Ocotillo Road subdivision home designs to be reviewed by Queen Creek planning commission

Residential design review of two housing subdivisions on Ocotillo Road are to be discussed at the Queen Creek Planning and Zoning Commission’s 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, meeting and work session in the Community Chambers 20727 E. Civic Parkway. Items on the meeting agenda are: Discussion and possible action on Spur Cross Parcels 2 and […]

$8.5M agreement with Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office approved by Queen Creek Town Council

Law-enforcement services from Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office will include six beats covering Queen Creek and cost $8,591,486 for fiscal year 2019-20, the Town Council decided recently. The Queen Creek Town Council approved the expenditure — plus $7,406,001 for fiscal year 2018-19 to increase service to 5.4 beats by June 30 — in a consent agenda […]

South Loop 101 closed June 7-10 as 6-mile widening project continues

The Arizona Department of Transportation is advising drivers who use Loop 101 (Price Freeway) to plan for scheduled closures this weekend. Motorists should use alternate routes to avoid slow travel and delays while southbound Price Freeway is closed between Warner Road and the Santan Freeway from 10 p.m. Friday, June 7, to 5 a.m. Monday, […]

3 MCSO Queen Creek deputies recognized for life-saving efforts

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office District 6 – Queen Creek deputies Chad Marr, Joshua Bradbury and David Callahan were recognized during the June 5 Queen Creek Town Council meeting for their life-saving efforts. Deputy Marr was recognized for his quick action while responding to a domestic violence incident when the victim had been stabbed. With medical […]

Maricopa County confirms first heat death of the season

As the Valley comes out of cooler-than-usual temperatures, Maricopa County Department of Public Health has confirmed an older adult is the county’s first death due to heat-related illness this year. The man, who was without housing and dehydrated, was found in a vehicle.   “This is a sad reminder about how seriously we need to […]

DUIs in Pinal County near Queen Creek reported May 22-28 to PCSO

Above are the general locations of driving under the influence incidents near Queen Creek reported May 22-28 to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office.  Incidents investigated by PCSO included:   DUI alcohol, reported at 8:01 p.m. May 22 in the 36400 block of North Encanterra Drive.  DUI misdemeanor, reported at 2:13 a.m. May 26 at Gantzel and […]

Vehicle burglaries reported in Queen Creek May 22-28 to MCSO

Above are the general locations of vehicle burglaries reported May 22-28 to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office for the community of Queen Creek.   Those investigated by MCSO included:   Burglary from vehicle, reported at 6:59 a.m. May 28 in the 22400 block of South 209th Way.  Burglary from vehicle, reported at 8:36 a.m. May 28 in […]

June 1-7 is dust awareness week

Dust awareness week, June 1-7, encourages residents to reduce dust pollution in the community and region. Held annually, this week aims to educate residents on the health issues associated with dust pollution and actions they can take to help improve air quality, according to a release from the Town of Queen Creek. “Tiny particles of […]

Queen Creek council closed-door executive session June 5

Johnson Utilities is in two discussion topics for the June 5 closed-door executive session of the Queen Creek Town Council. The council meets at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Queen Creek Community Chambers, 20727 E. Civic Parkway, for ceremonial matters, committee reports and public comment before adjourning to a closed-door executive session in the Ironwood […]

Chas Roberts accepting nominations for 10th annual A/C giveaway

Chas Roberts — a local family-owned A/C, heating and plumbing provider — is donating two new A/C systems, including installation, to two winners as part of its 10th Annual Cool Play Giveaway. Applications are being accepted online through June 30. People can apply and/or nominate a family or nonprofit that is in need of a […]