New exhibition at i.d.e.a. Museum features art, science of canines
(1)  (0)  (0)09-14-2016 at 6:08:44 PM
The i.d.e.a. Museum proudly announces the opening of its Fall/Winter exhibition, It’s a Dog’s Life. The exhibit opens Sept. 30 and features art, geography, history and science of canines through hands-on activities. “Our education and exhibition...

 Pokemon and Ghosts at the Museum
(1)  (0)  (0)09-15-2016 at 3:41:00 PM
Arizona Museum of Natural History, 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, will host Pokemon and Ghosts on Friday, Oct. 14 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. In addition to setting lures and a trainer’s lounge, we will have Pokemon related activities for everyone including...

 Mesa honored for environmental excellence
(21)  (0)  (0)09-20-2016 at 6:25:09 PM
Creative use of the natural landscape at a new City park, integrating art with transportation and revitalizing a key part of the City have led to top honors for the City of Mesa at an event known as the “Academy Awards” of the environmental...

 Smart cycling fundamentals workshop at Mesa Library
(1)  (0)  (0)09-14-2016 at 2:45:00 PM
With the weather getting cooler and more cyclists on the road, it’s important to learn some of the basics of biking safety. Attend an introductory workshop to learn about basic bicycle techniques, rules, and equipment. This will be an ongoing series...

 THINKspot’s Third Anniversary Event - A Maker Rodeo
(4)  (0)  (0)09-22-2016 at 11:57:00 AM
Visitors can be inspired by a wide range of creations made by fellow community members and see the tools used to make them during Mesa THINKspot’s third anniversary celebration. The “Maker Rodeo” will be held on Sat., Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 1...

 Mesa participates in National Voter Registration Day
(1)  (0)  (0)09-21-2016 at 2:29:46 PM
On Sept. 27, 2016, Americans will celebrate National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) with a massive 50-state effort to register voters and provide voters with election information before Election Day on Nov. 8. The Office of the City Clerk is...

 Partnerships bring cardboard regatta races to Mesa
(9)  (0)  (0)09-23-2016 at 1:00:00 AM
Mesa Public Library with THINKspot, has formed a partnership with Fremont Junior High School, City of Mesa Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities, City of Mesa Engineering Department and ASU’s Student Chapter of the American Society of Civil...

 2016-2017 Historical Writing Contest for Mesa students
(1)  (0)  (0)09-22-2016 at 4:05:53 PM
The Mesa Historic Preservation Board is sponsoring a Historical Writing Contest for all fourth-grade, fifth-grade and sixth-grade students living in the City of Mesa regardless whether the school is public, private, charter or home. It will provide...

 Make a Difference Day volunteers eligible for mini grants
(1)  (0)  (0)09-26-2016 at 4:23:36 PM
Volunteers organizing service activities in Mesa on Saturday, Oct. 22 as part of the National Make a Difference Day of Service are encouraged to apply to the event’s grant program. Each grant involves a Home Depot store gift card for up to $100 to...

