Popular in August: What Chandler, Gilbert readers clicked on the most

Jolie's Place in Chandler was denied reopening by the Arizona Department of Health Services. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Jolie's Place in Chandler was denied reopening by the Arizona Department of Health Services. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)

Jolie's Place in Chandler was denied reopening by the Arizona Department of Health Services. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read some of the most popular Chandler and Gilbert news among readers from Community Impact Newspaper's August coverage.

'We just want to do exactly what they are doing': Why Jolie's Place remains closed due to pandemic

Jolie's Place has been a staple in the Chandler community since opening more than eight years ago. However, owner Jolie Grant said she has faced roadblock after roadblock since the coronavirus pandemic began.

Gilbert Public Schools announces return to in-person learning Sept. 8 through hybrid model

The Gilbert Public Schools administration announced Aug. 19 the district will reopen to in-person instruction Sept. 8 as part of a hybrid model with online learning, then move to full-time in-person learning Sept. 21.



Jenn Daniels resigns as Gilbert mayor

Jenn Daniels announced her resignation as Gilbert mayor at the town council meeting Aug. 11, effective at meeting's end.

The council adjourned immediately thereafter.

Chandler USD to continue with remote learning through first quarter

The Chandler USD governing board voted unanimously Aug. 5 to continue with remote learning through the first quarter of the school year and re-evaluate on Sept. 23 if the criteria for reopening schools has not yet been met as the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow across Arizona.

Gilbert Public Schools will ask parents to sign pandemic acknowledgement form for return

Parents and guardians will be asked to sign an acknowledgement and disclosure form relating to the coronavirus pandemic conditions as Gilbert Public Schools students begin to return to campus Sept. 8.

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