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Maricopa County updates voting precincts

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has approved updating the county's voting precincts, a move the county says was to account for population growth.

Avondale Fire & Medical to host babysitting training courses

Avondale Fire & Medical will host a two-day Child and Babysitting course that covers common safety practices while caring for children.

Casa Grande to host trio of free concerts in Peart Park

The City of Casa Grande kicks off its 2018 Concert In The Park Series this month, offering a variety of live musical entertainment for the community at Peart Park.

Tucson seeks applicants for police academy

The Tucson Police Department is accepting applications to be considered for police academy training within the next six months.

Coconino schools seek to fill 3 openings on District 10 Board

The Coconino County Superintendent of Schools is now accepting applications to fill three vacant seats on the Maine Consolidated Unified School District 10 Governing Board.

City of Maricopa to host 3rd annual Senior Info/Expo

The City of Maricopa will host its annual Senior Info/Expo this month with this year's theme of "Resources: On Course" and featuring workshops, exhibitors and giveaways.

City of Surprise offers free tour of local artist's studio and property

The City of Surprise Arts and Cultural Advisory Commission will host a free bus tour to visit local artist's Joe Tyler's 40-acre home studio property featuring hundreds of his projects.

Cochise County approves bid to refurbish law library

The Cochise County Board of Supervisors has approved an $84,600 bid to refurbish the half-century old Cochise County Law Library.

Over 200 volunteers help renovate Literacy Connects campus

The Arizona Builders Alliance has partnered with the Literacy Connects campus for its volunteer day project, bringing over 200 volunteers and donating over $200,000 worth of renovations to the campus.

Mesa to offer sponsorship space on fire and rescue fleet

In the wake of facing nearly $3.7 million in budget cuts, the Mesa Fire and Medical Department has developed a private/public partnership that allows businesses to sponsor messages on fire trucks and other department equipment to offset their budget loss.

Sierra Vista installs accessible playground equipment

The City of Sierra Vista has partnered with Premier Alliances Inc. to secure a $50,000 grant from the Legacy Foundation of Southeast Arizona to install accessible playground equipment at Veterans Memorial Park for children with mobility challenges.

Gilbert launches open data portal featuring 'Alex'

As part of its involvement in Michael Bloomberg's What Works Cities initiative, the town of Gilbert has launched a new Open Data Portal complete with "Alex," who guides users through the town's system of data.

Pima County seeks nominees for community leadership award

Pima County's Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation Department is accepting nominations for its Chuck Catino Community Leadership Award, which will be presented this spring to a community member with outstanding dedication and service as a volunteer.

Oro Valley's water utility director confident with supply

Despite the state of Arizona facing its 21st year of long-term drought, Oro Valley Water Utility Director Peter Abraham says the town has enough water for 100 years, thanks to strategic planning.

Cochise County offers Emergency Response Team course

The Cochise County Office of Emergency Services will host a series of disaster preparedness classes this month to train volunteers to assist first responders in the event of a regional disaster.

First phase of Pima Animal Care Center renovations complete

Pima County officials recently marked the completion of first phase of the new Pima Animal Care Center, which the county says was completed ahead of schedule and under budget.

Buckeye Police Department receives grants for DUI enforcement efforts

The Buckeye Police Department has received two grants totaling over $50,000 from the Arizona Governor's Office of Highway Safety to assist with its DUI enforcement efforts.

Concrete poured for bridge decks on South Mountain Freeway

Maricopa County's future 22-mile freeway, the South Mountain Freeway, is one step closer to becoming a reality for motorists, as the Arizona Department of Transportation recently poured the concrete bridge decks for the project.

Elliott to direct marketing for Scripps Tucson radio stations

Scripps Media's Tucson radio stations have tapped Sharon Elliott as its new director of marketing and promotion.

Peoria appoints Strunk as deputy city manager

The City of Peoria has appointed 25-year public sector management veteran Erik Strunk as the city's third deputy city manager.

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