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 Make a Difference Day volunteers eligible for mini grants
09-26-2016 at 4:23:36 PM
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Volunteers organizing service activities in Mesa on Saturday, Oct. 22 as part of the National Make a Difference Day of Service are encouraged to apply to the event’s grant program. Each grant involves a Home Depot store gift card for up to $100 to...
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 Partnerships bring cardboard regatta races to Mesa
09-23-2016 at 1:00:00 AM
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Mesa Public Library with THINKspot, has formed a partnership with Fremont Junior High School, City of Mesa Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities, City of Mesa Engineering Department and ASU’s Student Chapter of the American Society of Civil...
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 2016-2017 Historical Writing Contest for Mesa students
09-22-2016 at 4:05:53 PM
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The Mesa Historic Preservation Board is sponsoring a Historical Writing Contest for all fourth-grade, fifth-grade and sixth-grade students living in the City of Mesa regardless whether the school is public, private, charter or home. It will provide...
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 THINKspot’s Third Anniversary Event - A Maker Rodeo
09-22-2016 at 11:57:00 AM
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Visitors can be inspired by a wide range of creations made by fellow community members and see the tools used to make them during Mesa THINKspot’s third anniversary celebration. The “Maker Rodeo” will be held on Sat., Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 1...
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 Mesa participates in National Voter Registration Day
09-21-2016 at 2:29:46 PM
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On Sept. 27, 2016, Americans will celebrate National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) with a massive 50-state effort to register voters and provide voters with election information before Election Day on Nov. 8. The Office of the City Clerk is...
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 Mesa honored for environmental excellence
09-20-2016 at 6:25:09 PM
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Creative use of the natural landscape at a new City park, integrating art with transportation and revitalizing a key part of the City have led to top honors for the City of Mesa at an event known as the “Academy Awards” of the environmental...
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 Office of Economic Development receives state economic development awards
09-19-2016 at 5:13:33 PM
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The City of Mesa’s Office of Economic Development has been honored with two Golden Prospector Awards of Merit from the Arizona Association of Economic Development (AAED) for the Santander Consumer USA project and for two “Why Mesa” video...
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 Pokemon and Ghosts at the Museum
09-15-2016 at 3:41:00 PM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History, 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, will host Pokemon and Ghosts on Friday, Oct. 14 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. In addition to setting lures and a trainer’s lounge, we will have Pokemon related activities for everyone including...
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 Falcon Field Airport hangars receive national historic designation
09-15-2016 at 12:00:00 PM
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The United States Department of the Interior recently placed two World War II-era hangars at Mesa’s Falcon Field Airport on the National Register of Historic Places. “This historic designation is a great point of pride for the City of Mesa,”...
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 Building Strong Neighborhoods program begins soon in District 5
09-15-2016 at 1:25:49 AM
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The first Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative of the 16/17 fiscal year will take place in a diverse area of properties and neighborhoods in City Council District 5. The area includes large rural lots, single and multi-family homes, expansive...
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 New exhibition at i.d.e.a. Museum features art, science of canines
09-14-2016 at 6:08:44 PM
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The i.d.e.a. Museum proudly announces the opening of its Fall/Winter exhibition, It’s a Dog’s Life. The exhibit opens Sept. 30 and features art, geography, history and science of canines through hands-on activities. “Our education and exhibition...
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 Smart cycling fundamentals workshop at Mesa Library
09-14-2016 at 2:45:00 PM
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With the weather getting cooler and more cyclists on the road, it’s important to learn some of the basics of biking safety. Attend an introductory workshop to learn about basic bicycle techniques, rules, and equipment. This will be an ongoing series...
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 Volunteers paint Disabled American Veterans office for 9-11 Day of Service
09-09-2016 at 2:28:27 PM
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Approximately 60 volunteers painted the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) office, 655 N. Gilbert Road, this morning as part of the City of Mesa’s 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance. The National Day of Service and Remembrance is inspired by the...
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 Councilmember Chris Glover named a Flinn-Brown Fellow by the Arizona Center for Civic Leadership
09-07-2016 at 12:08:54 PM
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District 4 Councilmember Chris Glover has been named a Flinn-Brown Leadership Academy Fellow for 2016 by the Arizona Center for Civic Leadership. The independent, nonpartisan Arizona Center for Civic Leadership selected 36 individuals as the 2016...
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 Mesa named as 2016 Health at Work award winner
09-01-2016 at 2:24:30 PM
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The City of Mesa has been announced a Silver winner of the 12th annual Health at Work Awards, sponsored by ComPsych, honoring organizations which promote employee health and wellness. Winners were selected based on their wellness program’s...
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 Free ASU Startup School at Mesa THINKspot
08-31-2016 at 12:36:00 PM
