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City of Chandler now accepting nominations for Mayor’s Neighborhood Excellence Awards

Chandler’s Neighborhood Resources Department is now accepting nominations for the Mayor’s Neighborhood Excellence Awards, according to a city press release. The awards recognize communities with a commitment to neighborhood involvement and encouraging leadership.



Cheba Hut, Tipsy Egg and The Uncommon headed to Chandler

City of Chandler officials confirmed July 24 that Cheba Hut, Tipsy Egg and The Uncommon will all soon be coming to downtown.



NakedQ now open in Chandler

NakedQ, a barbecue joint specializing in rubbing and smoking meats and serving them without sauce, is now …


Loop 101 ramp closures to affect Chandler residents this week

Continued work on Loop 101 through Chandler is scheduled this week, including overnight closure of on- and off-ramps, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.


El Dorado High School will start the school year in a new location

El Dorado High School students will have a new school location when classes resume Aug. 5. The public charter …


Chandler school board approves land purchase for planned high school

The Chandler USD governing board signed off on just over $25.7 million to purchase land for a new high school at a special meeting July 16.



Operation Back to School is July 20 in Chandler

For the seventh year in a row, the city of Chandler is partnering with local organizations to prepare students in need for the upcoming academic year—Operation Back to School is ready to hand out 2,600 backpacks filled with school supplies July 20.


Sumo Snow coming soon to Chandler

Sumo Snow will soon open its second Arizona location in Chandler. The business, which will be located at 5055 …


Full closure of Loop 101 through Chandler expected this weekend

A section of northbound Loop 101 in Chandler is scheduled to close this weekend for work zone setup and pavement removal work as part of the scheduled construction to add one travel lane in each direction to Loop 101, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.


Horror-themed bakery opens in Chandler

Spooky's Swirls opened July 2 at 3029 N. Alma School Road, Chandler. The bakery has horror-themed sweet …



Oakwood Family Dental Care now open in Ocotillo

Oakwood Family Dental Care moved its practice to the Ocotillo area in May and is now scheduling appointments. …


Chandler USD board votes to approve 2019-20 budget

The Chandler USD school board approved the district's 2019-20 budget July 10, which includes a lower tax rate and an increase in teacher salaries.


Chandler announces new community services director

Chandler City Manager Marsha Reed announced July 10 Andrew Bass will be the city's community services director, according to a news release from the city.


SanTan Brewing opens Spirit House, a tasting room downtown Chandler

SanTan Brewing has been in downtown Chandler for more than a decade, and now it is bringing something new to …



Nozomi Dog Park scheduled to close for maintenance in July, August

Nozomi Dog Park, located in West Chandler, will close from July 8-Aug. 20 for maintenance and turf re-establishment, according to a news release from the city.


New traffic restrictions implemented in downtown Chandler

As construction in and around the intersection of Arizona Avenue and Chicago Street enters phase two July 3, new traffic restrictions will be put in place, according to a news release from the city.


Slim Chickens closes Chandler location

Slim Chickens, a chain specializing in chicken dishes with Southern-style sides, has permanently closed at …


GUIDE: Celebrate the Fourth of July at these Phoenix-area events

The hot weather should not keep you from celebrating Independence Day. The Phoenix area has many options, both outdoor and indoor, to enjoy the holiday. Here is where you can relax and watch the fireworks this summer:



Chandler Museum to offer docent-led tours

Starting July 7, the Chandler Museum will offer docent-led tours to visitors three days a week, according to a news release from the city of Chandler.


Sicilian Butcher coming soon to Chandler Fashion Center

The Sicilian Butcher is set to open in August at 3151 W. Frye Road in Chandler. The restaurant in centered on …


Chandler City Council moves forward with updated logo, tagline

Chandler will now be known as the "Community of Innovation" after City Council unanimously approved a resolution June 27 updating the city's tagline, logo and strategic framework.


Eggstasy coming soon to Chandler

Breakfast and brunch diner Eggstasy will be opening a location in Chandler in the next couple weeks, …