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Due to the El Tour de Tucson event on Saturday, Nov. 22, the Interstate 10 eastbound frontage road between Tangerine Road and Congress Street will be reduced to one lane between 4 a.m. to 5 p.m., according to the Arizona Department of the Transportation.
The Marana Police Department, in conjunction with the Marana Health Center, Marana-Foothills Optimist Club, and Pima County Wastewater will be hosting the final Dispose-A-Med of the year on Dec. 13 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Target, 3901 W. Ina Road.
Marana Police Dept.
Development at the Ina and Silverbell intersection and town water agreements got most of the attention at the Oct. 21 Marana Council meeting. The council hosted four separate public hearings to discuss the issues.
Five candidates are seeking election for three open seats in this year’s race for the Metro Water District’s Board of Directors.
Those of us who serve Marana as police officers and staff pride ourselves on providing exemplary service and protection to town residents, business owners and visitors. Marana is one of the safest communities in the state and our department promises to do everything it can to keep it that way.
Marana Police Chief Terry Rozema believes that the department needs a new police station and so far the public seems to agree.
Your mailboxes have been flooded, you can’t watch the latest “Modern Family” without seeing political ads, and your phone is probably blowing up with calls asking who you’re voting for.
Tucson Tamale Company will celebrate the grand opening of their third location on Oct. 18, 2014. The renovated 2,400-square-foot space is located at 7286 N. Oracle Road north of Ina. During the grand opening, dine-in guests can enjoy free pumpkin dessert tamales as well as 50 percent off packages of frozen tamales to take home and enjoy. (Limit 6 packages.)
You may have to change your driving routes for the coming storm due to wash and road closures that are expected.
The Pima County Office of Emergency Management continues to monitor the weather situation associated with the remnants of Hurricane Odile, now Tropical Storm Odile.
In her recent monthly column for The Explorer, District 1 Supervisor Ally Miller asserts that Pima County lacks the leadership to solve the county’s road maintenance problem. Supervisor Miller’s comments are very disappointing – as well as inaccurate.
Pima County Sheriff’s Dept.
Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance invites the public to join in gallery reception, food, art discounts, local business promos, kids’ fun and more during a special food-truck roundup on Sept. 18, from 4 to 6 p.m., eclectic eats will accompany the free Northwest Block Party, where attendees can view arts exhibits and open houses from neighborhood businesses, at the northwest corner of Oracle Road and Ina Road.
Thursday, Sept. 18
On Sept. 3, the Oro Valley Town Council rezoned and approved the development of a store that will have a functional water feature. The council also approved the use of larger banner signs that will be along Ina Road to promote Tohono Chul Park.
5:39 PM UPDATE: All Pima Community College classes are cancelled for the remainder of the day due to the storm.
Interfaith Community Services needs help collecting school supplies for its annual Gifts of Love distribution that begins at the end of the month.
The renovated Whole Foods store at the intersection of Oracle and Ina roads is set to open Aug. 27.
The renovated Whole Foods store at the intersection of Oracle and Ina roads opened on Aug. 27.
Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriguez would like to remind Pima County voters that the deadline to order a ballot to be sent to your home is fast approaching. All vote-by-mail ballot requests must be received by the Recorder’s office no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 15, 2014.
If you are a Marana resident or work or own a business in the town and have an interest in how policing gets done within the town limits, then you might consider signing up for the Marana Police Department’s (MPD) Citizens Police Academy.
Pima County has won two statewide 2014 Project of the Year awards from the Arizona Chapter of the American Public Works Association.