Gilbert Public Schools cuts 152 jobs; home prices rising in Chandler and more top area news

Gilbert Public Schools announced a reduction in force of 152 certified staff members March 26. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)
Gilbert Public Schools announced a reduction in force of 152 certified staff members March 26. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Gilbert Public Schools announced a reduction in force of 152 certified staff members March 26. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the top news from the week from the Gilbert and Chandler areas.

Gilbert

'That's a big chunk of our family': Gilbert Public Schools cuts 152 certified staff positions

Gilbert Public Schools announced a reduction in force to certified staff March 26 as the district grapples with what could be a $10.22 million budget cut.

Gilbert prepares to tackle recycling issues with pilot program, potential rate increase



Gilbert soon will embark on changes to its recycling program aimed at keeping the service financially viable as the market for recycled goods falls, town officials said.

Gilbert to take second look at options along Western Canal

The town of Gilbert is embarking on a second review of its options to address deteriorating pipes along the Western Canal, officials said.

Chandler

Home prices continue to rise across all Chandler ZIP codes

See the latest real estate data froPhom the Chandler area.

Dignity Health Chandler Regional Medical Center opens Heart Arrhythmia Center

Dignity Health Chandler Regional Medical Center opened a new Heart Arrhythmia Center on March 22, according to a news release from Dignity Health. The new center is designed to diagnose and treat patients suffering from irregular heartbeats such as atrial fibrillation, which is the most common arrhythmia, according to the news release.

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



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