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Chandler mayor, police chief, Chandler Men of Action leader discuss protests, importance of unity in Facebook Live event
Chandler Mayor Kevin Hartke; Chandler Police Chief Sean Duggan; and Rev. Victor Hardy, the president and co-founder Chandler Men of Action, sat down for a Facebook Live event June 1 to discuss the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the importance of unity in the city of Chandler.
Curfew closes Gilbert meetings to public; no protests seen in town
The Gilbert Town Council meeting for June 2 will still take place but remain closed to in-person attendance, with several items tabled, as part of the town’s response to the statewide curfew, town officials said.
Chandler launches new initiative to support local businesses
Chandler's economic development division received approval May 28 to launch a multifaceted I Choose Chandler marketing initiative to support local businesses.
COVID-19: Gilbert jumps 23 new cases over weekend into June 1
Across Gilbert's six ZIP codes, there were 318 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on June 1, according to data from the state. That's an increase of 23 from May 29. That represents an increase of 14.39% across the town in the past six days.
Arizona Department of Education releases roadmap for reopening schools for 2020-21 school year
The Arizona Department of Education released its "Roadmap for Reopening Schools" June 1, which offers guidance to school leaders on reopening schools under four scenarios in the wake of the coronavirus closures for the next academic year.
Alexa D’Angelo and Tom Blodgett contributed to this report.