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Threat Scrawled on High School Bathroom Wall Deemed Not Credible
By February 7, 2018 Read More →

Threat Scrawled on High School Bathroom Wall Deemed Not Credible

A threat scrawled on a bathroom wall at Boulder Creek High School in Anthem and mentioning a specific date was deemed not credible after an investigation, the principal said today. The nature of the threat was not divulged. “Boulder Creek High School staff discovered a threat written on the boys bathroom wall which mentions the date […]

Posted in: Schools
Anthem Community Mourns Crash Victim
By February 7, 2018 Read More →

Anthem Community Mourns Crash Victim

By Robert Roy Britt — Anthem residents mourned Matt Thiss, 36, who died in a single-car crash Thursday evening on Gavilan Peak Parkway near King Drive in Anthem. Hundreds of people on social media expressed sadness and condolences and offers to help the family.  “Matt loved to laugh and he was always there to give […]

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K9 Dog Catches Assault Suspect in Anthem
By January 29, 2018 Read More →

K9 Dog Catches Assault Suspect in Anthem

By Robert Roy Britt — Police arrested a minor last night near the Bela Rosa apartment complex in Anthem after the 17-year-old threatened a man with a “simulated handgun” and assaulted a sheriff’s deputy. A Maricopa County Sheriff’s Department K9 dog made the apprehension. “About 9 p.m., a 17-year-old male threatened an adult male with a simulated […]

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Want Change in Anthem? Run!
By January 23, 2018 Read More →

Want Change in Anthem? Run!

By Staff Writers — Monday, Jan. 29 is the last day to file candidacy for open seats on Anthem Community Council and all three HOA Boards: Anthem Parkside Community Association Anthem Country Club Community Association Village at Anthem Condominium Council Applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. at each association’s respective office. More information is available here. Stay Informed: […]

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Anthem Community Council: Monthly Meeting Agenda
By January 23, 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 meeting is Wednesday, Jan. 24 at 6:30 p.m. Among the agenda items: Consider Approval of Site Layout for EPCOR Water Hauling Station [Story] Consider Approval of Tortas Chano Proposed Development Project Concept [Story] […]

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Anthem: Testbed for ‘Connected Vehicle Technology’
By January 15, 2018 Read More →

Anthem: Testbed for ‘Connected Vehicle Technology’

By Robert Roy Britt — You might be surprised to learn that little ol’ Anthem, Arizona is a hotbed for connected vehicle technology. Specifically, the town is a testbed for a signaling system that can help vehicles communicate with traffic signals. As part of the system, little white boxes with antennas sit atop 11 traffic […]

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EPCOR Seeks Wastewater Surcharge
By January 15, 2018 Read More →

EPCOR Seeks Wastewater Surcharge

By Robert Roy Britt — On the heels of EPCOR’s consolidation of Arizona wastewater districts, approved in June 2017, the utility is filing a System Improvement Benefits proposal, as expected. The SIB would tack on a monthly surcharge for wastewater service to all EPCOR customers, including east-side Anthem residents (west-side residents are served by the […]

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New vs. Used Home: Which Should I Buy?
By January 15, 2018 Read More →

New vs. Used Home: Which Should I Buy?

By Chris Prickett — The new build craze is (once again) sweeping the area. There’s nothing like that new-house smell, I guess. A new home can be the right choice, or not, depending on way too many factors to sum up in the 300 words (or so) I’m allotted, so I’ll throw out the main […]

Off-Road Enthusiasts Plan Christmas Light Parade in Anthem
By December 15, 2017 Read More →

Off-Road Enthusiasts Plan Christmas Light Parade in Anthem

Last year about this time, some 30 or 40 off-road vehicles (ORVs) sporting holiday decorations paraded around parts of Anthem Parkside in an informal Christmas parade. Few people knew it was happening, so few people saw them. This year, the still-informal event, slated for Sunday, Dec. 17, promises to be much bigger, and the organizer hopes all […]

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Take a Moment… and Give a Moment
By December 15, 2017 Read More →

Take a Moment… and Give a Moment

By Chris Prickett — If you think about it, the holidays are really about moments. The best memories are never about the final tally of a year’s Yuletide haul, but more about special moments and memories shared with friends, family, and sometimes with people that just pop into your life for one brief but magical […]

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. […]

Posted in: Events, Food & Drink
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