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Month’s least-expensive home sale is $250K in one day on market

The least expensive home sold Sept. 10 through Oct. 9 — with 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths at 22783 N. Scott Drive — fetched...
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No city-run teen court due to jurisdictional issue

A city-run Teen Court under consideration by City Council likely will not move forward due to jurisdictional issues, based on feedback from a committee...

The Travel ID will be required in 2023

Fewer than six months before the federal deadline for domestic airline travelers to have a federally compliant form of ID, the Arizona Department of...

BofA customer deposits finally restored to accounts after 10 days of angst

More than 170 Bank of America customers in Maricopa had deposits fail to credit to their account for more than a week, resulting in...

Month’s highest-priced home sale is nearly $700K after 2 months on market

The most expensive home sold in Maricopa Sept. 10 through Oct. 9 fetched $699,900 on Sept. 24. This two-story home at 42395 W. Bravo Drive...

P&Z approves new Lakes Park plan, amenities

A major development review of the plan for the city’s newest park received unanimous approval this week from the Planning & Zoning Commission. The park...

Affordable-housing apartments north of City Hall moving forward

The Planning & Zoning Commission this week unanimously approved site, landscape, elevation and photometric plans for a 252-unit, affordable-housing community just north of City...

GTK: Kimberly Renhard

Name: Kimberly Renhard Hometown: Hillsboro, Ore. Maricopan since: 2018. Occupation: Farmers Insurance agent. Family: My husband, daughter (24) and grandson (4). Hobbies: Anything outdoors. Pet peeve: When I run out of...

Couple arrested on suspicion of dangerous-drug possession during traffic stop

A couple is accused by police of possessing drugs and drug paraphernalia after a registration check of the vehicle Saturday afternoon showed a warrant...
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How to succeed as a seller in a changing real estate market

While it is arguable as to whether the Maricopa real estate market has entered into a buyer's market, it seems the equilibrium has changed...

Damage from rains forces shooting range to delay opening again

The shooting range at Box Canyon has been delayed yet again and it will not open in November as planned due to damage from...

Man who says he drank jet fuel arrested on multiple charges 

A man was arrested on suspicion of assault on an EMT among other charges after being told to leave a middle school’s grounds and...

Council’s OK makes new emergency department official

City Council has approved shifting some duties from its Fire & Medical Department to Maricopa’s new Department of Emergency Management, which was created in...

Traffic warning leads to discovery of meth pipe, drug charges

A woman is accused by police of possessing drugs after what began as a traffic-violation warning ended in an arrest on drug charges Thursday...

Copa Flats Apartments to begin leasing in December

Copa Flats Apartments will begin leasing the 312-unit community in December, according to an email sent to prospective residents from Minnesota-based developer Real Estate...

Reined but not arraigned: Officers chase wayward goat off overpass

A goat, suspected of nothing more than wandering in traffic and causing delays Monday evening, was not apprehended by Maricopa officers, however they shooed...

Business, development around town

A new, 1,700-square-foot detached structure will be built for Smith & Kelly Feed Co. at 38351 W. Cowtown Road. The 1.5-story, pre-engineered, metal, micro-control...

Ex-MP survived ‘The Surge’ in Iraq, now helps other female veterans

Lynise Grell has a knack for putting herself in other people’s shoes. She spent eight years in the U.S. Army as a military-police officer. During...

Consider transitioning short-term rental to long term

Higher rents for short-term rentals are attractive to many landlords, who believe that they will make more money in this business. To be successful,...

Rollover of semi hauling garbage stalls SR 238

A rolled-over semi truck hauling garbage is causing delays for those travelling State Route 238 on Monday. The truck rolled just east of North...

Golf tourney raises scholarship money for first responders’ children

The annual Silent Heroes Golf Tournament raised an estimated $3,200-$3,500 Sunday  toward scholarships for children of first responders and restoration and maintenance of...

Will Arizona’s new school-voucher law take a financial bite out of MUSD?

Four years ago, Arizona voters said no to Proposition 305, a referendum that would have significantly expanded Arizona’s school-voucher program, after the Legislature approved...

Poll: Readers back purchase of land for industrial project

This month, Maricopa a took step toward adding a new segment to its growth mix by purchasing 230 acres that it plans to resell...

UofA offers free, CDC recognized diabetes-prevention program

Research shows you can prevent or delay Type 2 diabetes by eating healthy, losing weight and being more active. A University of Arizona program has...

Incumbent Martinez nears win in House race; Seaman clings to 2nd

Updated at 1:22 p.m. on Nov. 11, 2022. Incumbent Teresa Martinez, a Republican, is holding her lead, but Democratic challenger Keith Seaman has moved back...

O’Halleran concedes to political newcomer Crane for U.S. House

Three-term Congressman Tom O'Halleran, who represents Maricopa in the U.S. House of Representatives, on Friday morning conceded defeat to Republican political neophyte Eli Crane...

Arizona’s favorite Thanksgiving sides: Do your taste buds and traditions agree?

With less than two weeks until Thanksgiving Day, the age-old debate is revived: What are the best companions to that coveted T-Day turkey? We have...

I-10 down to one lane from Loop 202 south to Riggs Road this weekend

Interstate 10 will be restricted to a single lane in both directions from Loop 202/SanTan Freeway south to Riggs Road this weekend for pavement...

Thanking veterans for their service

They've put on the uniforms of the United States of America's armed forces to defend our rights and our way of life. Many of them...

Vehicle hit-and-run results in rollover, minor injuries, and charges

A vehicle rollover Tuesday afternoon near the Veterans Center led to road closures and charges, but no injuries, according to police. Maricopa Police said at...