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Founders Day Weekend at Verrado

Throughout the weekend of March 31st, Verrado celebrated its 7th Annual Founder’s Day celebration with neighbors coming together in celebration of the Verrado community’s unique heritage. Known as Verrado’s biggest party of the year, this year’s Founder’s Day celebration was a huge success with the highest attendance across the board. Verrado friends and neighbors enjoyed […]

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Buckeye's Newest Fire Station in Verrado Set to Open in April

The Arizona Republic | azcentral.com Great News for Verrado! Buckeye’s new Verrado fire station is in its final stages. Construction workers are wrapping up the final touches on Buckeye’s new Verrado fire station, and firefighters expect to move in April 2012. Click here for more information and to view the full slideshow.

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Music On Main

Verrado presents four Saturdays of FREE musical performances hosted on Verrado’s Village Green; March 3, March 17, April 14 and April 28 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The line-up includes cool jazz, world beat, R & B and calypso/island rhythms. Bring a blanket and just sit back and enjoy. Bring a blanket or chairs […]

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Verrado's Ground Control Café Debuts Gastropub

Ground Control Verrado celebrates opening in Buckeye Buckeye, Ariz.—Ground Control Verrado, on Main Street in Buckeye, celebrated the grand opening of a neighboring pub Saturday with music, food and 18 varieties of on-tap beer. Ground Control opened in February. Owners Sean and Tara Rassas believe a gastropub will fit into the family- and community-oriented location. […]

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Builders Offer Green Tract Homes with Nearly Zero Utility Bills

Builders offer green tract homes with nearly zero utility bills By Wendy Koch, USA TODAY To stand out in a still-sluggish housing market, major builders are starting to sell affordable tract homes that come with solar panels and nearly zero utility bills. On Earth Day Friday, Meritage Homes will begin offering a “net-zero” home that’s […]

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Banner Health to Bring Primary Care Services to Verrado

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTS: Bill Byron, Banner Health Ph: (602) 747-4702 Banner Health to bring primary care services to Verrado Health center to open during 2nd quarter, 2012 PHOENIX (March 15, 2011) — Health care is an essential community need, especially for communities that are growing. Banner Health will begin construction later this summer on […]

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Verrado High School's First Graduates Set Bar High

The inaugural class graduating at Verrado High School on Thursday, sets a high standard for the next generation of seniors. Of 264 students, 255 are going to college this fall, Principal Tom Huffman says. “I am so proud of these seniors because they were blazing the trail as they leave,” he said. “The bar is […]

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Verrado Middle School 6th-Graders Explore Careers

Career Day At Verrado Middle School In Buckeye Learning about careers is only part of the lesson for sixth-graders at Verrado Middle School in Buckeye. The other part is learning about the schooling it takes to get there. The students mingled with business owners, entrepreneurs and members of the Buckeye Police and Fire departments during […]

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Verrado Students Raise $1,700 to Help Young Patients

Verrado Middle School seventh-graders raised $1,755.13 for Riah’s Rainbow, a Wisconsin-based organization that donates books and toys to children’s hospitals. On Saturday, young patients at Phoenix Children’s Hospital received the students’ gifts. The 319 Buckeye students collected the money through a “penny war,” which split the children into 10 homeroom classes that competed to collect […]

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Verrado in the Valley's Top 20

You live in a John Mellencamp song, you want to know all of your neighbors and the notion of walking down to the corner market to pick up a pie simply strikes your fancy. If this description fits you, you’ll be right at home in Buckeye’s Verrado community, which was built on small-town principles. Read more […]

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