Each year, the last Monday of May is set aside as a day to honor our military heroes. Originally known as Decoration Day, this annual observance commemorates those who died while on active duty, particularly those who died in wartime. As is traditional, there will be a ceremony at 9:00 am at the … [Read more...] about Fountain Hills Memorial Day 2020
In 2016, Dori Wittrig co-founded a program in Fountain Hills with the goal of finding a new generation of potential community leaders. She and John Craft assembled a team of people who worked hard and fast to pull together the first class of the Fountain Hills Leadership Academy in September that … [Read more...] about Leadership Academy Accepting Applications
The Fountain Hills Times is celebrating over 45 years as a valuable fixture in our community. The founder, Alan Cruikshank, had always been involved in the field of marketing and publications. He worked for an ad agency that spanned several Western states. This led him to his involvement with … [Read more...] about The Fountain Hills Times: A Community-Building Resource
Now more than ever seniors and shut-ins need to know that someone will be checking on them. Or for their long-distance families to have peace of mind that someone can quickly check the state of their well-being. Fountain Hills residents have two programs for this purpose: Lockboxes for Seniors … [Read more...] about Lockboxes for Seniors & RUOK Program
Homeownership is the pillar of the American dream. While there are situations when renting is the best option, those who purchase a home often see major financial benefits. Obtaining the keys to a home certainly requires a certain amount of financial success to cover down payments and closing costs, … [Read more...] about Benefits of Homeownership
Fountain Hills earned a prestigious designation on January 8, 2018, when the International Dark Sky Association named it the world’s 17th International Dark Sky Community. As our cities grow larger and our lights get brighter, many urban and suburban areas are losing their view of the night … [Read more...] about Fountain Hills Leads the Way in Dark Sky Preservation
A new website recently launched by the FHCCA--also known as Fountain Hills Civic and Cultural Association--is reformatting to provide resources for residents during the COVID-19 outbreak. The site offers online resources and links to support local restaurants and businesses, Facebook sites, area … [Read more...] about Local Resources during COVID-19 Era: FountainHillsLive.com
Event organizers for the 3rd Annual Dark Sky Festival initially canceled the event prior to the Town's canceling of community events. But in an effort to offer night sky enthusiasts something positive and fun to enjoy during these trying times, they decided to create a virtual version of the … [Read more...] about Don’t Miss the Virtual Dark Sky Festival This Weekend!