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Marana Council Member raising money for homeless vets

Marana Council Member raising money for homeless vets

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Last year Marana Town Council Member Patti Comerford took the town’s objective of being a military-friendly community to heart when she began raising money to purchase summer survival bags for homeless veterans.

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Oro Valley Town Talk: Have you met Jessica?

Oro Valley Town Talk: Have you met Jessica?

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Residents of Oro Valley: Did you know there is a full-time staff member whose primary job it is to answer your questions and make sure your fe…

Fit in the OV: The call of the water, a family experience

Fit in the OV: The call of the water, a family experience

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As humans, our relationship with water is undeniable.

Marana celebrates 40 years since incorporation at annual State of the Town address

Marana celebrates 40 years since incorporation at annual State of the Town address

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Every year the Town of Marana and the Chamber of Commerce host a State of the Town luncheon to share with the community all that’s happening i…

Oro Valley Town Talk: This is what democracy looks like

Oro Valley Town Talk: This is what democracy looks like

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Democracy can be messy and complicated. But in some circumstances—like right now in the Town of Oro Valley—democracy in action is a beautiful …

Didn’t we make a promise?

Didn’t we make a promise?

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Over the weekend many of us saw protests break out at most large-city airports, such as JFK in New York City and San Francisco. The protesters…

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  • Marana cops to don anniversary badges

    Marana cops to don anniversary badges

    As part of its 40th anniversary celebration of Marana’s founding, the Marana Police Department will be wearing special badges that are replicas of the town’s original 1977 badge. 

  • Council gives direction for new roadway

    Council gives direction for new roadway

    Project to create four-lane parallel roadway east of 1-10

  • New assisted living and memory care breaks ground in Oro Valley

    New assisted living and memory care breaks ground in Oro Valley

    Executives from Living Care Lifestyles were joined by Oro Valley Mayor Satish Hiremath and representatives of town government, the local chamber of commerce and development and design partners last week to celebrate the groundbreaking of a new assisted living and memory care community in Oro Valley.

  • Ironwood Ridge adds five to its alumni Hall of Fame

    Ironwood Ridge adds five to its alumni Hall of Fame

    The Ironwood Ridge High School students and alumni came together once again on Tuesday, May 9, to honor five members of the Nighthawk family whose significant contributions to the school have left an indelible mark on the school’s culture and the community at-large, earning each a spot in the Ironwood Ridge Alumni Hall of Fame.

  • TMC’s Tucson Orthopaedic Institute improves patient outcomes with surgical precision

    TMC’s Tucson Orthopaedic Institute improves patient outcomes with surgical precision

    When Tucson resident Melissa Anderson underwent her first full knee replacement surgery in 2010, she said the painful rehabilitation process lasted three months. Roughly two months ago, Anderson received her second full knee replacement surgery, and it only took seven weeks be-fore the 65-year-old woman was out dancing and riding a recombant bicycle with her husband, John.

  • Aging Eyes: 3 Ways Seniors Can Protect Their Vision

    Aging Eyes: 3 Ways Seniors Can Protect Their Vision

    (StatePoint) While you may take healthy eyes for granted, it’s important to know that as you age, you become more susceptible to conditions that can impair your vision. The effects of vision loss can be devastating, harming one’s quality of life and independence.

  • Marana Council approve controversial development

    Marana Council approve controversial development

    Despite vocal opposition, the Marana Town Council approved the rezoning of a 103.2 acre portion the Lazy K Bar Ranch property opening the way for a 178 unit housing development.

  • Marana development on the rise in 2017 with new projects and new businesses

    Marana development on the rise in 2017 with new projects and new businesses

    Marana will be a busy place in 2017 from a development standpoint. There are a number of big projects in every section of the town. Some are town projects, while many others are being undertaken by the private sector, including a number of new businesses coming to the region. 

  • MUSD students using Minecraft to learn coding

    MUSD students using Minecraft to learn coding

    If you know kids in elementary school, chances are they are obsessed with the video game Minecraft. But unless they attend Gladden Farms or Quail Run Elementary, they are not getting school credit for playing the game.

  • Oro Valley Town Talk: Have you met Jessica?

    Oro Valley Town Talk: Have you met Jessica?

