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Chandler Aug. 4 election: Key dates and deadlines to know

Chandler residents registered to vote can vote in the Tuesday, Aug. 4 election for three seats on Chandler City Council.


ADOT announces closures, restrictions on Loop 101 from July 10-14

As crews work to finish a project adding a travel lane in each direction on a stretch of Loop 101 through Chandler, the Arizona Department of Transportation announced closures and restrictions for July 10-14.


2 Chandler USD board members among more than 60 statewide urging governor to delay school start to October

Lindsay Love and David Evans, members of the Chandler USD governing board, attached their names, along with more than 60 other school board members across the state, to a letter sent to Gov. Doug Ducey on July 7 asking the start of any in-person learning not begin before Oct. 1.



'We have had a brutal June in Arizona': Gov. Doug Ducey limits indoor dining capacity due to COVID-19

Gov. Doug Ducey announced July 9 a new executive order limiting the capacity of indoor dining to less than 50% in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 throughout Arizona. (Community Impact staff)


Maricopa County small businesses can apply for COVID-19 relief grants beginning July 9

Small businesses within Maricopa County, excluding Phoenix and Mesa, can apply for COVID-19 relief grants up to $10,000 from July 9-31.


Chandler drafts ordinance to address 'party houses,' requests resident feedback

The city of Chandler is reviewing a draft ordinance to implement a new state law intended to give cities a tool to address short-term rentals turned "party houses."




2020 census: Bureau prepares nonresponse follow-up field operations

For individuals who have not responded to the 2020 census, one of about 500,000 census takers will visit the their household between Aug. 11-Oct. 31.



In response to President Trump's tweets, Arizona schools chief urges caution when reopening schools

Kathy Hoffman, state superintendent of public instruction, released a statement July 7 following a July 6 tweet from President Donald Trump stating Trump's belief that "schools must open in the fall."


Deadline for Chandler USD families to select online or in-person schooling is July 14

Chandler USD officials are asking families to choose whether their student will attend school in person or online for the 2020-21 school year by July 14.



Chandler Regional Medical Center sees continued increases in patients, implements surge plans

As the number of COVID-19-related hospitalizations continues to climb across Arizona, the state's hospital systems have begun to implement "surge plans," or plans for adding extra capacity to hospitals when more patients need to be treated.


Gilbert, Chandler coronavirus data and more news from the Phoenix area

Read the latest news from Gilbert and Chandler here.


Chandler USD tackles health, safety, online education, more in series of FAQs

Chandler USD answers frequently asked questions about returning to school.


Gilbert celebrates centennial and more area news

Read the latest Phoenix-area news from Gilbert and Chandler.



COVID-19: See the data behind the rising number of coronavirus hospitalizations across Arizona

Here is a breakdown of what COVID-19 hospitalizations look like across Arizona.



'Refinancing isn't free:' How to navigate refinancing a mortgage

When interest rates are low, homeowners may look to save money by refinancing, which means getting a new mortgage with a better term or interest rate to lower payments.


Q&A: Christian Brothers Automotive franchise development director talks commercial real estate amid pandemic

The Houston-based automotive company has locations throughout Texas, Georgia, Tennessee and Arizona.



Walmart to bring drive-in movies to 160 stores nationwide in August, launch virtual summer camp

Families can also enjoy a virtual summer camp experience Walmart is launching July 8 with sessions led by celebrities, including Drew Barrymore, Neil Patrick Harris and LeBron James.


Analysis: FEMA may be undercounting national total flood risk by as much as 70%

The new dataset includes an interactive Flood Factor dashboard that anyone can use to assess the risk of flooding over a 30-year period for any address.


Gila River Hotels & Casinos to reopen July 2 with enhanced health and safety measures

Gila River Hotels & Casinos—including Wild Horse Pass, Lone Butte, and Vee Quiva—will reopen this week after the implementation of enhanced safety procedures and health protocols, according to a news release.


Tryst Cafe blends flexibility and taste to fit dietary restrictions

Tryst Cafe is an eatery designed to accommodate those with dietary restrictions while maintaining taste and experience.