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Archive for March 2015

Pinal Airpark: Once-secretive aircraft boneyard slowly opens its gates

Pinal Airpark: Once-secretive aircraft boneyard slowly opens its gates

Pinal Airpark: Once-secretive aircraft boneyard slowly opens its gates By Scott Craven, The Republic | azcentral.com For motorists on the way to Tucson from Phoenix, little interrupts the desert’s color scheme. Then, a flicker of white, red and blue draw eyes to the west, where a cluster […]

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Firefighter Union’s Allegations against the Town of Florence are Grossly Misleading

Firefighter Union’s Allegations against the Town of Florence are Grossly Misleading

Firefighter Union’s Allegations against the Town are Grossly Misleading (NEWS RELEASE) Some of the allegations made in a lawsuit recently filed against the Town of Florence by the local firefighter’s union, and the headline of the story reporting the action in the March 5, 2015 issue of […]

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U.S. Census: Pinal County adds 11,000 new residents

U.S. Census: Pinal County adds 11,000 new residents

U.S. Census: Pinal County adds 110,000 new residents Only Maricopa County had more significant growth than Pinal, the U.S. Census reports. Pinal County grew by nearly 11,000 residents, including more than 7,600 from elsewhere, to register a 2.8 percent year-over-year growth rate. U.S. Census Bureau figures show […]

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Maricopa aims to remain the best ‘burb, but faces stiff competition

Maricopa aims to remain the best ‘burb, but faces stiff competition

Maricopa aims to remain the best ‘burb, but faces stiff competition By Sarah Ruf | Maricopa Monitor Who will take home the trophy this year? Ask any of the local residents campaigning online for a second landslide win in the Battle of the Burbs and you’ll get […]

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Coolidge facing significant budget deficit

Coolidge facing significant budget deficit

Coolidge facing significant budget deficit By Joey Chenoweth | Coolidge Examiner A lack of certainty over revenue streams and unexpected expenses has cast a cloud over the beginning of the budget cycle that will affect the City of Coolidge’s budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year. The directors […]

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Casa Grande judge is new Eloy magistrate

Casa Grande judge is new Eloy magistrate

Casa Grande judge is new Eloy magistrate By David Yankus | Eloy Enterprise After nearly three drama-filled months surrounding the City court, the Eloy City Council approved the hiring of a new City magistrate Monday evening. Former Casa Grande Justice of the Peace and Pinal County Presiding […]

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Pinal County sheriff thumbs nose at study of his department

Pinal County sheriff thumbs nose at study of his department

Pinal County sheriff thumbs nose at study of his department By Brian Wright | Florence Reminder After completing nearly 100 studies of law enforcement departments across the country, Leonard Matarese had basically seen it all – that is, until he ran into sheriff Paul Babeu. Matarese, director […]

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Florence sued over General Store fire

Florence sued over General Store fire

Florence sued over General Store fire Florence Reminder Nearly four years after the Florence General Store burned down, the town of Florence is being sued by the store’s owner for failing to save the 121-year-old building. Assistant Town Manager Jess Knudson confirmed this week that the trial […]

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Lower building fees OK’d for small Florence projects

Lower building fees OK’d for small Florence projects

Lower building fees OK’d for small Florence projects By Mark Cowling | Florence Reminder Modified building fees, intended to make small projects more affordable and reducing what the town of Florence collects for plan reviews and permits, were approved by the Town Council. Florence Community Development Director […]

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Pinal County Supervisor Smith’s meeting well attended; good news/bad news updates

Pinal County Supervisor Smith’s meeting well attended; good news/bad news updates

Pinal County Supervisor Smith’s meeting well attended; good news/bad news updates By Kayne Crison | Arizona City Independent Pinal County Supervisor Anthony Smith was in Arizona City last week for his monthly “Sessions with the Supervisor” visit with local residents at the AC Fire Station. There was […]

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