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Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Glitter among violations listed for Maricopa restaurant

According to Pinal County Environmental Services, seven inspections were done from Nov. 3 to Nov. 27.    Satisfactory rating    Helen’s Kitchen (Inspected Nov. 23)  Container of glitter found in...

City’s growth entices high-end, sit-down Mexican restaurant

Maricopa leaders have been saying that with increasing population comes the shopping, entertainment and dining options for which a city feeling growing pains clamors. That...

Obesity treatable with 3-in-1 body transformation at Maricopa Wellness

There is no magic pill that will cure obesity or being overweight, conditions that affects more than 70% of adults in the U.S., but...

Police find cocaine and meth in vehicle, driver resists arrest

A man who displayed erratic driving behavior on Wednesday morning faces several drug-related charges, police said.  Justin T. Soto, 18, was booked into Pinal County...

‘Come hell or high water:’ Despite defeat of Prop. 469, Martinez leads ongoing efforts...

Proposition 469 to improve transportation, most notably roads, across Pinal County was defeated in the General Election. Still, processes are moving forward that could result...

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...

State’s 1st flu fatality of season is Pinal County child

A child has died of influenza in Pinal County, the first death in Arizona this flu season, according to Pinal County Public Health Services...

Main Street Marketplace an opportunity to shop local

This weekend kicks off the holiday shopping season. Instead of battling hordes of people at a mall for a so-so Black Friday deal, Maricopans...

Democrat Seaman pulls upset to win 2nd LD 16 House seat

In one of the more surprising results from this month’s midterm election, Democrat Keith Seaman, a retired public-school teacher, edged Republican Rob Hudelson for...

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...

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...

Poll: Maricopans favor traditional Thanksgiving dishes

There is an endless variety of options for Thanksgiving dinner, from ethnic dishes to vegetarian or vegan options, and even more exotic fare. But our...

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...

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...
I-10 Broadway Rd ADOT

No closures on area freeways during holiday weekend

 There is good news for drivers headed to grandma’s house this Thanksgiving weekend: There are no scheduled construction or maintenance closures of area freeways,...

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...

City announces holiday schedule for services, facilities

With the holiday season upon us, Maricopa hours of service for key facilities and services will be impacted. Emergency services will be fully staffed and...

Pinal County, with heavy voting for GOP, tightened or decided state races

Pinal County was the difference between a total rout by Democrats seeking the highest federal and state offices and down-to-the-wire results in just about...

Virginia Ross discusses success of Pinal County’s general election

The good news for Pinal County voters is this month’s general election went off without a hitch, votes were counted properly and on time,...

Revoked license, suspected DUI and scuffle with police lead to arrest of 2 men

Two men found themselves in handcuffs on Saturday after what started as a traffic stop escalated into a scuffle with police, who suspect the...

‘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...

City evaluating options for roadside monuments

You see them all around town, in neighborhoods and along main thoroughfares. They may not give you pause, but they are meaningful. They are roadside...

Semi hauling garbage that rolled on SR 238 was trying to avoid crash

The driver of a semi-truck hauling garbage that rolled over on State Route 238 on Nov. 14 told investigating officers the truck overturned after...
Estrella Gin Business Park office rendering

Looking for new small-business space? Try Estrella Gin Business Park

As the city and the Maricopa Economic Development Alliance have taken occupancy of the first office building at Estrella Gin Business Park, the building...

Veterans working to make memorial park a reality

Maricopa veterans Jim Bussey and Terry Oldfield were coming home from a funeral for a fellow veteran in Marana when the idea of a...

Cotton woven in Pinal County along Gila River since ancient peoples

Cotton, among the five “Cs” of Arizona’s economy (copper, cattle, cotton, citrus and climate), has a long history in central Arizona, especially Pinal County. Cotton...

What to get your favorite senior for Christmas

It is that time to be thinking about Christmas gifts. I enjoy shopping for gifts, but sometimes I really struggle to find the right one. Shopping...

Veteran receives free home from local homebuilder

A U.S. Army veteran and his family call Maricopa their new home after they received a mortgage-free house Wednesday morning from a homebuilder as...

Man accused of illegal possession of firearm and marijuana

A man was arrested on suspicion of illegally possessing a firearm and possessing more than the legal limit of marijuana on Wednesday night, police...

Poll: Readers bemoan failure of Prop 469

Pinal County residents had a chance to approve funding for the improvement and expansion of roads throughout the county with Proposition 469 in last...