Lightening the load for seniors: Neighbors lend a helping hand

Tempe is home to the largest university in the U.S., but it’s also home to a burgeoning population of senior citizens.

Firefighting veteran picked as new Chandler chief

Tom Dwiggins got his first chance to train as a firefighter the hard way—on the job as an Air Force crew chief.

Memory of disabled police chief a sobering reminder to buckle up

As you tool around town enjoying your summer, there’s something the Tempe Police Department wants you to bear in mind: Wear your seatbelt.

New Chandler chief exec sees fiscal strength, planning, as pathway to opportunity

Chandler’s new city manager, Marsha Reed, doesn’t need to wear rose-colored glasses to see that a positive future continues its ascent on the horizon.

Photo enforcement is back

Three West Chandler intersections are among five locations where red light and excessive-speed camera tests are underway.

City Council OK’s plan for new fire station in S. Tempe

Tempe is moving ahead with plans to construct a fire station in a portion of city-owned Estrada Park on the east side of McClintock Drive a block north of Warner Road.

‘Woman of Year’ combines nitty-gritty business savvy with a flair for the arts

By Deborah Hilcove                                                                                                                                            “I love helping other people, helping solve problems,” says Mary Contreras, a longtime Tempe resident and businesswoman, recently named “Woman...

Workshops help unlock puzzle of homeowner association rules, regs

If you live in a neighborhood with a homeowners association, chances are the Phoenix Suns fan next door won’t be painting his house purple with orange trim any time soon.

Tempe Rec signups now through March 14

Registration for the spring season of programs sponsored by the city of Tempe Recreation Department is available now until the start of most classes the week of March 14.

New Tempe police chief: Different cities, single common denominator is large college population

Tempe ushers in a new era of law enforcement next month when it introduces its next police chief, a veteran of 26 years in the progression from beat cop to top cop.