Restorative Counseling Services open in Gilbert

Restorative Counseling Services PLLC opened Oct. 1 at 3651 E. Baseline Road, Ste. E-120, Gilbert. Therapist Natalie Staples works with adults, teens and families needing help with trauma or abuse recovery, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, loss or grief, life transitions and more. 602-503-3100. www.restorativecounselingaz.com
By Tom Blodgett
Raised in Arizona, Tom Blodgett has spent 30 years in journalism in Arizona and is the editor of the Gilbert edition of Community Impact Newspaper. He is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he now serves as an instructional professional in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and editorial adviser to The State Press, the university's independent student media outlet.


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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.

Gilbert Feeding Families
Gilbert Feeding Families food drive brings in enough to supply 250,000 meals

The townwide food drive May 15-17 collected enough food and cash to supply a quarter-million meals to people in need, according to town officials

Dr. Cara Christ, director of the Arizona Department of Health Services provided an update May 26 on the capacity of the state health care system. (Community Impact staff)
Latest COVID-19 model shows Arizona can meet a health care surge

Arizona's current resources, including inpatient beds, intensive care unit beds and ventilators, are sufficient to meet a health care surge due to COVID-19, according to a recent predictive model.

Here are the coronavirus updates to know today in Gilbert. (Community Impact staff)
COVID-19: Gilbert sees 5 new cases May 28, Maricopa County sees 261 new cases and 5 deaths

Across Gilbert's six ZIP codes, there were 282 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on May 27, according to data from the state

Rachelle Kuzyk began her job as the city of Chandler's new library manager May 20. (Courtesy city of Chandler)
Public swim hours, libraries and more: News from Chandler, Gilbert

Read the latest news from Gilbert and Chandler here.

Gilbert Main Street
Gilbert has suffered through epidemics before

A researcher for HD South dug up several episodes of Gilbert dealing with epidemics