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Gilbert group a beacon for domestic violence victims

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor Lisa described the abuse in her 15-year marriage as a slow drip that crept up on her. “It was very much a controlled situation that kind of slowly builds upon...

Gilbert school boundary changes rile parents

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor Santos Porter said he moved his family to Gilbert’s Val Vista Lakes community specifically so his children could attend Highland High School. His son is a freshman at the high...

Gilbert legislator vows to fight Ducey income tax plan

By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services Gov. Doug Ducey wants to boost the taxes paid by Arizonans by $180 million or more when they file their tax returns this spring. But he insists it’s not a...

Gilbert sees no reason to leave League of Cities

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor Gilbert is seeing value in staying in the League of Arizona Cities and Towns even though Phoenix severed ties with the lobbying association. Phoenix City Council in November overwhelmingly voted...

Gilbert builders could face $82 million in road costs

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor Gilbert is looking to raise fees on builders to help pay for the cost of providing public services to their developments. One proposed fee in particular has drawn major pushback...

Some people, things to watch in Gilbert in 2019

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor A new year is only two days away, but 2018 laid the groundwork for some of the people and things that will likely be impacting Gilbert in 2019. Here are...

Trilogy residents gather gifts for Higley families

GSN NEWS STAFF A new doll. A new game. Some new clothes. Those are some of the gifts that Trilogy residents are giving 140 children in the Higley Unified School District, a district spokeswoman said. “It’s the...

For former Gilbert mayor and wife, Cambodia a happy place

By Srianthi Perera, GSN Contributor About six months have passed since former Gilbert Mayor John Lewis and his wife, LaCinda, moved to Cambodia to serve a three-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of...

Gilbert couple makes a dream come true

By Sierra Poore, GSN Contributor Linda Rhodes repeated one phrase as she walked through her newly renovated and decorated Mesa home for the first time last weekend. “I’m so overwhelmed,” said the 61-year-old Army veteran and...

Judge rules in Gilbert’s favor in garage lawsuit

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor A Maricopa County Superior Court judge has granted Gilbert’s seizure of businessman Marc Barlow’s property as it builds a five-deck public parking garage in the Heritage District. “The burden to...