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Yentes, Taylor vote against town budget

GSN NEWS STAFF Gilbert adopted a $1.04 billion budget and boosted the secondary property tax levy to $24 million for the fiscal year that begins July 1. Town Council voted 5-2 recently on the budget and...

Blandford Homes buying auctioned town land

By Cecilia Chan GSN Managing Editor A Gilbert developer is in escrow for 63.5 acres of town land at the southwest corner of Greenfield and Germann roads to build 222 single-family homes. Blandford Homes’ gated community, called...

Lawmakers explore new allowance strategy

By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Stunned by the governor’s veto of a measure opposed by all but one of Gilbert's six legislators, some lawmakers already are exploring how they can finally get an increase in...

At 5, Gilbert boy will take on Congress

By Cecilia Chan. GSN Managing Editor Five-year-old Grant Leonard has enough on his plate with his type 1 diabetes, but this summer he’s also advocating for more research dollars to fight the disease. The Gilbert youngster...

Gilbert church welcomes migrants dropped by ICE

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor The 26-year-old mother contently cradled her 5-month-old daughter on her lap after she ate a meal of chicken salad and matzo bread at a Gilbert church last Thursday. It was...

Vegan cinnamon rolls coming to Gilbert

By Cecilia Chan GSN Managing Editor A bakery offering vegan cinnamon rolls tailored to suit just about any taste bud is coming to Gilbert. Cinnaholic is opening its first location in Arizona this month at SanTan Village...

Actor turned playwright debuts first work

GET OUT STAFF M.Tanner Morris is the kind of theater buff who looks at it from a variety of angles. When he was 15, the Mesa man, then a freshman at Red Mountain High School, joined...

Nike GBAC 7-on-7 maintains success in 7th year

By Zach Alvira GSN Editor The end of the school year signals the start of summer football training for high schools all across Arizona, as many begin workout programs and field work throughout the week. While...

Wet spring ended Arizona’s drought – but not for long

By Melissa Robbins Cronkite News The U.S. Drought Monitor has reported that, for the first time in its nearly 20-year history, none of the contiguous states was showing symptoms of severe or exceptional drought. That report...

EV nonprofit helps 24 get into college free

By JORDAN HOUSTON GSN Staff Writer College Bound AZ, an East Valley nonprofit that guides low-income students toward higher education through mentorship, helped 24 students get into college this year free of tuition. The graduates are part...