Back-to-school scenarios, road closures: News from Gilbert, Chandler

Mayor Jenn Daniels, shown here addressing the audience at the 2020 Digital State of the Town, has issued a new emergency declaration for Gilbert. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)
Mayor Jenn Daniels, shown here addressing the audience at the 2020 Digital State of the Town, has issued a new emergency declaration for Gilbert. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Mayor Jenn Daniels, shown here addressing the audience at the 2020 Digital State of the Town, has issued a new emergency declaration for Gilbert. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read some of Community Impact Newspaper’s latest coverage of Gilbert and Chandler.

New emergency declaration continues town's path for reopening

According to an emergency declaration issued by Mayor Jenn Daniels on May 20, the town of Gilbert will begin a phased reopening, among other provisions.

ADOT announces upcoming closures, restrictions on Loop 101 through Chandler

The Arizona Department of Transportation announced upcoming closures and restrictions on a stretch of Loop 101 through Chandler.



Gilbert Public Schools preparing three back-to-school scenarios

A district task force is deliberating options for in-person classes, virtual learning or a hybrid for the 2020-21 school year.

Gilbert has suffered through epidemics before

The town of Gilbert has experienced several epidemics since it was incorporated in 1920, according to a fellow at the Gilbert Historical Museum.

Mile-long stretch of Val Vista Drive closed until July 21

Val Vista Drive closed this week from Appleby Road to Brooks Farm Road for road work and will remain closed until July 21.

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



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