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Voter Guide: Meet the 6 candidates running for Chandler City Council in Aug. 4 election

Get to know the six candidates running for three Chandler City Council seats in the Aug. 4 election.


Chandler USD to start school year online Aug. 5 for all students; parents given option of in-person transition when schools reopen

School will start Aug. 5 as Chandler USD officials planned, but all students will be required to begin classes online, according to Superintendent Camille Casteel.


ADOT announces closures, restrictions on Loop 101 through Chandler for this week

The Arizona Department of Transportation announced this week closures and restrictions on Loop 101 through the East Valley.



Chandler cancels Fourth of July event, announces other service changes following governor's executive order

The city of Chandler announced June 30 that the drive-in July 4th Fireworks Spectacular is canceled, and other city services have been modified following a new executive order from Gov. Doug Ducey limiting crowds and "pausing" some business activities.



Gov. Doug Ducey announces executive order 'pausing' operations at bars, gyms, movie theaters and more; pushes school year start to Aug. 17

Gov. Doug Ducey at a press conference June 29 announced executive orders "pausing operations" of bars, gyms, movie theaters, waterparks and tubing and moved the start of the 2020-21 school year to Aug. 17.


Data: Chandler unemployment rate down from April to May; 85225 ZIP code sees highest number of claims

The city of Chandler saw its highest unemployment rate in history in April, but May data from the Arizona Commerce Authority shows the unemployment rate is trending down.



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.


Chandler City Council takes action on property tax levy, grants, new developments, more at meeting

Chandler City Council met Thursday, June 25 and took action on 41 agenda items, including an ordinance establishing the property tax levy for fiscal year 2020-21.



Employee tests positive for coronavirus, unemployment drops and more: News from Chandler, Gilbert

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




ADOT announces upcoming closures, restrictions for Loop 101 through Chandler

The Arizona Department of Transportation announced upcoming closures and restrictions on Loop 101 through Chandler this weekend and into next week a crews work to add a travel lane in each direction on a stretch of the freeway.


McMahon’s Ice Cream serves homemade ice cream and offers family-friendly feel

Jim McMahon said he always loved ice cream. When he met his wife, he found that was something they had in common.


Governor says Arizonans are 'safer at home,' pauses plans of reopening further

Gov. Doug Ducey said Arizona residents are "safer at home" and urged people and businesses to proceed with caution as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise in the Valley and across the state.



Telemedicine 'here to stay' post COVID-19, according to local health professionals

Health experts say the fast-paced implementation of telehealth across all facets of medical care that took place during the coronavirus pandemic highlights the importance of telemedicine while also exposing areas where the model needs improvement to be sustainable and scalable.



Chandler USD pushes back school year start, makes coronavirus changes

The Chandler USD governing board voted to delay the start of the school year by two weeks and approved a plan to reopen schools with students and staff wearing masks and taking other health and safety precautions due to the spread of COVID-19


Face coverings: How they work and common misconceptions

An infectious disease expert weighs in on the science behind how face coverings work and tips to keep in mind while wearing them.



Big Air Trampoline Park opens in Chandler after being delayed by COVID-19

Big Air Trampoline Park, an indoor trampoline park, opened June 13 in Chandler.


CVS to bring jobs to Chandler, Gilbert Public Schools adopts budget: News from the Phoenix area

Read the latest news from Community Impact Newspaper's coverage of the Chandler and Gilbert areas.


Park University adds 'gap year' option for unlimited online classes at flat fee

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Park University Gilbert has added a “gap year” option for students to take unlimited online classes for a flat annual fee covering fall 2020 and spring 2021.


Chandler's SanTan's Spirit House celebrates 1 year in business with specials this weekend

SanTan's Spirit House will celebrate its one-year anniversary with specials June 26-28.