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ASU Startup School is a free startup and business training course supported by ASU Entrepreneurship + Innovation, The East Valley Entrepreneurship Center at Mesa Community College, and Mesa THINKspot. This six-week course begins on Tuesday,...
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 Mesa to honor veterans with parade and benefit concert
08-30-2016 at 5:25:00 PM
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Mesa will honor veterans with the annual East Valley Veterans Parade Friday, Nov. 11. The parade in downtown Mesa will begin promptly at 11 a.m. with many veteran and military themed activities including the Fallen Soldier Memorial. As many as six...
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 Primary Election Results
08-30-2016 at 1:00:00 AM
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Results for the August 30, 2016 Primary Election can be found at www.mesanow.org/election
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 Mesa Music Festival 2016 dates announced
08-25-2016 at 11:04:00 AM
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The Mesa Music Festival is back this Nov. 10-12 in downtown Mesa. Arizona’s premier emerging artist festival will connect musicians with industry experts and help them develop a strategy for success. The conference portion of the festival is followed...
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 DevMountain to offer Web Development Workshop in Mesa
08-24-2016 at 4:41:45 PM
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In continued support of higher education and growing the tech workforce within the community, DevMountain, in cooperation with the City of Mesa, will be offering an Introduction to Web Development Workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 6, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m....
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 Hometown Heroes Banner Program to honor active military and veterans
08-24-2016 at 12:32:00 PM
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The City of Mesa Hometown Heroes Banner Program is a living tribute created to recognize and honor Mesa residents and their immediate family members who are currently serving, or are veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces. Personalized...
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 Fall registration for youth sports opens
08-22-2016 at 11:25:00 AM
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Have your kids been going stir crazy staying inside from the heat? Registration for your kids to sign up for Mesa Fall Youth Sports Programs is now underway. This fall programs will include: Soccer co-eds grade Kindergarten to 6th...
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 City of Mesa Economic Development welcomes new deputy director
08-18-2016 at 3:27:43 PM
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City of Mesa Office of Economic Development is pleased to announce the recent hire of Aric H. Bopp, CEcD, who joined the team as the Deputy Director, Strategic Initiatives. He will focus on development priorities related to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway...
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 Poll workers needed for 2016 Primary Election
08-09-2016 at 4:00:00 PM
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Maricopa County Elections Department is seeking individuals to serve as poll workers for the August 30, 2016 Primary Elections. Qualifications include: Must be at least 18 years old Must be a U.S. Citizen...
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 Free spay and neuter event at Pioneer Park
08-09-2016 at 1:37:19 AM
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Maricopa County Animal Care and Control will be hosting a free spay and neuter and rabies vaccine event at Pioneer Park, 526 E. Main St. Spay and neuter surgeries for pets will begin at 6:30 a.m. until full and rabies vaccines will start from 7...
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 Mesa is monsoon ready for storms
08-09-2016 at 1:15:00 AM
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Summer time in Arizona ushers in the season of storms, and tonight Mesa is expecting to receive nearly two inches of rainfall. The City of Mesa, like most Valley cities, has made preparations for the monsoon and would like to remind residents how to...
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 UPDATE: CHANGES TO EARLY VOTING AND BALLOT DROP OFF LOCATIONS
08-08-2016 at 9:45:01 AM
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Early voting for the Aug. 30 Arizona Primary Election began on Aug. 3 and ends on Aug. 26. Voters on the Permanent Early Voting List and voters wishing to receive an early ballot who are not registered with a declared political party must contact...
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 Catch ‘Em Pokémon at the i.d.e.a. Museum Aug. 12
08-04-2016 at 5:34:00 PM
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MESA, Ariz. - Pokemon will be taking over the i.d.e.a. Museum and Downtown Mesa during 2nd Friday’s Freaks ‘n Geeks event Aug. 12. During this special event, the museum will stay open until 8 p.m. and offer 2-for-1 admission when visitors mention...
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 EDF and Google Maps measure local methane leaks from U.S. utilities, find tight system in Mesa
08-02-2016 at 8:16:00 AM
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Environmental Defense Fund and Google Earth Outreach are using specially equipped Google Street View mapping cars equipped to locate and measure methane released from thousands of leaks in the natural gas lines beneath cities across America. But in...
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 2016-17 Free Sunday schedule for i.d.e.a. Museum released
08-01-2016 at 12:18:00 PM
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Quarterly Free Sundays return to the i.d.e.a Museum in September. The complimentary admission is made possible by a grant provided by the Gila River Indian Community. The first event will take place from noon to 5 p.m. on Sept. 4. Other dates are...
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 Cosplay at the i.d.e.a. Museum Alien Party Aug. 19
07-27-2016 at 3:18:03 PM
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Suit up as your favorite intergalactic character and head to the i.d.e.a. Museum August 19 for some cosplay fun. The upcoming adults-only Alien Party provides grown-ups a chance to explore the museum after dark and put their imaginations into hyper...
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 Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign needs donations of water
07-27-2016 at 1:58:00 AM
