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Monday, October 3, 2022

In response: This override is needed for our kids

By Jackie Gonzalez It seems that you cannot swing a dead political polecat without landing on someone who is for or against the Maricopa Unified...

New shopping, jobs and entertainment expected by 2009

Retail, dining, entertainment and jobs will be packaged in a new lifestyle-focused shopping center in excess of 900,000 square feet expected as early as...

Discount Tire plan gets P&Z OK

A Discount Tire store is currently slated to open in Maricopa in February 2022, according to the company. The City’s Planning & Zoning Commission...

Maricopa’s new Code Enforcement Officer helping to make a difference in the community

Knee-high weeds growing in the yard of that house on the corner? Two doors down a truck is parked on the sidewalk every weekend?...

City Hall decks the halls for Christmas tree lighting (GALLERY)

Maricopa City Hall was full of music and blithe spirits Tuesday for the annual tree-lighting ceremony. Santa Claus and Mayor Christian Price counted down...

PCSO Weekend Report Jan 2 – 4, 2009

090102046 Child Abuse or Neglect Incident Address : N RALSTON RD MARICOPA ...

MUSD to consider special resolution on coronavirus

  Technically, Maricopa Unified School District is still on spring break. While many public schools in the state were closed by state mandate to mitigate the...

CAC holds auditions for Godspell

Central Arizona College will hold open auditions for CAC's spring musical Godspell on Monday, Dec. 7, at 6:30 p.m.

MHS senior signs to play college volleyball

Elizabeth Gallon, a senior middle hitter for the Maricopa High School volleyball team, will be joining a new team in the fall. Friday, Gallon signed...

COMPA candidate endorsements: Why them and why now?

Recently there have been several questions asked about COMPA, the City of Maricopa Police Association, and why we have become involved in local politics and endorsed council candidates Kimball, Marchione and Romero-Gusse.

Man accused of crashing stolen SUV

A man was arrested May 25 for allegedly driving and then crashing a stolen vehicle that had been painted with house paint in an...

MUSD special meeting to discuss superintendent contract

The Maricopa Unified School District Governing Board will meet in special session Monday, and it's all about Tracey Lopeman. Lopeman was selected March 26 as...

Maricopans in the military

Blue Star Mothers Tracy Davis and Lisa Durst have teamed up to write a periodic Maricopa Military Members column.If you are a Maricopa military...

Kazi Haque: 10 years as Maricopa planning’s inside man

The city of Maricopa has witnessed numerous changes since its incorporation in 2003. New homes bloomed, businesses formed and the population swelled. Kazi Haque, zoning...

Town Hall introduces veterans to local resources

The city of Maricopa held its inaugural Veterans’ Town Hall Saturday at Maricopa Rotary Park to help veterans unaware of available resources and get...

Full STEAM ahead: Couple’s lifetime of model railroading becomes new education

Part toys-for-grownups, part engineering marvel and part art project, the model train layout fills an entire room of a Province home. More than anything,...

Groundbreaking for 2nd Burger King delayed

Burger King fans in Maricopa will have to wait a bit longer for a second location. Tom Barnett, owner of the original Burger King in...

City Council candidates talk about … districting City Council

As four candidates — Adam Leach, Vincent Manfredi, Rich Vitiello and Henry Wade — run  for three seats on the council, one of those...

Limits on large animals in unincorporated Pinal County

There have been lots of changes in how we view land use since1962 when the county passed the current zoning ordinance.

Sequoia Pathway says goodbye to Class of 2019 (GALLERY)

Sequoia Pathway Academy graduated 59 seniors in ceremonies Wednesday in the school gym. Speakers included Vice Mayor Henry Wade, valedictorian Britney Garcia-Coyolt and salutatorian...

Longevity Athletics debuts table tennis robot (video)

A lifelong love of table tennis inspired Longevity Athletics owner Aaron Gilbert to provide a table and training robot to his fitness center’s members...

Mom’s boyfriend accused of assaulting juvenile at local bar

Multiple witnesses at a local tavern reported observing a man “placing his hands on or around the throat” of a juvenile over the weekend. The...

Letter to the editor: Red flags on Prop 437

By Alan Marchione A few years ago, I wrote an article discussing what I called “Kitchen Table Economics.” It’s the idea that in the course...

Legal backlog stalls review of public safety-sponsored ordinances

Maricopa's Public Safety Advisory Committee has been working for the past several months to get ordinances for parking, motorized scooters and animal control passed...

Teacher: Please vote yes on MUSD override

By Christine Dickinson As a mother, teacher and proud Maricopa community member, I am asking voters to support the Maricopa Unified School District #20 Override...

Gusse questions Smith on veterans’ bill vote

It’s not the first time Councilwoman Julia Gusse has gone toe-to-toe with state Rep. Steve Smith, R-Maricopa.During Tuesday’s city council meeting, Gusse publicly expressed...

Transportation update: Honeycutt Road closure

Starting Monday, Nov.17, 2008, Honeycutt Road will be closed from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Maricopa Groves Parkway to Santa Rosa Parkway.

Real estate agents get briefed on election fallout

Dale Wiebusch brought Maricopa leaders up to speed on what the 2018 election results might mean to their city. Thursday morning Wiebusch, the City's Intergovernmental...

Resident concerned with bees in greenbelt

Maricopa resident Sherry Arnold wasn’t aware of the bees that lingered on the other side of her backyard fence.Arnold, who lives in The Villages...