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Posted on: November 27, 2013

Paws & Claws Care Center Receives $4,000 Spay/Neuter Grant

Apache Junction, Arizona, November 27, 2013 – Paws & Claws Care Center (PCCC) is proud to announce receipt of $4,000 in grant funds from the Arizona Companion Animal Spay/Neuter Committee. Grant funds will be used to assist... Read on...


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Posted on: January 29, 2015

AJPD Seeking Public’s Help

Marcos Escobedo

On Friday January 16, 2015 at 10:35 p.m. Marcos Escobedo, 24 years old, of Mesa Arizona was riding his motorcycle south on Phelps Drive in Apache Junction when he failed to make a right turn onto Rosal Drive leading him to... Read on...

Posted on: January 28, 2015

AJ PARKS & RECREATION – MEN’S BASKETBALL LEAGUE

Deadline to register your team is Thursday, February 26 ($300.00). Your team can receive a $40.00 discount if registered by February 19. Games will be on Monday nights starting March 9 at the Multi-Generational Center (1035... Read on...

Posted on: January 22, 2015

Apache Junction’s Chief Thomas Kelly Selected as AACOP Fifth Vice President

Apache Junction, Arizona - The Executive Board of the Arizona Association of Chiefs of Police (AACOP) selected Apache Junction’s Chief Thomas E. Kelly to serve as the 2015 Fifth Vice President. The purpose of AACOP is to... Read on...

Posted on: January 22, 2015

Be a Hero, Donate Blood!

Apache Junction, Arizona - The city of Apache Junction is sponsoring a blood drive on Wednesday, February 11 from 6:30am until 11:00am through the United Blood Services. The event will feature a Bloodmobile located at the... Read on...

Posted on: January 15, 2015

Apache Junction Landfill Offers Free Dump Week to City Residents

Apache Junction, Arizona - The Apache Junction Landfill is offering Apache Junction residents a drop off opportunity this February at no cost in partnership with Republic Services. City residents can take one free load to... Read on...

Posted on: January 25, 2015

Game Plan for Super Bowl Sunday: Are You Drinking or Driving?

SuperBowl

The Super Bowl is America’s most watched national sporting event. On Super Bowl Sunday, February 1, there will be lots of game day socializing that may include drinking. That’s why the National Highway Traffic Safety... Read on...

Posted on: January 15, 2015

Apache Junction Explorers Receive Donation from the Mounted Rangers

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Apache Junction, Arizona – On Thursday, January 15, 2015 the Apache Junction Mounted Rangers presented the Apache Junction Police Department Explorer Program with a check for $500. Donated through the Friends of Apache... Read on...

Posted on: January 14, 2015

Save Lives and Pull Aside

Every year there are hundreds of accidents involving emergency vehicles responding to incidents with their lights on or “Code 3”. These traffic collisions result in injuries and occasionally fatalities to citizens and... Read on...

Posted on: January 9, 2015

January Is National Stalking Awareness Month

January is National Stalking Awareness Month, a time Apache Junction Police Department would like to focus on a crime that affected 7.5 million victims in one year (1). The theme- “Stalking: Know It. Name It. Stop It... Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2015

Portion of Meridian Road Closed for US 60 Construction

Apache Junction, Arizona – Meridian Road is scheduled to be closed in both directions at US 60 (Superstition Freeway) in the Apache Junction area for approximately seven months, starting January 5. The closure will be in... Read on...

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Posted on: January 8, 2015

Winter Concerts in the Park

The Winter Series of Concerts in the Park is providing you with the musical pleasure of three different bands.

The first concert will take place on Saturday, January 17th. Brant Hopkins and Desert Reign will bring you a... Read on...

Posted on: December 31, 2014

Itty Bitty Olympics

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The City of Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department will host the Itty Bitty Olympics on Saturday, January 31 at the Apache Junction High School Track. Bring your little ones out to enjoy this fun filled morning... Read on...

Posted on: December 31, 2014

Avoiding Fraud and Con-Games

The Apache Junction Police Department would like the Apache Junction residents to start the New Year prepared with the tools they need to avoid becoming victims of fraud or con-games.

If you are offered a deal that sounds... Read on...

Posted on: December 18, 2014

Bring Home Your Own K-9 Hero!

Daimont

Apache Junction, Arizona - The Friends of Apache Junction is assisting the Apache Junction Police Department in a fund raising campaign. The K-9 Hero is a miniature stuffed replica of the Police Department’s canine officer... Read on...

Posted on: December 18, 2014

Families Sought To Partner with Habitat for Humanity

Apache Junction, AZ - Partnering with Habitat for Humanity has allowed more than 1.75 million people around the world to go from tenant to homeowner. Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona is currently seeking families to... Read on...

Posted on: December 4, 2014

Earned Income Tax Credit

Apache Junction, Arizona - The IRS may owe YOU money! You may qualify for federal tax credits and not even know it. The Earned Income Credit (EIC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC) are federal tax benefits for working people like... Read on...

Posted on: December 4, 2014

City Sponsors Christmas Tree Recycling

Apache Junction, Arizona - A live or freshly cut Christmas tree is a wonderful way to spruce up the holiday season, and it doesn’t have to be detrimental to the environment. Instead of sending a live tree to a landfill,... Read on...

Posted on: December 4, 2014

Apache Junction Roadway Improvements Funded Through Sales Tax Increase

Apache Junction, Arizona - During the December 2 City Council meeting, Ordinance 1406 was passed on a 5-2 vote. The Ordinance amends the current city tax code, increasing the city sales tax rate from two and two-tenths... Read on...

Posted on: February 10, 2014

AJ PARKS & RECREATION - SPRING ADULT SOFTBALL (CO-ED & MEN’S)

The Co-Ed Softball league runs on Tuesday evenings, beginning on March 25th, while the Men’s League runs on Thursday evenings, beginning on March 27th and costs $440 per team. The seasons will culminate with a single... Read on...

Posted on: February 14, 2013

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The City of Apache Junction has very recently posted valuable information... Read on...


Parks and Recreation

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Posted on: January 28, 2015

AJ PARKS & RECREATION – MEN’S BASKETBALL LEAGUE

Deadline to register your team is Thursday, February 26 ($300.00). Your team can receive a $40.00 discount if registered by February 19. Games will be on Monday nights starting March 9 at the Multi-Generational Center (1035... Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2015

Winter Concerts in the Park

The Winter Series of Concerts in the Park is providing you with the musical pleasure of three different bands.

The first concert will take place on Saturday, January 17th. Brant Hopkins and Desert Reign will bring you a... Read on...

Posted on: December 31, 2014

Itty Bitty Olympics

Dawson Kopp.JPG

The City of Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department will host the Itty Bitty Olympics on Saturday, January 31 at the Apache Junction High School Track. Bring your little ones out to enjoy this fun filled morning... Read on...

Posted on: February 10, 2014

AJ PARKS & RECREATION - SPRING ADULT SOFTBALL (CO-ED & MEN’S)

The Co-Ed Softball league runs on Tuesday evenings, beginning on March 25th, while the Men’s League runs on Thursday evenings, beginning on March 27th and costs $440 per team. The seasons will culminate with a single... Read on...


Police Department

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Posted on: November 13, 2014

Senior Crime Prevention

People over the age of 55 make up almost a third of the population of Apache Junction. Seniors are enjoying longer, healthier lives, and by the year 2016, this number will increase to almost half the population being over 55... Read on...

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... Read on...