Home Instead offers ‘Be a Santa to a Senior’ program during holidays

The community is asked to be a “Santa to a Senior” during the holidays, which can be hard for those living independently and feeling lonely. According to a press release, Home Instead Senior Care offices serving Fountain Hills, Rio Verde and North Scottsdale invites the community to provide gifts and “holiday cheer” to seniors who […]

Paradise Valley approves memorandum with new public safety foundation

A new foundation is set to emerge with goals of benefiting the public safety needs of the Town of Paradise Valley. The Paradise Valley Town Council approved on consent a memorandum of understanding with the Paradise Valley Public Safety Foundation, an independent 501(c)3 chartable organization, at its Thursday, Nov. 15 meeting at Town Hall, 6401 […]

Guyz ‘n’ Dollz performs Valleywide, defying age with timeless music

After nearly 20 years, there’s no final curtain call in sight for the Guyz ‘n’ Dollz group who perform throughout the Valley of the Sun. As a matter of fact, it’s more like a second act for many of the performers who have retired and volunteer their time for the nonprofit organization that donates its […]

Paradise Valley pursues formal salute of historically significant architecture

An official program to recognize, preserve and honor historical aspects embedded within the Town of Paradise Valley is becoming a reality — after being proposed by a local resident. The town was incorporated in 1961, but desert-dwellers were calling the Town of Paradise Valley home long before that. The town is comprised of several types […]

Arizona Criminal Justice Commission names new public information officer

Arizona Criminal Justice Commission announced Molly E. Edwards was named public information officer/legislative liaison. With more than 17 years experience in government affairs and media relations, Ms. Edwards served as the program director for the O’Connor Institute, public information officer for the Arizona Department of Education and press secretary at the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, […]

Honoring our vets: Stories of American perseverance

Veterans and civilians around the country will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day –now commonly known as Veterans Day — this Sunday, Nov. 11. Within the Town of Paradise Valley, the holiday is celebrated with an annual specialty car show and parade. A number of local residents best known for their efforts to […]

Rena Backer Ballet Studio presents The Nutcracker Ballet production

Rena Backer Ballet Studio will present its 10th annual production of The Nutcracker ballet on Dec. 8-9. Under the artistic direction of Rena Backer, the performance is a partnership with the Military Assistance Mission to benefit military families in the state, according to a press release. According to the release, Mrs. Backer is a member […]

Community consternation could evolve into legacy Paradise Valley entryway

Chicane, meandering, roundabout and right-of-way are all words that could describe a million-dollar effort to beautify a portion of Doubletree Ranch Road in the Town of Paradise Valley. But “chagrin,” may be the best adjective to describe the community interpretation of the roadway beautification project that was originally meant to stretch from Invergordon to Scottsdale […]

Initial plans show significant work to be done around Ritz-Carlton resort

Several miles of roadway encompassing the in-the-works Ritz-Carlton project within the Town of Paradise Valley are being planned for reconstruction, including the installation of two new traffic lights along Lincoln Drive. On Tuesday, Oct. 30, the municipality hosted an open house for residents to learn details and ask questions on design plans for Lincoln Drive, […]

Paradise Valley readies legislative marching orders for 2019 season

A curtail to construction sales tax remits, the annual political chagrin surrounding photo radar and the impacts of SB 1350 on local neighborhoods top the list of statewide legislative issue Paradise Valley leaders have their eyes on. Paradise Valley Town Council Thursday, Oct. 25 were presented to by Deputy Town Manager Dawn Marie Buckland and […]