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With the approval of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, the major tasks are now distribution and vaccination. Developing the vaccines has been a technological marvel, but until we get shots in the arms of 80% of the population, the COVID-19 pandemic will not be aborted. more
When the novel coronavirus spurred changes to day-to-day life, businesses had to adapt quickly in order to avoid falling under. At the Tempe Chamber of Commerce, the team worked diligently to get … more
Arizona Department of Health Services reported 7,311 new coronavirus cases and 182 new deaths Thursday, for a total of 649,040 cases and 10,855 deaths. more
Peoria Unified School District called a special study session Jan. 13 to provide the school board and families with a health update, but did not change course on having in-person learning regardless of Maricopa County health metrics, the benchmarks for formerly determining instruction delivery. more
These are the top 10 stories of 2020 in Peoria based on online traffic. more
Peoria Unified School District has announced that all schools will be open for in-person learning, Jan. 12, coming after a sick-out by teachers protesting the school board’s decision in December for students to return to in-person learning regardless of the status of Maricopa County benchmarks, which are currently in the substantial category. more
Battling the fallout of a worldwide pandemic that touched everybody, good riddance to 2020 has been a common rallying cry for many. The year 2020 in Peoria was no cake walk. Residents … more
A number of schools in the Peoria Unified School District will be closed Monday due to a sick-out from teachers concerned about rising COVID-19 metrics. more
Teachers and staff may conduct sick-outs at Peoria Unified schools Jan. 11 in response to rising COVID-19 pandemic metrics. more
Peoria Unified School District teachers and those from other districts formed a group calling on districts to go to virtual learning for at least two weeks. more
Goodyear residents will not see an increase in their water utility rates this year. more
Christina Peregrym’s story has become all too common during a pandemic that has been ravaging local businesses. more
Home services are on the rise after many homeowners utilized vacation savings for home improvement. more
There was no good time for the coronavirus outbreak to interrupt any business in 2020, and the timing especially stung for Urban Margarita. more
Glendale will be turning off its Glitters Christmas lights early. more
While they may not be classified as front-line workers, the stylists who interact with clients as they cut, color and style hair have experienced draining days of talking about the global pandemic … more
The COVID-19 lockdown this spring was tough even on veteran small business owners. Now imagine opening your business just two weeks before the lockdown began. That’s the precarious position … more
When Kim Ehlebracht opened her clothing consignment shop Bucks 4 Style in 2013, life was good — certainly better than it had been just a few years earlier during the worst of the Great … more
Sometimes, a restaurant’s survival comes down to the strength of its following, innovative staff, good timing with technology and the popularity of a specialty chicken sandwich. more
When your business is a tribute to beloved family members gone too soon, failure isn’t an option, even in a pandemic that has virtually gutted your ability to bring in customers on a large … more
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