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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…

The Park Place retail space is starting to fill out, with Otis Architecture and Interiors being the latest business to set up shop on Avenue of the Fountains.

Afterglow Medical Aesthetics has opened its doors in Fountain Hills, offering non-invasive and minimally-invasive treatments for cosmetic appearance and signs of aging.

Laura Barrett is in the business of healing. She’s not a doctor, though. Instead, she relies on the art of massage to ensure her clients are relaxed, comforted and, in the long run, living healthier lives.

Fountain Hills resident and former pilot Beth Ruggiero-York has spent a lot of time with her head in the clouds. She shares many of those experiences in her new book, “Flying Alone: A Memoir.”

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.

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.

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

Roxanne and Hank Boryczki, owners of AZ Trails Travel, were recently honored with the Ensemble Travel Group 2019 “Above & Beyond” Award for the Western U.S.

Target in Four Peaks Plaza will be open from 5 p.m. Thursday, Thanksgiving, Nov. 28, to 1 a.m. Friday, Nov. 29.

When Pearl (Cora) McDonald was a child in the 1980s on the family Cave Creek ranch, she would share a can of pasta daily with “Red,” her 600-pound pet Duroc pig.

The Four Peaks chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) recently honored resident and Realtor Jay Schlum.

A Place to Heal Wellness Center, 16626 E. Avenue of the Fountains, suite 201, has added a yoga teacher, Nicki Pickett, and esthetician, Karen Janoska, to its team of wellness practitioners.

The Arizona Retailers Association (ARA) honored 17 recipients of the ARA Retailer of the Year Award at the 2019 ARA Annual Awards Luncheon on Oct. 18, with Señor Taco’s Juan and Erika Gonzalez named as recipients.

Signart owners believe that “a business with no sign is a sign of no business.”

Dr. Dana Weinreich’s emphasis on patient comfort and keeping up-to-date with the latest advancements in dentistry has been the underlying factors in the success of his practice for 20 years.

The town and a few partners will host a small business workshop from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the local East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) campus, 14605 N. Del Cambre Ave.

Nearly 60 businesses, clubs, churchs and service organizations have registered to participate in the Chamber of Commerce’s Business Expo from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, in the Community Center.

For all the admirers of the FireRock Country Club property frequently referred to as the “House on the Hill” or “Casa de Cielo” (Home in the Heavens), the mansion could now be yours.

The idea of a physician making a home visit to a patient is being resurrected by doctors such as Dr. Paresh Goel, an internist who founded Desert Mobile Medical PLC in 2018.

Fountain Hills Internal Medicine and Pediatrics has expanded to include two naturopathic physicians and the services of a cardiologist/vascular specialist.

New business owner Tina Bright brings 12 years of experience in rejuvenating skin care and customized treatments to her studio, Bright Skin Studio.

Two daughters’ expertise in water safety contributed to the creation of a new business, LizardPools LLC.

Dr. Jyoti Patel, former owner of Fountain Hills Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, will open a new medical clinic Oct. 1 at 11648 E. Shea Blvd., suite 225, in Scottsdale.

The Fountain Hills office of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage will partner with Rescue Pals and Empty Bowl Pet Food Pantry for the national “Homes for Dogs” adoption and donation drive weekend from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28.

Although Lakeshore Hotel & Suites has new owners, Fireside Grill, the restaurant on the property, isn’t going anywhere.

Economic development will be the theme for the next Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting at 7:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Golf Club at Eagle Mountain.

Lori Webster, a town resident since 1998, has been named branch manager of HomeSmart Lifestyles, 16626 E. Avenue of the Fountains, suite 204.

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.