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The Queen Creek Police Department recorded the following crime reports from Dec. 1 -16: Motor vehicle theft reported on Dec. 1 at the 19600 block of East Reins Road Assault reported on Dec. 1 … more
The Higley USD Governing Board approved a second revision Dec. 14 to its fiscal year 2022-23 budgets.  The revision puts the maintenance and operations budget, which pays for most salaries … more
The city of Mesa’s completion of the Signal Butte Road expansion now offers an alternate access route to State Route 24. The southeast Mesa project opened to traffic on Dec. 14 connecting … more
Queen Creek’s first chief of police, Randy Brice, is striving to create a police force that works for and with the community. A life-long East Valley resident, Brice started working in Queen … more
The East Valley has been reaping the benefits of the technology sector’s growth in Arizona and Greater Phoenix. The area has seen growth through several corridors across the region, making it a major player in Arizona’s designation as the “Silicon Desert,” a term that has hovered over the area for decades. more
The last player picked in the NFL draft is known as “Mr. Irrelevant.” It’s not the most complimentary of names, but Queen Creek resident Brock Purdy doesn’t mind. He’s … more

The Queen Creek Town Council unanimously approved a $7 million payment to fully fund the town’s police pension plan in the Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System, providing savings … more
Ike’s Love & Sandwiches has opened its first location in Queen Creek, just in time to grab a bite while out holiday shopping. Ike’s Love & Sandwiches is located at … more
Just days before the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, Meta, donated money for the Queen Creek Unified School’s District’s junior high robotics programs, students and teachers … more
A major shakeup has taken place on the Queen Creek Unified School District’s Governing Board with a long-time incumbent losing his seat and a parent who homeschools his children being … more
Queen Creek residents looking to get their Torchy’s Tacos fix won’t have to wait much longer. The Austin, Texas-based Torchy’s Tacos, known for its “Damn Good Tacos” … more
Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, is donating $55,000 for junior high robotics programs in the Queen Creek Unified School District. "This generous donation will create unique … more
Queen Creek resident Kennadee Riggs recently was crowned Miss Rodeo America 2023 during the pageant in Las Vegas. The 22-year-old represented Arizona as the 2022 Miss Rodeo Arizona. She becomes … more

Locally owned and family operated Frutilandia, a restaurant concept crafting authentic Latin treats, is hosting the “Frutilandia Toy Drive Challenge” at all eight of its locations … more
From life-size candy canes to an Instagram-friendly set of cowboy boots, Queen Creek’s Downtown is twinkling this holiday season. Ellsworth Road in the downtown core is lined with lighted … more
The price of a gallon of regular gas has dropped by about 25 cents a gallon in the last week at stations across the East Valley and Phoenix. The decline follows a post-Thanksgiving trend … more
Christmas trees are the center of many holiday family traditions, but they can also prove dangerous. The Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department offers these tips to help families stay safe, … more
This month, the Queen Creek Olive Mill is celebrating the olive harvest season with a special “Olivepalooza Harvest Festival.” The festival will take place at 8 a.m.-9 p.m., … more
Queen Creek Unified School District’s Eastmark High School football team is celebrating its first state championship title in the 3A High School Division. The Firebirds played against … more
The Queen Creek Police Department recorded the following crime reports from Nov. 24-Dec. 1. Theft in residence reported on Nov. 25 in the 18500 block of East Oak Hill Lane. Aggravated assault … more

The Queen Creek “Holiday Festival & Parade” marks its 40th year.This year’s event will take place from 2 p.m.-7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3, in the heart of downtown Queen Creek. The … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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