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Several grants awarded to Chandler Public Library

Chandler Public Library has been awarded four grants totaling $42,206 through the Library Services and Technology Act for projects developed by library staff to better meet the needs of the community, according to a news release from the city.


Face mask Q&A, mall voting centers and more: News from Chandler, Gilbert

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


CVS Health headed to Chandler's Price Corridor, bringing hundreds of jobs to the city

CVS Health announced June 23 that it will take root in a new 101,000-square-foot office building in Chandler.



Q&A: City answers common questions about Chandler's policy on masks

On June 22, the city of Chandler updated its website with frequently asked questions and answers regarding the city's policy on face coverings.


Mall voting among options as Maricopa County unveils August election procedures

Maricopa County announced June 22 it has leased space in retail spaces and convention centers and will have a voter center in every county mall to provide voters adequate physical distancing on election day in August.


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

Here are the coronavirus data updates to know across Arizona.






Board of Supervisors requires face coverings throughout Maricopa County

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors adopted on June 19 a requirement for people to wear face coverings in public to stem the spread of coronavirus


Chandler mayor issues proclamation for residents to wear face coverings in businesses and public spaces effective immediately

Chandler Mayor Kevin Hartke issued a proclamation June 19 for those in the city of Chandler to wear masks when at businesses or public spaces when physical distancing is not a possibility.



Banner Ocotillo Medical Center to open in Chandler in November

Banner Ocotillo Medical Center, Chandler's newest hospital, is scheduled to open Nov. 2, Chief Operating Officer Nate Shinagawa said.


Bisbee Breakfast Club opens Chandler location

Bisbee Breakfast Club, a breakfast and lunch restaurant, opened a second East Valley location on May 28.


Temporary closure of Hunt Highway between Cooper, Gilbert roads scheduled for June 22

City of Chandler officials announced that traffic on Hunt Highway between Cooper and Gilbert roads will be restricted beginning June 22 while repairs are made to a section of failing pavement.


Chandler mayor waits for any county action before issuing a mask proclamation

Chandler Mayor Kevin Hartke will wait to see any Maricopa County action Friday morning before possibly issuing a citywide proclamation requiring the use of face masks



City of Chandler to host drive-by parade to promote water safety Saturday, June 20

To promote water safety and kick off the official start of summer, Chandler Aquatics, Chandler Fire and Chandler Police are hosting an event at 9 a.m. June 20


University of Arizona Eller College of Management launches new Professional MBA program in Chandler

The city of Chandler Economic Development Department, in partnership with University of Arizona Eller College of Management, announced a new MBA program will take root in Chandler.



Gov. Doug Ducey: 'Every Arizonan should wear a face mask;' gives local governments ability to implement face mask policies

Gov. Doug Ducey gave local governments the ability to implement and enforce face mask policies as they see fit during a press conference Wendesday, June 17



2 Chandler USD board members among school board members across the Valley calling on governor to create mask mandate

Chandler USD board members Lindsay Love and David Evans signed a letter from other Valley school board members to Gov. Doug Ducey, asking the governor to create a statewide mask mandate.


Floridino's Pizza & Pasta to reopen June 17 after COVID-19-related closure

Floridino's Pizza & Pasta announced on social media June 17 that the restaurant would reopen beginning at 3 p.m. June 17 for curbside service only.


Kyrene School District to require students to wear masks when they return to school in July

The plan covers bus safety, food safety, events and more—and the plan also stipulates that students and staff are to wear face coverings while on campus.


ADOT announces upcoming closures, restrictions on Loop 101 through Chandler

The Arizona Department of Transportation announced restrictions and closures on a stretch of the Loop 101 through Chandler as crews continue to work to add a travel lane in each direction on the freeway.