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Gilbert Fire Department to launch ambulance services

Sometime in November, Gilbert Fire Station No. 3 will add a new vehicle to its inventory: Medic 253.


New parks provide desired amenities to town’s southside  

The Gilbert parks system is receiving a major boost with the September opening of the first 30 acres of what will be the 272-acre Gilbert Regional Park and the anticipated November opening of Phase I of the 115-acre Desert Sky Park.


Gilbert seeks applicants to fill transportation task force

The Town of Gilbert is seeking applicants through Oct. 31 for a nine-member citizens transportation task force.



SanTan Village's Dog Haus opening set for Nov. 16 in Gilbert

Dog Haus, the craft casual concept restaurant, is opening Nov. 16 at 2224 E. Williams Field Road, Ste. 107, …


Schensema Tax and Accounting opens a Gilbert office

Schensema Tax and Accounting LLC opened Sept. 22 at 1206 E. Warner Road, Ste. 101. It offers tax, accounting and bookkeeping services for businesses and individuals. 623-246-4040. https://tax.schensemacpa.com


Chandler's Peixoto Coffee to open shop in 2021 at Epicenter at Agritopia in Gilbert

Peixoto Coffee will come to Epicenter at Agritopia, near Ray and Higley roads in Gilbert, in 2021. The coffee …


School of Rock has reached five years in business in Gilbert

School of Rock celebrated its fifth anniversary in Gilbert on Sept. 7. It offers one-on-one lessons and group band practices and stages events. 885 E. Warner Road, Gilbert. 480-632-7625. https://locations.schoolofrock.com/gilbert



Monsoon Firearms facilitates legal firearm transfers by appointment

Monsoon Firearms opened Aug. 5. It facilitates legal transfers of firearms, including new and used guns. The …


Tommy's Car Wash takes over for Lawrence & Sons

Tommy’s Village Center Family Car Wash has taken over the space for Lawrence & Sons Car Wash at 5230 S. …


More roadwork coming to Gilbert Road starting Oct. 28 for up to two weeks

Streetlights on Gilbert Road between Baseline and Guadalupe roads will be replaced starting Monday, Oct. 28, and will affect traffic in the area.


Max Panas opens a State Farm agency in Gilbert

Max Panas Insurance and Financial Services opened June 1 at 139 S. Higley Road, Ste. 103, Gilbert. The agency offers auto, home, business, property, life and health insurance as well as banking services and annuities. 480-590-2330. www.maxsinsurance.com



Coffee With Impact: JT McCormick went from a horrific upbringing to being a CEO

Severe neglect, sexual abuse, violence, poverty: JT McCormick readily and publicly discusses these defining aspects of his upbringing. Told in shocking detail, it quickly becomes evident for those who attend his speeches that the stories of his childhood are necessary to elucidate how he emerged from it all to become what he describes as a success story.


Biscuits in Gilbert has new owner

Biscuits at 1235 N. Gilbert Road in Gilbert has been sold to a new owner. The local, family-owned chain of breakfast restaurants is keeping its other stores. The menu at the Gilbert location is likely to be largely the same, but the name is expected to change, according to an employee. 480-497-0321. www.biscuitsaz.com


Gilbert Talks about domestic violence Oct. 23 and other events for week

Dealing with domestic violence is on Gilbert's mind as the town finishes out the …


The Hemp & CBD Co. offers diverse products

The Hemp & CBD Co. opened July 15 at 3425 E. Baseline Road, Ste. 104. The store has a diverse range of CBD …



Gilbert Public Schools mulls solar energy offer from SRP

Gilbert Public Schools’ governing board is weighing an offer from one of the state’s largest utilities to have up to 10 percent of its electricity come from solar generation.


Filiberto's anticipates opening restaurant on Greenfield this fall

Filiberto’s, a local Mexican food chain, is anticipating the opening of a location at 888 S. Greenfield …


Rooftop bar to make its debut later in year or early 2020

Ilegal Cocktail Bar is planning to open a rooftop bar late 2019 or early 2020 at 313 N. Gilbert Road, Gilbert. It will sit above the Brass Tap with views of the Gilbert Water Tower and the Heritage District.


Owner plans to reopen Thirsty Amigos at a new site

Thirsty Amigos at 1026 S. Gilbert Road closed July 13. Owner J Lundgren said he plans to reopen the …



Autism Spectrum Therapies has learning center in Gilbert

Autism Spectrum Therapies opened a learning center location Sept. 19 at 2730 S. Val Vista Drive, Bldg. 10, Ste. 161, Gilbert. Learning center services are delivered one-on-one in a school-type environment with a trained behavior interventionist. Assessments allow the staff to identify and address needs related to communication, social skills, self-help skills and problem behavior. 866-727-8274.


Renovations open up showroom at Creative Leather

Creative Leather reopened in late June at 2810 S. Market St. in SanTan Village Marketplace after knocking …