Queen Creek prepares roads for area growth

Queen Creek has a plan to develop two major roadways from Germann Road to the future extension of State Route 24. The Queen Creek Town Council recently voted to approve an Intergovernmental Agreement with the city of Mesa for design and construction of Signal Butte Road from Germann to State Route 24 at $12 million […]

Southeast Valley’s Parents as Teachers Program named a Blue Ribbon Affiliate

The Arizona Partnership for Children’s Parents as Teachers Program in the southeast Valley has been named a Blue Ribbon Affiliate by the Parents as Teachers National Center as a top performer in the international network. The Parents as Teachers Network serves families in Queen Creek, Mesa and Gilbert through home visits that equip parents with […]

Donate to House of Refuge for chance to win Sterling Services AC, heating system

Sterling Services is collecting donated items for the Mesa nonprofit House of Refuge, which houses dozens of families getting back on their feet and out of homelessness. During the month-long drive through Dec. 15, necessities such as diapers, baby wipes, feminine products and toiletries will be collected at Sterling Service’s showroom at 7256 S. 89th […]

Global Entrepreneurship Week Conference Nov. 14 in Mesa

An event in honor of Global Entrepreneurship Week will be held 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St. in Mesa. The conference will focus on why inclusion matters and strategies to increase inclusion to support the growth of the local entrepreneurial community, according to a release. GEW […]

SRP receives OK for Southeast Power Link through Queen Creek, Mesa

The Arizona Corporation Commission this week unanimously approved a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility for an SRP power line project. SRP officials stated in a release that the Southeast Power Link “will enable Salt River Project to meet growing energy needs in the Southeast Valley.” Wednesday’s approval was the final step of the application for the […]

Global Entrepreneurship Week Conference Nov. 14

An event in honor of Global Entrepreneurship Week will be held 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St. in Mesa. The conference will focus on why inclusion matters and strategies to increase inclusion to support the growth of the local entrepreneurial community, according to a release. GEW […]

Maricopa County plans new animal shelter in Mesa

Maricopa County has found a potential replacement for the east animal shelter at Rio Salado and Loop 101, according to a release. Current plans call for a new facility to be built at the county-owned campus at Mesa Drive and Baseline Road. “The new shelter would offer the same services as the Rio Salado location […]

QCUSD breaks ground on new elementary school in Mesa

Community members were invited to join Queen Creek Unified School District officials on Sept. 10 to celebrate the groundbreaking of QCUSD elementary school No. 7. The new school, which is not yet named, is in the Cadence at Gateway community located in the northern part of the district’s boundaries. QCUSD has hired DLR Group to […]

Queen Creek district names principal for new elementary school

Allison Carmichael has been named the principal of the district’s newest elementary school, which is scheduled to open in July in Mesa’s Cadence at Gateway subdivision. The announcement was made at the Sept. 4 governing board meeting. Mrs. Carmichael is part of the district administration team and has been the principal of Gateway Polytechnic Academy […]

Queen Creek OKs minor changes to three-city agreement for water reclamation plant

Queen Creek Town Council approved an amendment to an intergovernmental agreement between Queen Creek, Mesa and Gilbert regarding to construction and operation of the Greenfield Water Reclamation Plant. The approval came as part of the consent agenda at the council’s Aug. 15 regular meeting at Town Hall, 22358 S. Ellsworth Road. The plant is at […]