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Buckeye water department launches new billing system

The Buckeye Water Resources Department recently initiated a new billing system that features added benefits for residents including simpler account management, secure payment options, real-time transaction posts and a 24-month history of water usage on each bill.

Surprise Stadium is ranked top spring training spot in Arizona

The Surprise Stadium has been ranked the No. 1 Spring Training Stadium in the state by USA Today and leads both Arizona and Florida's 23 spring training facilities for facility and fan experience.

Greater Phoenix Chamber highlights transformation of downtown

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce says Downtown Phoenix's transformation over the past decade is the result of multiple redevelopment investments.

Avondale to host Passport Event before application fees increase

The U.S. State Department will increase passport application fees from $25 to $35 as of April 2.

Free-standing emergency department opens in Marana

The Northwest Emergency Center, located at the Marana Center on Twin Peaks and Interstate 10, opened last month with Marana’s Vice Mayor Jon Post attending the ribbon-cutting.

Tucson's Medler appointed to Institute for Organization Management post

The Institute for Organization Management recently appointed Tucson Metro Chamber’s Vice President of Government Affairs Robert Medler as vice chair of the Winter Board of Regents.

Donation allows animal shelter to combat 'Strep Zoo'

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors recently recognized the Two Pups Wellness Fund with a $25,000 donation.

Surprise Council approves Bullard Avenue expansion and upgrades

Construction is set to take place this summer along Bullard Avenue following Surprise City Council’s approval of funding at the most recent council meeting.

Pima County honors annual Small Business Commission award winners

The Pima County Board of Supervisors recently recognized winners of the Small Business Commission Small Business of the Year.

Coconino County seeks bids for Frontiere Property operation

Coconino County Parks and Recreation is requesting proposals for use of the Frontiere Property at Rogers Lake.

Scottsdale hosts 'I Love the Arts' video contest for high schoolers

The City of Scottsdale is hosting an "I Love the Arts" video contest for area high school students with a $500 cash prize and the chance to give the city's future leaders an opportunity to show the importance of the arts in the community.

Tucson offers grant opportunities for job training, special events

The City of Tucson is accepting proposals through April 16 for job training and education programs for at-risk youth and adults as well as bids to host several arts, cultural heritage and sports-related special events.

Casa Grande mayor to present State of the City Address

Casa Grande ​Mayor Craig McFarland will host the city's 2018 State of the City Address this month as he reviews the community's accomplishments and vision for the future.

Buckeye welcomes Nikola Motor Co.

Nikola Motor Co. has announced plans to establish a 500-acre, 1 million-square-foot, zero-emission hydrogen-electric semi-truck manufacturing facility headquarters in Buckeye.

ADOT reinstates program to support local transportation projects

The Arizona Department of Transportation has brought back the Highway User Revenue Fund Exchange Program.

Aerialsphere helps Mesa officials promote economic development opportunities

The City of Mesa Office of Economic Development has launched, which is a virtual reality tool offering a bird’s-eye view of Mesa's business district.

March Madness money: How do tournament teams rank?

From Higher Education Tribune

Of the 68 teams in the NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament, Duke is No. 1 for how much money it makes, grossing more than $34 million – or $2.1 million per player – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Cochise County supervisors extend space agreement with City of Bisbee

The Cochise County Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved a license agreement that lets the City of Bisbee continue to use part of Melody Lane Complex for a monthly fee of $4,500.

Suspicious activity disrupts power to Tucson residents

Tucson Electric Power is asking residents to report suspicious activity around their electrical equipment.

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