Road closures and more: Top stories from this week in Gilbert, Chandler

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

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

Read the most popular stories covering Gilbert and Chandler from this week on Community Impact Newspaper’s website.

ADOT announces upcoming closures, restrictions on Loop 101 through Chandler

The Arizona Department of Transportation announced upcoming closures and restrictions on a stretch of Loop 101 through Chandler.

Pedal Haus introduces new position to ensure restaurant remains clean during COVID-19

The owner of the downtown Chandler eatery has adapted his operations during the pandemic by creating a “chief sanitizing officer” position.



Chandler USD superintendent says district is looking into flexible options for next school year

Chandler USD Superintendent Camille Casteel said the district has convened a task force to develop options for returning to school in line with directives from state officials as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released updated guidelines for reopening schools.

Enjoy wine, beer in the park in downtown Chandler beginning Friday, May 22

Through the city’s “Dine in the Park” initiative, visitors to downtown Chandler can purchase drinks to go from restaurants and enjoy them at Dr. A.J. Chandler Park West.

Gilbert’s population pushes past 250,000 in Census Bureau estimate

The latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows the town of Gilbert’s population grew 21.9% from 2010-19.

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



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The Chandler Museum is opening a Museum Store, and to celebrate the grand opening the museum will host a weeklong event. (Courtesy city of Chandler)
Chandler Museum Store to open Nov. 1

The Chandler Museum is opening a Museum Store, and to celebrate the grand opening the museum will host a weeklong event.

Chandler USD headquarters
COVID-19 school outbreaks rise across Maricopa County; Chandler USD reports 9 cases districtwide

Chandler USD has reported several COVID-19 cases across its campuses.

Banner Ocotillo Medical Center, Chandler's newest hospital, is scheduled to open Nov. 2, Chief Operating Officer Nate Shinagawa said. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Here's what is opening in Chandler in November

See what is opening in Chandler in November.

Aldi will open in November in Chandler. (Courtesy Aldi)
Aldi to open in Chandler and more local business, community news

Read the latest business and community news from Gilbert and Chandler.

Aldi will open in November in Chandler. (Courtesy Aldi)
Aldi set to open in Chandler Nov. 5

Aldi will open in November in Chandler.

Here is what you need to know today about coronavirus in Gilbert. (Community Impact Newspaper)
Gilbert, Chandler see coronavirus increases and more local COVID-19 news

Read the latest coronavirus news from Gilbert and Chandler.

Unemployment claims are slowly decreasing in number in Arizona and in Chandler. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Chandler unemployment trending down from April peak

See how the unemployment rate in Chandler has changed from April to September.

Here are the coronavirus data updates to know today in Chandler. (Community Impact staff)
County reports 6 new COVID-19 deaths, Chandler sees increase of 46 cases from previous day

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Here are the coronavirus hospitalization data updates to know across Arizona. (Community Impact staff)
Visits to the ER for coronavirus symptoms rising across Arizona

Here is what you need to know about hospitalizations in Arizona because of the coronavirus.

Here are three Chandler businesses that have recently opened. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
3 businesses have recently opened in Chandler

Here are three Chandler businesses that have recently opened.

The Chandler Chamber of Commerce and the city of Chandler are teaming up to help businesses. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Chandler Chamber of Commerce to distribute personal protective equipment to city's businesses

The Chandler Chamber of Commerce and the city of Chandler are teaming up to help businesses.