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Road closures, restrictions Dec. 6-15 on Loop 101

Drivers on the Loop 101 Price Freeway in Chandler, Tempe and Mesa should prepare to slow down and use caution around construction personnel and equipment while restrictions are in place.

'QC Recycles' events Jan. 4 and 11

 QC Recycles events are to be held 8 a.m-noon Saturdays, Jan. 4 and 11, to drop off live Christmas trees, electronics, appliances, latex and acrylic paints, and documents to shred.The QC …

Sparklers, novelty fireworks only allowed Dec. 24-Jan. 3 in Town of Queen Creek

As a reminder, sparklers and novelty fireworks are only allowed for use within the Town of Queen Creek from Dec. 24 to Jan. 3.

Encanterra annexation on hold; challenge filed in Pinal County Superior Court

The annexation of the 755-acres Encanterra --- generally south of Combs Road from Gantzel to Kenworthy roads --- into the Town of Queen Creek has been delayed due to a challenge filed with Pinal …

Town offices closed Wednesdays, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1

The Town of Queen Creek offices and Recreation Annex will close on Wednesday, Dec. 25 in celebration of Christmas; and on Wednesday, Jan. 1 in celebration of the New Year.

'Encanterra Residents Against Annexation' pending lawsuit topic of council closed-door executive session Dec. 4

A pending lawsuit --- Encanterra Residents Against Annexation vs. Town of Queen Creek ---  is a topic of a Dec. 4 closed-door executive session of the Queen Creek Town Council.

Meridian Road project begins for Cherrywood to Combs

A groundbreaking ceremony was recently held to mark phase one of a project that will extend Meridian from Cherrywood to Combs, providing a north-south connector for Queen Creek and the …

Property at Ellsworth Loop, Ocotillo to be sold by town to developer

Developers are being sought to purchase six properties totaling 7.8 acres near Ellsworth Loop and Ocotillo roads that are owned by the Town of Queen Creek. The town is seeking requests for …
Opinion

Keeping up with your home can be a labor of love. We want our home to be a cozy and comforting place; however, things such as clutter, renovations and safety hazards can make it difficult to relax. …

If you have Medicare, there are covered options to help you manage pain safely and effectively. Medicare covers prescription pain medications under Part D. In addition, Medicare Part B (medical insurance) helps pay for services that may help you manage your pain with less reliance on drugs...
As we usher in the holiday season, I invite you to be part of the growing movement to #ShopSmall while preparing for gatherings with family and friends.
Neighbors

Your name: Mary Hester Business name: All Mary’s Treasures LLC Town/neighborhood: Meridian, Queen Creek, AZ Hours of operation: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Personal background highlights: …

AZ CARE is in dire need of people to foster dogs. "We are urgently looking for dog fosters for our rescue in the San Tan and Queen Creek areas," Alison White, of AZCARE, said …
Business

2019 Doran Barro Holiday Hunger Fight raises $260,000 for St. Mary’s Food Bank

On  Dec. 3, Barro’s Pizza hosted the Eighth Annual Doran Barro Holiday Hunger Fight, which raised more than $260,000 for St. Mary’s Food Bank. “This is our favorite time of …

Queen Creek Barro's Pizza joins in annual fundraiser

Barro’s Pizza is doing its part in the fight against hunger in Arizona with its annual Doran Barro Holiday Hunger Fight, which will benefit St. Mary’s Food Bank.

Work out free after Thanksgiving at Mountainside Fitness

Need to shed some pounds after that big turkey dinner? Valley-based and locally owned Mountainside Fitness is offering guests a place to work-out for free on Thanksgiving through Sunday, Dec. …

Bellago Homes debuts newest community Whitewing at San Tan Magma

Home developer Bellago Homes recently announced the grand opening of its newest community --- Whitewing at San Tan Magma. It is a 22-unit gated community near San Tan Mountain Regional Park.