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After the Stroll in the Glow presented by the Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce this Saturday, Dec. 7, the Town of Fountain Hills has a month of holiday activities planned for residents.

It’s the time of year when homes are filled with beautiful and fun decorative lights – but it’s also a dangerous time when fire hazards can threaten the holiday cheer. As the Valley’s largest electric provider, Salt River Project is encouraging customers to stay safe this holiday season as t…

The town will hold a referendum election for the Daybreak apartment project in May 2020, following a report from Maricopa County that there are enough valid signatures on petitions calling for action by the council to be referred to voters.

Maricopa County Sheriffs’ deputies in Fountain Hills received a report on Saturday, Nov. 23, concerning two female suspects who allegedly loaded two grocery carts with groceries valued at more than $400 and left the store without paying.

JP Cahill feels that his past three years at the Boys & Girls Club McKee Branch have shaped him into the person he is today, a person who has the characteristics to be named the club’s Youth of the Year.

Former Mayor Sharon Morgan said she may return to work part-time at the Chamber of Commerce after a recent major health diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.

When driving near the intersection of Palisades and Fountain Hills Boulevards this month, a life-size illuminated nativity scene will be on display on the property of Trinity Lutheran Church.

This week marks the anniversary of the election that incorporated the Town of Fountain Hills as a municipality. Citizens went to the polls on Dec. 5, 1989 and voted to become an independent community.

The 30th anniversary of the town’s incorporation will be observed at the Stroll in the Glow on Saturday, Dec. 7 on the Avenue of the Fountains.

It was chilly and damp but no rain fell on runners for the Fountain Hills Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day. More than 1,300 runners competed in the 5K race and 1-mile walk to burn calories in preparation for dinner later in the day.

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As is traditional, the Fountain Hills veterans service organizations (VFW, America Legion, AMVETS and Marine Corps League) in Fountain Hills will host a Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day ceremony. This year’s ceremony is to be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec.7, at American Legion Post 58, 16837 Park…

The Thanksgiving storm that moved across Arizona this week spared the Thanksgiving holiday for the most part. There was no rain on the parade or Turkey Trot Thursday morning.

Free the Kids, a charity that supports Pwoje Espwa (Project Hope), a Haitian orphanage, has set a goal to raise $12,000 in 24 hours on Tuesday, Dec. 3.

Drivers who travel State Route 87 should plan for daytime and overnight delays and allow extra travel time as of Monday, Dec. 2, while Arizona Department of Transportation crews complete crack fill work, weather permitting.

The Town Council will meet on Tuesday, Dec. 3 for its regular meeting and will have an added work session to discuss pavement condition standards and a 10-year pavement management program.

At the request of Toll Brothers access to the Adero Canyon Trailhead via the construction site will be closed on weekdays effective immediately for the next two weeks. The contractor will be doing heavy hauling over the roadway.

The Thanksgiving storm that moved across Arizona this week spared the Thanksgiving holiday for the most part. There was no rain on the parade or Turkey Trot Thursday morning in Fountain Hills.

An overnight fire destroyed a home in the 15000 block of Palomino Boulevard in Fountain Hills on Friday, Nov. 29.

St. Anthony on the Desert Episcopal Church will hold its annual Christmas Bazaar and Bistro from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, in the parish hall, 12990 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale.

The Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors (SAAR) has launched a new program aimed at empowering adults over 50 who want more secure and friendly environments.

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The Town Council has approved the location for the Fountain of Light sculpture for the Avenue of the Fountains Plaza in front of Town Hall.

The busy holiday shopping season is about to begin and the Town of Fountain Hills wants to encourage residents to “Shop Local” for as many of their holiday gift purchases as possible.

Emotions have run high regarding the proposed Daybreak apartment community in Fountain Hills since the beginning, but it was revealed at the Nov. 19 council meeting that there was what public safety officials considered a notable threat to the council at its Oct. 1 meeting when the project w…

Three new directors were elected to the L. Alan Cruikshank River of Time Museum Board of Directors at the annual meeting Wednesday, Nov. 13.

A Fountain Hills man was arrested by Maricopa County Sheriff’s deputies on Wednesday, Nov. 20, following a confrontation with a neighbor in the 11400 block of Saguaro Blvd.

When Mayor Ginny Dickey introduced Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone to citizens at the Community Center on Nov. 18, she made note of the fact that Fountain Hills is recognized for sharing the lowest crime rate in the Valley and has the lowest cost per capita for police protection in the county.

With a storm passing last week that left more than two inches of rain in parts of Fountain Hills the National Weather Service is promising more for Thanksgiving this week.

The Town Council was consistent in its vote regarding the proposed Daybreak apartment community in Fountain Hills, approving the development agreement for the project on a 5-2 vote at its Nov. 19 session.

The Fountain Hills Democratic Club met Nov. 14 to welcome guest speaker Terry Goddard and to elect new board members.

Fountain View Village has opened an adult day care program, Embrace, designed for individuals with Alzheimer’s, dementia and other forms of memory loss.

Thanksgiving festivities get rolling tomorrow morning with the annual Turkey Trot kicking off at 7:15 a.m. and the parade set to begin at 9 a.m.

The Toys for Tots gift drive is in full swing, once again hosted by local Marine Corps League Detachment #1439.

Thanksgiving morning in Fountain Hills is one of the largest single-day draws for visitors into the community for events. The annual Turkey Trot has a draw of runners in excess of 2,000 and the Thanksgiving Day Parade can expect that many to line Saguaro and Palisades boulevards to watch the event.