City Manager announces four finalists for police chief position
(1)  (0)  (0)04-20-2017 at 4:47:56 PM
Mesa City Manager Chris Brady announced today that the search for a new police chief has been narrowed to four finalists. The individuals moving to the next steps and final interviews in the selection process are current Mesa Police Department...

 Mesa celebrates National Volunteer Week
(1)  (0)  (0)04-24-2017 at 4:34:37 PM
The City of Mesa is fortunate to have thousands of volunteers who donate thousands of hours of service. They serve in a variety of roles in many City of Mesa departments, ranging from helping emergency responders to building museum exhibits. The...

 Mesa celebrates Arbor Day
(5)  (0)  (0)04-24-2017 at 5:03:00 PM
MESA, ARIZ. - The City of Mesa has designated Friday, April 28 as Arbor Day to celebrate the City’s commitment to tree care and planting programs. In honor of the nationally-celebrated observance, Mayor John Giles has issued an Arbor Day...

 Dexcom expands manufacturing operation to Mesa
(2)  (12)  (4)04-25-2017 at 12:13:31 PM
Dexcom, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXCM), a leader in continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) for patients with diabetes, has celebrated the grand opening of its new state of the art manufacturing facility in Mesa, Arizona for the company's growing continuous glucose...

  Mesa seeks to fill openings on advisory boards and committees
(1)  (0)  (0)04-26-2017 at 11:24:00 AM
Are you passionate about open space and would like to help shape Mesa’s next great park? Do you have ideas on how to provide greater transportation options for Mesa residents? If so, apply to be a member of one of our advisory boards and...

 Mesa Feastival Forest taking a break
(7)  (0)  (0)04-27-2017 at 12:27:57 PM
Mesa Feastival Forest, which offers gourmet food trucks and live music every Saturday evening from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Pioneer Park will be suspended after April 29 due to the upcoming renovations at the park. It is expected to resume on Saturday...

 Nominate Mesa to win $20,000 during "Meet Me at the Park" campaign
(1)  (0)  (0)03-27-2017 at 5:31:00 PM
Local parks make Mesa a better place to live and shape so many of our lives. That’s why residents will have the opportunity from April 1 through April 30 to nominate Mesa to receive $20,000 in grant funding to make improvements at a City...

 Arizona Museum of Natural History Hosting Beer ‘n’ Bones
(1)  (0)  (0)04-06-2017 at 4:22:56 PM
The Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH), 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, is once again hosting its annual FUNdraiser, Beer ‘ n’ Bones Friday, April 28 with general admission from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Guests will enjoy a unique and stimulating evening of...

 Register your kids for swim lessons and other summer programs in Mesa
(9)  (0)  (0)04-10-2017 at 5:14:53 PM
Summer is nearly here and now is the time to get your kids registered for Mesa Parks and Recreation summer programs, including swim lessons, summer camps, tennis lessons and adaptive sports. Mesa residents can register this week; non-residents can...

 Experience a day in the life of a superhero for free!
(1)  (0)  (0)04-24-2017 at 12:16:00 PM
Spend time creating art and using your imagination at the i.d.e.a. Museum for free on Sunday, May 7. Complimentary admission is made possible through financial support provided by the Gila River Indian Community. When: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday,...

 Mesa Library accepting food for fines
(2)  (0)  (0)04-04-2017 at 11:03:58 AM
Food for Fines is back at Mesa Public Library! April 9 starts National Library Week and to celebrate we want to offer library patrons the opportunity to help the United Food Bank and have their library fines waived. Bring in nonperishable food...

 Super Why, superhero training & more on Family Day, April 29
(1)  (0)  (0)04-18-2017 at 2:54:10 PM
The i.d.e.a. Museum presents special activities, entertainment and appearances " including PBS Kids’ super reader Super Why - during Family Day. The all-day event on April 29 focuses on fun family time centered around the museum’s current exhibition,...

