Gilbert welcomes Twisted Sugar bakery and more town news

Twisted Sugar bakes some specialty cookies. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)
Twisted Sugar bakes some specialty cookies. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Twisted Sugar bakes some specialty cookies. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the latest business and community updates from Gilbert.

Twisted Sugar cookie bakery opens Gilbert location

Twisted Sugar cookie bakery opened a location June 23 at 884 W. Warner Road, Gilbert. The Utah-based company also sells mixed sodas, smoothies and energy drinks.

Copper Springs East opens in Gilbert to serve behavioral health needs

Copper Springs East opened Aug. 24 at 3755 S. Rome St., Gilbert. The behavioral health practice treats depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, borderline personality disorder, bipolar disorder, psychosis, suicidal thoughts, drug addiction and alcohol addiction. It has inpatient, outpatient and online programs as well as specialized programs for veterans and seniors.



Town addressing traffic with investments in technology

Traffic consistently rates among Gilbert residents’ top concerns, but town officials said they are ready to make important forays into intelligent traffic systems to address it.

Tom Blodgett contributed to this report.



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See a breakdown of COVID-19 cases, vaccinations and more local data. (Community Impact staff)
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Take a look at the hospitalization data across Arizona.

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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.

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