    Residents of Oro Valley: Did you know there is a full-time staff member whose primary job it is to answer your questions and make sure your feedback is provided to Council? Whether it’s a concern about an overgrown right-of-way or a question about road construction, Constituent Services Coordinator Jessica Hynd is your personal liaison to the Town of Oro Valley. 

Marana Council Member raising money for homeless vets

Marana Council Member raising money for homeless vets

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Last year Marana Town Council Member Patti Comerford took the town’s objective of being a military-friendly community to heart when she began …

MUSD students using Minecraft to learn coding

MUSD students using Minecraft to learn coding

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If you know kids in elementary school, chances are they are obsessed with the video game Minecraft. But unless they attend Gladden Farms or Qu…

Marana tentative budget approved

Marana tentative budget approved

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The Marana Town Council approved the tentative budget for the fiscal year 2018 during on May 16.

Council gives direction for new roadway

Council gives direction for new roadway

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Project to create four-lane parallel roadway east of 1-10

Mountain Vista and Golder Ranch Fire Districts exploring consolidation

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The Golder Ranch and Mountain Vista Fire Districts have begun the process of working through a consolidation after both fire district boards m…

Marana council approves controversial rezoning

Marana council approves controversial rezoning

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Despite vocal opposition, the Marana Town Council approved the rezoning of a 103.2 acre portion the Lazy K Bar Ranch property, opening the way…

Marana cops to don anniversary badges

Marana cops to don anniversary badges

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As part of its 40th anniversary celebration of Marana’s founding, the Marana Police Department will be wearing special badges that are replica…

Biz owners hanging on through Ina Road, I-10 construction

Biz owners hanging on through Ina Road, I-10 construction

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Now that Ina Road has been shut down at Interstate 10 for several months, Marana town officials and representatives from the Chamber of Commer…

Marana parks and rec offers programs for all ages

Marana parks and rec offers programs for all ages

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The Marana Parks and Recreation Department is hoping they have a program for you this summer. They have programs for teens, adults and retiree…

Mountain View honors seniors moving on to future endeavors

Mountain View honors seniors moving on to future endeavors

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Mountain View High School held their first ever College Signing Day to honor seniors who will be moving on to colleges, trade schools, interns…

Marana Council approve controversial development

Marana Council approve controversial development

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Despite vocal opposition, the Marana Town Council approved the rezoning of a 103.2 acre portion the Lazy K Bar Ranch property opening the way …

Public invited to view new Marana district school textbooks

Public invited to view new Marana district school textbooks

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The Marana Unified School District invites the public to view the following high school textbooks prior to possible adoption and use at Mounta…

Marana joins county emergency communications system

Marana joins county emergency communications system

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The Marana Town Council voted unanimously on Tuesday, May 2, to join the Pima County Wireless Integrated Network as part of the regional emerg…

Local A+ school celebrates award

Local A+ school celebrates award

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Rattlesnake Ridge was one of just four Tucson-area schools to earn the A+ School of Excellence Award from the Arizona Educational Foundation.

Marana updates animal care regulations

Marana updates animal care regulations

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Critics of the Marana Town Council’s decision to form its own Animal Control Department complained that many details of the plan hadn’t been d…

Mayor visits elementary schools for Career Week

Mayor visits elementary schools for Career Week

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As part of the celebration of career week in Marana Unified School District, two elementary schools got a visit from Marana Mayor Ed Honea. 

The Tucson Touch: local businesses form and flourish in Tucson

The Tucson Touch: local businesses form and flourish in Tucson

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If there are four things all Tucsonans can appreciate, it’s sauce, shots, snacks and sofas. Luckily for Old Pueblo patrons, products for all f…

Water project will help aquifer recovery

Water project will help aquifer recovery

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The Town of Marana, Oro Valley and Metro Water have entered into an agreement to create the Northwest Recharge, Recovery, and Delivery System …

Fire chief Horvath honored for longtime commitment to female empowerment

Fire chief Horvath honored for longtime commitment to female empowerment

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Mountain Vista Fire District Chief Cheryl Horvath was recognized last week for her commitment to positively affecting the lives of women and g…

New strategic plan designed to keep Marana business friendly

New strategic plan designed to keep Marana business friendly

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Marana prides itself on being a business friendly community and that does not happen by accident. The town’s strategic plan specifically highl…