District to use remote learning through first quarter and more Chandler, Gilbert news

Chandler USD will remain online for the first quarter. (Community Impact staff)
Chandler USD will remain online for the first quarter. (Community Impact staff)

Chandler USD will remain online for the first quarter. (Community Impact staff)

Read the latest news from Gilbert and Chandler.

Chandler

Chandler USD to continue with remote learning through first quarter

The Chandler USD governing board voted unanimously Aug. 5 to continue with remote learning through the first quarter of the school year and re-evaluate on Sept. 23 if the criteria for reopening schools has not yet been met as the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow across Arizona.

West Alley BBQ & Smokehouse blends Southern tastes and hospitality



Christian Brantley said his family started West Alley BBQ & Smokehouse in Chandler on a whim.

The family had come to Arizona from Jackson, Tennessee—where they began the first West Alley BBQ location—to visit a family member when they heard about Chandler’s annual BBQ and Beer Festival.

Gilbert

Janela Bay opens store in Gilbert's SanTan Village

Janela Bay opened a store May 18 at 2174 E. Williams Field Road, Ste. 114, in the SanTan Village shopping center. The company creates and sells fashionable, modest swimwear for women and girls of all ages. The swimwear is designed by women for women with the aim of providing exceptional fit and quality.

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



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See where voting centers are in Chandler and Gilbert for the November election. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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Cheryl Tisland is the owner of Burst of Butterflies in downtown Chandler. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Here are the award winners for the Chandler Chamber Community Awards. (Courtesy Chandler Chamber)
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Here are this year's award winners, according to the Chandler Chamber of Commerce.

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The Chandler USD governing board met Sept. 23. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Steelyard development coming to Chandler and more popular local news

Read popular Phoenix-area news from the past week.

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The Steelyard development breathes new life into southeast Chandler intersection

Learn more about south Chandler's latest development: The Steelyard

Arizona Department of Transportation officials announced closures and restrictions for this week and weekend on Loop 202 through Chandler between Loop 101 and Interstate 10. (Courtesy Fotolia)
ADOT announces closures, restrictions on Loop 202 through Chandler for the week

Arizona Department of Transportation officials have announced closures and restrictions for this week and weekend on Loop 202 through Chandler.

Cadence Chandler, a new senior living community, is set to open in October 2021. (Rendering courtesy Cadence Chandler)
New senior living facility set to open in Chandler in Oct. 2021

Cadence Chandler, a new senior living community, is set to open in October 2021, according to a news release from owner and developer Cadence Living.