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Four Peaks Rotary Club recently recognized Colleen Jacobson, special education team lead at Fountain Hills High School, as the March Teacher of the Month. She received a certificate and $275 monetary award.

Since Republic Services has been the trash hauler for residential services in the Town of Fountain Hills, the town and the company have collaborated to create the Fountain Hills and Republic Services Community Grant Program. The program awards grant funding to non-profit organizations within…

The Town of Fountain Hills will hold its Residential Electronics Recycling Event this Saturday, April 24, in the Community Center parking lot at 13001 N. La Montana Dr. from 9 a.m. to noon.

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is a safe, convenient and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs. The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office and Town of Fountain Hills are Participating in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day with a drug drop-off event at T…

Maricopa County Sheriff’s deputies in Fountain Hills reported the following incidents during the week from Thursday, April 8, through Wednesday, April 14.

Regarding a complaint this past fall concerning the Fountain Hills Unified School District Governing Board and perceived violations of Open Meeting Law, the Arizona Attorney General’s Office found that, while the local board did not commit the violations it was accused of, other issues were …

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church’s Ladies in Fellowship Together (LIFT) surprised members of the Navajo Evangelical Lutheran Mission (NELM) at Rock Point, Ariz., with special Easter baskets.

The Fountain Hills Sister Cities organization, after a long hiatus, held its annual meeting and social hour Monday, April 12.

The annual budget proposal presented to the Town Council on April 13 includes $22,714,000 for the General Fund operations, and another $5,924,000 for capital projects.

The Town of Fountain Hills is moving forward with a proposed Zoning Ordinance amendment that would provide a citizen participation requirement for development projects that require a zoning change or Special Use Permit (SUP).

The Planning and Zoning Commission has delayed its discussion on a Zoning Ordinance amendment that would allow hospitals as a use in all commercial zoning districts in Fountain Hills.

The draft for the proposed Active Transportation Plan for the Town of Fountain Hills is moving ahead with public review. On April 12, the Planning and Zoning Commission and the Community Services Advisory Commission met in a joint session for a presentation and discussion on the plan.

The Town of Fountain Hills is resuming its CPR/AED education programs in May. The next session is Saturday, May 15, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Community Center.

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The Town of Fountain Hills will hold a COVID-19 vaccination event on Saturday, May 1, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Fountain Hills Community Center, located at 13001 N. La Montana Drive.The Town will offer the Moderna vaccine, which requires a second dose. Second doses are being dispensed on…

The Fountain Hills Saxophone Quartet (FHSQ) has been named Artists in Residence at Desert Hills Presbyterian Church (DHPC) in Carefree.

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Drivers who use State Route 87 (Beeline Highway) between Fountain Hills and Sunflower should be prepared for slow traffic and allow extra travel time next week, April 19-22 while a pavement improvement project is underway, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

The annual Hashknife Pony Express ride by the Navajo County Sheriff’s Posse brought a mail delivery to the Post Office in Fountain Hills on Thursday afternoon, April 15.

Mayor Ginny Dickey issued a proclamation at the April 6 Town Council meeting declaring Tuesday, April 6, Golden Rule Day in Fountain Hills.

Golfers, sponsors and local Rotarians came together March 29 to raise more than $50,000 during the 23rd annual Four Peaks Rotary charity golf outing.

4C Medical Group, part of OptumCare, is hosting a meet and greet event on April 22 at the Fountain Hills clinic from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is a safe, convenient and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs. The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office and Town of Fountain Hills are Participating in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day with a drug drop-off event at T…

The Town Council has approved a Zoning Ordinance Amendment that allows for administrative approval for fencing to protect property from errant golf balls.

It’s been a unique, difficult year for Fountain Hills students, but it looks like the graduating class of 2021 will enjoy some normalcy with the return of regular graduation festivities.

Maricopa County Sheriff’s deputies in Fountain Hills reported the following incidents during the week from Thursday, April 1, through Wednesday, April 7. The reports include nine vehicle collisions during the week.

Fountain Hills AZ Tea Party is hosting its monthly meeting on Thursday, April 15, at 6:30 p.m. The topic is “Vaccine Passports – What you need to Know” with guest speaker Irene Pi, the Arizona State Director of the National Vaccine Information Center.

The Town Council heard an update on the design for the proposed pedestrian crosswalk on Saguaro Blvd. at Tower Drive at its April 6 regular session.

Efforts to return some authority to local governments to regulate short-term rentals in their communities has apparently failed for this session of the Arizona State Legislature.

The Fountain Hills Unified School District Governing Board will host a public meeting today, April 14, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the District Learning Center.

Fountain Hills Republic Club will meet Saturday, April 17.

In March it was announced that the community had received a supply of Narcan nasal spray, a new resource to combat potential opioid overdose.

A presentation of the draft Active Transportation Plan for the Town of Fountain Hills is the only item on the agenda for a joint meeting of the Planning and Zoning Commission and the Community Services Advisory Commission on Monday, April 12.

Maricopa County and the 25 incorporated cities and towns and two tribal communities located within the county have joined forces to review and update the existing 2015 Maricopa County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. The goal of mitigation planning is to reduce or eliminate long-…

For two weeks, from April 29 through May 13, Fearless Kitty Rescue is hosting a virtual Kitten Shower to help provide care and support for the many new arrivals at the rescue.