CVS to bring jobs to Chandler, Gilbert Public Schools adopts budget: News from the Phoenix area

CVS Health announced June 23 that it will take root in a new 101,000-square-foot office building in Chandler. (Courtesy city of Chandler)
CVS Health announced June 23 that it will take root in a new 101,000-square-foot office building in Chandler. (Courtesy city of Chandler)

CVS Health announced June 23 that it will take root in a new 101,000-square-foot office building in Chandler. (Courtesy city of Chandler)

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CVS Health headed to Chandler's Price Corridor, bringing hundreds of jobs to the city

CVS Health announced June 23 that it will take root in a new 101,000-square-foot office building in Chandler. The new location will employ about 500 workers, including health care advocates, care management nurses, social workers, registered dietitians, behavioral health specialists and medical directors.

Gilbert Public Schools board adopts increased budgets for 2020-21

The Gilbert Public Schools governing board approved on June 22 budgets of $258.7 million in maintenance and operations and $15.04 million in unrestricted capital for the 2020-21 school year.



Park University adds 'gap year' option for unlimited online classes at flat fee

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Park University Gilbert has added a “gap year” option for students to take unlimited online classes for a flat annual fee covering fall 2020 and spring 2021.

Chandler's SanTan's Spirit House celebrates 1 year in business with specials this weekend

SanTan's Spirit House will celebrate its one year anniversary with specials June 26-28.

Several grants awarded to Chandler Public Library

Chandler Public Library has been awarded four grants totaling $42,206 through the Library Services and Technology Act for projects developed by library staff to better meet the needs of the community, according to a news release from the city.

Cobra Tire opens shop on Lindsay Road in Gilbert

Cobra Tire & Auto Service opened June 1 at 711 S. Lindsay Road, Gilbert. The shop sells tires and does automotive repairs and alignments.

Tom Blodgett and Alexa D’Angelo contributed to this report.






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