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Help available for rent, utility bills

Help available for rent, utility bills

Residents who are having trouble paying their rent and utility costs can seek help due to a recent distribution of $51 million in new..

Expert offers tips for hiking with dogs

Expert offers tips for hiking with dogs

As the warm weather begins to hit the Valley, residents love to venture outdoors to their favorite hiking spots, with many choosing to..

Documentary captures blind teens’ journey

Documentary captures blind teens’ journey

By Colleen Sparks Two Brophy College Preparatory students with visual impairments are among the stars of an award-winning documentary that..

City reaffirms mask requirement

City reaffirms mask requirement

Face coverings in public are required for most people within the city of Phoenix limits despite Gov. Doug Ducey’s executive order..

Busy intersection gets new traffic signals

Busy intersection gets new traffic signals

Traffic will likely be moving along more quickly and safely at the busy intersection of Bethany Home Road and 16th Street, after several..

Adult scholarships for college available

Adult scholarships for college available

Some North Central residents are among the recent recipients of the GK Legacy Foundation’s Keep Your Chin Up and Healthcare Heroes..

Teens, young adults can apply for internships

Teens, young adults can apply for internships

Teens and young adults can apply for jobs through the city of Phoenix’s annual Phoenix Youth RISE (Reach and Invest in Summer..

Shortage of vets poses concern for pet owners

Shortage of vets poses concern for pet owners

We all love our four-legged friends and would do anything to keep them safe, but what happens if they get hurt and there’s no..

Sweet Mae Mae loves hikes, treats, seeks loving family

Sweet Mae Mae loves hikes, treats, seeks loving family

Mae Mae is so cute that she was given two first names. This sweet two-year-old American pit bull terrier mix is one of hundreds of pets..

Operation School Bell receives grant support

Operation School Bell receives grant support

Assistance League of Phoenix will be able to provide more clothes, shoes, books and hygiene products to children in need thanks to a grant..

Madison partners with company for testing

Madison partners with company for testing

A synthetic biology company is using its expertise to help the Madison Elementary School District test students for COVID-19. Ginkgo..

Local dog nominated for national hero award

Local dog nominated for national hero award

A North Central dog is in the running to be named the best shelter dog in the country. Tucker, who was adopted in the summer of 2018, has..

Major facelift sought for Christown mall

Major facelift sought for Christown mall

Christown Spectrum mall could receive a major facelift that would create a more modern, urban feel and might include a hotel and..

Enter to win a car, support AHS

Enter to win a car, support AHS

If you are looking for some new wheels and want to help furry friends, you might want to enter the Arizona Humane Society Car Raffle. The..

UMOM to hold virtual scavenger hunt

UMOM to hold virtual scavenger hunt

Put on your walking shoes and grab your smartphone to engage in a scavenger hunt to help support people struggling with homelessness...

Pickle is handsome kitty who needs love, patience

Pickle is handsome kitty who needs love, patience

Pickle certainly knows that he is the real “dill” when it comes to cuteness. The handsome four-year-old domestic shorthair kitty was..

Park amenities reopen, some limits in place

Park amenities reopen, some limits in place

City of Phoenix park amenities are open again after closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic but there will be restrictions over Easter..

City launches another COVID-19 testing van

City launches another COVID-19 testing van

There is good news for anyone who wants to get tested for COVID-19. The city of Phoenix recently launched its second COVID-19 mobile..

Churches offer services despite pandemic

Churches offer services despite pandemic

During this COVID-19 pandemic, there haven’t been many things that are for certain. However, some local churches have been doing what..

Arizona Town Hall seeks award nominees

Arizona Town Hall seeks award nominees

Do you know someone who is dedicated to helping improve Arizona? Arizona Town Hall, a non-profit organization that brings diverse people..

Virtual workshop will teach about water use

Virtual workshop will teach about water use

There is still time to learn about how to use water in an intelligent, sustainable way at home in a city of Phoenix virtual workshop. The..

Crossroads long-time coordinator retires

Crossroads long-time coordinator retires

A non-profit organization that provides residential and outpatient substance abuse treatment is saying goodbye to a long-time employee...

Voters will elect two City Council members

Voters will elect two City Council members

The city of Phoenix is holding a runoff election on Tuesday, March 9 for residents in Council districts 3 and 7 to elect Council members...

Marijuana dispensaries see jump in traffic

Marijuana dispensaries see jump in traffic

Dispensaries in North Central and around the Valley are experiencing more traffic as the possession and use of recreational marijuana in..

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