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9:15 AM Jun 30, 2022 MST

Sidewinder Subs owner capitalizes on ‘bargain of century’ to fulfill love of sandwiches

Doug Stauffer had been out of the sandwich shop business a few years, mostly running a FedEx ground route, when he got a golden opportunity to get back in to the career he had for most of his adult life.


Take Your Vitamins owner branches out on her own, creates community in shop

What Karen McCoy does as owner of “Take Your Vitamins!” is work to help others in their own health and life journey.


Higley USD reallocates federal COVID-19 funding

Higley USD officials presented a revised spending plan for some federal COVID-19 relief funding to the governing board June 22.



Major I-10 closure planned for weekend

The Arizona Department of Transportation will close a section of the eastbound I-10 this weekend as they undergo construction.


Gilbert Chamber of Commerce honors Tim Hovik, Julia Macaluso as businesspeople of the year

Tim Hovik and Julia Macaulso were among several award winners celebrated at the chamber’s 16th annual Business Award Luncheon at the San Tan Elegante Conference Center at the Gilbert Doubletree by Hilton hotel.


Gilbert Public Schools board approves video intercom system as safety measure

The Gilbert Public Schools governing board approved the purchase of a video intercom system for use at the front entrance of district schools.


Patterson Elementary School selected for prestigious international program

Patterson Elementary School was recently chosen as a candidate for the International Baccalaureate’s Primary Years Programme.



Q&A: NAMI Central Texas program director speaks on pandemic and mental health

Rebecca Farrell sat down with Community Impact Newspaper to discuss the effects the pandemic had on mental illness across the country.


Gilbert puts water supply reduction management plan into action

Stage 1 of the plan focuses primarily on customer education efforts, but it also calls for municipal efforts to reduce its water usage.


Mr. Zeke's opens in Gilbert location formerly for B Gastrobar

A new restaurant opening has come into a spot in Gilbert where a longtime restaurateur family had operated eateries.


Intersection work completed along Val Vista Drive

The intersections were at Guadalupe Road, Elliot Road and Ray Road.



Prep & Pastry to open new Heritage District location

Popular brunch spot Prep & Pastry is expected to open a location in downtown Gilbert this fall.


‘Micro hospitals’ give Gilbert residents new choice for health care

Two “micro hospitals” have arrived in the Gilbert area in the past three years: Steward Mesa Hospital opened in October 2019, and East Valley ER & Hospital opened in February.


Gilbert's Day of Service gains community popularity

Gilbert's Day of Service will occur on Saturday, June 18 and is expected to have more volunteers than ever before.


Humble Bistro opens new Gilbert location

Humble Bistro and Marketplace opened on June 16 at the corner of Val Vista Drive and Williams Field Road.



Veterans Advisory Board shares update, appoints new members

At the Town Council meeting on June 14, Veterans Advisory Board Chair Les Presmyk shared an update and three members were appointed to the Board.


Key Higley USD budget getting $7M increase for coming year

The district’s governing board gave unanimous preliminary approval to that $116.92 million budget, which pays for day-to-day operations and most district salaries, at its June 8 meeting.


Budget, levy earn final approval from Gilbert Town Council

Gilbert Town Council passed its fiscal year 2022-23 budget and property tax levy June 14, but the final approval contrasted sharply from last month’s contentious preliminary approval.


New night life concept opens in Gilbert

The Rabbit Hole is a brand-new night life concept that curates cocktails specifically for guest preferences.



Maricopa County launches new elections website

The Maricopa County Elections Department launched a new website on June 13 that prioritizes streamlined access to election materials.


Sidewalk project creates closure on Guadalupe Road

The town of Gilbert has a closure off East Guadalupe Road between North Pheasant Drive and North Roadrunner Drive.


ADOT releases more information for the Loop 202 expansion project

ADOT hosted a virtual informational meeting on June 8 to discuss the Loop 202 - Santan Freeway expansion project.


Median prices up more than 30% in four Gilbert ZIP codes

Here's what you need to know about Gilbert's residential real estate market in March.