Vol. 16 Issue No. 18 | May 5 – 11, 2010

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Restaurants targeted in rash of recent burglaries

By Linda Bentley | May 5, 2010

marzanos restaurantCAVE CREEK – Marzano’s restaurant in Cave Creek (pictured) was the latest target in a rash of burglaries plaguing Cave Creek and Carefree. The perpetrator(s) used a brick or block to shatter the patio door for access. According to Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Detective Travis Pierce, MCSO has strong leads on three of four restaurant burglaries carried out over the past few weeks, which also included Barro’s Pizza, Cody’s Steak House and Carefree Station.   More ...

senator sylvia allenWhy SB 1070 is needed

By Linda Bentley | May 5, 2010

PHOENIX – Sen. Sylvia Allen, R-Dist. 5, from Snowflake posted an explanation online why SB 1070, which she voted for, was needed.

SB 1070 makes it a state crime to be in the country illegally by mimicking federal immigration law.  More ...

Cave Creek rolls out preliminary FY 2011 operating budget

By Linda Bentley | May 5, 2010

Town budgets for 40-hour work week in hope of economic turnaround
CAVE CREEK – Council unanimously approved a resolution adopting the Maricopa County Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP), recognizing areas within the county for potential risk within the wildland urban interface boundary.  More...

Veterans Freedom Quilt on display at Carefree Post Office

barbara hatchBy Linda Bentley | May 5, 2010

CAREFREE – Barbara Hatch (right), the award-winning Cactus Shadows High School history teacher and advisor for the Arizona Heritage Project, explained the impressive Veterans Freedom Quilt currently on display at the Carefree Post Office during Tuesday’s Carefree Town Council Meeting, accompanied by four students who worked on the project.  More...

Decorum not Carefree Council's strong suit

By Linda Bentley | May 5, 2010

glenn miller‘Why don’t you just shut your mouth’
CAREFREE – During Monday night’s council meeting, Mayor David Schwan announced the town would be beginning its budget cycle with a budget workshop at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 11 and, if needed, a second budget workshop at 3 p.m. on Monday, May 17, since there is a special election on May 18.  More...

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