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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Laser Components Detector Group moved into its new, significantly larger space in Chandler, according to a news release from the city. (Courtesy city of Chandler)
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The location's decor will pay homage to the town's history as the "Hay Shipping Capital of the World." (Courtesy Cracker Barrel Old Country Store)
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Read the most popular news from the past week in Chandler and Gilbert.

Gov. Doug Ducey and Arizona Department of Health Services announced Jan. 14 the launch of a second vaccination site after the success of the state's first 24/7 vaccination site at State Farm Stadium in Glendale. The second location will be at Phoenix Municipal Stadium. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Arizona to add second vaccination center after successes at State Farm Stadium in Glendale

Gov. Doug Ducey and Arizona Department of Health Services announced Jan. 14 the launch of a second vaccination site after the success of the state's first 24/7 vaccination site at State Farm Stadium in Glendale. The second location will be at Phoenix Municipal Stadium.

Here is a look at the latest COVID-19 updates from Chandler USD. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Chandler USD to return to in-person learning Jan. 19

The Chandler USD governing board voted for students to return to campuses Jan. 19.

Gilbert Town Council inauguration
Brigette Peterson sworn in as Gilbert mayor with council members Scott Anderson, Kathy Tilque

Brigette Peterson was sworn in as the 33rd mayor of Gilbert on Jan. 12, ending a nearly yearlong shuffling of the Town Council

A wine bar will occupy the space left vacant by DC Steakhouse in downtown Chandler. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Wine bar concept set to occupy former DC Steakhouse location in downtown Chandler

A wine bar will occupy the space left vacant by DC Steakhouse in downtown Chandler.

Cracker Barrel Old County Store
Cracker Barrel sets Feb. 8 opening date in Gilbert

The location's decor will pay homage to the town's history as the "Hay Shipping Capital of the World."

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New Chandler City Council members to take seats Jan. 14

The Chandler City Council will have two new members beginning this week.

Here is what you need to know today about coronavirus in Gilbert. (Community Impact Newspaper)
COVID-19: Gilbert cases increase by 295 Jan. 14

The Arizona Department of Health Services reported 22,346 COVID-19 cases overall in Gilbert's six ZIP codes Jan. 14. That is an increase of 295 from the previous day and a 12.44% increase in the past seven days.

Here are the coronavirus updates you need to know in Chandler. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
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Here are the coronavirus hospitalization data updates to know across Arizona. (Community Impact staff)
Number of people hospitalized, in ICU with COVID-19 statewide surpasses summer peak

Here are the coronavirus hospitalization data updates to know across Arizona.

Jack Sellers is the new chair for the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors. (Courtesy Maricopa County)
Jack Sellers named Maricopa County Board of Supervisors chair

Jack Sellers is the new chair for the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors.