Maricopa Welcomes Second MUSD High School

by City of Maricopa Economic and Community Development Department The last few years have been extremely kind to one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation. The City of Maricopa has seen a boom in its recent housing development, approving approximately 300 new housing permits every month over the last year and with it, an … Read More…

Grateful to Survive the Telegraph Fire

by Mila Besich, Mayor, Town of Superior Our small community of Superior has been experiencing a once-in-a-lifetime renaissance, an exciting time of transition and improvement, and one that I am honored to help lead. We entered the month of June knowing that fire danger would be extreme and temperatures would be higher than normal. What … Read More…

Eloy Schools Offer Great Opportunities

Dear fellow residents, Thank you parents, teachers and especially students as we have made it through the first half of 2021, culminating with a return to a more normal high school graduation season. We are ready to face a new school year with many students who will experience a hybrid attendance system — even if … Read More…

Our Community Provides Good Start to School Year

by Jon Thompson, Mayor, City of Coolidge As our students head back to school, the City of Coolidge and partners work to keep our children’s safety and well-being in mind. Today’s students are our future leaders. They will step into an ever-increasing technological workforce, become active members of society and help their community and future … Read More…

Casa Grande Welcomes Return to Life as COVID Abates

by Craig McFarland, Mayor, City of Casa Grande The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted people worldwide and remains the worst public health crisis faced in the United States in over a century. More than 33 million Americans contracted COVID-19 with 882,691 cases landing in Arizona. Over 590,000 Americans have lost their lives including 17,653 Arizonans. Nearly … Read More…

Vote Upcoming for Casa Grande General Plan 2030

by Craig McFarland, Mayor, City of Casa Grande, Co-Chair General Plan Committee On May 18, you will be asked to vote on Proposition 456, the Casa Grande General Plan 2030. The plan represents 18 months of work. Multiple public meetings were held to create a land-use plan for our community for the next decade and … Read More…

Coolidge Stays in Shape

by Jon Thompson, Mayor, City of Coolidge I’d like to take time this issue to talk about the great programs our Coolidge Parks and Recreation Department offers while maintaining social distancing guidelines. While COVID-19 appears to be with us for a period of time, our hard-working staff is finding ways to provide quality programs to … Read More…

Eloy’s Amenities Really Shine in Springtime

by Micah Powell, Mayor, City of Eloy It is a beautiful spring in Pinal County. I hope everyone has been able to get out and enjoy the weather, view the spectacular spring flowers, and be thankful for a new year. Even in the continuing evolution of life with COVID-19, something about the natural desert is … Read More…

Exceptional Healthcare Breaks Ground on Maricopa’s First Hospital

by City of Maricopa Economic and Community Development Renderings courtesy of Exceptional Healthcare Maricopa’s first freestanding community hospital, consisting of 10 inpatient beds and 10 emergency beds, broke ground in November 2020. The single-story building will be located just south of the overpass on John Wayne Parkway. The state-of-the-art facility will include a specialty internal … Read More…

Try Superior Approach to Wellness

by Mila Besich, Mayor, Town of Superior Photo Blushing Cactus Photography Our personal health and wellness have been top of mind for everyone this past year — and not just here in Arizona or the U.S. Pre-pandemic, we often thought of wellness as a day at the spa, or a workout at the gym, or … Read More…