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EV teens celebrate Greek heritage in festive way

By David M. Brown, GET OUT Contributor East Valley teenagers Makayla Kantarze and Christopher Bafaloukos are staying in step with ancient Greek traditions. The two will dance during the annual Taste of Greece Festival Oct. 5–7...

Layton Lakes opposing townhome plan by developer

By Cecilia Chan, Managing Editor A clash between a developer’s property rights and those of Layton Lakes homeowners is slated to come before the Gilbert Planning Commission for a second time Oct. 3. New Home Co....

Latest FBI crime stats good news for Gilbert, EV

By Jim Walsh, GSN Staff Writer Property crime dropped in East Valley cities during 2017, consistent with a nationwide trend that has been noted in the FBI’s annual Uniform Crime report for the past 15...

Council approves higher water bills

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor Gilbert residents will soon be paying more money every time they flush the toilet or drink a glass of water from the tap. Town Council has voted to boost the...

Grab a stein and celebrate Oktoberfest with SanTan Brewing

Mckayla Hull, GETOUT Contributor A Southwestern-styled Oktoberfest is returning to Chandler with Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers, The Black Moods and 2Tone Lizard Kings in tow. The SanTan Brewing Oktoberfest is 3-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29,...

LD12 candidates spar on charter schools, prisons, energy

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor Candidates running for state House and Senate in Legislative District 12 touted their respective party’s platforms last week when it came to issues such as education, the economy and...

Gilbert OKs massive complex despite Chandler complaints

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor   Ginger Rowley recalled buying a house in 1995 that backed up to land zoned commercial. The lot was later rezoned for multifamily units – and that is when the nightmare...

GPS, parents lead teen suicide prevention effort

Denise and Ben Denslow, LeAnn Hull and Tim Warnock know the endless pain  parents suffer when their child dies by suicide. That’s why the three attended a Chandler Unified School Board meeting two weeks ago,...

GPS may raise grades for better state test scores

Students who do well in mandated state-standardized tests will see a bump in their letter grade under a proposal by Gilbert Public School District. In the most recent AzMERIT test scores, close to half of...

Survey gives Gilbert high marks as a place for families

If you’re looking for a great place to raise your family, you’re already there if you live in Gilbert, at least in the opinion of WalletHub, which creates lists on just about everything. Of the...