s what you need to know when you go to the polls today in...

For those planning to vote in Maricopa today, here are several links that provide information that you first should know. Voters are encouraged to first...

Beautiful conditions greet church’s annual services, day in the park

On a picture-perfect afternoon Sunday, dozens came out to Copper Sky Regional Park for Calvary Chapel Maricopa's annual Church in the Park. Following a service...

The Marine maker

Perhaps the most important time of any Marine’s life is “The Crucible,” a 54-hour test of endurance at the end of a 99-day training...

MUSD studying elementary school boundary changes

Maricopa’s growth means widespread changes across the city, and the effects will trickle down all the way to elementary-school students next school year. The Maricopa...

Family has opened home to hundreds of children

In the Boggs household, there’s seldom a dull moment. For 34 years, Gary Boggs and his wife, Kitty, have been foster parents, welcoming more than...

When seat on City Council opened, Goettl was ready for the challenge

In some ways, Eric Goettl has been training for his new role on the Maricopa City Council nearly his entire life. Service to others is...

Mayor: Prop 469 would help all Maricopans

As the new mayor of the City of Maricopa, I remain concerned about an old problem that needs to be addressed. Roads and freeways...

Editor: November a time to reflect

I’ve always loved November. The crisp days of autumn and the smell of burning leaves — it was legal then — are pleasant memories from...

Veterans Day Parade to kick off weekend of saluting service to U.S.

The annual Veterans Day Parade, when Maricopa honors those who have served the country in the armed forces, is scheduled for this Saturday. The parade...

Maricopa church plans a day at the park to enjoy fellowship in fall weather

The summer heat has broken, and Calvary Chapel Maricopa is moving outdoors for a Sunday to enjoy it. The ministry’s annual Church in the Park...

Opinion: Prop. 469 would deliver better quality of life to Pinal County

We can improve the quality of life in Pinal County for years to come by voting YES on Proposition 469. Among many other projects, the...

Halloween 2022 frightful across city

It's November, and that's a good thing if you scare easily. The ghosts, pumpkins and headstones that popped up in yards across Maricopa for Halloween...

Tournament to support first responders seeking golfers 

The seventh annual Silent Heroes Golf Tournament that tees off around noon on Nov. 13, is seeking golfers. Funds raised from the tournament go...

Public arts could be step toward uplifting civic pride, council agrees

Maricopa City Council gave city staff approval to explore creating a public arts initiative that could yield physical displays and performance arts. City Chief Financial...

Living Word ministry strives to be beacon of prayer in Oct. 30 debut

When a new ministry debuts Sunday evening, the pastor delivering a message of hope to the downtrodden will have heightened credibility. He has been there,...

Big crowd on beautiful evening enjoys annual Pacana Park Pumpkin Walk

A chilly Wednesday evening brought joy (and fright) to a large crowd, and loads of candy kept the kiddos happy and buzzing in what...

Join InMaricopa today for fun, prizes at annual Pacana Park Pumpkin Walk

InMaricopa staff has their costumes ready and more than 50 pounds of candy available for the annual Maricopa Pacana Park Pumpkin Walk. Join us today,...

City acquires land for fire station south of town

Maricopa’s pre-annexation of 5,700 acres south and west of city limits this year is beginning to pay benefits. The city has acquired 2.5 acres south...

Mayor says being on council ‘saved my life’ during breast-cancer battle

It just seemed like the right thing to do. Participating in activities to heighten breast-cancer awareness, raising funds for research and offering support to those...

Come along for the ride as ‘M’ monument is moved to its new home

It was the middle of the night while most of Maricopa was asleep. Crews carefully moved the script "M" monument, a long-awaited icon, onto a...

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...

Haunted Hustle 5k at Central Arizona College

Maricopans of all ages took part in Halloween-theme activities at Central Arizona College Maricopa campus on Saturday. In costumes, friends and families gathered to take...

Maricopa Museum and Visitor Center opens after years of planning, digging

The Maricopa Museum and Visitor Center opened Saturday morning with extensive displays telling Maricopa's history. Read other stories about the new museum here. The museum plans...

American Legion Auxiliary hosts weekend craft fair

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 133 sponsored a craft fair on Saturday with one goal in mind: raising funds for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner for...

Desert Sunrise High equipped with tools to meet needs of 21st-century students

19Construction continues at a rapid pace to keep up with projected enrollment at Desert Sunrise High, which opened in July.  City and school officials toured...

The stars came out for Mayor Nancy Smith’s first State of the City address

It was a who's who of Maricopa at the reception that preceded Mayor Nancy Smith's first State of the City address on Oct. 19. Captains...

Poll: Rising food prices impacting Maricopans

Inflation has been rising during the past several months, putting a dent in the budgets of Maricopans. In addition to spiking gas prices, the...
School bus MUSD

Jeep crashes into school bus with no students in it; both drivers injured

A sport-utility vehicle crossed the center of the road and struck a school bus Friday shortly after 3 p.m., according to Maricopa police. There were...

Maricopa’s new museum reflects a 21st-century city on the move

Maricopa regards itself as a 21st-century city on the move. Actually, it has been on the move since the middle of the 19th century,...

Outside review of election cites judgment, communication, training errors

An independent expert hired by the Pinal County Board of Supervisors to review the Elections Department's performance in the August primary reported Wednesday there...