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Draft of Chandler transportation master plan, Valley Metro Arizona Avenue study to be presented Oct. 24

Drafts of two transportation studies, the Chandler transportation master plan and the Arizona Avenue Alternatives Analysis study, will be presented to the public during a meeting Oct. 24.


Developer acquires two office buildings in downtown Chandler, plans to rebrand

Developer George Oliver completed a $38.8 million acquisition for two office buildings in downtown Chandler, the company announced Oct. 21.


Oregon Street parking garage now open in downtown Chandler

Chandler's latest parking garage is now open for patrons of downtown restaurants and businesses.



Full closure of Chandler Boulevard at Loop 101 planned this weekend

Chandler Boulevard will be closed in both directions at Loop 101 beginning at 10 p.m. Oct. 18 to 5 p.m. Oct. 19, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.


Chandler USD unveils preliminary designs for district's new high school

In a governing board study session Oct. 16, Chandler USD board members were presented with several preliminary design options for the district's new high school.


Overnight I-10 closures planned in Chandler, Gila River Indian Community starting Oct. 16

Arizona Department of Transportation officials said drivers who use Interstate 10 in Chandler and on the Gila River Indian Community should plan for lane closures between Oct. 16-20.


Hamilton High School teacher wins Presidential Excellence award

A Hamilton High School teacher was one of five Arizona teachers recognized with Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.



State superintendent of schools talks legislative priorities at Chandler Chamber event

Increased school safety grant funding, dual language immersion programs, early childhood education and special education are all front of mind for State Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman.


Prepare for Loop 101 closures in Chandler this weekend, next week

Arizona Department of Transportation officials announced crews will be conducting work this weekend on Loop 101 between Baseline Road and Loop 202.


Chandler solicits resident feedback in annual budget survey

The city of Chandler is starting its budget process, according to a news release, and officials are encouraging residents to contribute feedback in an annual budget survey.


City of Chandler accepting nominations for annual Volunteer Recognition Awards

The City of Chandler and the faith-based and nonprofit group For Our City-Chandler are accepting applications for the annual Volunteer Recognition Awards, according to a news release from the city.



Fast-food chain Jollibee will open in Chandler in December

Jollibee, a chain serving fast food in the Philippines, will occupy the space left vacant earlier this year …


City of Chandler delays opening waitlist for Section 8 housing

City of Chandler officials announced Oct. 8 the opening of the Housing Choice Voucher, also known as Section 8, waitlist will be delayed "until further notice."


Be prepared for Loop 101 overnight closures on Oct. 8-11

Drivers should prepare for more ramp closures overnight this week on Loop 101 as Arizona Department of Transportation crews continue to work on expanding the freeway by one travel lane in each direction, according to a news release from ADOT.


New taco shop opens its doors in Chandler

Tacos N More opened its first Tex-Mex grill and salsa bar in Chandler on Sept. 22. This is the third location …



Chandler USD students outperformed statewide average on standardized tests

Students in Chandler USD performed above the state average in English language arts and math state standardized assessments in 2018-19, according to data released from the Arizona Department of Education Oct. 7.


New popcorn shop now open in Chandler

Central Pop! LLC opened at 1929 E. Ray Road in Chandler on Oct. 3. The locally owned business offers craft …


Duck Donuts will soon make its way to Chandler

Duck Donuts, a family-owned business based out of North Carolina, is coming soon to Chandler. The breakfast …


Closures, restrictions planned for Loop 101 this weekend in Chandler

Arizona Department of Transportation officials are planning to close and restrict parts of Loop 101 this weekend as crews continue to work on the freeway's expansion project.



Drop off your books, CDs, DVDs and more at the Chandler Public Library this Saturday

Gather old books, CDs, DVDs and other media and drop them off at of the four Chandler Public Library locations Oct. 5 for a Book Drive & Curbside Drop-off event.


Desert Smash AZ now open in Chandler

Desert Smash AZ offers Chandler residents a place to take out their aggression in a safe environment by …


Chandler to open Housing Choice Voucher Program waiting list for 2 weeks, the first time since 2016

City of Chandler officials announced Oct. 2 the city will open its Housing Choice Voucher Program, also known as Section 8 housing, waiting list for a two-week time period in October.