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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Doug Ducey
Teachers to be among first to get vaccine in Arizona, Ducey says

Gov. Doug Ducey issued three executive orders Dec. 2 to further address the coronavirus pandemic.

Matty G's Steakburgers & Spirits
Matty G's opens sports-themed grill in Gilbert

The neighborhood grill specializes in in burgers and hot dogs, and its interior is adorned with sports memorabilia.

The city of Chandler announced in a news release Dec. 2 that the city is requesting proposals from qualified offerers for the redevelopment of a vacant site in downtown Chandler. (Courtesy city of Chandler)
Chandler seeking redeveloper for vacant downtown site

The city of Chandler announced in a news release Dec. 2 that the city is requesting proposals from qualified offerers for the redevelopment of a vacant site in downtown Chandler.

Gilbert Public Schools
Gilbert Public Schools poised to return to hybrid learning Dec. 7

A final decision on such a move will be made Dec. 3 based on what Maricopa County’s dashboard says about coronavirus transmission risk in Maricopa County and within GPS boundaries.

Gilbert Town Council
Divided Gilbert Town Council approves 2-way radios for ambulances

The approval during a short council meeting allows an expenditure of $146,000 to purchase the radios.

Here are the coronavirus updates you need to know in Chandler. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
COVID-19 cases in Gilbert, Chandler rising and more coronavirus news

Read the latest coronavirus news from Gilbert and Chandler.

Fry's Marketplace is the anchor tenant for the Post at Cooley Station development. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)
Businesses open at Post at Cooley Station in Gilbert and more local news

Read recent business and community news from Chandler and Gilbert.

Fry's Marketplace, Post at Cooley Station
5 businesses now open or coming soon to Post at Cooley Station

The Post at Cooley Station opened this month, with more stores soon to come online.

Here is what you need to know today about coronavirus in Gilbert. (Community Impact Newspaper)
COVID-19: 163 new cases reported in Gilbert Dec. 2

Here is what you need to know about coronavirus cases in Gilbert

(Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Someburros opens location at Chandler's The Steelyard development

Someburros opened a new Chandler location this month.

The Chandler USD governing board met Nov. 18 to discuss virtual learning and COVID-19. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Chandler USD reports 12 active COVID-19 cases on districtwide dashboard; county reports 69 active school outbreaks

Chandler USD reported 12 COVID-19 cases across its campuses Nov. 30, according to data from the district.

Here are the coronavirus updates you need to know in Chandler. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Coronavirus case counts continue to rise across Maricopa County; Chandler sees 182 new cases

Here are the coronavirus updates you need to know in Chandler.