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Gilbert native wins scholarship at veterinary school

GSN NEWS STAFF A Gilbert native and Williams Field High School graduate will share in $542,000 in scholarships at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences – and it couldn’t come at a better...

Gilbert teen’s passion may finally yield a state drink

By CEcILiA CHAN, GSN Managing Editor Garrett Glover’s favorite beverage nowadays is lemonade – which is fitting as he’s pushing to make it Arizona’s official drink. The 18-year-old Gilbert teen got the ear of state Rep....

Gilbert boy, 8, thrives with online school

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor Nicholas Pulczinski showed off his model of a human body for a science project that he crafted out of clay, straws and leftover pleather upholstery he used for its...

Raising Special Kids celebrates 40 years

By Coty Dolores Miranda, GSN Contributor Christopher Tiffany is having a momentous year. Not only is he marking his first full year as executive director of the nonprofit Raising Special Kids, but he is at the...

Gilbert homeowners swindled by solar firm

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor Steven Gillies was eager to see his utility bills drop and finally last year pulled the trigger for solar panels for his Gilbert home. He got two bids and decided...

Senior facility clears first town review

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor An 85-unit assisted-care facility cleared an initial hurdle to build near the Mercy Gilbert Medical Center campus. Planning Commission last week approved a conditional use permit for The Abbington at...

Gilbert chef keeps Scottsdale families well fed

By Lila Baltman, GSN Contributor Hiring a personal chef may sound like a lavish extravagance to some, but for Suzanne Muchin of Chicago, it’s proven to be the winning, key ingredient to her large family’s...

Gilbert romance author in running for award

GSN NEWS STAFF Gilbert resident and author Lisa Heartman is a finalist for the 2019 Golden Heart Award from the Romance Writers of America. Heartman’s manuscript, “High Heels and Handguns,” was a finalist in the romantic...

Gilbert feral cat advocates present compromise

By Cecilia Chan,GSN Managing Editor A Gilbert man who’s been fined twice for feeding stray cats on public property has offered a compromise to Town Council.

Free breakfast touts a day of giving Tuesday

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor A free meal can go a long way for charities in Arizona. Just ask Ben Humphries, who was chowing down...