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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Youth Fitness at MGC

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Parks and Recreation is offering a youth fitness class this fall at the Multi-Generational Center.  

Fitness Exploration for Homeschoolers is for kids ages 7-13. We’ve redefined this class to incorporate activities that will explore multiple dimen...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Library Writer-in-Residence

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The Apache Junction Public Library continues the popular Writer in Residence program with Valerie Ipson, author of children, teen and adult fiction.

Inevitably Ipson’s young adult books are set in high school, and while it’s not somethi...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Heat Advisory

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While it appears it is finally cooling off, when temperatures are extreme we all need to take steps to stay cool and really watch out for the most vulnerable among us. 

Our elderly neighbors are the most susceptible to heat related illness and oft...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Library Ends Overdue Fees

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We are now fine free!

The Apache Junction Public Library is no longer charging daily overdue fines on late materials.

“We want everyone in the community to have full access to all that we offer. This is a great time to return your overdue items an...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Homeowners Wanted

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The city of Apache Junction applies for and receives federal funds, through the Arizona State Department of Housing, for the owner occupied housing rehabilitation program. The program provides deferred payment loans of $1,000 to $55,000 for heating, air c...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Monsoon Season

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The city of Apache Junction and the Superstition Fire and Medical District want to remind area residents of the threats to our community which often come with the monsoon season.

The monsoon season officially started on June 15 and powerful and dangerous s...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Wildfire Season

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The wildfire season is here. The hot summer temperatures will continue to dry out desert vegetation and create a serious fire danger in our local area.

For updates on fires in the area, please check the Arizona Department of Forestry at https://dffm.az.gov...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Food Distribution On Wednesdays

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Through the Wells Fargo Drive-Up Food Bank, United Food Bank will provide much-needed food items such as produce, bread, dairy and frozen meats to families in across the valley. The food distribution will take place every Wednesday through Oct. 21. People...

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Posted on: August 23, 2020

Census Deadline Soon

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

Census 2020 Info

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It’s crunch time, Apache Junction. The 2020 U.S. Census is critical in determining resources for every community, county and state. That is no different in Apache Junction.

And you still have time to respond on your own, online, by phone or by ma...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

"Mud-Less" Run in October

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COVID-19 may have forced cancelation of many of our events, however, we at Parks & Recreation are pretty flexible.  We may not be able to host the Mud Run this year, but we can still come up with something different and new for 2020!

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Library Gets Third Grant

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The Apache Junction Public Library has received an additional $8,310 grant as part of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES)?Act.

It is the third grant received by the city through the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public ...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Baseline Road Work

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The city will be repaving and improving two segments of Baseline Avenue over the next two months.  

The segments of Baseline affected are from Meridian Road to Ironwood Drive and from Winchester Drive to Tomahawk Road. Advance work in September in...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

General Plan Approved

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Proposition 442, the city’s General Plan, was approved on Tuesday, according to initial returns from the primary election.

The city is required to update and adopt its General Plan for the community every 10 years. Over the last 18 months, city s...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Election Results

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The next mayor of Apache Junction will be decided in November. Also, unofficial returns of last Tuesday’s election indicate three new councilmembers will be seated in 2021.

All election returns are unofficial until the official canvass of ballots...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Coronavirus Update

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July 6, 2020

The latest from the Parks department on activities at the swimming pool. 

Lap swimming is a great way to exercise especially in the Arizona heat. Whether you are a seasoned lap swimmer, a newcomer to the water or like to use the resist...

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

Coronavirus Information

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In regards to COVID-19, the best information on the local, regional and national response to the virus are from the health officials at each level of government. Below are links to specific information about the virus outbreak and what citizens can do.

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Posted on: October 8, 2015

Meeting Agendas & Videos

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We have a one stop shop for everything related to council and city boards and commissions. Here you will find links to agendas and videos of the meetings.

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Posted on: January 30, 2013

Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft

Identity theft is the process of another individual using your personal information without your permission. Identity theft can take many forms, from using your credit card number to renting an apartment. While some forms of identity theft can be easily r...Read on...

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