Queen Creek maps 12 areas with road restrictions

A dozen areas of Queen Creek will be affected this week and next by traffic restrictions for a variety of projects, including road widening and electrical work and pothole repairs. Riggs Road drivers will experience eastbound and westbound lane shifts for road improvements from Power to Hawes roads daily though Monday, Nov. 12. Power Road […]

Phoenix Children’s Hospital to host 5k fundraiser in Phoenix

Phoenix Children’s Hospital is hosting a family-friendly 5k run/walk to raise funds and awareness for the hospital with all proceeds going to the many programs and services the hospital offers. The event is slated for Saturday, Oct. 6 with pre-race activities beginning at 6:30 a.m., the 5k starting an hour later and the kids dash […]

Town cautions motorists to drive with care during construction work

Several road projects in Queen Creek are scheduled to be completed this month, but town officials advise motorists to remain cautious while construction work continues. Riggs Road drivers will experience eastbound and westbound lane shifts for road improvements from Power to Hawes roads daily though Monday, Nov. 12. Power Road northbound and southbound lane shifts […]

Maricopa County declares October Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Maricopa County’s Board of Supervisors issued a proclamation Wednesday, Sept. 19 recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The county’s efforts create an opportunity for residents and Maricopa County’s more than 13,000 employees to learn about domestic violence prevention, according to a press release. “Sadly, we all probably know someone who has been affected by […]

Horseshoe Park Equestrian Centre food, beverage concessionaire sought in Queen Creek

The town of Queen Creek has issued a request for proposals for a food and beverage concessionaire for Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Centre, 20464 E. Riggs Road in Queen Creek. RFP paperwork is due at 3 p.m. Sept. 27 to the town of Queen Creek Municipal Services Building, 22358 S. Ellsworth Road, according to queencreek.org. […]

516 acres at Ironwood and Germann should be rezoned for homes, commercial uses, Queen Creek Planning Commission recommends

A total of 516 acres that were annexed into the town along with the Ironwood Crossings development should be rezoned for homes and commercial uses, the Queen Creek Planning and Zoning Commission recently decided. The property is on the west side of Ironwood Drive between Germann Road, Pima Road and the Meridian Road alignment. It […]

Queen Creek recognized for annual financial report

The Town of Queen Creek received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report. The award is the highest form of recognition in the area of government accounting and financial reporting; this marks 13 consecutive years the town has received the […]

Thefts reported in Queen Creek Sept. 9-15 to MCSO

Above are the general locations of thefts reported Sept. 9-15 to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office for the community of Queen Creek. Those investigated by MCSO included: A theft at a convenience market, reported at 12:55 a.m. Sept. 9 in the 21100 block of East Ocotillo Road. A theft, reported at 12:17 p.m. Sept. 10 […]

Kiwanis Club of Queen Creek names officers, directors for upcoming year

At its annual planning session, the Kiwanis Club of Queen Creek installed the several new officers and directors who will serve from Monday, Oct. 1 until Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Jon Morris will serve as president while Kathy Peach will be president elect and Troy Young will be the immediate past president. Other positions include […]

Arizona State Fire School hosts myriad firefighters from across state

The Arizona State Fire School hosted 784 firefighters from across the state from Wednesday, Sept. 5 to Sunday, Sept. 9. The purpose of the gathering was for attending firefighters to learn how to most effectively and efficiently battle fires and protect those they serve, according to a press release Departments in Mesa, Scottsdale, Tempe, Chandler […]