Gilbert, Chandler to get relief funds and more: News from the Phoenix area

Gov. Doug Ducey announced relief aid to municipalities including Gilbert and Chandler at a May 27 press conference. (Community Impact staff)
Gov. Doug Ducey announced relief aid to municipalities including Gilbert and Chandler at a May 27 press conference. (Community Impact staff)

Gov. Doug Ducey announced relief aid to municipalities including Gilbert and Chandler at a May 27 press conference. (Community Impact staff)

Read the latest Gilbert and Chandler news from Community Impact Newspaper's website.

Gilbert, Chandler to receive more than $29 million each in relief funds from state

Gilbert and Chandler will be among the local governments receiving coronavirus relief and recovery dollars as part of a plan unveiled May 27 by Gov. Doug Ducey.

Summer campers, staff should be screened daily, Maricopa County says

Campers and staff at summer camps should be screened daily if such camps are to be opened safely this summer, Maricopa County’s top disease control official said on May 27.



Gilbert Public Schools preparing three back-to-school scenarios

A Gilbert Public Schools task force is preparing three back-to-school scenarios for the 2020-21 school year with a preference for in-person learning, officials told the governing board May 26.

Gilbert Feeding Families food drive brings in enough to supply 250,000 meals

The townwide food drive May 15-17 collected enough food and cash to supply a quarter-million meals to people in need, according to town officials.

Construction set for pedestrian bridge over railroad tracks on Western Powerline Trail

Construction on a bridge to allow pedestrians to cross railroad tracks on the Western Powerline Trail in Gilbert is set to start in early June.

Tom Blodgett contributed to this report.






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Amazon will open a new delivery station in Chandler, according to an Amazon spokesperson. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Amazon to open delivery station in Chandler, provide 'hundreds' of job opportunities

Amazon will open a new delivery station in Chandler, according to an Amazon spokesperson.

Walmart and Sam's Club leaders announced in a press release July 15 all stores nationwide will require shoppers to wear a face covering beginning July 20. (Courtesy Walmart)
UPDATED: Kroger joins Walmart, Sam's Club in requiring face coverings in all stores

Additionally, all Walmart stores will have a single entrance beginning July 20.

Local businesses and nonprofits may receive grant funding from the city of Chandler as the city establishes how to best allocate $29.98 million in coronavirus relief dollars. (Community Impact staff)
Chandler City Council discusses how to allocate $29.98 million in coronavirus relief to the community

Local businesses and nonprofits may receive grant funding from the city of Chandler as the city establishes how to best allocate $29.98 million in coronavirus relief dollars.

The Arizona Department of Transportation has announced closures and restrictions for Loop 101 this week. (Damien Hernandez/Community Impact Newspaper)
ADOT announces restrictions, closures on Loop 101 through Chandler

The Arizona Department of Transportation announced upcoming closures and restrictions on a stretch of Loop 101 as crews work to add a travel lane in each direction.

Four candidates qualified to run for three available seats on the Chandler USD governing board in the November election. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
4 candidates qualify to run for 3 Chandler USD board seats in November election

Four candidates qualified to run for three available seats on the Chandler USD governing board in the November election.

We would like to hear from our readers about their plans for the coming school year and get their feedback on how local school districts are handling reopening campuses in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. (Community Impact staff)
'Community Impact' now seeking feedback from parents, teachers regarding 2020-21 school year

We would like to hear from our readers about their plans for the coming school year and get their feedback on how local school districts are handling reopening campuses in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic

Here are the coronavirus hospitalization data updates to know across Arizona. (Community Impact staff)
COVID-19: See the data behind the rising number of coronavirus hospitalizations across Arizona

Here is a breakdown of what COVID-19 hospitalizations look like across Arizona.

The Chandler Chamber of Commerce is holding a virtual job fair July 15 where employers and job seekers can meet online. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Chandler Chamber of Commerce to host virtual job fair July 15

The Chandler Chamber of Commerce is holding a virtual job fair July 15 where employers and job seekers can meet online.