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Fountain Hills Girl Scouts is hosting an information meeting this Saturday, Aug. 17, at 10 a.m. at the Sunset Kiwanis building, located at 16957 Kiwanis Dr.

When the opportunity presented itself to dedicate a satellite, Walt Everetts, Vice President of satellite and ground operations at Iridium NEXT, knew exactly who to pick for the honor.

Brothers Mark and Chris Derksen have opened a new electrical company, Dirk Brothers Electric, naming the firm after their great-great-grandfather from Holland, Dirk Derksen, and great-grandfather, Dirk Derksen Jr.

Members of Trinity Lutheran Church were busy cooking sloppy joes and preparing sack lunches containing chips, bananas and cookies for some 200 participants at the Grace Lutheran Church respite project in Phoenix.

School is back in session but the Town of Fountain Hills Community Services Department and the Fountain Hills Coalition wants kids to enjoy one last bash before fall kicks in.

The first meeting of the new school year for the Fountain Hills Unified School District Governing Board will take place tonight, Aug. 14, at the District Learning Center, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality in Phoenix has extended a Ozone High Pollution Advisory for the Greater Phoenix Area through Thursday, Aug. 15.

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The medical marijuana dispensary in Fountain Hills will not be allowed to increase its hours of operation or offer delivery as a new service as the Town Council voted 5-2 on Tuesday, Aug. 13 to reject the request by Nature's AZ Medicines to amend the zoning regulations.

The local sales tax (transaction privilege tax) for the Town of Fountain Hills will jump by .3 percent as of Nov. 1 with council approval of the increase at its Aug. 13 session.

Maricopa County Sheriff’s deputies were busy with seven traffic-related collisions in Fountain Hills between Aug. 1 and Aug. 7.

By the end of this month, a new faith-based non-profit organization dedicated to providing freedom to low-income, permanently disabled individuals should be operating in the community.

Fountain Hills AZ Tea Party is back from its summer break and will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday evening, Aug. 15, starting at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be at the Fountain Hills Unified School District Learning Center at the northeast corner of Palisades and Golden Eagle.

The owner of Green Arrow Environmental Services has quickly agreed to a settlement of a criminal complaint against him and his company filed by the Fountain Hills Sanitary District.

The Town Council was to make a decision last night (Aug. 13) whether to impose a Public Safety Fee on property owners in Fountain Hills. The proposal was an annual cost of $185 per property parcel.

The Fountain Hills Mayor’s Youth Council is a group of teens dedicated to learning how government works as well as representing the concerns of their peers to the Mayor and Town Council members.

The National Weather Service has issued a Excessive Heat Watch for the Phoenix area including Fountain Hills effective from Tuesday morning, Aug. 13, through Thursday evening, Aug. 15.

Parents and guardians of any girl, ages 5 to 18 years, interested in joining Girl Scouts are invited to attend Fountain Hills Girl Scout’s “Information Meeting” being held Saturday, Aug. 17, at 10 a.m. at the Sunset Kiwanis building, 16957 Kiwanis Dr.

Tonto National Forest has issued what it is calling the final update on the Verde Fire on Friday morning.