MAY 21 ROUNDUP: Latest news from Gilbert

Road work will restrict traffic on Gilbert Road until the beginning of July. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Road work will restrict traffic on Gilbert Road until the beginning of July. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Road work will restrict traffic on Gilbert Road until the beginning of July. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Read Community Impact Newspaper's latest coverage of Gilbert here.

Gilbert Road to be repaved through Heritage District starting May 21

The town of Gilbert will repave a 1.5-mile stretch of Gilbert Road from Olive Avenue, south of Guadalupe Road, to Long Meadow Drive, north of Warner Road—a stretch that includes the Heritage District.

Gilbert update for May 20: Seven new cases in town

The six ZIP codes that cover Gilbert have 266 confirmed cases of COVID-19, according to data from the Arizona Department of Health Services. That is an increase of seven cases from the previous day.



Gilbert Town Council creates veterans advisory board

The Gilbert Town Council voted May 19 to create a Veteran and Military Advisory Board.

Council Member Bill Spence, a former U.S. Navy lieutenant commander, will serve as the council liaison.

Gilbert, Ray roads intersection has left-turn restriction

Drivers will be unable to turn left when traveling north from Gilbert Road onto Ray Road through June 4.

Tom Blodgett contributed to this report.






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Gov. Doug Ducey issued an emergency declaration and imposed a statewide curfew May 31. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Emergency curfew and more: Latest news from Chandler, Gilbert

Read the latest coverage of the Phoenix area from Community Impact Newspaper's website.

Gov. Doug Ducey issued an emergency declaration and imposed a statewide curfew May 31. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey issues statewide declaration of emergency, curfew

Gov. Doug Ducey issued an emergency declaration and imposed a statewide curfew May 31.

Mayor Jenn Daniels, shown here addressing the audience at the 2020 Digital State of the Town, has issued a new emergency declaration for Gilbert. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)
Back-to-school scenarios, road closures: News from Gilbert, Chandler

Read some of Community Impact Newspaper’s latest coverage of Gilbert and Chandler.

Bradley Rogers, A/C Rangers Heating and Cooling
Home contractors still finding business through pandemic

A large percentage of businesses have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, and while some home contractor and service businesses in Gilbert have followed that trend, others are seeing an uptick in need

Here are the coronavirus updates to know today in Gilbert. (Community Impact staff)
COVID-19: Gilbert sees 8 new cases May 29, Maricopa County sees 218 new cases and 15 deaths

Across Gilbert's six ZIP codes, there were 295 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on May 29, according to data from the state

Gov. Doug Ducey spoke May 28 to provide a coronavirus update. (Community Impact staff)
Governor says school will resume as planned for the next school year, releases guidance for summer schools, youth sports

Gov. Doug Ducey said Arizona schools may plan to reopen as planned for the upcoming 2020-21 academic year at a press conference May 28

(Source: Town of Gilbert/Community Impact Newspaper)
Town encouraged by first COVID-19 revenue look, but April, May results will define budget

Gilbert’s revenue in March, when the effects of the coronavirus pandemic first hit, along with the town’s experience navigating the Great Recession, have left the town optimistic about making it through the fiscal year relatively unscathed

Gov. Doug Ducey announced relief aid to municipalities including Gilbert and Chandler at a May 27 press conference. (Community Impact staff)
Gilbert, Chandler to get relief funds and more: News from the Phoenix area

Read the latest Gilbert and Chandler news from Community Impact Newspaper's website.

Gov. Doug Ducey announced relief aid to municipalities including Gilbert and Chandler at a May 27 press conference. (Community Impact staff)
Gilbert, Chandler to receive more than $29 million each in relief funds from state

Gilbert and Chandler will be among the local governments receiving coronavirus relief and recovery dollars as part of a plan unveiled May 27 by Gov. Doug Ducey

Rebecca Sunenshine
Summer campers, staff should be screened daily, Maricopa County says

Campers and staff at summer camps should be screened daily if such camps are to be opened safely this summer, the county’s top disease control official said.

HD South
HD South set to reopen June 2

HD South, Gilbert’s arts, culture and history museum, will reopen June 2 with new restrictions in place

Gilbert Public Schools
Gilbert Public Schools preparing three back-to-school scenarios

A Gilbert Public Schools task force is preparing three back-to-school scenarios for the 2020-21 school year with a preference for in-person learning, officials told the governing board May 26.