Gilbert mayor urges listening during unrest and more area news

Mayor Jenn Daniels called for Gilbert to show empathy during the current unrest. (Courtesy town of Gilbert)
Mayor Jenn Daniels called for Gilbert to show empathy during the current unrest. (Courtesy town of Gilbert)

Mayor Jenn Daniels called for Gilbert to show empathy during the current unrest. (Courtesy town of Gilbert)

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Gilbert mayor makes second call for town to listen during unrest

Gilbert Mayor Jenn Daniels reiterated her message from the June 2 Town Council meeting in her June 3 weekly video message: that town must be listening during this period of unrest.

Jeremiah's Italian Ice opens location in Chandler

Jeremiah's Italian Ice, a Florida-based Italian ice business, opened its first Chandler location June 2.



Unemployment in Chandler reaches record high, according to recent data

The city of Chandler has seen its highest unemployment rate in recent history, according to data released from the Arizona Commerce Authority.

Leaders discuss protests and more: News from Chandler Gilbert

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






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Gov. Doug Ducey announced July 9 a new executive order limiting the capacity of indoor dining to less than 50% in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 throughout Arizona. (Community Impact staff)
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Gov. Doug Ducey announced July 9 a new executive order limiting the capacity of indoor dining to less than 50% in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 throughout Arizona. (Community Impact staff)

Small businesses within Maricopa County, excluding Phoenix and Mesa, can apply for COVID-19 relief grants up to $10,000 from July 9-31. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Maricopa County small businesses can apply for COVID-19 relief grants beginning July 9

Small businesses within Maricopa County, excluding Phoenix and Mesa, can apply for COVID-19 relief grants up to $10,000 from July 9-31.

The city of Chandler is reviewing a draft ordinance to implement a new state law intended to give cities a tool to address short-term rentals turned "party houses." (Community Impact staff)
Chandler drafts ordinance to address 'party houses,' requests resident feedback

The city of Chandler is reviewing a draft ordinance to implement a new state law intended to give cities a tool to address short-term rentals turned "party houses."

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2020 census: Bureau prepares nonresponse follow-up field operations

For individuals who have not responded to the 2020 census, one of about 500,000 census takers will visit the their household between Aug. 11-Oct. 31.

Kathy Hoffman, state superintendent of public instruction, released a statement July 7 following a July 6 tweet from President Donald Trump stating Trump's belief that "schools must open in the fall." (Community Impact staff)
In response to President Trump's tweets, Arizona schools chief urges caution when reopening schools

Kathy Hoffman, state superintendent of public instruction, released a statement July 7 following a July 6 tweet from President Donald Trump stating Trump's belief that "schools must open in the fall."

Local schools are figuring out plans for next school year. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Deadline for Chandler USD families to select online or in-person schooling is July 14

Chandler USD officials are asking families to choose whether their student will attend school in person or online for the 2020-21 school year by July 14.

As the number of COVID-19-related hospitalizations continues to climb across Arizona, the state's hospital systems have begun to implement "surge plans," or plans for adding extra capacity to hospitals when more patients need to be treated. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Chandler Regional Medical Center sees continued increases in patients, implements surge plans

As the number of COVID-19-related hospitalizations continues to climb across Arizona, the state's hospital systems have begun to implement "surge plans," or plans for adding extra capacity to hospitals when more patients need to be treated.

Here are the coronavirus updates to know today in Gilbert. (Community Impact staff)
Gilbert, Chandler coronavirus data and more news from the Phoenix area

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Chandler USD answers frequently asked questions about returning to school. (Community Impact staff)
Chandler USD tackles health, safety, online education, more in series of FAQs

Chandler USD answers frequently asked questions about returning to school.

Gilbert has produced a video to mark its centennial July 6 during the pandemic. (Courtesy town of Gilbert)
Gilbert celebrates centennial and more area news

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