A COOLIDGE TREASURE

Visit Casa Grande Ruins National Monument The Casa Grande Ruins National Monument is one of Arizona’s lasting treasures.  Built around 1400 CE by Native Americans who inhabited the area, this Casa Grande or “Big House” stands as a symbol of how these people lived, worked and played.  Not much is known about the purpose of this … Read More…

COOLIDGE’S REVITALIZATION CONTINUES

I’m extremely proud of the great revitalization projects happening all around our city. Feedback from a survey, completed in early 2017, revealed a priority to repair or replace our older roadways. Upon the findings, we rapidly placed a team of hardworking city employees together and found ways to make improvements as quickly as possible. We … Read More…

Coolidge, Arizona – Spring 2017

It is my pleasure once again to write about our great City of Coolidge. 2017 has begun as one of the most busy and fruitful times for our city.  Our strategic location between Phoenix and Tucson has attracted many investors and high profile businesses to the area.  An inland port is planned for the southeastern … Read More…

City Speak: EDUCATION: THE KEY TO OUR COMMUNITY’S GROWTH AND SUCCESS

by Craig McFarland, Mayor of Casa Grande New families looking to relocate to a new community will typically Google search the local education ratings. They look for the best-rated school for their children to attend. These ratings typically use state test scores, diversity and income level when establishing the final score. Unfortunately, that rating doesn’t … Read More…

City Speak: The 7 Mindsets

by Craig McFarland, Mayor of Casa Grande One of my campaign pillars and community strategies is education and workforce development. I promised to promote what is good in our schools, training and education and to build a workforce ready to fill jobs. As a very wise person told me recently, “Significant changes come from significant … Read More…

City Speak: The Multiplier

by Craig McFarland, Mayor of Casa Grande I want to thank Mayor Jackson and current and past City Council members for their vision, direction and dedication to our city! They did an amazing job guiding the City of Casa Grande through some difficult times. THANK YOU! In the last edition I talked about “THE PLAN.” I … Read More…