Chandler USD responds to rising COVID-19 cases and more top local news

The Chandler USD governing board met Nov. 18 to discuss virtual learning and COVID-19. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Chandler USD governing board met Nov. 18 to discuss virtual learning and COVID-19. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Chandler USD governing board met Nov. 18 to discuss virtual learning and COVID-19. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the most popular stories from Chandler and Gilbert from the past week.

Chandler

Chandler USD to discuss virtual learning at Nov. 18 meeting; district reports 45 active COVID-19 cases, 180 'resolved' cases

The discussion comes as coronavirus cases have continued to rise across Arizona and Maricopa County.

3 recently opened businesses in Chandler


Here are three new businesses that have opened recently in Chandler.

Gilbert

Gilbert has more than 100 homes under contract in five of six ZIP codes in September

Here is the relevant residential real estate data in Gilbert from September 2020.

Gilbert Public Schools board keeps eye on COVID-19 health benchmarks

Gilbert Public Schools remains in the “red”—high risk for COVID-19 community transmission—on case numbers as judged by state and county dashboards, but no more schools are close to returning to a hybrid learning.

Statewide

Gov. Doug Ducey adds measures to mitigate coronavirus transmission

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Nov. 18 said an end to Arizona’s state of emergency from the coronavirus pandemic is “not on the horizon” and instituted additional measures to combat the virus’s transmission.

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


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The Kyrene School District is getting a new superintendent. (Courtesy Kyrene School District)
Kyrene School District names new superintendent

Kyrene School District is gettinng a new superintendent.

The Brickyard in downtown Chandler has been approved to extend its premises to its parking area. (Courtesy city of Chandler)
Chandler launches program allowing businesses to expand into on-street parking

The program, dubbed On the Street, was created to help businesses that have been faced with capacity restrictions due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

BlackBerry Cafe offers homestyle cooking and a family feel

BlackBerry Cafe owners say they aspire to make the restaurant feel like family to all its customers.

City of Chandler headquarters in downtown Chandler  (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
City launches new way to engage with Chandler services

Chandler has a new way to experience civic engagement.

ile.gal Modern Cocktail Kitchen
Gilbert's ile.gal Modern Cocktail Kitchen prepares to open after COVID-19 delay

The rooftop bar in the Heritage District originally planned to open in April but postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Four business changes to know in Gilbert

Here are four business changes to know in Gilbert.

Higley USD governing board election winners, Michelle Anderson, Kristina Reese, Tiffany Shultz
Kristina Reese re-elected to Higley USD board; Michelle Anderson, Tiffany Shultz also joining

The Higley USD governing board vice president is officially returning to the board, and two new members will join her in 2021.

The county has adjusted the COVID-19 risk levels for local school districts. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Maricopa County updates COVID-19 school dashboard; Chandler, Gilbert, Higley all considered 'substantial risk'

The county has adjusted the COVID-19 risk levels for local school districts.

Gilbert utilities
Help available to residents as Gilbert turns toward normal utility operations

Residents need to be prepared to catch up on their accounts or face the possibility of disconnection

Sibley’s West offers one-stop-shop for all things Arizona

Sibley's West has been a staple in downtown Chandler since it opened.

Here is what you need to know today about coronavirus in Gilbert. (Community Impact Newspaper)
COVID-19: Cases in Gilbert have risen more than 16% in seven days

Here are the COVID-19 data updates to know today.