Jul 10

Second Round of Bulk Trash Underway

Posted on July 10, 2019 at 10:25 AM by Adam Rosen

The second round of bulk trash for 2019 begins on July 15. Find out when your neighborhood is scheduled for pickup by visiting the city's website

This service is for large items that will not fit into residential garbage containers. Such items include stoves, refrigerators, washers, water heaters, microwaves, televisions, sofas, chairs, tables, bookcases, desks, patio furniture, mattresses, exercise equipment, yard waste, and fencing and building materials. The city will not pickup items like motor oil, oil based paint, paint thinner, cleaners, batteries, prescription drugs, biological waste, tires, auto parts, roofing materials, glass doors, animal waste, rocks, bricks, concrete and tile. Each zone of the city will have different collection days and collection begins at 6 a.m. on those scheduled days. 

Place your items on the curbside the day before collection begins. For more information about the bulk trash program, call 623-773-7160.

Jul 10

Construction on Loop 101 Ramps

Posted on July 10, 2019 at 10:25 AM by Adam Rosen

The Arizona Department of Transportation will be doing construction July 8 - 19. There will be daytime lane restrictions on the Union Hills/Beardsley Road off ramp from the Loop 101 as well as Beardsley Road from the Loop 101 to 83rd Avenue and Lake Pleasant Boulevard. Use alternate routes to avoid delays. Nighttime closures will be from 9 p.m.-5 a.m. at the Union Hills/Beardsley Road off ramp and Beardsley Road eastbound from the roundabout.

For more information, call 623-825-3444. 

Jul 10

Final Two Peoria Reads Events

Posted on July 10, 2019 at 10:25 AM by Adam Rosen

Two events in July will wrap up the Mayor’s summer reading program, Peoria Reads. 

Join Reach for Reading from 3-7 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at the Rio Vista Recreation Center. Kids can climb the rock wall for free and reach for prizes. 

From 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 25, readers will get a chance to see a live performance of the musical, “Madagascar Jr.” Peoria Reads participants must track the books they read and the free events attended to be entered to win prizes.