State: Some Maricopa County businesses can reopen and more Chandler, Gilbert news

Some businesses can reopen Aug. 27 in Maricopa County—albeit in a limited capacity—after the countywide spread of COVID-19 was downgraded to moderate, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Some businesses can reopen Aug. 27 in Maricopa County—albeit in a limited capacity—after the countywide spread of COVID-19 was downgraded to moderate, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Some businesses can reopen Aug. 27 in Maricopa County—albeit in a limited capacity—after the countywide spread of COVID-19 was downgraded to moderate, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

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

Maricopa County

State metrics indicate Maricopa County bars, gyms, theaters, water parks can reopen in limited capacity

Some businesses can reopen Aug. 27 in Maricopa County—albeit in a limited capacity—after the countywide spread of COVID-19 was downgraded to moderate, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services.

Gilbert



3 business updates to know in Gilbert

Hypnosight opened in July for hypnotherapy consultations in the Art of Healing Wellness Center at 1757 E. Baseline Road, Bldg. 10, Ste. 140, Gilbert.

Gilbert’s small businesses making their way toward recovery

Beyond its substantial health tolls, the coronavirus pandemic has also brought on an economic toll that has been devastating for many.

Gilbert's HD South set to reopen Sept. 1 after renovation

HD South in Gilbert will reopen Sept. 1 after a two-month closure for maintenance work on the 107-year-old building, which was the original Gilbert Elementary School. The work was to shore up and reframe the stairs to the basement. The historical museum and cultural arts space will be open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Chandler

Chandler Chamber Ostrich Festival postponed until March

The Chandler Chamber Ostrich Festival, rescheduled due to COVID-19 for this October, has been pushed to March 2021, according to the event organizers.

Coffee shop, child care business Modern Allo opens in Chandler

Modern Allo opened July 27 in Chandler. The business is a coffee, self-care and child care one-stop shop. With a workspace, a conference room and a supervised area for child care, the business boasts a place for parents to have a chance to get work done while children are being cared for.

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



MOST RECENT

See a breakdown of COVID-19 cases, vaccinations and more local data. (Community Impact staff)
COVID-19 cases down, vaccinations up across Gilbert

The Arizona Department of Health Services reported 31,381 COVID-19 cases overall in Gilbert's six ZIP codes June 13.

Here are the coronavirus hospitalization data updates to know across Arizona. (Community Impact staff)
COVID-19-related hospitalizations continue to remain low across Arizona

Take a look at the hospitalization data across Arizona.

In the last week, Maricopa County residents received about 10,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine per day, according to the county. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
50% of Maricopa County residents age 10 and older have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose

In the last week, about 10,000 Maricopa County residents received doses of COVID-19 vaccine per day, according to the county.

Goldfish Swim School anticipates opening June 15 in Gilbert. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)
3 businesses coming soon to Gilbert; Higley USD puts bond on ballot and more top area news

Read the latest business and community news from the past week from the Gilbert and Chandler areas.

The proposed $95 million bond places an emphasis on funding technology and safety and security, district officials said. (Courtesy Higley USD)
Higley USD taking bond question to voters

The proposed $95 million bond places an emphasis on funding technology and safety and security, district officials said.

Between January and April, the Maricopa County Assessor's Office reported 19,232 permits for home construction work, according to the county. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Home construction projects on the rise across Maricopa County

Home construction permits are seeing a sharp increase across Maricopa County, according to data from the Maricopa County Assessor's Office.

As of June 7, 6,016,915 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to 3,385,174 individuals, including 2,884,332 who are now fully vaccinated. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
ADHS: Nearly 3 million Arizonans are fully vaccinated against COVID-19

More than 3.4 million Arizonans have receieved at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to ADHS.

Picazzo's Healthy Italian Kitchen will open June 3 in Gilbert. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)
Picazzo's restaurant opens in Gilbert; Chandler council calls for bond election and more top area news

Read the top business and community news from the past week from the Gilbert and Chandler areas.

Four business changes at SanTan Village

Here are four business changes at SanTan Village shopping center in Gilbert.

Cafe Rio
Cafe Rio Mexican Grill opens on Power Road in Gilbert

The restaurant serves made-from-scratch Mexican food with fresh ingredients.

Gilbert Water Tower
Gilbert collecting items to battle summer heat

The efforts are specifically aimed at helping homeless, young and elderly people who are at increased risk from the heat.

Goldfish Swim School
Three businesses coming soon to Gilbert

Here are three businesses that will open soon in Gilbert.