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Anthem Community Council: Monthly Meeting Agenda
By October 18, 2018 Read More →

Anthem Community Council: Monthly Meeting Agenda

Anthem Community Council Board of Directors, the primary governing body for the town, meets monthly. Council invites residents to attend its meetings. The next regular monthly meeting is Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 6:30 p.m. The agenda will include the2019 Operating Budget presentation and vote, an updated design and budget for the dog park (see the latest on […]

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Anthem Threatens Litigation over New River-Desert Hills Incorporation Effort
By October 8, 2018 Read More →

Anthem Threatens Litigation over New River-Desert Hills Incorporation Effort

After attempts to reach what it called a neighborly solution, Anthem Community Council today sent a letter to the four leaders of the New River-Desert Hills Incorporation Committee, threatening litigation if the committee refuses to remove the sections of Anthem that are in its proposed incorporation map. [See map below.] The map, proposed in July, […]

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Veterans Parade Registration Deadline is Oct. 20
By October 5, 2018 Read More →

Veterans Parade Registration Deadline is Oct. 20

Whether you’d like to march or drive, Saturday, Oct. 20 is the deadline to sign up to participate in the 14th annual Daisy Mountain Veterans Parade, scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 3 in Anthem. Registration is online only. To register, go here. Below are In&Out Publications staff photos from past parades.    Recent Articles Anthem Community […]

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Anthem’s Dog Park Plans Take Shape
By September 27, 2018 Read More →

Anthem’s Dog Park Plans Take Shape

By Robert Roy Britt — Planning for Anthem’s dog park is now centered around several questions that must be decided before a final price tag can be estimated. At Anthem Community Council’s monthly meeting last night, the project’s architect discussed tentative plans and options that would affect the cost. An updated site plan for the […]

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Go Green Event is Saturday, Sept. 29
By September 27, 2018 Read More →

Go Green Event is Saturday, Sept. 29

The Anthem Newsletter is 100% recyclable! Subscribe now and never miss an important event. Free your cabinets and closets from expired medications, old electronics, personal documents, bulk cardboard and paint, among other items during Anthem’s semi-annual Go Green event. Must show proof of Anthem residency. Goodwill will accept books, clothing, toys and other donatable items. […]

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ACC to Discuss Dog Park Plan & Budget
By September 24, 2018 Read More →

ACC to Discuss Dog Park Plan & Budget

By Karen Goveia — As Anthem’s dog park project moves forward, Anthem Community Council announced at its August meeting the selection of a design-build team. Valley Rain Construction, specialists in building dog parks and other parks in the Valley for 40 years, was selected as the contractor to work with the design firm EPG Planning […]

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EPCOR Water Rate Case Pits Anthem vs. Sun City
By August 7, 2018 Read More →

EPCOR Water Rate Case Pits Anthem vs. Sun City

By Robert Roy Britt — If Sun City residents have their way, Anthem east-siders will see water rates increase dramatically next year and stay high into perpetuity. And so far, Sun City is winning the battle of resident input. Anthem Community Council wants that to change. The Arizona Corporation Commission is in the midst of […]

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Anthem Officials Oppose Proposal to Annex Part of Community
By August 3, 2018 Read More →

Anthem Officials Oppose Proposal to Annex Part of Community

A proposal by the grassroots group  New River–Desert Hills Incorporation Committee to include some Anthem businesses within a new town boundary doesn’t sit well with the Anthem Community Council (ACC). “The ACC strongly opposes the inclusion of any Anthem properties in the preliminary incorporation boundaries and we have conveyed our opposition to the Incorporation Committee,” council […]

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Private Property Owner Seeks Access to 55-Acre Site Landlocked by Anthem
By July 23, 2018 Read More →

Private Property Owner Seeks Access to 55-Acre Site Landlocked by Anthem

By Robert Roy Britt — In what may be a surprise to many residents, a 55-acre sliver of private property sits just east of I-17, south of Anthem Way down to Boulder Creek High School [map below]. A few months ago, the owner of the landlocked property approached Anthem Community Council about securing a right-of-way to […]

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Anthem Gets Offer to Sell 3 Acres
By July 23, 2018 Read More →

Anthem Gets Offer to Sell 3 Acres

By Robert Roy Britt — A commercial real estate broker has offered to purchase a roughly 3-acre parcel of land owned by Anthem Community Council at the northwest corner of Parker Court and Daisy Mountain Drive, near I-17 [map below]. ACC had never had any specific discussions about what, if anything, to do with the […]

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Anthem News Notes: Mailbox Replacements Planned
By July 13, 2018 Read More →

Anthem News Notes: Mailbox Replacements Planned

This new feature will very briefly note minor news items that we otherwise might not have reported but which may be of interest to Anthem residents. These notes will also be delivered in the Anthem Newsletter (subscribe!) and on our Facebook page. You’ve Got Mailboxes Four of the eight mailbox replacements planned for this year […]

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Giant BCHS Mural Getting Facelift
By July 11, 2018 Read More →

Giant BCHS Mural Getting Facelift

Staff Writers —When the giant mural of Boulder Creek High School’s mascot was dedicated on March 30, 2010, there was talk that the paint would last 50 years. But after eight years, it’s getting a much-needed facelift. The mural with the giant jaguar was conceived by Dina Holland and created by Lindsay Boggs and Taryn […]

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