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Risas Dental and Braces to offer free services for annual Labor Day event

Community members can choose one of four free dental treatments, including cleanings, fillings, extractions, or exams and X-Rays.
FIRST RESPONDERS

Traffic stop in Chandler leads to drug arrest

Chandler police have arrested a man after traffic stop this week led to the seizure of more than 800 fentanyl pills. On Aug. 8, police said an officer made a traffic stop near Arizona Avenue and …
Government

New fire station, parks improvements and other improvements among $1.35B Chandler budget 

The city of Chandler is breaking ground on several new projects and adding more personnel in some areas as part of its $1.35B budget.  The budget, approved in mid-June, saw a nearly 30% increase …

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Chandler Public Library adds new online resources

The Chandler Public Library has added two new amenities to its online website, according to a library blog post.  The resources are a Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center and Home Improvement …
Government

Chandler to educate residents in first stage of drought plan

Chandler announced in June the city has entered Stage 1 of its Drought Management Plan. This stage does not involve residential or business water cuts, but focuses on educating residents and …
RECREATION

Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Scottsdale make splash in survey

The Summer of ’22 reaches its midpoint today - Sunday, Aug. 7. But the heat will persist for a few more months. And Valley residents are well equipped to deal with it, according to a …
Elections

See who is winning in the city of Chandler unofficial election results

Based on unofficial election results from the Maricopa County Election Department, the following candidates have been elected to serve on the Chandler City Council: Mayor Kevin Hartke (incumbent), …
Busineess

Richie V's Chicago Eatery to open in Chandler

Richie V's Chicago Eatery is set to open soon in Chandler. The restaurant, located at  4975 S. Alma School Rd., Chandler.  The restaurant will serve Vienna beef Chicago hot dogs, …
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CHANDLER EDUCATION
Education

As nation faces teacher shortage, CUSD seeks staffing in support roles

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of teachers have adjusted their methods to maintain safety in a new educational age. Now, as restrictions lighten and more and more students fully …
Education

CUSD board approves tax increase, pay raises

The Chandler USD governing board will meet July 27 to hold a hearing and vote on a potential tax increase for residents.  The district intends to raise its primary property taxes over the …
Education

Chandler USD to hold hearing on tax increase July 27

The Chandler USD governing board will meet July 27 to hold a hearing and vote on a potential tax increase for residents.  The district intends to raise its primary property taxes over the …
Education

5 candidates in the race for two CUSD board seats

Five candidates are in the running for two seats on the Chandler USD governing board in the November election, according to records from the Maricopa County School Superintendent …
Education

Kyrene gives teachers a pay increase

Kyrene School District is using new State funding to invest in its most valuable resource: employees. The District already approved a 3% increase for all employees for the current 2022-23 school …
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Business
Business

Korean-inspired dessert shop opens in Chandler

Somisomi Soft Serve & Taiyaki has opened its first Arizona location in Chandler, at 1840 W Chandler Blvd Ste D7,Chandler.  The dessert franchise has locations in California, Nevada, …
Business

Asylum Records creates haven for music lovers in Chandler

Music and collectable enthusiasts alike can find hundreds of selections—and owner Scott Robenalt’s pet cat, Hopper—at Asylum Records.  A music lover himself, Robenalt said …
Development

Two buildings in Chandler's Lotus Project sell

Conor Commercial Real Estate sold two buildings at Lotus Project – Phase II to a Chicago-based institutional investor in mid-July. The newly-built industrial park in Chandler includes three …

Manuel's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina celebrates one year in Chandler

Manuel's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina is celebrating one year in business in Chandler this month.  The Mexican restaurant is located at 4210 S. Arizona Avenue, Chandler. The restaurant …
Business

Chandler business receives 2022 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award

Chandler business Phoenix Fab, LLC was among 15 recipients of the 2022 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest U.S. government honor to employers for support of National …
Neighbors
Gilbert and Sun Lakes Rotaries featured in international magazine

Gilbert’s Rotary Club and the Rotary Club of Sun Lakes were recently recognized as champions of the Navajo Water Project, featured in Rotary Magazine. 

Two local residents graduate from Washington and Lee University

Mesa Community College students earn national awards

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