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High Tide Seafood Bar & Grill's steam-kettle cooking key to thriving in desert

Co-owner Chris Glass and Chef Eric Emlet found a nice, high-traffic spot and a concept—fresh, steam kettle-cooked seafood—and for six years have made a good go of it



'Refinancing isn't free:' How to navigate refinancing a mortgage

When interest rates are low, homeowners may look to save money by refinancing, which means getting a new mortgage with a better term or interest rate to lower payments.



Q&A: Christian Brothers Automotive CEO talks commercial real estate, essential business operations amid pandemic

The Houston-based automotive company has franchise locations throughout Texas, Georgia, Tennessee and Arizona.


Walmart to bring drive-in movies to 160 stores nationwide in August, launch virtual summer camp

Families can also enjoy a virtual summer camp experience Walmart is launching July 8 with sessions led by celebrities, including Drew Barrymore, Neil Patrick Harris and LeBron James.


Analysis: FEMA may be undercounting national total flood risk by as much as 70%

The new dataset includes an interactive Flood Factor dashboard that anyone can use to assess the risk of flooding over a 30-year period for any address.


Christian Brothers Automotive shop to open at Mesa Gateway

A new Mesa Gateway location for Christian Brothers Automotive Care is expected to open July 27 on the Gilbert border.



City tax manager: Gilbert sales tax collections 'higher than we could have hoped for' in May

Gilbert’s sales tax collections for May approached $8 million, putting the town less than $1 million away from its budgeted total for 2019-20 with a month to go in the fiscal year.


Higley USD governing board approves online curriculum purchase

The Higley USD governing board approved on July 1 the purchase of online curriculum students will use in the coming school year


Chandler USD to start school year online Aug. 5 for all students; parents given option of in-person transition when schools reopen

School will start Aug. 5 as Chandler USD officials planned, but all students will be required to begin classes online, according to Superintendent Camille Casteel.


Gilbert Public Schools board approves Aug. 5 online start with eventual three-option plan

Gilbert Public Schools plans to return to school online Aug. 5 but will shift to families having three options for learning once in-person school is allowed to resume.



Here are the details for Gilbert Public Schools' reopening plan

Gilbert Public Schools plans to return for fall with three options for parents: in person, online or a “flex” model that includes both forms.


Gilbert cancels Fourth of July celebration, modifies other operations

The Gilbert Parks and Recreation Department has canceled its Fourth of July celebration and announced modifications to parks and pools operations in light of Gov. Doug Ducey’s executive order June 29 pausing openings and large gatherings


Banner, Dignity preparing for patient surges; situations at Gilbert hospitals unclear

While the state is preparing hospitals to enact coronavirus surge measures, the situation at the two Gilbert hospitals treating COVID-19 patients is less clear.


USS Arizona survivor's granddaughter likes Gilbert's bid to be city sponsor of submarine

A USS Arizona survivor’s granddaughter who will serve as sponsor to the battleship’s namesake submarine has endorsed the town of Gilbert’s efforts to be the sub’s municipal sponsor.




Gov. Doug Ducey announces executive order 'pausing' operations at bars, gyms, movie theaters and more; pushes school year start to Aug. 17

Gov. Doug Ducey at a press conference June 29 announced executive orders "pausing operations" of bars, gyms, movie theaters, waterparks and tubing and moved the start of the 2020-21 school year to Aug. 17.


Gilbert's new veterans committee aims to sponsor USS Arizona submarine

Gilbert’s newly formed Veterans and Military Advisory Committee is proposing the town be the sponsor for the U.S. Navy’s new U.S.S. Arizona submarine.


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

Here is a breakdown of what COVID-19 hospitalizations look like across Arizona.



Howler's Sports Bar coming July 17 to Gilbert

The family-friendly bar and restaurant will include pool, darts and live music on Thursday nights.


Employee tests positive for coronavirus, unemployment drops and more: News from Chandler, Gilbert

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


Employee for Sliders Sports Grill at Cactus Yards tests positive for COVID-19

An employee at Sliders Sports Grill, the restaurant concessionaire at Gilbert’s Cactus Yards, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the restaurant’s parent company.




Gilbert unemployment drops in May

Unemployment in Gilbert fell to 7% in May, according to statistics from the Arizona Commerce Authority.


HD South closing for construction in July

HD South will close in July for maintenance work on the 107-year-old building, which was the original Gilbert Elementary School.