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Mary Ferris came to Oro Valley in 1985, by way of Boston, by way of Madrid, Spain, by way of Goose Bay, Labrador, by way of St. Paul, Minnesota— and a few other places in between.
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Michael Santo did not grow up “a pit bull guy.” He was not a “pit bull guy” when his friend told him about dogs in trouble. He was not a “pit bull guy” when he and a friend stole dogs from someone who was fighting them.
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From 5 to 6 p.m. last Wednesday afternoon, people filed through the Crossroads at Silverbell District Park as they signed in and received their weekly coupons.
During her first time to a Meet Me in Marana event, Oro Valley resident Stephanie Ratcliffe talks with Earl Evans, who has been with the group since it began as Meet Me at Boston’s in April 2010.
The Sunflower Community Association is in a pickle, literally, with a $65,000 contract signed and ready to go to build a pickleball court that most residents voted against in March.
On Monday evenings, runners, walkers, kids in strollers and wagons, and the occasional dog gather on the patio at Maynard’s.
While talking to my friend Bev a few months back about an upcoming tour to Wyoming and South Dakota, I told her I couldn't wait to see Mount Rushmore with my own eyes. "Be sure to check out Crazy Horse too," Bev advised. "It's only 17 miles from Mount Rushmore."
When the patriots protested excessive taxation 234 years ago, they dumped tea into Boston Harbor … but kept their coffee in the cupboard.
It was 95 degrees on a recent Marana Wednesday evening, yet 62 runners and walkers gathered at an Arizona Pavilions restaurant to exert themselves for 2-/12 miles along the Santa Cruz River.
J.D. Fitzgerald/Special to The Explorer, Randi Dickson signs in with Michele Hill at Boston's Restaurant for the Meet Me at Boston's weekly walk and run event in Marana.
J.D. Fitzgerald/Special to The Explorer, Participants in Meet Me at Boston's cross the Santa Cruz River by bridge.
J.D. Fitzgerald/Special to The Explorer, Jonah Stock leads the group of runners last Wednesday evening during the Meet Me at Boston's weekly walk and run.
Meet Me at Boston's, a free, weekly run and walk tailored after the Meet Me at Maynard's event in downtown Tucson, is being unveiled Wednesday, April 28, at Boston's The Gourmet Pizza restaurant in Marana's Arizona Pavilions.
John Simon has created the confluence of music, art, entertainment and Southwestern architecture in his Steinway Piano Gallery of Tucson.
July 27, 2005 - A luxury hotel and resort long-planned to locate in the foothills of the Tortolita Mountains in Oro Valley may be on its way to Marana, instead, officials from both towns said last week.
May 25, 2005 - When the clock strikes 2:17 p.m. and the bell rings to conclude another day at Marana High School, spotting 17-year-old Jesus Leon in a crowd of more than 1,600 students can be a formidable challenge. So, it's no wonder students sometimes feel lost among the masses.
Sept. 1, 2004 - Adrienne Gavron, president of the Scarritt Group Inc., has built a meeting and conference-planning business that spans the globe.
When Rob Gillette started training for his first marathon - last year's Tucson Marathon - he knew there'd be benefits. And there were. He dropped 6o pounds and developed a cadre of new running friends. He'll be marrying one of them in January.
There are certain words that come up repeatedly in discussions about Ardith Grady: classy, diplomatic, conscientious, professional, gracious, efficient. The petite 65-year-old has been a fixture at Amphitheater Public Schools Governing Board meetings for 15 years, sitting just below the dais at a small table with a stenograph machine, quietly taking minutes. Come January, Grady will be at home instead of at board meetings, enjoying one of the primary benefits of retirement - relaxation.