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Thanks to the generosity of the community, the Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign has collected thousands of bottles of water to help people in need, including the homeless and unsheltered, during the hot summer months. However, with more than seven...
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 Mesa Hosts 11th Annual Regional School Crossing Guard Training
07-26-2016 at 9:16:00 AM
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Mesa, AZ - On Tuesday, Aug. 2, the City of Mesa Transportation Department is hosting a Regional School Crossing Guard Training Workshop for the East Valley. The training is a part of a regional effort by Maricopa Association of Governments to improve...
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 Early voting begins Aug. 3 for Primary Election
07-25-2016 at 6:18:00 PM
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Early voting for the Aug. 30 Arizona Primary Election will be held from Aug. 3 to Aug. 26. The voter registration deadline for the Primary Election is Monday, Aug. 1. Voters on the Permanent Early Voting List and voters wishing to receive an...
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 Copperstate Fly-In brings aviation enthusiasts to Mesa's Falcon Field Airport
07-25-2016 at 1:00:00 AM
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An estimated 500 aircraft will be on displayat the Copperstate Fly-In & Education Expoto be held Friday & Saturday, October 28-29at Mesa’s Falcon Field Airport, 4800 E.Falcon Drive. Bringing together aviation...
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 More than $4.8 million awarded to programs to help those in need
07-21-2016 at 9:34:52 AM
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Subject to final approval from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), agencies that help Mesa residents in need will collectively receive more than $4.8 million from federal government grants, along with the City of Mesa and...
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 Dobson Road Closures at Southern Avenue
07-20-2016 at 4:16:48 PM
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Dobson and Southern will have three upcoming closures for the final paving for the Southern Avenue Streetscape Improvement, Phase 2 project. The Dobson Road and Southern Avenue intersection will be closed starting at 8 p.m. Friday July 29 through 5...
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 Mayor John Giles elected to US Conference of Mayors Advisory Board
07-19-2016 at 11:11:00 AM
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The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) has elected Mayor John Giles to be a new Advisory Board member for the nonpartisan organization following its 84th Annual meeting in Indianapolis. Approximately 200 mayors from across the country attended the...
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 Put your imagination into hyper drive July 23 during Minicon Family Day
07-18-2016 at 4:50:10 PM
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Stop by the i.d.e.a. Museum on July 23 for Minicon Family Day. Enjoy robot races, family friendly cosplay, light saber classes and performances, mask making and more out-of-this-world fun inspired by the current exhibition, Sci-Fi: Fantasy to...
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 Mesa economic development projects receive Silver Shovel Awards
07-18-2016 at 12:47:00 PM
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Two City of Mesa economic development projects, Santander Consumer USA and Special Devices, Inc. were recently awarded 2016 Silver Shovel Awards by Area Development, a leading site selection publication. The awards are based on a combination of...
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 City of Mesa launches Business Districts Opportunity Maps
07-14-2016 at 5:51:35 PM
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Today, the City of Mesa Office of Economic Development launched the new and improved Business Districts Opportunity Maps, a visual representation of investment activity, assets and development opportunities in four of Mesa’s key employment centers:...
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 Grand opening for Fire Station 203 in Mesa
07-11-2016 at 1:01:00 PM
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A ribbon cutting ceremony was held today for Fire Station 203, 324 S. Alma School Road. Funding for the project is from the 2008 and 2013 Public Safety Bonds approved by Mesa voters. “As our community grows, so does our need for larger and well...
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 This July, Mesa AZ Will Discover the Super Powers of Parks and Recreation
07-07-2016 at 11:00:00 AM
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This July, Mesa residents don’t need to be bitten by a radioactive spider to discover that they have super powers. They just need to visit their nearest park or recreation center to find super powers they didn’t know they had. Mesa Parks, Recreation...
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 The history of water in the valley captured through art and conservation
07-06-2016 at 11:19:00 AM
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The City of Mesa Library will be hosting three water conservation events. "The History of Water in Valley” presented by the Salt River Project will be held on Thurs., July 14 at 6 p.m. at the Main Library, 64 E. First St. in the Saguaro...
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 Water Resources wants you to Know Your H2O
06-30-2016 at 3:48:00 PM
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We have one question for you - Do you Know Your H2O? The City of Mesa Water Resources Department has launched the new Know Your H2O public education and outreach campaign to help Mesa residents learn more about the quality, reliability, and value of...
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 City of Mesa recognized by Healthy Arizona Worksites Program
06-30-2016 at 8:37:05 AM
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The City of Mesa was recognized recently by the Healthy Arizona Worksites Program as achieving the Gold level of excellence in worksite wellness. The Healthy Arizona Worksite Award recognizes employers that are making efforts to positively...
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 H Mart to bring Asian-American supermarket to Mesa
06-29-2016 at 5:03:00 PM
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Today, New Jersey-based H Mart, an upscale Asian-American supermarket chain, announced it will open its first Arizona store in the 63,000 square foot former Albertson’s building at the southeast corner of Main Street and Dobson Road in west...
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