Burglaries reported in Queen Creek May 1-14 to MCSO

Above are the general locations of burglaries reported May 1-14 to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office for the community of Queen Creek.   Those investigated by MCSO included:   Burglary at residence, reported at 10:17 a.m. May 1 in the 18500 block of East Swan Drive.  Burglary at residence, reported at 10:27 a.m. May 2 in the […]

Town of Queen Creek celebrates Public Works Week

The Town of Queen Creek is celebrating Public Works Week May 19-25. With the theme “It Starts Here,” Public Works Week is a reminder of the important, core functions the professionals in the public works field provide on a daily basis including streets, traffic engineering, solid waste, recycling, facility maintenance, the capital improvement program, fleet […]

Assaults reported in Queen Creek April 26-30 to MCSO

Above are the general locations of assaults reported April 26-30 to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office for the community of Queen Creek. Those investigated by MCSO included: Assault, reported at 10:28 p.m. April 27 in the 20000 block of East Rittenhouse Road. Assault, reported at 5:40 p.m. April 28 in the 20300 block of East […]

Queen Creek area roadway restrictions include Market Place Drive full closure at 187th Street

The following are Queen Creek area roadway restrictions in the week of May 5-12: Rittenhouse Road northbound and southbound lane shift at Ocotillo Road for directional drilling and potholing utilities work; 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. through May 3. Riggs Road eastbound lane shift between Power Road and Hawes Road for roadway improvements; 24-hour. Gary Road southbound […]

Queen Creek celebrating business-friendly environment

A strategic Economic Development effort is key to attracting new businesses to the community, including small businesses, which is fitting for Economic Development and Small Business weeks to coincide. At the May 1 Queen Creek Town Council meeting, Mayor Gail Barney presented proclamations for each, according to a release. “National Small Business Week highlights the […]

4,140 acres in Pinal County to be annexed by Town of Queen Creek

More than 6 square miles of State Trust Land along the State Route 24 corridor in Pinal County is slated to be annexed by the Town of Queen Creek. The Town Council on April 17 voted unanimously in a consent agenda to approve a pre-annexation development agreement with the Arizona State Land Department. It is […]

Thefts reported in Queen Creek April 11-15 to MCSO

Above are the general locations of thefts reported April 11-15 to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office for the community of Queen Creek. Those investigated by MCSO included: Theft, reported at 10:35 a.m. April 11 in the 21100 block of East Stoncrest Drive. Theft, reported at 8:30 a.m. April 14 in the 21200 block of East […]

Safety audit being done of Ironwood Road, Germann to Ocotillo

The Arizona Department of Transportation is conducting a safety audit for Ironwood Road near the housing subdivision of Ironwood Crossing, which was annexed into Queen Creek in April 2018. By June of last year the town was receiving comments from residents who were concerned with the roadway’s safety, Troy White, the town’s public works director, […]

Queen Creek to celebrate Fix a Leak Week

Fix a Leak Week is celebrated March 18-24 to help people identify household leaks, as these waste more than 1 trillion gallons of water each year in the United States and in Queen Creek. Sponsored by WaterSense, an Environmental Protection Agency partnership program, Fix a Leak Week serves as an annual reminder for residents to […]

What are municipal department heads, charter officers paid annually?

The Town of Queen Creek’s 10 charter officers and department heads combined make a similar amount as their 12 counterparts in the City of Apache Junction — a bit over $1.5 million in annual pay. The salaries of those in Queen Creek are paid $1,566,151 and those in Apache Junction make $1,539,574.57, according to materials […]