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In the end the Marana Town Council voted 6-1 to move forward with the implementation of a half-cent sales tax to fund the construction of a new police station, but it wasn’t without a lot of debate, verbal jousting and some tense moments.
It was a busier than normal night at the Marana Town Council last Wednesday, and it could have been an even busier session had a council action agenda item not been taken off the board. As it was, the council held the first of two public hearings over the possibility of building a new police station.
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.
(Family Features) The highlight of many a holiday meal, desserts are adored by young and old alike. This year, complete your festive celebration with delightful desserts that feature California Dried Figs.
(BPT) - As the temperature drops, your lawn and garden will start settling into a dormant state. As you prep your landscaping and garden for a winter’s slumber, it’s a good idea to review the tools you used all summer. Taking care of this task now will ensure they’re in good shape come spring when it’s time to use them again.
When the town of Marana opened the Twin Peaks Interchange in 2010, it paved the road for economic development along a busy stretch of Interstate 10. Four years and one tough recession later, those plans are coming together.
What is slated to open in fall of 2015, the Marana Premium Outlet Mall is moving forward as scheduled as the Town of Marana is receiving the preliminary plans from the mall developer and overall site infrastructure planners.
After months of discussion, the Marana council officially adopted the town’s streets, parks, recreation facilities and water fees during the regular meeting on May 6.
Tucson motorists need to be prepared for road restrictions this week on the newly widened section of Interstate 10 between Ruthrauff and Prince roads as crews begin final paving on the eastbound lanes to create a smooth driving surface, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Crews will return one week later to apply the new top layer of rubberized asphalt on the westbound lanes.
During the April 15 council meeting, Marana Town Manager Gilbert Davidson and Finance Director Erik Montague gave a preliminary presentation on the recommended budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year.
Travel restrictions remain in effect this week on Interstate 10 east of Tucson as the Arizona Department of Transportation continues guardrail work on a three-mile segment of the interstate near the Marsh Station interchange.
Archaeologists recently discovered an ancient human settlement at the Marana interchange of Twin Peaks/Interstate 10 where the new premium outlet mall will be built.
The Marana Town Council approved a measure to acquire the top portion of a $60,000 freeway monument sign near the interchange of Interstate 10 and Marana Road on during the March 4 regular meeting.
Starting this summer, Simon Property Group will begin development on a premium outlet mall in Marana at the Twin Peaks/I-10 interchange.
New eastbound lanes near Marsh Station scheduled to open Monday, Feb. 3
The Arizona Department of Transportation will install guardrail and conduct seeding operations east of Tucson next week as work nears completion on the construction of a new alignment of eastbound Interstate 10 near Marsh Station Road
The Arizona Department of Transportation will install guardrail and conduct seeding operations east of Tucson next week as work nears completion on the construction of a new alignment of eastbound Interstate 10 near Marsh Station Road.
“Exciting” is the word used by Marana Town Manager Gilbert Davidson to describe the approaching 2014 calendar year as the town continues to trend in the right direction following the nation’s hard-hitting 2008 recession.
Two competing developers are in a race to build premier outlet malls on Tucson’s northwest side.
Budget Blinds offers much more than just blinds. The store, which has served Tucson since 1994, has a full range of window coverings, including shutters, blinds, draperies, shades and sunscreens. In its latest addition, Budget Blinds strengthens its product portfolio with the launch of its Inspired Drapes line. These contemporary soft window coverings are sold exclusively through Budget Blinds.
Each year brings the promise of exciting new opportunities for communities across the country. In Marana, we are optimistic that 2014 will be a year filled with positive developments that move our town forward in many ways.
Everyone had reservations when it was announced Peter Jackson would be splitting up “The Hobbit” into a trilogy. Do we really need three separate movies? Can’t this 300-page book be done in one movie? Isn’t this just a ploy to milk a franchise and make an extra couple billion dollars? When “An Unexpected Journey” finally came out last December, we all found that these initial concerns were pretty much spot-on.
From bankruptcy to an area now booming with more than 2,000 homes, the Saguaro Bloom Development will welcome its first homeowners in Marana this month.