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Sunday, September 27, 2020

MHS teachers complain of stress, overcrowding in first 72 hours back on campus

Three days after students returned to campus at Maricopa High School, some teachers were pushing back hard against the school board. The staff members wrote...
Pima Butte Elementary School

Pima Butte Elementary earns National Blue Ribbon award

Pima Butte Elementary School was recognized Thursday as a 2020 National Blue Ribbon School, one of just 367 U.S. public and private schools to...

POLL RECAP: Maricopa parents split on in-person classes for their children

With the Maricopa Unified School District #20 opening middle and high schools this week for in-person instruction, InMaricopa wanted to see how parents felt...

Police arrest man on outstanding warrant after disturbance call

A Maricopa man was arrested Monday after an incident in the eastern part of the city. Cornelius McMillan was found to have an outstanding warrant...

Sides may meet in MUSD land controversy

After a tense school board session Wednesday, two sides may be coming together to discuss the issues that created an impasse. Kelly Anderson, managing partner...
Senita

Lane closures set for Saturday in Senita

Lane closures on a main thoroughfare in the Senita development are scheduled Saturday morning for street maintenance. Construction will begin at 6 a.m. on Maricopa...

Out millions in MUSD land deal, property owner questions motives

  Craig Emmerson was quite surprised at the news that greeted him Thursday morning. The managing member of Maricopa 240 LLC had negotiated the sale of...

Maricopa police seek mysterious motorcyclist in burglary attempts

Maricopa police are seeking the identity of a suspicious biker in connection with an attempted burglary early Monday morning. Security camera footage captured at the...
Andre LaFond

LaFond: I am thrilled to be running for Maricopa City Council!

By Andre LaFond My wife, Kaylie, and I have been active members of the Maricopa community for about six years. We have a baby boy,...
Anderson Lopeman MUSD

MUSD loses preferred property for 2nd high school

Maricopa Unified School district ran into an impasse in its attempt to buy its preferred property for a second high school. “Tonight, we find ourselves...
Nancy Smith

Nancy Smith: I’m voting for Amber Liermann for city council

I will be voting for Amber Liermann for City Council. When I consider the candidate who has prepared to be a council member, Amber's commitment...

Police arrest woman on drug-related charge

A Maricopa woman is facing drug paraphernalia charges after her arrest earlier this month. Adenia Trusler, 45, was stopped by city police during a traffic...

MUSD board member opposes high school site after family tract passed over

Maricopa Unified School District board member Torri Anderson and her husband, owners of family property passed over for the site of a new high...

County’s census drive revs up at Bashas’

  The Census Countdown Drive comes to Maricopa on Wednesday. The countywide series of 11 events began Friday in Superior and Kearny, with respective Pinal County...
A sweaty summer

It’s official: Summer 2020 was a hot mess for the ages

It goes without saying, perhaps, that the summer of 2020 was the hottest ever. Just about every day, it was a sweaty progression toward the...

Sonoran Creek Marketplace taking shape

More tenants are being announced for the future Sonoran Creek Marketplace. Some already have locations in Maricopa. Besides the previously announced Sprouts Farmers Market and...
Vincent Manfredi Maricopa

Manfredi endorses Amber Liermann for city council

The City of Maricopa has a lot at stake in the 2020 election. With seats already spoken for in the primary, voters are faced...
Copper Sky Aquatic Center

Copper Sky staffer tests positive for coronavirus

Another staffer at Copper Sky has tested positive for coronavirus. The employee worked the front desk at the Aquatic Center, the city announced late Friday...

POLL RECAP: Not everybody’s crazy about return of football

NFL football and the Sunday game-day tradition has returned. But heading into week two of the season, we wanted to see how many of...

MHS swimmers set school records in first meet

  School records were demolished Thursday as Maricopa High School swim team launched its 2020 season. The boys’ and girls’ teams defeated Casa Grande. “It was a...
Glenn Morrison Pinal Constable

Constable endorses Liermann for city council

By Glenn Morrison Join me in voting for long-time resident Amber Liermann for city council. Amber has gained my respect due to her years of volunteer...

Man arrested after allegedly punching holes in walls, disorderly conduct

A Maricopa man is facing domestic violence charges after his arrest Thursday night. Benjamin Jones is charged with disorderly conduct and criminal damage after an...

Arizona Supreme Court to hear Pinal’s RTA case

  Arizona Supreme Court is taking up a challenge to the Pinal County Regional Transportation Authority in a case that could impact State Route 347. Wednesday,...

Emergency crews respond to motorcycle crash at Lakeview Drive

Maricopa police and fire personnel responded Thursday afternoon to a traffic accident involving a motorcycle on State Route 347 at Lakeview Drive. The motorcyclist was...

Dairy-to-housing conversion may create roundabout on SR 238

  It’s early days, but the long-range impact of a master-planned community on the westside of town could be a roundabout leading to an overpass. Green...

Here’s why you received a Blue Alert on Thursday

If social media is any indication, people in Maricopa are wondering: what is a Blue Alert Warning? Cellphones clanged about 12:35 p.m. Thursday with the...

Council rookie a techie with decades of know-how

  It’s been a long road for Bob Marsh. A self-described dot-connector at age 76, he will be a fresh face on Maricopa City Council after...

Charter high schools pave way to get kids back on campus

  Charter high schools are setting an example for returning to campus amid COVID-19 as Maricopa Unified School District prepares to bring back secondary students...
Rollover crash 347 Farrell

3 rescued from overturned SUV on SR 347

Fire rescue workers extricated three people from an overturned GMC SUV on Wednesday morning on State Route 347, just north of Farrell Road. The vehicle...

Eagle Shadow revives as next big subdivision

  What would be the first master-planned residential development in Maricopa in years is a reminder of how the city’s development started. El Dorado Holdings wants...

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