59 homes planned on 15 acres at Signal Butte, Ocotillo roads

A preliminary plat for Spur Cross Parcel No. 1 has 59 lots in a 15.1-acre residential subdivision at the northeast corner of Signal Butte and Ocotillo roads. The map was approved 4-0 by the Queen Creek Planning and Zoning Commission in an Oct. 9 consent agenda with other items. Absent were Chair Alex Matheson, Vice […]

Road restrictions slated for Loop 101 Price Freeway improvement project

Drivers who use the Loop 101 Price Freeway in the East Valley should plan to slow down and use caution while restrictions are in place. Chandler Boulevard will be closed in both directions at the Price Freeway from 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19. Detour: East- and west-bound drivers can […]

Applications for solar facilities in Pinal County to be processed quicker in proposed change

Allowing solar photovoltaic energy production facilities of up to 640 acres to be processed as a non-major comprehensive plan amendment is to be discussed Oct. 17 by the Pinal County Planning and Zoning Commission. Non-major amendments can be considered at any time of the year, while major amendments are heard once per calendar year, according […]

Queen Creek Olive Mill expansion includes brewery, hotel

The Queen Creek Olive Mill is expanding to add olive groves, a restaurant, spa/pool, brewery and a boutique bed and breakfast hotel at the northeast corner of Combs and Rittenhouse roads. The town’s Planning and Zoning Commission voted 4-0 on Oct. 9 to recommend approval of rezoning 47.5 acres from R1-43 rural estate district to […]

14 homes planned on 20 acres at Signal Butte, Queen Creek roads

A preliminary plat has been approved by the town’s Planning and Zoning Commission for 14 homes on a 20-acre site in the Barney Family Neighborhood at the northwest corner of Signal Butte and Queen Creek roads. The plat, or map, was approved 4-0 by the Planning Commission in an Oct. 9 consent agenda with other […]

1-, 2-story Beazer Homes planned at Riggs, Gary roads

Fourteen new standard plans with three elevations each were approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission for the one- and two-story Harvest at Queen Creek housing subdivision at the southwest corner of Riggs and Gary roads. The residential designs were approved 4-0 by the commission in an Oct. 9 consent agenda with other items. Absent […]

Queen Creek Barrel Racing Association hosts Oktoberfest

Queen Creek Barrel Racing Association had its inaugural Oktoberfest last weekend at Horseshoe Park. Over 500 runs in three days of barrel-racing fun. Thank you to all of the local sponsors who made this event fantastic:  Desert Mountain Equine – Scott Meyer DVM, Julie Tate HomeSmart Real Estate, Home2Suites by Hilton, Hays Trailer Sales, Regal […]

Sex offenses in Pinal County near Queen Creek reported Sept. 21-30 to PCSO

Above are the general locations of sex offenses near Queen Creek reported Sept. 21-30 to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office.  Incidents investigated by PCSO included:   Sex offenses, reported at 10:07 a.m. Sept. 30 in the 40800 block of North Ironwood Drive.  Sex offenses, reported at 1:37 p.m. Sept. 23 in the 40800 block of North […]

Sex offenses reported in Queen Creek Sept. 21-30 to MCSO

Above are the general locations of sex offenses reported Sept. 21-30 to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office for the community of Queen Creek.   Those investigated by MCSO included:   Sexual assault — minor victim, reported at 10:55 a.m. Sept. 25 in the 24900 block of South Power Road.  Sexual assault — minor victim, reported at 12:48 […]

Meet your Queen Creek deputies at ‘Coffee with a Cop’ Oct. 12

Have complimentary coffee at a local business while getting to know Queen Creek’s Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office deputies. MCSO District 6 – Queen Creek invites residents to come together to build relationships, discuss community issues and drink coffee. Coffee with a Cop is a free community event 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 12 at Schmear, 20784 E. […]