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Anthem Community Council: Nov. 15 Monthly Meeting Agenda
By November 10, 2017 Read More →

Anthem Community Council: Nov. 15 Monthly Meeting Agenda

Topics on the agenda for the next Anthem Community Council monthly meeting: — A likely vote to decide whether to approve terms for a lease of Anthem property to EPCOR to build a filling station for water haulers to serve New River and Desert Hills. (details: http://nophonews.com/epcor-rural-water-rates-approved/). — Consider authorization of costs for Community Center […]

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MCSO Has ‘Good Evidence’ on Spree of Anthem Burglaries
By October 19, 2017 Read More →

MCSO Has ‘Good Evidence’ on Spree of Anthem Burglaries

UPDATE 7:25 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24 — Investigators have not uncovered any significant new leads, but the investigation remains active, MCSO spokesperson Mark Casey told North Phoenix News. “We are working some leads and if they take detectives down a correct path, arrests will be made,” Casey said. The article below remains as originally published. At […]

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Fall Festival Features a Flock of Food Trucks Friday
By October 18, 2017 Read More →

Fall Festival Features a Flock of Food Trucks Friday

As fall festivals go, Anthem School has an impressive lineup of activities and, get this: a dozen food trucks. There will be inflatables, crafts, classic carnival games (25 cents each) and a giant raffle (tickets: $1) with goods from local businesses. Did we mention food trucks? The event, this Friday, is open to the public. […]

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Anthem’s Autumnfest & Carnival: Dates & Details
By October 18, 2017 Read More →

Anthem’s Autumnfest & Carnival: Dates & Details

[dropcap]The[/dropcap] king of fall festivals in the North Phoenix area, Anthem’s two-day extravaganza, is back this year with all the traditional attractions and a fresh twist: a scarecrow garden made from entries submitted by businesses and individuals. Arts and crafts fair Kid’s zone (inflatables, train rides, free hayrides) Pumpkin patch ($5 per pumpkin) Beer garden […]

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Seeking Scarecrows for Autumnfest Contest
By September 25, 2017 Read More →

Seeking Scarecrows for Autumnfest Contest

In&Out Staff Writers — Crows are known to be clever. Scarecrows, not so much. How about you? Organizers of Anthem’s Autumnfest are looking for entries to a new scarecrow contest. If you have a brain that can conjure the best one, you could win a $75 gift card. Among the rules: Your creation must withstand […]

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Anthem Country Club Considers Raising Dues and Adding a Fee on Home Sales
By September 16, 2017 Read More →

Anthem Country Club Considers Raising Dues and Adding a Fee on Home Sales

Editor’s Note: The Anthem Country Club Community Association is considering raising dues in January and is also looking at instituting a quarter percent fee that would be collected at closing on properties sold. The latter fee, which would amount to $750 on a $300,000 home, would be in addition to a similar quarter percent fee that […]

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Suspect Arrested After 2-Hour Manhunt in Anthem
By September 15, 2017 Read More →

Suspect Arrested After 2-Hour Manhunt in Anthem

By Robert Roy Britt — What began as a domestic violence situation turned into a two-hour manhunt for a suspect that had reportedly stolen a vehicle in Anthem Friday morning. The chase, which led to nearby Arroyo Norte and back to Anthem and lasted into the early afternoon, ended when the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Department determined […]

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Ceremony to Honor Vietnam Vets Thursday
By September 12, 2017 Read More →

Ceremony to Honor Vietnam Vets Thursday

DAISY MOUNTAIN VETERANS PRESS RELEASE– During our 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War Medal ceremony last April, the Daisy Mountain Veterans (DMV) presented commemorative lapel pins to members who served in Vietnam. We have since learned that ANY veterans who served honorably between 1959 and 1975 (Vietnam Era) are eligible to receive this pin. They […]

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Water Main Break Floods Some Anthem Streets
By September 9, 2017 Read More →

Water Main Break Floods Some Anthem Streets

Water was turned off to some Anthem west-side residents after a broken water main under W. Moss Springs Road sent a minor flood into the streets Saturday afternoon. City of Phoenix Water Works crews were on the scene at 3:40 p.m. shutting off water. Phoenix Police blocked off a short section of W. Moss Springs […]

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Anthem’s Cell Towers: Who, What, Where and Why
By September 6, 2017 Read More →

Anthem’s Cell Towers: Who, What, Where and Why

By Robert Roy Britt — While large cell towers and smaller Wireless Communication Facilities (WCFs) sprout all over the region—with more and smaller units on the way—Anthem’s cell phone coverage is anchored by four wireless antennas installed atop light poles around the community park ball fields. Anthem Community Council spokesperson Kristi Northcutt identified which towers are […]

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Community Center Remodel Will Expand Gym
By August 24, 2017 Read More →

Community Center Remodel Will Expand Gym

By Robert Roy Britt — When the construction dust settles sometime before next summer, Anthem Community Center should seem more spacious and efficient in key areas, including the bottlenecked entrance and the often-crowded second-floor gym. County permits and contractor bidding is expected to be completed in September for an estimated $700,000 project to remodel parts […]

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East-Side Anthem Self Storage Design Approved
By July 31, 2017 Read More →

East-Side Anthem Self Storage Design Approved

In&Out Staff Writers — Final details for the design of a self-storage facility along Gavilan Peak Parkway were approved by Anthem Community Council at its monthly meeting July 26. The east-side storage facility, called Anthem Self Storage, was approved in 2009, said Jenna Kohl, Anthem Community Executive Officer. The project did not proceed until recently, […]

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