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Chandler to receive $29.98 million in coronavirus relief and recovery dollars from the state

The city of Chandler will receive $29.98 million as part of a plan unveiled May 27 by Gov. Doug Ducey to allocate coronavirus relief and recovery dollars to cities, towns and counties that did not receive funding earlier this year.


Back-to-school scenarios, road closures: News from Gilbert, Chandler

Read some of Community Impact Newspaper’s latest coverage of Gilbert and Chandler.



Chandler City Council approves tentative budget, adds $29.98 million in state-provided COVID-19 relief to original budget

Chandler City Council voted May 28 to approve the city's tentative budget and tentative capital improvement program.


Home improvement industry sees boost during coronavirus

Home improvement industries saw an increase in business while people were spending more time at home, business owners saw.


Chandler reduces fees, delays due date for city's liquor licenses

Chandler City Council has ratified an emergency declaration to reduce liquor license renewal fees and to push back their due date by three months due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the burden it has placed on restaurants and bars.


Local church seeking Chandler families in need to receive free food boxes

Compass Christian Church, a Chandler-based church, is a recipient of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farmers to Families Food Box Program, which distributes surplus food to local communities in need.



ADOT announces closures, restrictions on Loop 101 through Chandler

As part of an ongoing effort to add a travel lane in each direction on Loop 101 through parts of Chandler, the Arizona Department of Transportation announced upcoming closures and restrictions on the freeway.


Governor says school will resume as planned for the next school year, releases guidance for summer schools, youth sports

Gov. Doug Ducey said Arizona schools may plan to reopen as planned for the upcoming 2020-21 academic year at a press conference May 28


Chandler businesses utilize federal loans to mitigate COVID-19 impacts

Chandler business owners applied for Paycheck Protection Program loans to keep business afloat during COVID-19 closures. Some had success, others did not.


Gilbert, Chandler to get relief funds and more: News from the Phoenix area

Read the latest Gilbert and Chandler news from Community Impact Newspaper's website.



Gilbert, Chandler to receive more than $29 million each in relief funds from state

Gilbert and Chandler will be among the local governments receiving coronavirus relief and recovery dollars as part of a plan unveiled May 27 by Gov. Doug Ducey


Summer campers, staff should be screened daily, Maricopa County says

Campers and staff at summer camps should be screened daily if such camps are to be opened safely this summer, the county’s top disease control official said.


Summer Reading Challenge begins June 1 at Chandler Public Library

Chandler Public Libraries are participating in the annual Summer Reading Challenge for kids ages 4-12.


Latest COVID-19 model shows Arizona can meet a health care surge

Arizona's current resources, including inpatient beds, intensive care unit beds and ventilators, are sufficient to meet a health care surge due to COVID-19, according to a recent predictive model.



Public swim hours, libraries and more: News from Chandler, Gilbert

Read the latest news from Gilbert and Chandler here.


'Libraries matter, today more than ever,' new Chandler Public Library manager says

Rachelle Kuzyk began her job as the city of Chandler's new library manager May 20. She will oversee the operations of the Chandler Public Library system.


Road closures and more: Top stories from this week in Gilbert, Chandler

Read the most popular stories covering Gilbert and Chandler from this week on Community Impact Newspaper’s website.


City to honor local high school graduates by lighting up downtown Chandler

The square will be lit from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily, changing colors to represent the nine high schools in Chandler, according to the city.



City announces online registration process for public swim over the next two weekends

Mesquite Groves Aquatic Center in southeast Chandler and Folley Pool in downtown Chandler will each host two, two-hour public swim blocks.


Chandler City Council to review 2020-21 budget, Capital Improvement Program at meeting May 28

Chandler City Council will take action on the city's tentative 2020-21 budget and the 2021-30 Capital Improvement Program, which takes effect July 1, at a meeting May 28.


New exhibition debuts at Chandler Vision Gallery

The Chandler Vision Gallery is presenting "A La Mode," paintings by Caroline Estelle, from now through June 26.


Chandler USD superintendent says district is looking into flexible options for next school year

Chandler USD Superintendent Camille Casteel said the district was looking for flexible options for the upcoming school year in an email to families.



ADOT announces upcoming closures, restrictions on Loop 101 through Chandler

ADOT has announced Loop 101 closures and restrictions for the weekend of May 22.


Enjoy wine, beer in the park in downtown Chandler beginning Friday, May 22

Residents can now drink alcoholic beverages at Dr. A.J. Chandler Park in downtown Chandler.