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Ellsworth Road closing for Queen Creek holiday parade

The town is closing Ellsworth Road for the annual Queen Creek Holiday Festival and Parade on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 2-7 p.m. The festivities will take place on Ellsworth Road and at the Queen Creek …

Queen Creek Veterinary Clinic gets approval to expand

The Queen Creek Veterinary Clinic has been given the OK by the Queen Creek Town Council to expand its current building. The council unanimously approved the move at its Nov. 16 meeting as part of its …

Queen Creek council approves rezoning for industrial park

A 47-acre site located north of the northeast corner of Germann and Meridian roads has received rezoning and site plan approval for the development of an industrial park. No specific users for the …

Final stretch of Meridian Corridor in Queen Creek now open

Meridian Road, from Queen Creek to Germann roads, is now open, providing an additional north-south corridor through Queen Creek.  “The completion of this 1-mile stretch is significant …
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Maricopa County seeks applicants for San Tan justice of the peace

A new justice of the peace will be needed for the San Tan Precinct, and the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is accepting applications for the position being vacated by Samuel T. Goodman. The …

Queen Creek Council recommends liquor license approval for Dave & Buster’s

Queen Creek’s first Dave & Buster’s is set to open in spring 2023 and now the entertainment venue is a step closer to getting its state liquor license. The Queen Creek Town Council …

CAC announces middle school math contest winners

Eleven middle schools from across Pinal County -- from Superior to Maricopa – took part in Central Arizona College’s Math Department 17th Annual Pinal County Middle School Math …

Pinal County records 1st pediatric flu death of season in Arizona

Pinal County this week reported the first pediatric flu death in Arizona for the 2022 season. “This tragic situation, unfortunately, reminds us that flu can cause serious illness and death,” …
First Responder

Queen Creek offers tips for safe cooking this Thanksgiving

According to the National Fire Protection Association, Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires. According to a press release, the Queen Creek Fire & Medical Department offers the …
First Responders

Queen Creek police are nabbing speeders

Since going online in January, the Queen Creek Police Department says it has issued more than 2,000 speeding tickets. Of those 2,000, more than 40 of the citations were for criminal speeding …

Two newcomers elected to Higley USD Governing Board

A former Higley USD teacher and a critic of the district’s bond will join the HUSD Governing Board in January.  Amanda Wade and Anna Van Hoek were narrowly elected to the board after …

Republicans carry Legislative District 14 

Arizona’s Legislative District 14 will be in Republican hands for the next two years.  After the final ballot count was released Monday, incumbent Travis Grantham retained his House of …
Holiday Closures

Queen Creek town offices closed on Thanksgiving

The Town of Queen Creek offices and Recreation Annex will close on Thursday, Nov. 24 in honor of Thanksgiving Day. The Recreation Annex also will be closed on Friday, Nov. 25. According to a press …

Queen Creek church holds Christmas market

The Second Annual Merry & Bright Christmas Market will take place on Saturday, Nov. 26 (Small Business Saturday) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Queen Creek Campus of Central Christian Church …
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