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 Mesa Feastival Forest taking a break
04-27-2017 at 12:27:57 PM
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Mesa Feastival Forest, which offers gourmet food trucks and live music every Saturday evening from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Pioneer Park will be suspended after April 29 due to the upcoming renovations at the park. It is expected to resume on Saturday...
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  Mesa seeks to fill openings on advisory boards and committees
04-26-2017 at 11:24:00 AM
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Are you passionate about open space and would like to help shape Mesa’s next great park? Do you have ideas on how to provide greater transportation options for Mesa residents? If so, apply to be a member of one of our advisory boards and...
Details >>
 Dexcom expands manufacturing operation to Mesa
04-25-2017 at 12:13:31 PM
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Dexcom, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXCM), a leader in continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) for patients with diabetes, has celebrated the grand opening of its new state of the art manufacturing facility in Mesa, Arizona for the company's growing continuous glucose...
Details >>
 Mesa celebrates Arbor Day
04-24-2017 at 5:03:00 PM
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MESA, ARIZ. - The City of Mesa has designated Friday, April 28 as Arbor Day to celebrate the City’s commitment to tree care and planting programs. In honor of the nationally-celebrated observance, Mayor John Giles has issued an Arbor Day...
Details >>
 Mesa celebrates National Volunteer Week
04-24-2017 at 4:34:37 PM
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The City of Mesa is fortunate to have thousands of volunteers who donate thousands of hours of service. They serve in a variety of roles in many City of Mesa departments, ranging from helping emergency responders to building museum exhibits. The...
Details >>
 Experience a day in the life of a superhero for free!
04-24-2017 at 12:16:00 PM
(1)  (0)  (0)
Spend time creating art and using your imagination at the i.d.e.a. Museum for free on Sunday, May 7. Complimentary admission is made possible through financial support provided by the Gila River Indian Community. When: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday,...
Details >>
 City Manager announces four finalists for police chief position
04-20-2017 at 4:47:56 PM
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Mesa City Manager Chris Brady announced today that the search for a new police chief has been narrowed to four finalists. The individuals moving to the next steps and final interviews in the selection process are current Mesa Police Department...
Details >>
 Super Why, superhero training & more on Family Day, April 29
04-18-2017 at 2:54:10 PM
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The i.d.e.a. Museum presents special activities, entertainment and appearances " including PBS Kids’ super reader Super Why - during Family Day. The all-day event on April 29 focuses on fun family time centered around the museum’s current exhibition,...
Details >>
 Mesa Public Safety takes on Tempe Public Safety in a FlowRider battle to benefit 100 Club of Arizona at the Desert Wave Invitational
04-17-2017 at 4:38:00 PM
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The City of Mesa Police Department will team up with the Mesa Fire and Medical Department to challenge the City of Tempe Police Department and Tempe Fire Medical Rescue Department in the Desert Wave Invitational FlowRider competition, presented by...
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 Register your kids for swim lessons and other summer programs in Mesa
04-10-2017 at 5:14:53 PM
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Summer is nearly here and now is the time to get your kids registered for Mesa Parks and Recreation summer programs, including swim lessons, summer camps, tennis lessons and adaptive sports. Mesa residents can register this week; non-residents can...
Details >>
 Arizona Museum of Natural History Hosting Beer ‘n’ Bones
04-06-2017 at 4:22:56 PM
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The Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH), 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, is once again hosting its annual FUNdraiser, Beer ‘ n’ Bones Friday, April 28 with general admission from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Guests will enjoy a unique and stimulating evening of...
Details >>
 Mesa Library accepting food for fines
04-04-2017 at 11:03:58 AM
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Food for Fines is back at Mesa Public Library! April 9 starts National Library Week and to celebrate we want to offer library patrons the opportunity to help the United Food Bank and have their library fines waived. Bring in nonperishable food...
Details >>
 Pioneer Park improvements begin with repair-restoration of iconic train
04-03-2017 at 4:22:58 PM
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Southern Pacific Engine #2355, which has been at Pioneer Park since 1958, is about to get a massive makeover. Work is expected to begin the week of April 10 to remove asbestos and lead paint from the iconic train. The process involves constructing...
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 Arizona Museum of Natural History closes early for Beer n Bones
03-29-2017 at 3:10:01 PM
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The Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH), 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, AZ is hosting the very popular “Beer n Bones5” on Friday, April 28. In preparation for the fun-raiser event the museum will close at 2 p.m. that day. For more information...
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 Nominate Mesa to win $20,000 during "Meet Me at the Park" campaign
03-27-2017 at 5:31:00 PM
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Local parks make Mesa a better place to live and shape so many of our lives. That’s why residents will have the opportunity from April 1 through April 30 to nominate Mesa to receive $20,000 in grant funding to make improvements at a City...
Details >>
 Summer camp experiments with monster science
03-07-2017 at 1:27:00 PM
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This summer, monstrous imagination and science collide at the i.d.e.a. Museum. Children ages 5 to 10 will experience a hands-on STEAM camp like no other focused on monsters. The camp " with half- and full-day options - runs July 10-14. “When...
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 Road closure due to additional SRP water release
02-28-2017 at 7:17:00 PM
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Southbound Gilbert Rd., from Thomas Rd. to State Route 87, is now open for two-way traffic across the bridge. The northbound lanes will remain closed for a number of weeks while water flow continues.
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 Teen Tech Week at Mesa Public Libraries
02-27-2017 at 3:01:05 PM
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Local teens will be tuning in at the Mesa Public Library as it celebrates the annual Teen Tech Week™ from March 5-11. They join thousands of other libraries and schools across the country who are celebrating this year’s theme, “Be the Source of...
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 Writer in Residence office hours and workshops at Mesa Public Library
02-22-2017 at 12:01:58 PM
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Aspiring writers can now utilize another resource in improve their writing skills. Melissa Marr, award-winning author best known for her internationally bestselling “Wicked Lovely” series and her children's Norse mythology series “The Blackwell...
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 U.S. Conference of Mayors presents Mayor John Giles with Small Business Advocate Award
02-15-2017 at 2:01:00 PM
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Mesa Mayor John Giles received the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Partner America 2017 “Small Business Advocate Award” for his efforts and support of small business in the city. This special event took place this morning at a small business gathering at...
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 Mesa adaptive basketball teams gets a jump start from Mesa Public Schools
02-08-2017 at 11:14:00 AM
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Adaptive athletes are getting a jump start with a partnership developed with Mesa Public Schools. Two adaptive basketball teams offered by the Mesa Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities, recently transitioned their junior adaptive basketball...
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 Mayor John Giles' State of the City highlights
01-31-2017 at 12:48:00 PM
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Mayor John Giles’ State of the City Breakfast, hosted by the Mesa Chamber of Commerce, was held this morning at the Mesa Convention Center. Highlights included: The Chicago Cubs are bringing the World Series trophy to Mesa on February 24....
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