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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Community

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...

At 14, he’s a new ASU student

By Wayne Schutsky GSN Managing Editor Though he cannot even drive a car yet, 14-year-old Maxwell Manning has already graduated from Mesa Community College and is preparing to attend Arizona State University. The Gilbert resident took...

Ducey opposes Ed Board talk of punishing Red for Ed

By Paul Maryniak, Wayne Schutsky and Jim Walsh GSN News Staff The state Board of Education abrupty cancelled its plan to discuss on Monday whether it can, and should, discipline teachers for walking out for...

Town Council approves new budget with $2M increase

GSN NEWS STAFF The Gilbert Town Council adopted a $966,501,770 budget for the next fiscal year, a modest increase of less than $2 million over last year’s budget. The council approved the budget on a 5-2...

Rio Salado College hosts free dental clinic for kids

Rio Salado College will host a free dental clinic for those ages 17 and younger from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, at its clinic, 2250 W. 14th Street in Tempe. Rio Salado students and instructors...

Fundraiser on for EV teen paralyzed in Spain

A few days into a trip to Spain, Kara Dunn, a Tempe resident and the first Flinn Scholar while at Horizon Honors High in Ahwatukee two years ago, woke up paralyzed. Dunn, now a University...