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Gilbert Town Council considers community relations committee as protests continue

Gilbert Town Council is considering forming a community relations committee that could address racial and other issues in town.



Bod Squad opens as health and beauty salon in Gilbert

Bod Squad offers non-invasive body contouring through ultrasonic cavitation liposuction or radio frequency skin tightening.



State 48 Tap House will open a SanTan Village location

This location will be the business's sixth in the Valley.


Q&A: National Center for Learning Disabilities expert discusses challenges of special education, remote learning during pandemic

The NCLD's director of policy and advocacy spoke about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on special education students and their development in and out of the classroom.


USS Arizona survivor's granddaughter asks Gilbert to sponsor namesake submarine

Nikki Stratton, granddaughter of the USS Arizona survivor Donald Stratton, also presented the town at its Sept. 15 council meeting with a piece of the battleship as a gift that she said would bind her, the town and the submarine together as family.


Chandler, Gilbert COVID-19 cases rise and more local news

Read the latest news from Gilbert and Chandler.





Business changes at SanTan Village and more Gilbert news

Check out popular Gilbert news from this week.


Judge rules Laurin Hendrix can join Gilbert Town Council on Nov. 3

Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Daniel Kiley also ruled the votes that have taken place since Laurin Hendrix defeated Bill Spence in the August election will not be voided.



Chandler USD students will return to campuses next week. Here are the health and safety precautions the district is taking.

Chandler USD has been open to students receiving on-site support since August, but on Sept. 14, hundreds of students in kindergarten and first and second grades will take their places at their desks and in their brick-and-mortar schools for the first time since March.


Governor talks suicide prevention in Arizona on World Suicide Prevention Day

Gov. Doug Ducey joined state education, legislative and veteran affairs leaders Sept. 10 to discuss suicide prevention and awareness in schools and in the broader community on National Suicide Prevention Day.


Black Rock Coffee Bar set to open its first Gilbert location

Black Rock Coffee Bar is running a different promotion each day of its first week at its new Gilbert location.


Maricopa County offers guidance to schools for if COVID-19 cases rise, updates school reopening dashboard

The Maricopa County Department of Public Health released guidance for school decision-makers Sept. 10 in the event the number of COVID-19 cases increases and schools consider changing in-person learning plans.




Higley USD governing board hears first update after schools reopening

Schools have been able to offer more online electives than expected, and more than 60 teachers have taken on extra sections to cover needed classes, Higley USD officials told the governing board Sept. 9.


Texas-based JCPenney expected to sell to Simon and Brookfield for $1.75B

JCPenney, which has a department store in Chandler, is expected to enter into a $1.75 billion sale agreement for its assets with commercial real estate companies Simon Property Group and Brookfield Property Partners.


Judge to rule soon on Hendrix lawsuit to join Gilbert Town Council immediately

A judge heard arguments Sept. 9 on Gilbert Town Council Member-elect Laurin Hendrix’s lawsuit to be seated on council immediately.



QuikTrip purchases land in Gilbert for new store

The QuikTrip Corp. plans to build one of its convenience stores and gas stations at the northwest corner of Higley and Williams Field roads.


Gilbert, Chandler see new cases and more coronavirus news

Read the latest coronavirus coverage from Chandler, Gilbert and the state of Arizona.


COVID-19: Gilbert sees 28 new cases; county has increase of 316 cases and 10 deaths Sept. 11

Here are the coronavirus data updates to know today in Gilbert.


COVID-19: Number of coronavirus-related hospitalizations declining across Arizona

See the data behind coronavirus hospitalizations across Arizona.




Three business changes to know at SanTan Village

Here are three recent business updates from SanTan Village