See who is winning Gilbert, Chandler election races and more: News from the Phoenix area

Gilbert held elections Aug. 4. (Community Impact Newspaper)
Gilbert held elections Aug. 4. (Community Impact Newspaper)

Gilbert held elections Aug. 4. (Community Impact Newspaper)

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Gilbert

Brigette Peterson establishes early lead in mayoral vote

Former Gilbert Town Council Member Brigette Peterson has broken to a lead in the election to replace Mayor Jenn Daniels.

Flancer's restaurant celebrating 20 years in Gilbert



Flancer’s had its 20th anniversary in April at 610 N. Gilbert Road, Gilbert, but because of the pandemic, it has been celebrating the occasion during the summer. The restaurant serves, pizza, burgers and sandwiches on homemade bread in a decor featuring rock album covers on the walls.

Union Grill & Tap serves familiar bar food with an Arizona twist

Lee Malin may be from London, but he attests the American dream is alive and well.

Malin knows it first hand, having come to the U.S. as lead singer of a band, Score. After music did not work out, Malin worked up from a dishwasher in California to general manager of Union Grill & Tap in Gilbert.

Bravura Salon opens on Gilbert Road

Bravura Salon opened May 8 at 979 N. Gilbert Road, Ste. 101. Stylist Brittany Miller’s specialties include color; men’s and women’s cuts; extensions; and specialty stylings for weddings, proms or other special occasions.

Chandler

See who is leading in the race for three seats on Chandler City Council

Unofficial election results Aug. 4 from the Maricopa County Recorder's office show Christine Ellis, OD Harris and Mark Stewart in the lead for spots on Chandler City Council.

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



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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.

Here is what you need to know today about coronavirus in Gilbert. (Community Impact Newspaper)
Coronavirus cases inch up in Gilbert, Chandler plus more local news

Read the latest news from Gilbert and Chandler.

City of Chandler headquarters in downtown Chandler.  (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Chandler City Council approves more than 30 agenda items at meeting

On Sept. 17, Chandler City Council met and approved more than 30 agenda items including agreements to move forward on a veterans memorial and several road construction projects.

Chandler USD released its COVID-19 data dashboard last week, and students in kindergarten through second grade went back to their brick-and-mortar classrooms. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Data dashboard: Chandler USD reports no COVID-19 cases in first week of in-person elementary school

Chandler USD released its COVID-19 data dashboard last week, and students in kindergarten through second grade went back to their brick-and-mortar classrooms.

Here are the coronavirus data updates to know today in Chandler. (Community Impact staff)
County sees 237 COVID-19 cases Sept. 22, Chandler sees increase of 36 cases from the previous day

Here is the data you need to know about the coronavirus in Chandler and the rest of the state.

Here are the coronavirus hospitalization data updates to know across Arizona. (Community Impact staff)
COVID-19: Number of ICU beds in use by coronavirus patients down nearly 90% from July

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

Abbie Jin knew she wanted to create her video for the Breakthrough Junior Challenge global science competition about something relevant. She just so happened to be making it as the coronavirus gripped the nation in the spring.
Chandler senior a semifinalist in science contest and more local news

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

Abbie Jin knew she wanted to create her video for the Breakthrough Junior Challenge global science competition about something relevant. She just so happened to be making it as the coronavirus gripped the nation in the spring.
Hamilton High School senior named semifinalist in global science video contest

Abbie Jin knew she wanted to create her video for the Breakthrough Junior Challenge global science competition about something relevant. She just so happened to be making it as the coronavirus gripped the nation in the spring.

Gilbert Town Council will consider forming a community relations committee. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)
Gilbert may form committee to address racial issues and more popular area news

Read popular news from the past week from Gilbert and Chandler.

One in five children and adults have a learning disability, according to statistics from the National Center for Learning Disabilities. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Q&A: National Center for Learning Disabilities expert discusses challenges of special education, remote learning during pandemic

The NCLD's director of policy and advocacy spoke about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on special education students and their development in and out of the classroom.