Nesbitt Contracting will be closing a portion of two major intersections this week as part of the Saguaro Boulevard reconstruction project.
As the weather becomes warmer the allure to get back into the pool is inviting, Fountain Hills firefighters want to remind residents that water safety practices and constant supervision is the cure to prevent child drowning and non-fatal drowning incidents.
The Community Services Advisory Commission and the Technology Learning Center have until the end of September to work out a new lease arrangement that would keep the TLC classes at the Community Center.
The new Fountain Hills Tractor Supply Co. store will hold its grand opening Saturday, May 30, with specially-priced merchandise May 28-31. The story officially opened for business May 16.
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has issued an Ozone High Pollution Advisory for today, Friday May 29, and extended it to Saturday, May 30.
When the Rio Verde Fire District Board of Directors experienced a vacancy recently, Board Chairman Birdie Pasenelli tapped a neighbor to see whether she was interested in applying for the position.
The Town Council had no issues May 21 in unanimously approving the proposed Hemingway assisted living center for Fountain Hills.
The Planning and Zoning Commission will consider this week whether to recommend the Town Council allow a special use permit for a residential apartment in a commercial building.
After about 90 minutes of presentation and discussion the Town Council granted the local medical marijuana dispensary an additional eight hours of operation each week.
Some residents have already noticed the deep green shade of the water in Fountain Lake, a sign that excessive algae has started growing.
Fountain Hills Fire Dept units were on the scene of a brush fire in Ashbrook Wash Monday, May 25.
The Memorial Day holiday means closings for government offices and other area services.
After about 90 minutes of presentation and discussion the Town Council granted the medical marijuana dispensary in Fountain Hills an additional eight hours of operation each week.
This year Memorial Day marks the 10th anniversary of the dedication of the Veterans Memorial at Fountain Park.
Just in time for the busy Memorial Day holiday weekend, the Arizona Department of Transportation lifted all traffic restrictions along State Route 87 as of Thursday, May 21 as the agency nears completion of a safety improvement project approximately 10 miles north of Sunflower near the Maricopa/Gila County line.
When it meets Thursday the Town Council will consider a request from a builder to allow development of an assisted living campus at Saguaro Boulevard and Trevino Drive, just north of Shea Boulevard.
The Town Council will take up the issue this week of whether to grant expanded operating hours for Nature’s AZ Medicines, the medical marijuana dispensary in Fountain Hills.
The Town Council has a busy agenda lined up for its regular session Thursday, May 21.
School District employees will receive some additional compensation next year, as the Governing Board approved a one-time 2.5 percent pay raise for returning staff.
The Town Council is apparently looking no farther than down the hall in selecting a new town manager to step in for the retiring Ken Buchanan.
Workers began installing new asphalt on Saguaro Boulevard in the section beginning at El Lago Boulevard and moving south on Friday.
The local McKee branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale is celebrating the end of the school year with a giant block party tonight (Friday) from 5 to 8 p.m. at the branch, corner of Calaveras and Del Cambre avenues.
With three quarters of the current fiscal year past the town is on track to finish the year with its books in balance – maybe even a little ahead.
Some Town Council members want to explore legislative and other possibilities for bringing additional public safety monies into town coffers.
Contractors working at the Adero Canyon subdivision will be engaging in blasting at the project site at the north end of Eagle Ridge Drive.
Volunteers with an interest is making an impact on someone’s life during an emergency are invited to consider serving with a newly organized Fountain Hills Crisis Response Team.
ADOG (Association of Dog Owners Group) is re-forming and looking for members to re-establish itself as a group supporting and advocating for dog owners.
On Wednesday, April 15, between 7:40 p.m. and 7:50 p.m., a vehicle burglary occurred while the vehicle was parked in the parking lot of Trinity Lutheran Church, 13770 N. Fountain Hills Blvd. The passenger side front window was smashed and numerous items were stolen, including a laptop, a purse containing a wallet and credit cards.
It has been 20 summers since Rio Verde residents felt the heat of the Rio Fire breathing down their necks, and while a shift in the wind sent the fire away from the community residents found there were lessons well learned.
Nesbitt Contracting wrapped up the paving and put down temporary striping on Shea Boulevard last week, so now the contractor can focus on the Saguaro Boulevard reconstruction project.
The annual letter carriers' food drive, "Help Stamp Out Hunger," is being held Saturday, May 9.
Saturday, May 9, is the first scheduled Mountain Bike by the Moon Light ride for the 2015 season.
One of the more low-key construction projects going on in town right now is the $700,000 in improvements at Fountain Park.
Nesbitt Construction flipped the traffic pattern today on Saguaro Blvd., moving north- and southbound traffic into the northbound lanes from La Montana Drive to El Lago Boulevard. This traffic control change was necessary to allow the western portion west of the center line of Saguaro Blvd. of the storm drain improvements to be installed at Saguaro and Palisades.
Motorists heading toward Payson and beyond this evening may experience traffic delays.
The Town Council will consider a request from a condominium developer for a zoning change on property at Indigo and Emerald drives, just east of Fountain Hills Boulevard and north of Kingstree Boulevard.
The Town Council will have a budget proposal of roughly $38 million on the table when it meets Thursday to consider tentative approval.
The future for the Technology Learning Center in Fountain Hills remains in question.
It’s been a while since a major development has broken ground in Fountain Hills, but now that the silver shovels have been dirtied, Adero Canyon is “officially” under way.
It is still nearly six weeks until the calendar start of the summer monsoon on June 15, but it sure sounded like an early arrival overnight Sunday to Monday morning.
Rep. David Schweikert (R-AZ) and staff will host a budget presentation in Scottsdale Monday, May 4, from 4 to 5 p.m at the Mustang Library located at 10101 North 90th Street, Scottsdale.
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has issued an Ozone High Pollution Advisory for May 1, 2015.
The Planning and Zoning Commission is recommending the Town Council eliminate the requirement that businesses obtain a permit to use A-frame advertising signs.
Motorists in Fountain Hills will see the first signs of relief from construction activity as soon as this weekend.
Rio Verde celebrated Earth Day April 22 by receiving designation as an Audubon International Certified Sustainable Community.
It makes no sense for the Town of Fountain Hills, or dozens of other small and rural Arizona communities, to participate in a 2015 mid-decade Census.
The Planning and Zoning Commission looked favorably on a plan for a 134-resident independent and assisted living campus on a parcel near Saguaro and Shea Boulevards.
Some residents have expressed confusion that the town just completed a nearly $1.5 million upgrade of the Avenue of the Fountains median (Plaza) only to leave the fountain at the Saguaro Boulevard intersection dry and wrapped in chain link fencing.
The Planning and Zoning Commission told Mark Steinmetz, owner and general manager for the Nature’s AZ Medicines marijuana dispensary in Fountain Hills, that they believe the current hours of operation are more than enough for him to serve the roughly 350 marijuana card holders here.
Each spring as the weather warms it is time for the Town Council to discuss its annual budget, and along with that the heated discussion over town funding for “community service contracts.”
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