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Jordan Ray resigns from Gilbert Town Council

Gilbert Town Council Member Jordan Ray turned in nominating petitions April 6 for justice of the peace in the Highland Justice Court, then promptly submitted his resignation from council to Gilbert Town Clerk Lisa Maxwell


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UPDATED: Gilbert's restaurants and businesses offering pickups and deliveries

Here is how Gilbert's restaurants and businesses have responded to COVID-19

Deadline to file nominating petitions passes with 10 candidates for four slots in Gilbert

Gilbert elections could have 10 candidates on the ballot covering the mayor and two four-year council seats and a two-year seat.



See what Chandler, Gilbert locals are doing to help stop the spread of coronavirus

See what area residents and companies are doing to help stop the spread of coronavirus.


April 6: 4 coronavirus stories Chandler, Gilbert readers need to know

Catch up on some of the latest coronavirus updates for the Gilbert and Chandler areas below.


Here are the latest coronavirus updates for Gilbert residents

Here is what Gilbert residents need to know right now about the coronavirus outbreak.


Town revisiting transportation services for disabled residents

Town staff is taking a fresh look at options for transportation services to the disabled community after council tabled a decision on scaling back its Paratransit offerings.



Charter schools fill niche, thrive in Gilbert market

In the 25 years since charter schools began operating in Arizona, Gilbert has proven to be a popular landing spot despite three highly rated public school districts serving residents.


5 recent stories from the Gilbert and Chandler areas readers should know

Read local news from Community Impact Newspaper's coverage of the coronavirus pandemic.


Gilbert Town Council appoints Scott September to replace departed Brigette Peterson

Planning Commission Member Scott September is the newest member of the Gilbert Town Council.


TIMELINE: How COVID-19 has impacted Arizona since the first case was reported

View an interactive timeline to see how the COVID-19 outbreak has impacted Arizona.



Coronavirus impedes potential Gilbert candidates’ efforts to gather signatures

As the deadline to turn in nominating petitions for town elections approaches, coronavirus is making an indelible impression on what the ballot will look like in August.


Read recent Gilbert and Chandler news regarding the coronavirus

Here are some Chandler and Gilbert-area coronavirus-related stories Community Impact Newspaper staff have written recently.


Gilbert response rate ranks high on Census Day

The town of Gilbert is running ahead of state and national averages of response rates on the U.S. census as Census Day arrives April 1.


Governing board approves 5% raises in Gilbert Public Schools

Gilbert Public Schools employees will get a minimum 5% pay increase for the coming school year after the governing board approved the increases at its March 31 meeting.



Brigette Peterson resigns from Gilbert Town Council to run for mayor

Brigette Peterson resigned March 31 as a Gilbert Town Council member, a prelude to her running for mayor.


Gilbert therapist offers tips to manage anxiety-provoking time

If the coronavirus pandemic has you feeling anxious, a Gilbert therapist says you can embrace it as an appropriate response to an anxiety-producing situation


DATA: See the case numbers in all Arizona counties and a breakdown of how coronavirus has impacted Maricopa County

On Jan. 26, Arizona public health officials confirmed the state's first case of COVID-19. Since then, the state has declared a public health emergency, shuttered the dining rooms of restaurants, closed bars and gyms, issued a stay-at-home order and more. All counties in Arizona have confirmed coronavirus cases, with case counts growing every day.


DATA: See the case numbers in all Arizona counties and a breakdown of how coronavirus has impacted Maricopa County

The coronavirus has spread across the nation and Arizona in the course of a few weeks. Here is a data breakdown of the virus in Arizona and Maricopa County.



'Stay home, stay healthy and stay connected': Arizona governor issues statewide stay-at-home order

The governor issued an order March 30 for Arizonans to stay at home.


'Stay home, stay healthy and stay connected': Arizona governor issues statewide stay-at-home order

Gov. Doug Ducey announced the state will shelter in place due to COVID-19.


Banner Health looking for supply donations

The Banner Health Foundation is collecting donated medical supplies and personal protective equipment in partnership with Project C.U.R.E. in Tempe.


Here is what Gilbert residents need to know right now about the coronavirus outbreak

Here are the latest coronavirus updates for Gilbert residents.



State closes schools through end of school year

Gov. Doug Ducey and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman announced March 29 that the state is closing schools through the end of the school year because of continued coronavirus concerns.


Family at Bongiorno Bagels finds key to making bagels really is New York City water

John and Sam Bongiorno, along with Sam's father Ed Cancro, have made Bongiorno Bagels into a shop that works for their family.