Gilbert Public Schools plans response to rising COVID-19 cases and more top local news from this week

Gilbert Public Schools held a special governing board work-study session and brief business meeting Oct. 30. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)
Gilbert Public Schools held a special governing board work-study session and brief business meeting Oct. 30. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Gilbert Public Schools held a special governing board work-study session and brief business meeting Oct. 30. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

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

Gilbert

Gilbert Public Schools will consider what's next as COVID-19 numbers rise

With COVID-19 case numbers on the rise, the Gilbert Public Schools governing board requested a work-study session for Oct. 29 to consider what happens next if the trend continues. That meeting was later rescheduled for 9:30 a.m. Oct. 30.

2 businesses that recently opened on Gilbert Road


Here are two businesses that opened this month on Gilbert Road.

Ice cream shop Cream of the Crop coming to Barnone in Gilbert

A new ice cream shop, Cream of the Crop, is expected to open in early winter 2020 within the Barnone craftsman's community in the Agritopia neighborhood.

Chandler

Home prices on the rise across Chandler ZIP codes

Here is the Chandler residential market data for September.

Phoenix metro

Here's what you need to know about voting in Chandler and Gilbert

Here's what Chandler and Gilbert voters need to know before dropping off their early ballot or voting Nov. 3.

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


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The city of Chandler held its mock election throughout November and tabulated the results of Dec. 1. The mock election was held to test blockchain technology via mobile voting.  (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Chandler sees results from mobile voting mock election

The city of Chandler held its mock election throughout November and tabulated the results of Dec. 1. The mock election was held to test blockchain technology via mobile voting. 

High Tide at The Steelyard opened Nov. 16. (Courtesy High Tide)
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Gila River Hotels & Casinos plans to open Santan Mountain Casino in the next 18-24 months, company officials said. Future plans for the area include a hotel. (Rendering courtesy Gila River Hotels & Casinos)
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The town of Gilbert asked Maricopa County Superior Court on Nov. 29 to dismiss a lawsuit that challenged the town’s $515 million streets, transportation and infrastructure bond election.

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By the Bucket heading toward soft opening Dec. 1

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