Read the top business and community news from the past week from the Chandler and Gilbert areas.


Four businesses coming soon to Chandler

Here are four businesses coming soon to the corner of Chandler Boulevard and Dobson Road near 99 Ranch Market.


Pedestrian bridge across railroad tracks now open in downtown Gilbert

The bridge, built in partnership with the Arizona Department of Transportation, will serve as a gateway to the Heritage District for citizens who live west of the railroad and a safe crossing over the tracks for those biking, walking and riding the trail.

Retired teacher, officer William Parker appointed to Gilbert Public Schools governing board

William Parker was appointed to fill the seat vacated by Reed Carr when Carr resigned effective June 30. Maricopa County Schools Superintendent Steve Watson made the appointment.

Gilbert Public Schools adopts instructional time model for grades 7-12

The Gilbert Public Schools governing board adopted Aug. 10 an instructional time model for synchronous learning in grades 7-12 that will be used to meet new state requirements for average daily membership.

Median home prices up 54% in June for 85297

See recent area real estate data for Gilbert ZIP codes.

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