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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.