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Utility helps local teachers buy supplies

Parents aren’t the only ones shelling out money for paper, pencils and binders as kids head back to school. According to one national report, teachers spend an average $530 of their own money each...

Planning Commission splits vote in neighborhood feud

By Cecilia Chan GSN Managing Editor Lanny Hair had had multiple heart attacks and is not in the best of health. He and his wife want to move from west Phoenix closer to their son Jason...

Cobblestone Auto Spa donates $24K to Treasures 4 Teachers

Cobblestone Auto Spa, with facilities across the East Valley, is donating nearly $24,000 to Treasures 4 Teachers, which provides classroom support to Arizona’s educators. The donation caps a six-week fundraiser organized by Cobblestone at...

Low vaccination rates in county concern health officials

By AMANDA FAHEY and NICOLE HERNANDEZ Cronkite News A recent study identified the metro Phoenix area as a “hotspot” for potential disease outbreak because of the high rate of parents who opt out of vaccinating...

Gilbert High’s future farmers get project help

GSN NEWS STAFF The Gilbert FFA at Gilbert High School received a $4,000 grant from Tractor Supply Company that will allow the program to transform the school’s former landscape design area into an open space...

Two cats and a dog looking for new masters and digs

GSN News Staff Two rescued cats and a dog are turning to warm hearts in Ahwatukee in the hope of finding a permanent home. Jennifer Berry of Arizona Rescue is offering a cat named Pasha, whom...

Second Gilbert park groundbreaking set

Mayor Jenn Daniels and the Town Council will celebrate the groundbreaking of phase one of Rittenhouse District Park at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 13 at the site, 6624 South Power Road in Gilbert. The park...

Council greenlights police training complex design work

By Wayne Schutsky GSN Managing Editor Gilbert’s $477 million capital spending for the fiscal year beginning July 1 will fund several attention-grabbing park and public safety projects – but a new fountain for the Southeast...

Behavioral-health center coming to Gilbert 5 years after first

By Wayne Schutsky GSN Managing Editor Behavioral-health service provider Springstone will build a mental-health and addiction treatment center in Gilbert nearly five years after the company terminated similar plans due to public outcry. Springstone purchased more...

Mother’s Day events abound around Gilbert

By GSN Staff   From painting classes to special brunch menus, Gilbert businesses are observing Mother’s Day in a variety of ways. Here are a handful of events happening around the neighborhood to help celebrate mom...