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Technology help at Fountain Hills Community Center

The Technology Learning Center (TLC) offers “Time-4-U,” a monthly drop-in session for people to have their tech questions answered. On the third Wednesday of each month, from 9 a.m. …

Fountain Hills Town Council approves stormwater project

The Town Council voted unanimously on Dec. 5 to approve $165,000 in capital improvement funds for phase two of a stormwater drainage project at the intersection of Saguaro and Kingstree boulevards. …

Following up on the new trimester system schedule

This year, Fountain Hills High School (FHHS) and Fountain Hills Middle School (FHMS) are piloting a new trimester schedule. The students previously took six classes per semester, but now they …
Spirit of Giving

Guardian First Responder Tree is up in Fountain Hills

Guardian First Responders, a 501(c)3 non-profit founded by the founders of Guardian Training & Consulting, raises money every year for the annual First Responders Christmas Tree that lends vital …

Vehicle collision in Fountain Hills Dec. 7

Fire response in Fountain Hills

“ElF the Musical Jr.’ at Fountain Hills Youth Theater

Pearl Harbor remembered in Fountain Hills


Short-term rental activity in Fountain Hills

Finance Director David Pock and Development Services Director John Wesley presented the Town Council with an update on short-term rental (STR) activity in Fountain Hills at the Dec. 5 council …

Fountain Hills girls soccer sees positive signs

The Fountain Hills High School girls soccer team made strides in just one week between its first and second games of the year. The Falcons started the season 0-2 against two tough programs, but …
Boys basketball

Keaton Ort misses first home game in three years

The Fountian Hills High School boys basketball team improved to 5-2 with a 54-25 win over Northland Prep Academy on Wednesday, Dec. 6. Three Falcons scored in double digits, and sophomore Ahren …

Fountain Hills Town Council approves picnic area project

The Town Council has approved $550,000 from the Capital Improvement budget for the current fiscal year for design and construction of a picnic area in Fountain Park between the Splash Pad and the …
Local happenings

Atticus and Grapeables host wine and book event in Fountain Hills

Atticus Books & Music is joining forces with Grapeables Wine Bar & Lounge to co-host a wine-tasting event entitled, “From Italy to France.” The event is on Thursday, Dec. 14, …
Major Milestone

Western Maintenance in Fountain Hills celebrates 40 years

Celebrating 40 years of business, Roger Thyfault said he has defied all odds to get to where his business is today. Folks around town know Thyfault as a proudly unlicensed contractor and owner …
Winter activities

Paige Productions hosts Winter Break Camp in Fountain Hills

Paige Productions Youth Theater (PYT) has announced its third annual Winter Break Camp and show running Tuesday through Friday, Dec. 26-29. The camp runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily and the …

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I’m so impressed every time I listen to staff members report to the Town Council. The Town’s employees work hard to solve our problems on a shoestring budget. …
I’ve been seeing an interesting, and unwelcome, parallel between our town politics and that of Washington, D.C. Whereas during the years of President Trump’s term of office we saw …
As a Fountain Hills resident, I must congratulate our District 1 U.S. Congressman, David Schweikert, for his vote to expel New York Congressman, George Santos (a.k.a. the “Serial …
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Club Briefs posted for the week of Dec.6

Fountain Hills club briefs for the week of Dec. 6

Fountain Hills Woodworkers meet Fountain Hills Woodworkers will meet Saturday, Dec. 9, for a presentation on creating Wooden Clocks using a computer numerical control (CNC). Meetings are …
KDA Dance Company won Best in Show for the Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce Golden Turkey Awards during the Fountain Hills Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade. (Photo courtesy of Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce)

Fountain Hills Golden Turkey Award winners announced

The Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce unveiled its Golden Turkey Award winners from “The West Kept Secret” Thanksgiving Day Parade. The excitement and holiday cheer reached new …
Nicholas Hambruch performs in the lead role as Shrek. (Photo courtesy of “Shrek The Musical”)

Fountain Hills resident stars in Broadway musical

Sitting in the backseat on family road trips, Nicholas Hambruch was glued to the portable DVD player. “I wore out the Shrek 2 bonus feature. It was great, I loved it,” Fountain Hills …
The Fountain Hills Community Center (Times Independent file photo)

Check out upcoming activities

Fountain Hills Community Center is maintaining its schedule of weekday events at the Community Center, 13001 N. La Montana Drive at the Cutillo Civic Center. Activities are scheduled as follows: …
Calendar of events
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