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The current benchmark for high-performance cars is to accelerate from zero to 60 mph in less than three seconds, but Concours in the Hills has gone from zero to 950 in just six years.

The Town of Fountain Hills is initiating a Developers Advisory Forum (DAF) with an inaugural meeting scheduled for the end of this month.

Monday, Jan. 20, is the federal holiday to observe the birthday of civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Town of Fountain Hills Volunteer Program, in partnership with the Activity Center, will present The Activities and Volunteer EXPO on Wednesday, Jan. 22, between 2 and 4 p.m. in the Community Center Ballroom.

The Fountain Hills Republican Club meets Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Community Center at 9 a.m.

Looking forward at the year ahead, Fountain Hills Middle School principal, James Carrick, said he is excited to continue to improve upon the things that already make FHMS a one-of-a-kind school.

The Town Council has approved a cooperative purchasing agreement with General Acrylics for construction of a new basketball court at Four Peaks Park.

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office was called to a break-in at the Great Clips salon in Fountain Hills in the Bashas’ shopping center on Tuesday, Jan. 7.

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The Town Council approved a cooperative purchasing agreement for concrete services with Vincon Engineering Construction at its Jan. 15 meeting.

The Fountain Hills Unified School District Governing Board held its first open meeting of the year where members elected new officers and approved stipend and supplemental pay for coaches.

The Town Council voted on Jan. 7 to expand the engineering contract related to a roundabout traffic circle at Avenue of the Fountains and La Montana Drive to address staff concerns related to drainage at the site.

The Arizona Attorney General’s Office investigation of an eye clinic with an office in Fountain Hills is creating confusion for patients of another eye clinic in town with a similar name.

Beginning on Feb. 6 at the Fountain Hills Christian Center, Rev. JoAnne Crosby will hold her first class of the eight-week course, “Hiding, Hurting and Healing.”

The developers of a new hospital and emergency room for Fountain Hills say they plan to begin construction on phase one of the project in the coming weeks. The facility would bring the community its first specialty internal medicine hospital with full service emergency department (seeing ped…

The Town of Fountain Hills has identified significant deterioration to a drainage pipe along Panorama Drive that has the potential to cause serious damage to sidewalks and driveways along the street.

The Fountain Hills Coalition is kicking off its eighth annual High School Essay Contest for all local high school students, running until Jan. 31. Entry forms and contest rules are available in all Fountain Hills High School English classrooms, the Fountain Hills High School front office and…

The developers of a new hospital and emergency room for Fountain Hills say they plan to begin construction on phase one of the project in the coming weeks. The facility would bring the community its first specialty internal medicine hospital, full service emergency department (seeing pediatr…

The next session for public CPR/AED training is set for Saturday, Jan. 11. Fountain Hills Community Services and the Fire Department offer the monthly training class for local residents. The class is taught by Fire Department personnel.

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s office announced last week that an ophthalmologist and eye surgeon with a clinical office in Fountain Hills has been indicted on multiple counts of fraudulent schemes.

Not satisfied with what the Arizona Legislature accomplished last session in relation to short-term rental properties, Representative John Kavanagh is looking to be more expansive on those regulations when the Legislature returns to session on Monday, Jan. 13.

Residents of the Town of Fountain Hills paid their final respects to a number of prominent citizens this past year and The Times is remembering four here for their special place in town history.

Starting Jan. 15, The Fountains, a United Methodist Church, will offer an eight-week discussion series about climate change entitled “ProFuture Faith: The Prodigal Species Comes Home,” as part of the Living the Questions program.

2020 is only a week old but there is plenty on the horizon for Fountain Hills Unified School District, according to Superintendent Dr. Robert Allen.

Maricopa County Sheriff’s deputies in Fountain Hills responded to a number of calls between Christmas Day, Wednesday, Dec. 25, and Thursday, Jan. 2.

More than 14 inches of precipitation fell in Fountain Hills over 2019, making it a little more than average in the community.

The new year brings new opportunities for citizens to participate in the political process with three elections scheduled for 2020 including the race for President of the United States with the November General Election.

Omar Alarcon believes that the future of everyday living is “smart.” That’s why he and his wife, Elizabeth, opened A’s Smart Home Solutions. Their goal is to make smart home living a seamless transition, with a personalized touch that partners each customer with the technology that best fits…

Gordy “Crazy Fingers” Lindquist is returning to Fountain Hills this Friday, Jan. 10, at Shepherd of the Hills (SOTH) Lutheran Church, on the corner of Fountain Hills and El Lago Blvds., beginning at 7:30 p.m.

The Fountain Hills Unified School District Governing Board will hold an open meeting tonight, Jan. 8, at the District Learning Center starting at 6:30 p.m.

The Fountain Hills Democratic Club will start 2020 with an exciting program Thursday, Jan. 9.

Fountain Hills resident and former pilot Beth Ruggiero-York is guest speaker at the upcoming Fountain Hills Women’s Club meeting.

A total of 40 walkers started the New Year heading to the Fountain Hills Trail. They left the Lakeshore Hotel at 10:15a.m. for a Volkswalk, an event hosted by the Saguaro Sun Striders Volkssport Club.

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a break-in at the Great Clips salon in Fountain Hills in the Bashas’ shopping center.

The Town of Fountain Hills Community Services Volunteer program is preparing to host its annual Activities & Volunteer EXPO on Wednesday, Jan. 22, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Community Center.

The Fountain Hills Community Foundation is back in action as the fundraising hub of the community. This organization is designed to assist with additional funding for educational, cultural and humanitarian nonprofit organizations that are seeking grants to help them grow and thrive.

The Town Council meets on Tuesday, Jan. 7, and will be discussing a change to the professional services agreement with CK Group related to the design of a proposed roundabout traffic circle at Avenue of the Fountains and La Montana Drive.

Memorial services for former Mayor Sharon Morgan will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 7, at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 16150 E. El Lago Blvd., Fountain Hills.

Fountain Hills, along with all of Arizona, experienced an El Nino winter in 2019 with nearly five inches of rain falling from January through March. There was even .72-inch for normally dry April and May.