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Locally owned and family operated Frutilandia, a restaurant concept crafting authentic Latin treats, is hosting the “Frutilandia Toy Drive Challenge” at all eight of its locations … more
Locally owned and family operated Frutilandia, a restaurant concept crafting authentic Latin treats, is hosting the “Frutilandia Toy Drive Challenge” at all eight of its locations … more
From life-size candy canes to an Instagram-friendly set of cowboy boots, Queen Creek’s Downtown is twinkling this holiday season. Ellsworth Road in the downtown core is lined with lighted … more
The price of a gallon of regular gas has dropped by about 25 cents a gallon in the last week at stations across the East Valley and Phoenix. The decline follows a post-Thanksgiving trend … more
Christmas trees are the center of many holiday family traditions, but they can also prove dangerous. The Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department offers these tips to help families stay safe, … more
This month, the Queen Creek Olive Mill is celebrating the olive harvest season with a special “Olivepalooza Harvest Festival.” The festival will take place at 8 a.m.-9 p.m., … more

Queen Creek Unified School District’s Eastmark High School football team is celebrating its first state championship title in the 3A High School Division. The Firebirds played against … more
The Queen Creek Police Department recorded the following crime reports from Nov. 24-Dec. 1. Theft in residence reported on Nov. 25 in the 18500 block of East Oak Hill Lane. Aggravated assault … more
The Queen Creek “Holiday Festival & Parade” marks its 40th year.This year’s event will take place from 2 p.m.-7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3, in the heart of downtown Queen Creek. The … more
The town is closing Ellsworth Road for the annual Queen Creek Holiday Festival and Parade on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 2-7 p.m. The festivities will take place on Ellsworth Road and at the Queen Creek … more
The Queen Creek Veterinary Clinic has been given the OK by the Queen Creek Town Council to expand its current building. The council unanimously approved the move at its Nov. 16 meeting as part of its … more
A 47-acre site located north of the northeast corner of Germann and Meridian roads has received rezoning and site plan approval for the development of an industrial park. No specific users for the … more
Meridian Road, from Queen Creek to Germann roads, is now open, providing an additional north-south corridor through Queen Creek.  “The completion of this 1-mile stretch is significant … more

A new justice of the peace will be needed for the San Tan Precinct, and the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is accepting applications for the position being vacated by Samuel T. Goodman. The … more
Queen Creek’s first Dave & Buster’s is set to open in spring 2023 and now the entertainment venue is a step closer to getting its state liquor license. The Queen Creek Town Council … more
Eleven middle schools from across Pinal County -- from Superior to Maricopa – took part in Central Arizona College’s Math Department 17th Annual Pinal County Middle School Math … more
Pinal County this week reported the first pediatric flu death in Arizona for the 2022 season. “This tragic situation, unfortunately, reminds us that flu can cause serious illness and death,” … more
According to the National Fire Protection Association, Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires. According to a press release, the Queen Creek Fire & Medical Department offers the … more
Since going online in January, the Queen Creek Police Department says it has issued more than 2,000 speeding tickets. Of those 2,000, more than 40 of the citations were for criminal speeding … more
A former Higley USD teacher and a critic of the district’s bond will join the HUSD Governing Board in January.  Amanda Wade and Anna Van Hoek were narrowly elected to the board after … more

Arizona’s Legislative District 14 will be in Republican hands for the next two years.  After the final ballot count was released Monday, incumbent Travis Grantham retained his House of … more
The Town of Queen Creek offices and Recreation Annex will close on Thursday, Nov. 24 in honor of Thanksgiving Day. The Recreation Annex also will be closed on Friday, Nov. 25. According to a press … more
The Second Annual Merry & Bright Christmas Market will take place on Saturday, Nov. 26 (Small Business Saturday) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Queen Creek Campus of Central Christian Church … more
The Queen Creek Town Council unanimously voted last night to appoint Bruce Gardner as the new town manager, effective Jan. 23. With more than 28 years in the public sector, Gardner currently … more
Burdened by expensive middle school leases, Higley USD officials presented the governing board Nov. 16 a proposal to refinance those leases and save the district money.  more
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