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Reclassification

Fountain Hills High School athletics reclassified

The majority of Fountain Hills High School student athletes will see a whole new field of competition this year. The Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) reclassifies schools every two …
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Safeway in Fountain Hills named in proposed Albertsons-Kroger merger

The Safeway in Fountain Hills was listed as one of the 101 Arizona-based stores to be sold to C&S Wholesale Grocers in the proposed $24.6 billion merger of Kroger and Albertsons as state …
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Walkway workers in Fountain Hills

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Fountain Hills Theater brings back murder mystery dinner theater

Fountain Hills Theater returns to Batchelor’s Pad BBQ with a new murder mystery dinner theater production, “Bellamorte!” an adaptation by Ross Collins of the game “A Taste for …
VERDE COMMUNITIES

Familiar face to lead VerdeCares

VerdeCares, the volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to delivering healthcare services to residents in the Verde Communities, has named Doris Findling as its new executive director. …
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Four Peaks Rotary in Fountain Hills changes hands

FHUSD

Weeldreyer prepares for third year at Fountain Hills Middle School

Dr. Kimberly Weeldreyer didn’t help lead the Grand Canyon University men’s indoor track team to their 2012 national championship overnight. She spent six seasons as the head …
MCSO

Fountain Hills: Sheriff's call log

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office District 7 substation based in Fountain Hills reports that deputies responded to the following calls during the week from Thursday, July 11, through Wednesday, …
FAMILY EVENT

Annual Back-to-School Bash set in Fountain Hills

The end of summer can be bittersweet, but the Town of Fountain Hills Parks & Recreation is making the transition back to school a little more exciting with the annual Back-to-School Bash. …
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Elite Repeat, Mountain View Kitchen support Fountain Hills food bank

Creativity

Fountain Hills Artists’ Gallery offers summer workshops

For those interested in finding their inner artist, The Fountain Hills Artists’ Gallery is offering a few workshops through the end of summer with no experience required. “Desert …
Town Council

Ethics complaint against Fountain Hills' Mayor Dickey

Two residents have filed ethics complaints against Mayor Ginny Dickey, both related to the same situation. Clayton Wilfer, pastor of Joy Church of Fountain Hills, describes Dickey’s …
OPINIONS WITH CIVILITY
I know the political heat is high right now, but it's important to remember that our leaders are still doing important work in Congress. I recently saw Congressman David Schweikert on TV …
On moving to Fountain Hills a decade ago, I was surprised by the level of vitriol in community politics. I remain baffled. The bitter narrative fostered by a segment of the community’s …
On June 26 I breathed a huge sigh of relief as I crossed into Fountain Hills and left behind the visual assault on Shea. Then I read Nancy Plencner’s letter in that day’s paper. …
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ENTERTAINMENT & THINGS TO DO
Fountain Hills Theater presents “Oliver!” playing until July 28.

‘Oliver!’ plays through July 28

Fountain Hills Theater presents the award-winning musical adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens novel, “Oliver!” In this musical masterpiece based on Dickens’ classic …
Dr. Karen Becker recently released her second New York Times bestseller “The Forever Dog Life.”

Fountain Hills resident pens second NYT bestseller

When veterinarian Dr. Karen Shaw Becker wrote her #1 New York Times Bestseller in 2021 on the newest scientific studies on improving the healthspan of canines, “The Forever Dog,” her …
We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort hosts concerts through July.

We-Ko-Pa hosting summer concert series

We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort is hosting two more concerts this summer including funk and tropical rock. “Margarita World” - a tribute band to Jimmy Buffett called Margarita World will play …
The Fountain Hills Library is hosting several events throughout the summer for the community to enjoy.

Fountain Hills Library offers free summer activities

The Fountain Hills Library hosts a variety of events for library patrons throughout the summer to stay cool and learn a new hobby. The library is hosting a novel writing class for teens and …
The Fountain Hills Theater has announced its 2024-25 season of productions.

Fountain Hills Theater announces 2024-25 Season

The Fountain Hills Theater (FHT) has announced its 2024-2025 season of productions featuring musicals, comedies, a visit with Pan and Hook and even a trip “Under the Sea.” FHT will …
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