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Friend of the Week: Sweet Lemonade loves to cuddle

Friend of the Week: Sweet Lemonade loves to cuddle

She is a beautiful, petite girl ready to start her life in a forever home. Lemonade can be shy in new situations but once she gets to know you, she's extremely affectionate.
USCIS welcomed 100 new U.S. citizens during Independence Day celebration at Mesa Convention Center

USCIS welcomed 100 new U.S. citizens during Independence Day celebration at Mesa Convention Center

This ceremony was part of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the U.S. District Court of Arizona's Independence Day celebration of our nation’s 248th birthday and the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. The the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services welcomed new U.S. citizens at Independence Day-themed naturalization ceremonies across the country.
Fourth of July-inspired Sangria Social at Queen Creek Olive Mill July 6

Fourth of July-inspired Sangria Social at Queen Creek Olive Mill July 6

Dress in your most festive red, white and blue attire this Saturday and get ready to celebrate America's birthday in style. In addition, "Chill at the Mill" returns this summer.
ADHS: Hydration is key to preventing heat-related illnesses, heat-related deaths

ADHS: Hydration is key to preventing heat-related illnesses, heat-related deaths

Proper hydration helps your body regulate its temperature, eliminate waste and keep your mind functioning well. Not getting enough water can have real effects on your health – when your body becomes dehydrated, you can begin suffering from heat-related illnesses, and if left untreated, it can even lead to death.
Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce hosts 'Meet the Candidate' interviews

Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce hosts 'Meet the Candidate' interviews

There are three incumbents running unopposed for the Queen Creek Town Council: Robin Benning, Jeff Brown and Leah Martineau. All candidates in the Queen Creek Town Council race will be on the General Election Ballot in November.
ADOT: No state highway closures for holiday travel July 3-8

ADOT: No state highway closures for holiday travel July 3-8

While the Arizona Department of Transportation focuses on giving motorists a break from closures for improvement projects over the long holiday weekend, they said drivers in turn should focus on safety when behind the wheel by staying alert, allowing extra time, buckling up and not speeding when traveling.
Fire restrictions increased in Maricopa County's regional parks

Fire restrictions increased in Maricopa County's regional parks

Maricopa County parks have included smoking restrictions as part of fire ban, effective July 1. The usual restrictions, which include banning all campfires, fire pits, and charcoal in grills or any other manner, are still in effect; however, using gas/propane grills in designated areas is acceptable. Violation of Park Rule R-113 may result in a citation. A date to lift the fire ban has not been established.
Celebrate Christmas in July at Organ Stop Pizza

Celebrate Christmas in July at Organ Stop Pizza

It's hot outside, but it's cool inside at Organ Stop Pizza: ‘Tis the season to be giving to the United Food Bank Christmas in July Food Drive Challenge now through July 31.
Empowering tomorrow's leaders: Engaging youth in community service

Empowering tomorrow's leaders: Engaging youth in community service

Through volunteering at Rafi’s Hope, you’ll meet a diverse range of people from our own Arizona neighborhoods, understanding their challenges and contributing to solutions. You'll also get the chance to lead projects—from community cleanups to fundraisers—gaining confidence and leadership skills along the way.
Queen Creek town offices to close July 4 for Independence Day

Queen Creek town offices to close July 4 for Independence Day

Note: Trash and recycling services for zone four will be impacted by the holiday closure. All trash and recycling services in this zone (including bulk trash collection) will be moved back one calendar day. Residents in zone four will need to have their trash and recycling carts curbside by 6 a.m. on Friday, July 5. As a reminder, it can take up to 48 hours for bulk trash to be picked up.