Maricopa County could help with rent, Gilbert businesses open: News from Phoenix area

Maricopa County is beginning a new rental assistance program for residents outside of the cities of Phoenix and Mesa who have been impacted by the COVID-19 emergency, according to a news release from the county. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Maricopa County is beginning a new rental assistance program for residents outside of the cities of Phoenix and Mesa who have been impacted by the COVID-19 emergency, according to a news release from the county. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Maricopa County is beginning a new rental assistance program for residents outside of the cities of Phoenix and Mesa who have been impacted by the COVID-19 emergency, according to a news release from the county. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

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Chandler

Maricopa County could help thousands of residents with rent

Maricopa County is beginning a new rental assistance program for residents outside of the cities of Phoenix and Mesa who have been impacted by the COVID-19 emergency, according to a news release from the county.

Douglas Allred Co. breaks ground on two new buildings in Chandler's Price Corridor



Douglas Allred Co. recently broke ground on two additional office buildings at its Park Place Development on Price Corridor, according to a news release from the city of Chandler.

Chandler City Council approves first-mile, last-mile program in effort to bolster transit reach in south Chandler

The Chandler City Council approved a first-mile, last-mile pilot program aimed at getting residents to and from bus stops easier and cheaper through a partnership with Lyft.

Gilbert

Power Core Plus opens a Gilbert location

Power Core Plus opened a second location at 3978 E. Chandler Heights Blvd., Ste. 102, Gilbert, on May 18. The fitness boutique studio offers Pilates, barre and yoga with child care available.

Dip-The Wax Spot opens salon in Gilbert

Dip—the Wax Spot opened May 11 at 979 N. Gilbert Road, Ste. 218, Gilbert. The salon specializes in brow and Brazilian waxing but does perform full-body waxing.

Vito's now serving pizza, Italian dishes at a Gilbert location

Vito’s Pizza and Italian Ristorante opened a location at 4865 S. Higley Road, Ste. 101, Gilbert, on May 25. The location is the third in the Valley for Vito’s.

Higley, Chandler district board positions competitive; Gilbert council candidate also seeks community college board seat

Higley USD and Chandler USD will have competitive races for governing board seats in November.

A/C Rangers Heating and Cooling taking calls in Gilbert area

A/C Rangers Heating and Cooling opened for calls April 18. The locally owned and operated heating, ventilation and air conditioning company does installation, service and 24/7 emergency calls.

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



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Here are four businesses that have recently opened in Chandler. (Community Impact Newspaper)
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The Arizona Department of Health Services is expanding who can get COVID-19 vaccinations in Arizona. (Courtesy Baylor College of Medicine)
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Here is a look at the latest COVID-19 updates from Chandler USD. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
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