Chandler

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11:10 AM Jun 20, 2022 MST

Chandler continues to be affected by national nursing shortage

Officials say hospital systems across the nation leaned on travel nurses throughout the peaks of the pandemic, but local Banner and Dignity hospitals are still working to hire and retain nurses amid the national nursing shortage—a problem that did not start with the pandemic. 


9:33 AM Jun 23, 2022 MST

Barre3 owner encourages people to step into their fitness journey

Andrea Laughlin said she can remember the first time she visited a Barre3 fitness studio. She walked in seeking something to make her feel stronger after the birth of her first child and left wanting to own a studio of her own. 


Major I-10 closure planned for weekend

The Arizona Department of Transportation will close a section of the eastbound I-10 this weekend as they undergo construction.



Fyzical Therapy & Balance Center aims to offer stability to Chandler residents

Fyzical Therapy & Balance Center has seven locations in Arizona, according to the business' website.


Q&A: NAMI Central Texas program director speaks on pandemic and mental health

Rebecca Farrell sat down with Community Impact Newspaper to discuss the effects the pandemic had on mental illness across the country.


Independence Day celebration with live music, pyrotechnic show to occur in downtown Chandler

Admission for the event is free, and attendees can bring their own food and nonalcoholic beverages.


Autism therapy location scheduled to open in Chandler

The center is currently scheduling diagnostic and Applied Behavior Analysis evaluations.



Kyrene School District receives $26K grant from Musical Instrument Museum

The museum highlights musical and cultural experiences around the world.


Venezia's New York Style Pizzeria opens new location in Chandler's Price Corridor

The restaurant is open for dine-in, pickup and catering.


Maricopa County launches new elections website

The Maricopa County Elections Department launched a new website on June 13 that prioritizes streamlined access to election materials.


Chandler City Council confirms one-time funding for multiple departments at June 9 meeting

City Council members typically meet in the Council Chambers at 6 p.m. Meetings are open to the public.



ADOT releases more information for the Loop 202 expansion project

ADOT hosted a virtual informational meeting on June 8 to discuss the Loop 202 - Santan Freeway expansion project.


Sasha's Kitchen & Cocktails closes in downtown Chandler

The family-owned restaurant is a sister restaurant to Va Bene, an Italian restaurant in Phoenix.


Chandler USD increases student meal costs, names Hamilton High School tennis courts at June 8 meeting

School board members met for the second-to-last meeting of the 2021-22 school year.


Chandler establishes political sign rules

The city of Chandler recently published the Arizona state laws about the public presence of political signs.



Chandler High School students to have new programs in cybersecurity, game design, drone operations

Chandler's Technical Education Center will start at the beginning of the 2022-23 school year.


Chandler to have more health and wellness businesses with new and projected openings

Businesses include a cosmetics spa, massage business and stretch studio.


Donations requested for Chandler school supply drive

The donation event will take place on July 16.


Cooling centers and hydration stations in Chandler

A list of Maricopa County's heat relief network locations in Chandler




ADOT to host informational meeting for Loop 202 expansion project

ADOT will be hosting a virtual meeting opening to the public on June 8 to discuss plans for a Loop 202 expansion project in Gilbert and Chandler.


Chandler Police host public ice skating event

The Chandler Police Department will host a public Skate with a Cop event on Saturday, June 4 at the Ice Den Chandler.




Yield Engineering Systems signs lease in Chandler’s Price Corridor

The company signed a lease for a 123,000-square-foot space to support semiconductor manufacturing.


Proposed city budget highlights: Funding for multimodal transportation, new police behavioral health unit & more

The Chandler City Council will hold a public hearing on the 2022-23 budget, 2023-32 capital improvement plan and the city's property tax levy. The council will then take action on the budget and the capital improvement plan, according to the city of Chandler.