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City’s steadfast push for overpass pays off

The persistent efforts of city leaders to secure funds for a much-needed overpass in the heart of Maricopa have shined a light on the...

Public meeting for SR347 overpass project Thursday

A public meeting concerning the possible construction of an overpass on State Route 347 will be 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Maricopa...

Ak-Chin Community joins city in working for RR overpass

The Maricopa City Council met with the Ak-Chin Tribal Council Monday to discuss how the two groups can work together on transportation, education and...

City aggressively pursues State Route 347 overpass

Planes, trains, automobiles and a helicopter.Maricopa leaders have taken to the sky to solve the problem of separating the Union Pacific railroad tracks from...

Mayor lobbies Rep. Grijalva for railroad overpass

Politicians in Washington, D.C., might soon be discussing whether to fund a railroad crossing overpass, among other proposed improvements, right here in Maricopa.

Editor: It’s a pleasure to tell your stories of a great community

Hello, Maricopa! This is my first direct message to you as the new InMaricopa editorial director, and I have to say I am so impressed...

Maricopa buys parcel near Heritage District

The city is purchasing 4.1 acres north of Honeycutt Avenue and east of John Wayne Parkway south of the overpass near the Heritage District. The...

ADOT outlines plans for SR 347/I-10 interchange

The Arizona Department of Transportation, which is studying methods for improving traffic flow at the State Route 347/Interstate 10 interchange, is proposing a diverging-diamond...

Rocket takes an early commute through city

A 185-foot-long SpaceX first-stage rocket component, about the height of an 18-story building, made its way through Maricopa this weekend aboard a flatbed truck. The...

A light goes on: Sync traffic signals on SR 347 within city limits, mayor...

Drivers might not necessarily get non-stop service from one end of Maricopa to the other, but Mayor Nancy Smith said she has experienced firsthand...

Second SpaceX rocket to cruise through town this weekend

A rocket is headed our way, but don’t panic: It will be on the ground, not through the air.  It is a 185-foot-long SpaceX first-stage rocket...

Traffic to be squeezed on southbound SR 347 for month for median beautification 

Traffic on southbound State Route 347 will be squeezed and slowed just north of Cobblestone Farms Drive/Lakeview Drive Monday through Oct. 21 although two...

Flash to the past: The growth of Maricopa Fire Department

At the start of 2005, the city had 11 volunteer firefighters and just three paid positions. By August of 2006, the Maricopa Fire Department had...

Council approves final plat for Hogenes Farms Phases 1 & 2 

The City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved the subdivision final plat for the initial two phases of the Hogenes Farms housing development.  The six parcels,...

Price looks to change fortunes of MEDA

When you have been mayor of a city for more than 10 years and step away, what more is there to do for your...

City gets ADOT permit for monument entering town

Installation of the “M” monument entering town from the north on John Wayne Parkway, which has languished since February, is a step closer to...

Martinez has clear legislative priority: a safer 347

If you think transportation is the number one issue facing Maricopa, state Rep. Teresa Martinez of Casa Grande has your back. In an exclusive interview...

City Council election: Learn about the candidates

Adam Leach Age: 43 Hometown: Rehoboth, Mass. Years in Maricopa: 16 Family: Married to Tylena; sons Rowan Dickson and Paxton Leach Political background: Republican Community service: I volunteer a lot...

City gets $2.7M in federal funds for pedestrian bridge

It's official: the City will receive $2.7 million in federal funds for a major project in its plan to revitalize the Heritage District. The funding,...

Candidates address SR 347 funding issues at InMaricopa town hall

Wednesday’s veto of House Bill 2685 by Gov. Doug Ducey may have dealt with a tax for residents of Maricopa County, but the effects...

City Council candidates talk about … transportation, SR 347

The next four years will be key to growth in Maricopa. And transportation is probably residents' most-voiced concern about that growth. Four candidates — Adam Leach,...

SpaceX rocket cruises through town (Video)

A rocket cruised through Maricopa overnight – at a snail's pace. The hefty first-stage rocket owned by SpaceX passed through the city in the early...

Oversize load waits at the edge of town

An oversize load is sitting along State Route 238, just east of Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Course, ready to move slowly through Maricopa on...
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Blast from the past: Mayor elected, fugitive arrested, and a new route opened

The month of June in the past. 2004: Maricopa native Kelly Anderson was elected mayor of the first elected City Council on June 1. Councilman...

Poll: Readers skeptical parkway will take traffic off 347

The City of Maricopa broke ground last week on the initial section of the Sonoran Desert Parkway, an East-West route promoted as an alternative...

Final state budget has more than $65M for 347 upgrades 

The Arizona Legislature passed the state’s budget for the coming year Thursday, and it contains good news for anyone who travels State Routes 347...

Oversize load to pass through Maricopa Tuesday morning

EZE Trucking of Rialto, Calif., doing business as Rig Runner, will be moving an oversize load through the area very early Monday and Tuesday...
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Tentative state budget shows $30M for SR347 improvements

A tentative state budget leaked last week shows legislators have set aside more than $30 million toward improvements on State Route 347 between Maricopa...

Federal earmark of $2.7M for pedestrian bridge advances

The City of Maricopa is a step closer to receiving $2.7 million in federal funds to help build the planned pedestrian bridge across the...

City Council to vote on tentative $189M spending plan

City Council is set to discuss and vote on a tentative $189 million spending plan for Fiscal Year 2022/2023 at its 6 p.m. meeting...
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