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


Three businesses coming soon to Gilbert

Here are three businesses that will open soon in Gilbert.

Cafe Rio Mexican Grill opens on Power Road in Gilbert

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

Gilbert collecting items to battle summer heat

The town of Gilbert is collecting items to help at-risk people combat Arizona’s summer heat.

Higley USD taking bond question to voters

The Higley USD governing board unanimously voted June 9 to put a bond question on the ballot.


ADHS: Nearly 3 million Arizonans are fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Arizona has administered more than 6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine since December, according to a news release from the Arizona Department of Health Services, with nearly with nearly 3.4 million people having received at least one dose and 2.9 million now fully vaccinated as of June 7.

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