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California firm buys Gilbert strip mall for $2.83M

GSN NEWS STAFF A strip mall in Gilbert has sold for $2.83 million. Cooper Square, on the southeast corner of Cooper and Ray roads, recently was...

EV shop has sold flowers over four generations

By MELODY BIRKETT GSN Contributor Watson’s Flowers is still flourishing in the East Valley after four generations. The business started in 1927 by Irene Watson, the great-grandmother...

Cryotherapy facility aims to put aches, pain on ice

By Lee Shappell GSN Contributor Kevin Freeland opened the door of the chamber and a rush of vapor poured out. It looked like something from the...

News

Chandler school board OKs $25M land deal

By Kevin Reagan GSN Staff Writer The Chandler Unified School District has approved spending $25 million for land to build a new high school, despite a public...

Teacher creating Chandler’s first adult choir

By KAYLA RUTLEDGE GSN Staff Writer The city is hitting a new high note thanks to the help of Sarah Burke, who founded Chandler’s only adult...

7-figure home sales stoke Gilbert market

By PAUL MARYNIAK GSN Executive Editor Gilbert might not be Millionaires Row yet, but more luxury-home owners are flocking to the town. Between June 15 and July...

Neighbors

Guns and booze won’t mix at Gilbert shooting range

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor Gun Club 82 in Gilbert may be offering up booze and guns under one roof when it opens later...

Gilbert will turn up the heat on feral-cat feeders

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor Gilbert’s park staff will step up enforcement of a feeding ban on feral cats on town property. Parks and Recreation...

GPS to state: Students need more support

Gilbert, other EV students plead for help. By Cecilia Chan. GSN Managing Editor Students asked for help and Gilbert Public Schools Governing Board delivered by passing...

Gilbert yoga group expanding its reach

By Cecilla Chan, GSN Managing Editor Rooted Community Yoga Project is taking the ancient practice that connects the body, breath and mind out of the...

Gilbert woman can take a ‘snapshot’ of bodily systems

By PAUL MARYNIAK, GSN Executive Editor When your overall health is an issue, there’s no such thing as too much information. Jennifer Douglass is bringing another...

Gilbert Museum gearing up for big gala

By Srianthi Perera, GSN Contributor HD South, home of the Gilbert Historical Museum, is gearing up to present its seventh annual fundraising gala just as...

Gilbert contractor faces sentencing for stiffing homeowners

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor An unlicensed Gilbert contractor who did shoddy work or walked off the job after taking homeowners’ money faces sentencing...

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...

Gilbert woman wants her near-death experience to help others

By Srianthi Perera, GSN Contributor As a child growing up in New York City, Joy Sackstein said she was frequently visited by “other beings” who...

Gilbert fundraiser aims to help impoverished region

Gilbert Sun News Staff The public can get an insight of the daily struggles of families living in Mozambique and help do something about it...