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Welcome to Peoria's newsroom! Here you will find the latest news and information about events in Peoria, Arizona.

The newsroom is maintained by the Office of Communications. Need to get in touch with someone about a story? View a list of media contacts for the city.


Archived News
  • Rio Vista Community Park

    City Parks Close Early This Week

    In compliance with the statewide curfew issued by the Governor Doug Ducey, the City of Peoria will be closing entry to city parks and park amenities beginning at 7 p.m. nightly.

    06/01/2020 5:49 PM

  • Public-Notice

    Notice of Proposed Taxes, Public Hearing 6/2

    This serves as public notice of proposed taxes that may be considered by Peoria City Council, as outlined by Arizona State Statutes.

    05/13/2020 6:49 AM

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    Peoria Updates Phased Approach to Reopening

    The City of Peoria’s three-phase reopening plan begins Monday, May 18, 2020 with city hall and other city facilities opening to the public.

    05/11/2020 4:33 PM

  • Arizona Monsoon Storm

    Monsoon Season is Just Around the Corner

    The official start to the Arizona monsoon season is June 15. While these storms can be a nice break from the heat, they can also be dangerous.

    06/01/2020 7:25 PM

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    West Valley Art Museum Reopens

    The West Valley Art Museum (WVAM) announces the reopening of the WVAM Art Gallery located on the first floor of Peoria City Hall at 8401 W. Monroe Street.

    06/01/2020 7:22 PM

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    Update Your Voter Registration

    Did you know that you must update your voter registration every time you move? July 6 is the deadline to update your information for the Aug. 4 primary election

    06/01/2020 7:19 PM

  • Virtual 2nd Saturdays Flyer-June 13 2020

    Virtual Second Saturdays is Saturday, June 13

    Second Saturdays will be virtual one last time on Saturday, June 13, 2020. All Peoria businesses are welcome to participate in the online festival for free.

    06/01/2020 7:13 PM

  • Rio Vista Community Park

    City Parks Close Early This Week

    In compliance with the statewide curfew issued by the Governor Doug Ducey, the City of Peoria will be closing entry to the Rio Vista Recreation Center as well as parks and park amenities beginning at 7 p.m. nightly.

    06/01/2020 7:09 PM

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    Peoria Celebrates Make Music Day

    The city of Peoria joins the celebration on Sunday, June 21, 2020.

    06/01/2020

  • Peoria reads

    Peoria Reads Adds Virtual Events to Program

    Mayor Cathy Carlat’s reading program starts June 1, 2020.

    05/28/2020

  • aquatics

    Remember These Water Safety Tips

    It’s that time of year to fire up the BBQ, invite over some friends and head out to the pool. Unfortunately, this is also the time of year when drowning incidents increase. Drowning

    05/27/2020 8:43 AM

  • peoria-arts-logo

    Arts Grant Applications Due May 31

    The Peoria Arts Enhancement Initiative is now available to all arts organizations that deliver qualified arts programs and projects in the city of Peoria.

    05/27/2020 8:38 AM

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    The Census is Coming to You

    Need help filling out your census form? Check out the city’s mobile Census events in the next two weeks.

    05/27/2020 8:33 AM

  • Virtual 2nd Saturdays Flyer-June 13 2020

    Last Virtual Second Saturdays is June 13

    For the last time before summer break, Second Saturdays goes virtual on Saturday, June 13. Just like in May, all Peoria businesses are welcome to participate in the online festival for free.

    05/27/2020 8:25 AM

  • West Valley Art Museum logo

    West Valley Art Museum Slowly Reopens

    The West Valley Art Museum (WVAM) is open as of May 18

    05/20/2020 10:54 AM

  • vote

    Vote for Peoria Businesses

    The Phoenix New Times has opened voting for their Best of the Valley 2020 contest.

    05/20/2020 10:51 AM

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    Peoria is Open for Business

    After Governor Doug Ducey announced that businesses could start opening their doors, many businesses in Peoria began the process of instituting sanitation and physical distancing protocols so they could welcome residents back.

    05/20/2020 10:48 AM

  • Home Hangouts

    Stay Active this Summer with Home Hangouts

    The Peoria Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities Department recognizes the need for citizens to have alternative ways to recreate, exercise and enjoy the outdoors during this COVID-19 pandemic

    05/20/2020 10:43 AM

  • aquatics

    Watch Your Kids Around Water

    It’s that time of year to fire up the BBQ, invite over some friends and head out to the pool. Unfortunately, this is also the time of year when drowning incidents increase.

    05/20/2020 10:41 AM

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    Peoria Opens Arts Grants to all Art Organizations

    Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Peoria opened up the grant application period for the Arts Enhancement Initiative, which is available to all arts organizations that deliver qualified arts programs and projects in the city of Peoria.

    05/20/2020 10:39 AM