Town Council doubles down on halting Paradise Valley Doubletree project

Improvements for Doubletree Ranch Road have been tabled. Following impassioned commentary from residents, Paradise Valley Town Council members seem to side with those concerns admitting too many unknown factors to move forward with the project. Safety, communication process and the overall goal to be achieved by reconstructing some areas of the road were among top […]

Andeen: A sentiment of gratitude through service to Paradise Valley

Thank you to the Paradise Valley Police Department & Volunteers! Please consider becoming a Volunteer. Throughout my tenure as a Paradise Valley Police Department volunteer, I have been very specific with my reason for serving so here is “why” I donated my time and effort as a volunteer. I can assure you it was not […]

Write to Reply: Five Star offers response to ‘Home for the holidays’ article

The Town of Paradise Valley Independent ran a story on Nov. 21 titled “Home for the Holidays: Rosen family compromise likely at Azure Paradise Valley” where Five Star Development and The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley were mentioned numerous times. However, the newspaper never sought comment or fact checking from anyone at Five Star to give a […]

Barry: The pending Doubletree Ranch Road disaster in the Town of Paradise Valley

On Thursday, Dec. 6, Paradise Valley Town Council will vote on whether to spend $3,300,000 to construct a new Doubletree Ranch Road from Invergordon to Scottsdale roads. The only reason for the vote on Dec. 6 is because this will be the last council meeting that Mayor Collins will serve as mayor. These were his […]

Paradise Valley councilman seeks resignation of fellow elected leader

Paradise Valley Councilman Paul Dembow is calling for the resignation of Mark Stanton, a fellow elected leader who serves on Town Council. Mr. Dembow delivered a prepared statement at about 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 telling the public a lawsuit against him, his family, town and police officials has been dismissed. But also discovered during […]

Home for the holidays: Rosen family compromise likely at Azure Paradise Valley

WRITE TO REPLY: Read Five Star Development’s response to this article here. It appears there is a very good chance the Rosen family will be home for the holidays. Cori and Vic Rosen purchased what they call their, “dream home” at Azure Paradise Valley, which is the first Shea Signature luxury community in the Town […]

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 […]

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 […]