9:55 AM Jan 16, 2020 MST

Higley USD moving toward cashless schools with online payment system

Higley USD is moving toward having its schools go cashless as it begins implementing an online payment system this spring.


6:40 PM Jan 17, 2020 MST

Third potential candidate joins field for Gilbert mayoral election

Commercial banker Gary Livacari has filed a Statement of Interest in running for mayor of Gilbert

Hollister Co. has opened SanTan Village location

Hollister Co. opened Nov. 17 at SanTan Village



Birds, horses highlight Gilbert's weekend of Jan. 18-19

Gilbert residents can take in 70-degree weather on the weekend of Jan. 18-19 by watching birds and (show) horses in town


Luxx Salon Suites anticipates opening in Gilbert in March

Luxx Salon Suites will have 21 suites for independent cosmetology professionals


New Horizons Women's Care building new site in Gilbert

The OB/GYN practice New Horizons Women's Care has four sites in Arizona and delivers babies at Chandler Regional Medical Center and Mercy Gilbert Medical Center


Olive + Elm Salon takes over for No5 Hair Company

Ambia Elms purchased No5 Hair Company and rebranded it as Olive + Elm Salon



Charlotte Russe has reopened at SanTan Village

Charlotte Russe declared bankruptcy in March, but the SanTan Village location was among a number of stores that reopened after restructuring.


Work near Gilbert and Elliot roads will affect traffic

A water pipeline replacement will affect traffic near Gilbert and Elliot roads in the coming weeks


Cantina Laredo closes down

Gourmet Mexican food restaurant Cantina Laredo closed Jan. 11 at the SanTan Village mall.


Phoenix Children's Hospital expands East Valley footprint with Specialty Clinics building at Mercy Gilbert

Phoenix Children’s Hospital opened its Specialty Clinic building Jan. 9 on the Mercy Gilbert Medical Center campus, bringing care in 11 specialty areas with it.



Ground broken at Agritopia for Epicenter mixed-use development

Construction is expected to be completed on vertical mixed-use development Epicenter, the urban core to east Gilbert's Agritopia, in fall 2021.


Next phase of Rivulon development announced, includes two office buildings, lake

Mixed-use development Rivulon, one of the centerpiece projects in Gilbert’s Central Business District, will start another phase of the development this year.


Kaleidoscope Juice anticipates opening in February

Alexandra Maw and nutritionist partner Brooke McGregor anticipate opening the seventh Valley location of Kaleidoscope Juice business in February in the Heritage Marketplace.


Shake Shack announces Jan. 15 opening for SanTan Village location in Gilbert

New York-based Shake Shack will begin serving its burgers and other offerings at a SanTan Village location in Gilbert on Jan. 15.



Town veteran Scott Anderson voted in as Gilbert vice mayor

Scott Anderson, once the town's planning and zoning director and later its parks and recreation manager, is Gilbert's new vice mayor


Z Gallerie, out of bankruptcy, opens at SanTan Village

Z Gallerie has opened four stores nationally since Direct Buy purchased it from bankruptcy, including one at SanTan Village in Gilbert


My Perfect Skin Clinic has moved from Mesa to Gilbert

My Perfect Skin Clinic provides corrective skincare for teen or adult acne and acne scars, anti-aging and overall skin care


When will the Arizona Legislature meet?

The 2020 session of the Arizona Legislature begins Jan. 13



Food truck Morning Kick getting a brick-and-mortar restaurant in Gilbert

Morning Kick restaurant will serve the same all-day breakfast menu as its food truck, plus more options.


Commercial service truck manufacturer plans to open Gilbert location after $6.56 million building purchase

Curry Supply Company, based out of Martinsburg, Pennsylvania, is purchasing the former Silent-Aire facility in Gilbert’s Northwest Employment Corridor


Mayor could face challenge in Gilbert's 2020 election

Political newcomer Sandra Reynolds has signaled her intention to run against incumbent Jenn Daniels in 2020 for the mayoral position.


Ted's Hot Dogs will open in Gilbert rather than Chandler

Ted's Hot Dogs will open its second Arizona location in Gilbert after being unable to move forward on construction for a Chandler location announced in 2017



Oasis Haircuts specializes in working with men and children

Oasis Haircuts opened on West Guadalupe Road in Gilbert in October


Gilbert Town Council moving meetings to Tuesdays

Gilbert is moving its town council meeting night to Tuesday to better accommodate following up on items