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Gilbert man’s election race eyes doughnuts

By Srianthi Perera GSN Contributor Mathematician Seth Daugherty of Gilbert is poised to win some dough and doughnuts. The lifelong Entenmann’s doughnut fan is one of five finalists in Entenmann’s Chief Doughnut Officer contest, which will...

Residents warming to lawn mower exchange program

By Cecilia chan Tribune Staff Writer A program aimed at helping clean the air in Maricopa County is off to a good start in the East Valley a month after its launch. The Mowing Down Pollution Program...

Park University prepares to establish Gilbert campus

By wayne schutsky GSN Managing Editor Gilbert is one step closer to bringing a four-year institution back to town now that Missouri-based Park University received the accreditations needed to open its campus in the town. The university...

Grab a Potbelly sandwich, help a Children’s Hospital patient

Potbelly Sandwich Shop will donate 25 percent of its proceeds on Thursday, July 26, to Phoenix Children’s Hospital, which has a pediatric unit at Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center. Potbelly has a shop in...

Gilbert couple’s nonprofit turns around impoverished African villages

By Cecilia chan GSN Staff Writer In Mozambique, one quarter of the adults have HIV, 75 percent are unemployed, one in seven children dies before the age of 5 and the expected life span is 48. In...

What’s in a name? So far, on new Gilbert parks, nothing. You can help

While Gilbert broke ground on two massive park projects in June, the Town Council has yet to decide on official names for them. Now, the town is turning to its residents for help. Gilbert recently launched...

Town to ask voters’ OK on $60 million public safety bond

By GSN News Staff Gilbert will ask voters to approve over $60 million in funding for the town’s future public safety training facility in a bond election on Nov. 6. In a 5-2 vote, the Town...

Town officials mulling more parking at library

By GSN News Staff The Town of Gilbert is considering new plans to increase parking at the popular Southeast Regional Library and replace the property’s non-functioning water feature. Councilman Scott Anderson led a task force charged...

New principals named to three GPS schools

By GSN News Staff Students at three Gilbert schools can expect to see new principals when they return to school in August. Gilbert Public Schools announced it has appointed Keegan Bassett as the new principal of...

Higley High will host Gilbert’s Independence Day fireworks show

By GSN NEWS STAFF When it comes to celebrating Independence Day with the traditional bombs bursting in air, East Valley municipalities are in an explosive competition. Every municipality is vying for the attention of its residents...