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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 …



Third office of Aligned Life Medical comes to Gilbert

Dr. Michael Banman opened a third office of Aligned Life Medical on Aug. 15 at 3303 S. Lindsay Road, Ste. 103, Gilbert. Banman has studied chiropractic biophysics technique, and the practice’s medical team offers regenerative medicine. 480-842-8787. http://alignedlifemed.com


Large noncommercial neon signs get OK from Gilbert Town Council

Up to three large neon signs, which the town hopes will be used for area branding, could go up on Heritage District rooftops after Town Council approved sign ordinance modifications Oct. 17.


Operation Welcome Home Veterans AZ closes down, ends efforts to build 'Vitorial’

Operation Welcome Veterans AZ, a group dedicated to honoring returning veterans and educating the public, has declared an end to its efforts to build a military-themed park in Gilbert.


Chandler USD unveils preliminary designs for district's new high school

In a governing board study session Oct. 16, Chandler USD board members were presented with several preliminary design options for the district's new high school.



Gilbert Public Schools staff, board members ponder salaries at retreat

Gilbert Public Schools will have choices to make in how and where to improve its salary schedule in the wake of results from a joint district salary study, officials said.


CEO: First businesses at Epicenter in Gilbert ‘have the right mix’

When Epicenter developers announced Oct. 7 the first five businesses that have agreed to set up shop at Agritopia’s vertical mixed-use development, they presented some hot brands as well as some startups.


Fred Astaire Dance Studios set to open Oct. 10 in Gilbert

The Fred Astaire Dance Studios is scheduled to open Oct. 10 at 1435 E. Warner Road, Ste. 105, Gilbert. The …


Second big park in Gilbert gets its grand opening Nov. 6

Gilbert will celebrate the grand opening of its second big park in just over six weeks when Desert Sky Park comes online Nov. 6.



The Egg and I's Gilbert location has become The Nook

Annette and Sean Anderson disenfranchised from The Egg and I location at 3321 E. Queen Creek Road, Ste. 101, …


Public districts serving Gilbert outperform state in assessment tests

The three public school districts that serve students in Gilbert outperformed state averages on assessment tests, according to 2018-2019 data released Oct. 7 from the Arizona Department of Education.


Epicenter's first ground-floor offerings unveiled

A pair of popular Valley eateries, a local boutique and a couple of grooming shops make up the first offerings to sign on at Agritopia’s Epicenter, according to a release on behalf of the developer.


Risk management business opens a Gilbert location

G & G Risk Management Consultants of Riverside, California, opened an office in June at 1530 E. Williams …



Eyeglass World adds Gilbert location

Eyeglass World opened a location of its nationwide chain at 2649 S. Market St. in the SanTan Village …


Oktoberfest, first responders recognition highlight Gilbert's Oct. 4-6 weekend

An Oktoberfest has come to town and a local school is honoring first responders at its football game as we …


Gilbert celebrates 20th anniversary of Riparian Preserve on Oct. 12

Three weeks after opening its newest park, Gilbert Regional Park, Gilbert will celebrate the 20th anniversary of one of its crown jewels, the Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch, on Oct. 12 from 9 a.m.-8 p.m.


Gilbert Public Schools’ revenue, expenditures grow in 2018-19

On Oct. 1, the Gilbert Public Schools governing board approved the annual district financial report for fiscal year 2018-19, which showed that the district’s revenue and expenditures both grew in the past fiscal year.



Clay Dawgs, from owner of Caldwell County BBQ, opens Oct. 2

Clay Dawgs is opening at 546 N. Gilbert Road in Gilbert Oct. 2. Clay Caldwell, who opened Caldwell County BBQ …


Arizona BBQ Company pit master uses his training in French cuisine to make his own creations

M ark Nichols has a different take on the traditional barbecue process.


The Nail Logic prepares for Grand Opening event Oct. 5

The Nail Logic opened Sept. 30 and will hold a grand opening event Oct. 5 at the SanTan Pavilions at 1891 E. …


AzMERIT final scores delayed, release expected soon

Final AzMERIT scores have not yet been released, but state Department of Education officials said Sept. 30 that they should be out in the next two to three weeks.