District OKs return to school once criteria met, college to serve as testing site: News from Gilbert, Chandler

Gilbert Public Schools' governing board will allow in-person instruction once the state's health metrics have been met. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)
Gilbert Public Schools' governing board will allow in-person instruction once the state's health metrics have been met. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Gilbert Public Schools' governing board will allow in-person instruction once the state's health metrics have been met. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the latest news from Gilbert and Chandler here.

Gilbert

GIlbert Public Schools approves return to in-person instruction when health metrics are met

Gilbert Public Schools will resume in-person instruction one week after the state clears the health metrics according to the Arizona Department of Health Services, the district's governing board decided July 28.

Final campaign finance reports out for Gilbert candidates



Candidates for mayor and town council have filed their final campaign finance reports before the Aug. 4 election.

The reports break down money the candidates received and spent through July 18.

Kavala Restaurant & Cafe offers Greek-Italian fusion food

Kavala Restaurant & Cafe opened in June at 1455 W. Elliot Road, Ste. 101, Gilbert, in the site of the former 1455 Grill. It serves Greek-Italian fusion food, including gyros, organic salads and organic coffee.

Chandler

Chandler-Gilbert Community College to serve as drive-thru COVID-19 testing site

Chandler-Gilbert Community College’s Pecos Campus is now a location for drive-thru COVID-19 testing, according to a news release.

ADOT announces closures, restrictions on Loop 101 as project nears finish line

Loop 101 through parts of the East Valley, including Chandler, will be closed or restricted at times this week for improvements, including diamond grinding of concrete pavement, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

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



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