The Independent Interview: Q&A with District 28 Rep. Aaron Lieberman

The Town of Paradise Valley finds itself a part of Arizona Legislative District 28 — spanning from Union Hills to Thomas Road, and from Interstate 17 to just east of Scottsdale Road Paradise Valley son, Aaron Lieberman, a Democrat, is a freshman Representative at the Arizona Legislature replacing Maria Syms, a Republican, at the state […]

Proposed operations at Paradise Valley Lincoln Medical Plaza draws council concern

Paradise Valley Town Council continues to grapple with the appropriate use and scope of operations at the proposed installation of a revitalized Lincoln Medical Plaza at 7125 E. Lincoln Drive. The local governing board deliberated tenets of the proposal — including an overview of updates to proposed plans encapsulating the major special use permit amendment […]

Paradise Valley names Jill Keimach as next town manager

After several months of searching, Paradise Valley Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner announced Thursday, March 28 that Jill Keimach would become the next town manager. The Town Council unanimously approved Ms. Keimach’s employment agreement at its March 28 meeting at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive. Ms. Keimach will join the town May 20. The town hired […]

Town of Paradise Valley named third safest in Arizona

The National Council for Home Safety and Security released its top safest cities in Arizona for 2018, with Paradise Valley being among the listed municipalities. It was the only municipality to be listed within the Phoenix Metropolitan Area, according to a press release. In 2017 the Paradise Valley Police Department began DDACTS — also known […]

Bien-Willner: An update on Paradise Valley happenings from the mayor

Dear friends and neighbors: I am pleased to provide you with an update on some of the issues we’ve been working on, and will do so on a periodic basis going forward with the goal of increasing transparency, communication, and engagement for everyone interested in the great Town of Paradise Valley. PV is safe I […]

Anton: Paradise Valley Medical Plaza helped heal me in my time of need

As a result of a tragic automobile accident, see YouTube (James Anton Distracted Driving), I know what it is like to seek medical solutions from Texas to California. Without a doubt, my best find was right here in our town at Paradise Valley Medical Plaza. Dr. Terry Maffi and his staff treated my severely scarred […]

Flaxman’s plea deal won’t impede development, owner of City North property says

The plea agreement made by Robert Flaxman will not affect Crown Realty & Development’s plans to move forward on its recently acquired 96.5-acre parcel in the Desert Ridge area, company officials say. In January, an affiliate of Crown Realty & Development acquired a core parcel in the coveted City North and Desert Ridge “Master Developer” […]

Wirth: Paradise Valley photo radar is an unprofitable, negative program

Fellow Residents of TPV: As with many other TPV longtime residents, I have long felt that the benefits of the RoboCop photo traffic system are far outweighed by the negatives. The police department and mayor may feel that an intrusive spy camera on each corner and mobile lowers speed, but the cost is greater than […]

Friends & family cocktail party hosted by Azure Paradise Valley

Shea Homes held a private friends and family cocktail party at Azure Paradise Valley in recent weeks. Located at Indian Bend Road and Mockingbird Lane, Azure is the first community to be offered under the new Shea Signature luxury brand. Over 150 guests attended the Thursday night event, where guests sipped hand-crafted cocktails while touring […]

Arrested Development: Paradise Valley municipal scrutiny stunts Smoke Tree Resort rebirth

Paradise Valley Town Council reviewed Smoke Tree Resort’s major special use permit amendment for the first time since the project received a recommended denial by the Planning Commission. A Thursday, March 28 Town Council study session included a 60-minute overview of the project. Community Development Director Jeremy Knapp described the purpose of the meeting as […]