Queen Creek area roadway restrictions include Meridian Road at Via Del Jardin for utility work

Queen Creek area roadway restrictions Aug. 25-Sept. 1 include utility work with a lane shift on Meridian Road at Via Del Jardin. Work is also being done on portions of Ellsworth Road, Cloud Road, Ocotillo Road, Signal Butte Road, Queen Creek Road, Village Loop Road North and Riggs Road. They are, according to a release: […]

Free CPR with rescue breath classes offered

Several Valley fire departments, in partnership with SRP and the Drowning Prevention Coalition, are offering free cardiopulmonary resuscitation classes to the public during the month of August. Go to preventdrownings.org and click “Learn CPR” under the Prevention tab for a list of available classes. Some are certification and others are awareness classes, according to a release. CPR […]

Queen Creek town offices to close on Labor Day

The Town of Queen Creek offices and Recreation Annex will close on Monday, Sept. 2, in honor of Labor Day. The closure will not impact any public safety or emergency services. For a water, sewer or streets emergency during the closure, call 480-358-3131. Trash and recycling services will not be impacted by the holiday. Residents […]

Loop 101 Ray Road ramp closed, other freeways with restrictions this weekend

The Loop 101 southbound on-ramp at Ray Road is to be closed from 9 a.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, for reconstruction. Drivers should also be aware of the following restrictions: Eastbound I-10 closed between 67th and 51st avenues from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 26, for work on the Loop 202 […]

Ellsworth and Queen Creek improvements nearing completion

The improvements to Ellsworth Road, from Walnut to Germann, will be complete by the end of the month. “We know road construction is inconvenient, but it was necessary to get Ellsworth Road to three lanes in each direction – a key element of the project,” Queen Creek Mayor Gail Barney said in a release. “Another […]

Barrio Queen to hire 400 new employees; opening in Queen Creek, Tempe

Restaurant Barrio Queen is hiring 400 new employees in anticipation of the opening of its two newest locations in the Valley, Queen Creek and Tempe. Positions available include hostesses, server assistants, bartenders, servers, barbacks, cooks, prep cooks, dishwashers, expos, porters, front of the house managers and kitchen managers. Both locations are set to open late […]

Overnight southbound Loop 101 restrictions at Broadway Road in Tempe Aug. 25

Drivers who use southbound Loop 101 Price Freeway at night in Tempe should plan for possible delays while restrictions are in place at Broadway Road from 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, to 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 26. Arizona Department of Transportation crews are scheduled to improve lane stripes and other pavement markings, according to a release. […]

Burglaries from vehicles reported in Queen Creek Aug. 6-12 to MCSO

Above are the general locations of burglaries from vehicles reported Aug. 6-12 to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office for the community of Queen Creek.   Those investigated by MCSO included:   Burglary from vehicle, reported at 10:46 a.m. Aug. 9 in the 22900 block of South 208th Street.  Burglary from vehicle, reported at 1:18 p.m. Aug. 9 […]

Sex offenses in Pinal County near Queen Creek reported Aug. 6-12 to PCSO

Above are the general locations of sex offenses near Queen Creek reported Aug. 6-12 to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office.  Incidents investigated by PCSO included:   Sex offenses, reported at 11:57 a.m. Aug. 7 in the 3500 block of East Longhorn Street.  Sex offenses, reported at 10:14 a.m. Aug. 9 in the 34300 block of North […]

CAC board member Gladys Christensen to receive regional award

Central Arizona College Governing Board Member Gladys Christensen has been chosen as the Association of Community College Trustees 2019 Pacific Regional Trustee Leadership Award recipient. Ms. Christensen represents the large geographical region of District 1, which consists of the cities of Coolidge, Florence and Eloy in the central region of Arizona, Superior in the northeastern […]