Minority, women-owned businesses receive contracts worth $109M

The team building the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway has awarded more than $100 million in contracts to local, small businesses. According to a press release, the companies are run by socially and economically disadvantaged groups, including minorities and women. The $109 million exceeds the Arizona Department of Transportation’s goal for Connect 202 Partners, the […]

QC realtor Bob Adelfson earns certification specializing in divorce real estate

Bob Adelfson of JK Realty in Gilbert has earned the Real Estate Collaboration Specialist-Divorce designation. Mr. Adelfson is trained to neutralize divorce real estate as a business transaction in the best interest of the house and each divorcing spouse, according to a press release. He will lead the divorce real estate team, serving as project […]

Group matches those who served in the military with suitable careers

The Arizona Corporate Council on Veteran Careers matches transitioning military service members and veterans with suitable professions. Formed in 2016, the group’s goal is to enhance opportunities for those who’ve served to have careers suiting their talents. More than 20 companies and organizations are involved in efforts of recruiting, hiring, and retaining veterans in the […]

Event provides conversation and Coffee with a Cop

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office District 6 – Queen Creek invites the community to meet deputies, build relationships and drink coffee. Coffee with a Cop is a free community event and will be 9-11 a.m. Saturday, June 23, at the Queen Creek Olive Mill, 25062 S. Meridian Road. In addition to providing an opportunity for residents […]

$6.3 million for MCSO, 42 other items of $25,000 and up before Queen Creek council

A total of 43 items costing more than $25,000 – including $116,050 for fire department 911 dispatch services from Mesa and $6,350,816 for law enforcement from the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office – are to be voted on in a consent agenda at the June 20 Queen Creek Town Council meeting. The meeting begins at 5:30 […]

$530,000 for legal services to be considered at June 20 Queen Creek Town Council meeting

A one-year Dickinson Wright PLLC legal services contract not to exceed $530,000 is slated to be voted on in a consent agenda at the Wednesday, June 20, meeting of the Queen Creek Town Council. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. and public hearings are held after 7 p.m. The meeting is in the Community Chambers, […]

Thousands of teens take new MVD driving test online

Teenagers hoping to get their learners permit have been flocking to a new online test option introduced earlier this year by the Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division. About 23,000 online tests have been taken since the test’s introduction in March through May. “To average nearly 8,000 online tests a month is phenomenal,” Jennifer […]

Queen Creek renews fire services agreement with Town of Gilbert

As Queen Creek grows, it continues to reach across one of its borders for support services involving fire safety needs. Queen Creek Town Council unanimously voted, 7-0, during a June 6 meeting to renew its intergovernmental agreement with the Town of Gilbert for fire support services, an agreement that the town is entering into for […]

After you ‘Pull Aside, Stay Alive,’ what comes next?

You know not to drive into the towering wall of dust. And if a dust channel whips across a highway and engulfs your vehicle, the mantra “Pull Aside, Stay Alive” can lead drivers to safety. But even after pulling aside, one of the most important actions must still be taken – turn off the lights. […]

Queen Creek OKs agreement to bring 1,702 Fulton Homes to fruition

A project being touted as the “Gold Standard” of community developments in the southeast Valley is moving forward in Queen Creek. Queen Creek Town Council approved by a 6-0 vote during its June 6 meeting to enter into an agreement with Phoenix-based Fulton Homes for the long-awaited Barney Farms home development planned for the northeast […]