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Maricopa supervisors approve consolidation of animal shelter services

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors recently approved $1.8 million in funding to help consolidate its animal shelter services and pave the way for those services to be moved into a larger, renovated, central location to better serve residents.

Surprise seeks applicants for Community Development Block Grant program

The City of Surprise is seeking qualified nonprofits to provide public service needs as part of the city's Community Development Block Grant program.

Arizona DOT adopts new intersection designs in Tucson area

A new single set of traffic signals on Interstate 19 and State Route 86 (Ajo Way) designed to move traffic more quickly through the intersection, will be up and running this month.

Health sciences students build ramp for Mesa resident

Students at A.T. Still University's Arizona School of Health Sciences recently partnered with the Rebuilding Together Valley of the Sun to build an accessibility ramp at the home of a Mesa resident with a chronic pulmonary disease.

CPA Jones named to Mesa Board of Adjustment

Mesa CPA Christopher Jones has been appointed to the City of Mesa Board of Adjustment.

Scottsdale honors 36 for their commitment to community

Thirty-six Scottsdale employees were recently honored for their commitment to helping the community including mentoring at-risk youth, helping to combat opioid overdoses, and going above and beyond job duties to help others.

Pima supervisors approve bonds for Tucson road work

The Pima County Board of Supervisors has approved the distribution of $12 million in bonds -- part of the remaining voter-approved 1997 HURF Revenue Bond plan -- for roadway capacity increase projects on three Tucson roadways.

Arizona Department of Health Services launches 'eWIC' system

The Arizona Department of Health Services has launched its new "eWIC" system and transitioning from paper checks to cards for families in the Women, Infants and Children program.

Cochise County OKs tiny home construction, assisted living center expansion

The Cochise County Planning & Zoning Commission made two business request approvals during its recent meeting, giving the go ahead for the construction of tiny homes and for the expansion of Golden Oaks Canyon Assisted Living in Sierra Vista.

Marana implements Public Art Policy plan

The Town of Marana recently hosted a citizens' forum regarding a new public art policy development plan focused on boosting the area's beauty, tourism and economy.

Mayor among those paying respects to council member Hayden

The City of Surprise recently noted the passing of long-time West Valley resident, U.S.veteran and District 2 Council member Jim Hayden.

Fox captured near Oak Creek Canyon tests positive for rabies

A fox that recently attacked a resident in Oak Creek Canyon near Sedona has tested positive for rabies by the Arizona Department of Health Services.

ADOT reminds motorists to use Safe Phone Zones

As travelers hit the roads this holiday season, the Arizona Department of Transportation reminds motorists of the state's Safe Phone Zones, which through a partnership with Geico, offer drivers a place to safely talk and text on their smartphones.

City of Casa Grande to begin search for new city judge

The City of Casa Grande will be selecting a new city judge to fill a vacancy left open by the appointment of Judge Christopher O'Neil to the Pinal County Superior Court bench.

Williams & Associates taps Tucson's Janoff for sales force

Local businesswoman and 30-year veteran of the promotional products industry Kola Janoff recently joined the Williams & Associates sales force.

Scottsdale mayor to hold State of the City address

Scottsdale Mayor W.J. "Jim" Lane will hold the State of the City address on Jan. 31, followed by a reception and luncheon which will help raise funds for the city's Operation Fix It program.

Gilbert Leadership program marks 25th year with time capsule

Gilbert Leadership is celebrating its 25th year with the creation of a time capsule that is slated to be opened on the program's 50th anniversary.

Virtua Partners acquires 2 properties in Phoenix area

Virtua Partners has acquired two major properties in the Phoenix area totaling 146 acres including the Villa De Paz Golf Club and Bennett Meadows, a 28-acre property the company will use for a single-family residential development.

Registration opens for Avondale's Citizen Leadership Academy

The City of Avondale has opened its registration for the 2018 Avondale Citizen Leadership Academy, which will kick off its 2018 program in February.

Pima County issues air quality watch due to residual smoke

Due to the risk of elevated levels of smoke in the Pima County area, the Pima County Department of Environmental Quality has issued an air quality watch.

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