North Phoenix News provides breaking news and in-depth analysis of neighborhoods, schools, businesses and real estate in NoPho, the North Phoenix I-17 corridor from Norterra to New River, including Anthem, Desert Hills, the Tramonto area and the Sonoran Foothills area. Our news and feature stories are reported, written and edited by us. To provide the many communities of North Phoenix with as much useful and interesting information as possible, we also publish selected press releases, here. If you have a press release or a news tip, let us know.
Despite a thumbs down from a neighborhood planning committee, the City of Phoenix Planning Commission voted June 6 to approve a request to rezone 55 acres adjacent to Anthem’s Circle Mountain neighborhood and the Post Office, to allow 170 homes. The request now goes before Phoenix City Council for a final vote.
See which ramps will close while a new bridge is built over the 101 at the future Miller Road site.
One of 31 monuments around the state honoring Department of Public Safety troopers killed in the line of duty is restored.
Sales of existing homes rose dramatically in May across NoPho, the I-17 corridor from Norterra to New River, as inventory fell in all but one zone.
Check your rearview mirror. MCSO has ramped up traffic enforcement significantly.
The state’s new budget funds construction of a third lane in each direction between Anthem and Black Canyon City, a project that was announced previously and is already in the planning stages.
A grassroots effort to incorporate rural areas into the City of New River-Desert Hills ended last week when it was formally opposed by the City of Phoenix.
Some new, some moving, some changing.
The city and the county each take the title for the third year in a row.
A bell will ring for each missing or fallen veteran who is remembered during the annual Memorial Day ceremony at the Anthem Veterans Memorial.
Here’s something you don’t see every Friday in May: Rhythm Edition has seven lead singers, each with their own style. Catch them May 24 in Anthem.