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UltraStar will open theaters on Friday

The movies will roll again Friday at UltraStar Multi-tainment Center. The entertainment complex announced Thursday it would reopen after theaters after five-plus months in the...
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Sorrento residents to go blue for police, first responders

A group of residents in Sorrento is looking to bathe their homes in blue light this weekend as a way to honor and thank...

Make a reservation: Copper Sky to reopen this week

The Copper Sky Multigenerational Recreation Center will reopen Thursday on a reservation-only basis to facilitate physical distancing. The facility will open with limited hours before...

Saturday in the Park (GALLERY)

Youth soccer, baseball and softball had Copper Sky Regional Park hopping Saturday, with most spectators masked up at the athletic fields and vendors on...

Food bank schedules Backpack Giveaway over two weekends

  F.O.R. Maricopa Food Bank will host its annual Backpack Giveaway the next two Saturdays, Aug. 15 and 22, from 9 a.m. to noon. The event...
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Halloween decorating contest opens

Halloween is creeping closer. Registration for this year's Mysterious Mansion Mayhem contest is underway and will run through Oct. 4. The City of Maricopa is...
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Copper Sky to lift reservation policy, reactivate memberships

Ahead of Thursday morning's news that Pinal County had earned the three benchmarks necessary for businesses to reopen, the staff at Copper Sky Recreation...
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CAC students graduate from NAU without leaving home

By Angela Askey Executive Director Public Relations and Marketing Five Central Arizona College transfer students recently completed the requirements from Northern Arizona University toward a bachelor’s...
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Custom Car Show returns as firefighters give back to community

Professional Firefighters of Maricopa are hosting their second annual Custom Car Show this month to benefit local charities. Building off last year’s rookie success, organizers...

Free abstract art contest to debut

  A new contest is open to all Maricopa visual artists. Titled “Go with the Flow,” the abstract art contest is sponsored by Maricopa Arts Council...
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Mobile voter van will be early voting site

Pinal County is making it easier for Maricopa residents to vote early. The county Mobile Voter Outreach Van will visit the Copper Sky Recreation Complex...

On Friday morning, flag-raising will remember victims of 9/11 (VIDEO)

Friday marks 19 years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks in America claimed nearly 3,000 lives.  The Maricopa Tracy P. MacPherson Veterans of Foreign Wars Post...

Top eucalyptus options for Maricopa

By Betty Beeman Eucalyptus was brought to America in the mid 1800s from Australia. Approximately 900 species of eucalyptus trees exist. These quick-growing trees have been...
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CAC sets virtual information sessions

Through its participation in the Arizona College Consortium Fall Tour 2020, Central Arizona College will host “Live” virtual information sessions as part of the...

POLL RECAP: Maricopa residents share their Labor Day weekend plans

With a three-day holiday weekend coming our way, InMaricopa’s weekly poll was themed around Labor Day. We wanted to know how you plan to...

Copa Shorts Film Fest goes virtual

The fourth annual Copa Shorts Film Fest will take place online Nov. 7-8. With health guidelines discouraging gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic, the directors...

Learn about Hohokam irrigation canals at Historical Society presentation

Kyle Woodson, Ph.D., will present "Hohokam Canal Irrigation and Landscape Change on Santa Cruz Island in the Middle Gila Valley" at a meeting of...

Maricopa High School Class of 2019 (GALLERY)

Graduation for the class of Maricopa High School Class of 2019 is set for May 23 at 7:30 p.m. at Ram Stadium. The valedictorian...
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City program offers support to parents, students for online learning

A new City of Maricopa program will support parents and students as they begin learning online. Afterschool Connect, launched by the Community Services Department, seeks...

Master Gardener: So, you think you can’t grow beans in Maricopa?

By Al Brandenburg I’m originally from upstate New York and have been vegetable gardening most of my life. One of the best crops in my...

Master Gardener: Dealing with scorpions in the garden

By Scott Oliver “Grandpa, there’s a baby lobster in your garden!” I have lived in Maricopa for nearly six years now, and I had never encountered...

Master Gardener: Growing tomatoes in the desert

By Betty Beeman According to the National Gardening Association, tomatoes are the most popular vegetable among backyard gardeners. According to a 2014 survey, one in three...

Tilapia die-off expected with dropping temperatures

Cold weather moving through the area is expected to cause a large die off of tilapia fish in local lakes. Tilapia are warm-water fish, native...

Fishing Day: Fish you’ll find in Maricopa waters

The city’s annual free fishing day is Jan. 12 with registration at 8 a.m. and fishing starting at 9 a.m. at Copper Sky Lake....

Buff City Soap, makery to host grand opening

A Tennessee-based soap-making company is making its Arizona debut in Maricopa on Saturday. The grand opening of Buff City Soap runs from 10 a.m. to...

10 ideas to celebrate Earth Day at home

By April Stovall The ongoing COVID-19 health crisis has brought life as we know it to a screeching halt. People are working from home and...

Master Gardener: How to bring palm trees into your landscape

By Betty Beeman Palms are not native to Arizona but they are found all over the Valley – Palm Valley Golf Club in Goodyear, Mission...

2nd COVID-19 testing blitz scheduled

A second COVID-19 testing blitz will be held in Maricopa. That event is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 1, according to Kristina Donnay, the medical director...

MHS hosting 8-Man Football State Championship

Maricopa High School will host the Arizona Interscholastic Association Division VI 8-Man Football State Championship Saturday at 6 p.m. The game will feature No. 1...

MHS kids flying high in ‘Peter Pan,’ on stage this month

One of the first curiosities Alexandra Stahl noticed on becoming the theater teacher at Maricopa High School this year is the affinity the MHS...

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