Read top stories from the past week from Gilbert and Chandler.

Gilbert

Gilbert changes speed limits in Cooley Station area

New speed limits are now in effect near the Williams Field and Recker roads intersection in the Cooley Station area.

Brigette Peterson elected Gilbert mayor



Brigette Peterson, a former Town Council member and vice mayor, has been elected as Gilbert’s next mayor.

Gilbert offering grants to businesses hurt by coronavirus pandemic

Gilbert is now accepting applications for the #GilbertTogether Business Relief Grant.

Gilbert Town Council moves ahead on expanded police dispatch center


The Gilbert Town Council unanimously approved an allocation of $8 million in the town’s federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act money to expand its police dispatch center.

Chandler

'We cannot let our guard down': Chandler USD officials urge caution as COVID-19 cases rise

Chandler USD Superintendent Camille Casteel pleaded with families in an email Nov. 6 in an effort to avoid school closure due to rising numbers of COVID-19 across the city and the state.


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