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Litchfield Elementary School District case count Litchfield Elementary School District reported 66 weekly COVID-19 cases and 682 total cases since the semester began on Aug. 2.  The school … more
Major construction is set to start on Litchfield Road after the Thanksgiving holiday when workers begin the first of three planned roundabouts--part of the city’s long-awaited Litchfield Square … more
Food banks across the Valley are gearing up for a busy holiday season as the COVID-19 pandemic stretches into its 20th month, further exacerbating hunger and need. more
All Faith Community Services is gearing up to feed hundreds of families and individuals across the West Valley as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches.  The Buckeye-based food pantry is … more
The White Tanks Conservancy is sounding the alarm: planned development is presenting an existential threat to one of the most biodiverse deserts on earth. The White Tank Mountains, bordered by … more
Litchfield Park’s ‘Yard of the Quarter’ competition will return in the new year after a brief hiatus during the pandemic. The city’s Recreation and Public Grounds … more

Litchfield Elementary School District reported 90 weekly COVID-19 cases and 603 total cases since the semester began on Aug. 2.  The school district which serves close to 11,500 elementary … more
Litchfield Park’s citrus trees will get a fresh coat of paint as the city’s Recreation and Public Ground’s Commission prepares to host volunteers Saturday and Sunday.  The … more
Experts have long warned that learning disruptions caused by the pandemic will have wide-ranging consequences for K-12 students. Learning loss may be reflected in Arizona students’ performance … more
Though Thanksgiving was technically celebrated on November 25 this year, for 400 teachers across Arizona – including four from Litchfield Park – it came early this year. During the … more
If you talk to Ryan Williams about his work as an art educator, you’ll quickly learn that teaching is just one element of his job. He teaches art at Desert Edge High School in Goodyear, but … more
Arizona Public Service Co. and the city of Avondale are giving local drivers the chance to test drive the latest and most popular electric car models in one place. The free and family-friendly … more
A former Litchfield Elementary School District governing board member is collecting donations for students and families in need at her school and beyond. Dr. Tara Armstead, an achievement … more

Thirty years of continuous budget overrides in two West Valley school districts came to an abrupt end Nov. 2 when residents voted down override measures that provide Agua Fria Union High School … more
West Valley voters have opted to end school district budget overrides that have been in place for nearly three decades, meaning two area school districts will lose funding of close to $10 million … more
Tuesday is election day, and while it may not be as exciting as last year’s presidential election, there are still some very important local issues on the ballot for West Valley school … more
A Maricopa County Superior Court commissioner has denied a Litchfield school district board member's appeal for a restraining order on Tuesday.  more
Most Litchfield Park residents are aware that their city’s origins are closely linked to the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company.  Goodyear Co. bought up the land that would become … more
Litchfield Park city council approved phase three of the long-awaited Litchfield Square development, which covers lighting, landscaping and roadway infrastructure, including construction of three new … more
The city of Litchfield Park has signed onto a plan that would allow for the transfer of up to $56,000 to the city as part of a landmark opioid settlement seven years in the making. more

Earlier this week when the most dominant online real estate marketplace publicly announced it was halting its buying program here in the Valley of the Sun the news sent shock waves throughout the … more
The mayor of Litchfield Park pledged in a Wednesday city council work study session his intention to better appropriate HURF dollars, instead of tapping into the general fund to pay for roadway … more
The Thunderbirds --- hosts of the Waste Management Phoenix Open --- announced the 2021 edition of “The People’s Open” raised more than $3.8 million that will be awarded to Arizona … more
Valley grocery chain Bashas' has agreed to be bought by a California regional grocer. The deal between Bashas' and Raley's Holding Co., a regional grocer based in Sacramento. Financial terms of … more
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