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Health care

Dignity Health East Valley adds graduate medical education programs

Dignity Health announced the creation of graduate medical education programs to meet the health care needs of the East Valley community
Public safety

Gilbert police looking for victims of karate instructor after arrest

The Gilbert Police Department is  seeking  to see if there are  additional victims of a Gilbert man accused of having sexual conduct  with a minor through a local martial arts …

Gilbert looking for service projects for volunteers

The town of Gilbert is looking for potential service projects for its next Day of Service on April 15, especially from seniors who may need some extra help.   Projects can include assistance …

Gilbert resident files 2 notices of claim against town

A Gilbert resident and frequent critic of Mayor Brigette Peterson is part of two notices of claim against the town filed Monday related to his ejection from a September town council …

Great Hearts Academies will open 2 faith-based schools 

Arizona-based charter-school chain Great Hearts Academies is expanding its school network to include Great Hearts Christos, private, faith-based academies set to open this fall in Gilbert and …
Parks and Recreation

Gilbert seeking applicants for Parks and Recreation Board

The town of Gilbert is seeking applicants for three volunteer positions on the Parks and Recreation Board.  The Parks and Recreation Board strives to ensure that citizens of every segment of …

District working to implement 'Higley-ized' Portrait of a Graduate

Higley USD is working to implement the “Higley-ized” version of “Portrait of a Graduate” that the Governing Board adopted last May.  But the effort has come under some …


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St. Paddy's Day alert: Gilbert among cheapest places for beer

Gilbert is among the cheapest places in the United States to get a beer, according to a study from an online betting site.  Just in time for St. Patrick’s …
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Big Chicken opens with big lines

Big Chicken opened with lines out the door despite the rainy day  March 15 at 366 N. Gilbert Road, Suite 106, Gilbert. The chain restaurant from Basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille …

Chandler school board approves $2.74M for student devices

With a unanimous vote at a recent meeting, the Chandler Unified School District Governing Board agreed to one of its biggest student technology purchases of the 2022-23 school year. The board …
Health care

Dignity Health East Valley hospitals award grants to local nonprofit projects

 Dignity Health Chandler Regional and Mercy Gilbert Medical Centers, along with Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital Mesa, recently awarded $422,000 in grant funding to support five community …
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Cha Nails Lounge offer spa services at Verde at Cooley Station

Cha Nails Lounge opened Nov. 13 at 2438 S. Recker Road, Ste. 103, Gilbert, in the Verde at Cooley Station development. It offers nail care and spa services in an environment with free Wi-Fi, relaxing …

Six Chandler USD educators earn prestigious certification

Six teachers in Chandler Unified School District earned or renewed their National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification, joining a class of more than 2,800 teachers nationwide for …

Gilbert Public Schools holding series of Kindergarten Readiness events

Gilbert Public Schools is kicking off districtwide events March 27 to help current and prospective families with kinder-aged children navigate their options and understand what kindergarten readiness …

ALA-Gilbert North football player to play in international game

Caleb Garrison, a standout athlete at American Leadership Academy-Gilbert North in Gilbert has been chosen to represent the United States as part of the American Football Worldwide Elite …

Gilbert, Peoria lawmakers, Scottsdale group to defend law banning some abortions

PHOENIX – A judge has agreed to let the leaders of the Arizona Senate and House tell him why there is nothing illegal about a 2021 statute outlawing abortions in cases of fetal genetic …
Opinions with Civility
We don’t share a whole lot politically. One of us is a long-time Republican who helped to elect Andy Biggs in the 2016 election. The other is a Democratic-leaning Independent who has …
According to the Arizona Commerce Authority, "Arizona is the best state in the nation for entrepreneurship, innovation and emerging technology."  At the end of August, Governor Doug …
The Black Hole will make a perform at the Water Tower Plaza in Gilbert on March 23.

The Black Hole plays Gilbert Water Tower Plaza at March 23 event

The Black Hole will be the performer at Gilbert's March 23 Concert in the Park. The free event runs from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Water Tower Plaza, 45 W. Page Ave., Gilbert. The Black Hole is …
Gilbert will host an egg hunt for "Bunny's Night Out."

Gilbert holding 'Bunny's Night Out' egg hunt, movie March 31

Gilbert is hosting "Bunny's Night Out," an egg hunt and movie event, at the Cactus Yards Fieldhouse on March 31. Participants will race around the soccer field collecting as many eggs as they can. …
Boots in the Park will be held March 18 at Gilbert Regional Park.

'Boots in the Park' event set for March 18 in Gilbert

Country music stars Chris Young, Trace Adkins, Dylan Scott, Frank Ray, Ella Langley and Joe Peters perform March 18 at Boots in the Park n Gilbert. The event at Gilbert Regional Park, 3005 E. …
Sydney Swanson, 16, performs at the March 16 Concert in the Park at Gilbert's Water Tower Plaza.

Sydney Swanson performs at March 16 Gilbert Concert in the Park

Sydney Swanson, a 16-year-old singer/songwriter that plays both piano and guitar, will be the next performer at Gilbert's Concert in the Park series Thursday, March 16. Swanson performs from 11:30 …
Higley Center for the Performing Arts

Gilbert Symphony Orchestra returns March 12

The Gilbert Symphony Orchestra will perform  from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, March 12, at the Higley Center for the Performing Arts, 4132 E. Pecos Road, Gilbert. The event has free general admission. …
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