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Town narrows Western Canal pipeline solutions to 4

Some residents said after the Nov. 15 meeting they believe the town will just decide to use its original preferred solution of using eminent domain to claim the town’s easements on their property,


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Atomics Comics reborn at SanTan Village in Gilbert

It marks the return of a popular comic book store chain in the Phoenix area that opened in 1988 but closed its four stores in 2011 in bankruptcy




New casino near Gilbert should bring jobs to area

A new 160-acre, $150 million casino is expected to open a couple miles west of Gilbert town limits within the next two years.


Tap Dragon Craft Beer & Wine Bar opens in Gilbert

Tap Dragon offers local craft beers and a rotating wine list, meads and ciders.


Samsung makes it official: Announcement from Governor's Mansion confirms $17B facility coming to Taylor

Nearly a year after Williamson County officials began pitching Samsung to bring a megafacility to the area, the electronics giant has made it official.


Sign maker seeks annulment of Gilbert bond election in lawsuit

A Gilbert resident and critic of the town’s $515 million streets, transportation and infrastructure bond filed suit Nov. 22, alleging his free speech rights were violated and asking the election results be annulled.



Three businesses that have opened in Gilbert

Here are three businesses that have opened recently in Gilbert.


New casino to open near Chandler; median home prices up more than 25% across Gilbert in Sept. and more top area news

Read the top business and community news from the past week from the Chandler and Gilbert areas.


Gilbert’s hospitals grapple with nursing shortage

The hospital systems serving Gilbert—as with Arizona and the remainder of the nation—say they are battling the effects of a nursing shortage exacerbated by the global COVID-19 pandemic.


Police officers recognized at Gilbert Community Excellence Awards

A group of police officers who assisted in stopping a felony suspect’s attempted escape received the Tim Dorn Public Safety Award on Nov. 18 at the 25th annual Gilbert Community Excellence Awards.



Gilbert Days Parade, races to bring street closures Nov. 20

The annual Gilbert Days Parade, and Gilbert Half Marathon and 10K will take place Nov. 20, resulting in road restrictions and closures throughout Gilbert.


Caldwell County Mexi-Q opens, replaces Clay Dawgs in Gilbert

The restaurant is a new concept from Clay Caldwell combining barbecue and Mexican food to replace his hot dog restaurant.


Higley USD governing board studies hiking classified staff pay

Higley USD’s governing board studied a proposal Nov. 17 to raise its classified staff’s pay


2 businesses coming to Gilbert; 9 businesses that have recently opened in, around Chandler and more top area business news

Read the most popular business news from the Gilbert and Chandler areas from the past week.



Council member accuses Gilbert of election interference, but council accepts canvass

Gilbert Town Council Member Laurin Hendrix accused the town of interfering in this month’s streets, transportation and infrastructure bond election, but council still voted Nov. 16 to accept the canvass.


Apartment development in northwest Gilbert wins council approval against staff objections

Alta Gilbert, a 278-apartment development with three- to four-story buildings, will be built at the northwest corner of McQueen and Elliot roads.


Park University appoints Yira Brimage as new campus leader in Gilbert

Park University has appointed a longtime Arizona community college administrator as the leader of its Gilbert campus


Median home prices up more than 25% across Gilbert in September

Here is what you need to know about Gilbert's residential real estate market in September 2021



One studio open, one studio coming to Gilbert

Here are two studios, one open and one coming, in Gilbert.


First look at utility rate hikes, plus more from Gilbert's two-day council retreat

The utility rates were just one of the topics covered in the two-day retreat, where staff members bring council members up to date on items which the council has directed them to study or which have become a concern


Gilbert mayor reacts to slim bond win; city to host Pride in Chandler and more top area news

Read the top business and community news from the past week from the Chandler and Gilbert areas.


Cooper Road restricted to one lane southbound at Western Powerline Trail

Cooper Road will have a small lane restriction in its southbound lanes at the Western Powerline Trail over the course of several days in the next two work weeks.



US 60 closed between Gilbert, Greenfield roads for weekend of Nov. 12-15

The eastbound US 60, sometimes referred to as the Superstition Freeway, will be closed again between Gilbert and Greenfield roads in the East Valley for asphalt pavement removal.


Two businesses coming soon to Gilbert

Here are two businesses coming soon to Gilbert.