New interactive holiday display coming to Chandler and more local news

The Downtown Chandler Community Partnership is launching a new interactive display of holiday decorations in downtown Chandler called "Sugarland." (Courtesy Downtown Chandler Community Partnership)
The Downtown Chandler Community Partnership is launching a new interactive display of holiday decorations in downtown Chandler called "Sugarland." (Courtesy Downtown Chandler Community Partnership)

The Downtown Chandler Community Partnership is launching a new interactive display of holiday decorations in downtown Chandler called "Sugarland." (Courtesy Downtown Chandler Community Partnership)

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

Chandler

Downtown Chandler to get a new interactive holiday display this year


The Downtown Chandler Community Partnership is launching a new interactive display of holiday decorations in downtown Chandler called "Sugarland."

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.

Here's what is opening in Chandler in November

See what is opening in Chandler in November.

Rewind dessert and drink shop pivots to keep customers coming during pandemic

Rewind in Chandler has found a way to keep customers coming in during the pandemic.

VB Cosmetics Inc. announces new headquarters in Chandler

The company will move into the Lotus Project near Kyrene Road and Loop 202.

Gilbert

Gilbert unemployment nearly cut in half, but labor force declining


Gilbert’s unemployment rate fell to 4.5% in August, the lowest it has been since March at the start of the coronavirus pandemic. That represents a drop of 3.8 points from the previous month and a 45.78% improvement in one month.

2 businesses that recently opened on Gilbert Road

Here are two businesses that have opened this month on Gilbert Road.

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


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The Gilbert Town Council directed staff at its June 15 meeting to pull together an internal committee to study appropriate uses of the town’s new logo.

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A developer cleared a final hurdle to build Santan Adventure Park at a site off Gilbert’s Crossroads Regional Park, but neighbors earned some concessions in the final vote.

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.

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COVID-19-related hospitalizations continue to remain low across Arizona

Take a look at the hospitalization data across Arizona.

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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.

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Cafe Rio Mexican Grill opens on Power Road in Gilbert

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