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New butcher shop opens in Gilbert
Gilbert residents have access to fresh local and exotic meats, thanks to a new butcher shop opening in town. Owners Krista and Dan Roosevelt are bringing both small business and some meaty experience to the Gilbert Butchery, which opened last Monday and has a grand opening the day after Easter.
Chandler-area rivalry foreshadows tough softball playoffs
Walking off the field after their second game in three days in nearly-identical white uniforms, No. 5 Perry and No. 4 Hamilton softball both came away with similar lessons they will take to the upcoming 6A playoffs.
Deported husband of U.S. soldier killed speaks about being deported, returning
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - Jose Gonzalez, a widower of a U.S. Army soldier killed while serving in Afghanistan, is now back in the U.S. after spending about a week deported to Mexico, according to his attorney.
Construction will cause San Carlos shutdown
COOLIDGE — Due to continued construction in the Florence-Casa Grande Canal, the San Carlos Irrigation Project will have a one-week shutdown from April 29 through May 6. Releases from Coolidge Dam will cease at 8 a.m. April 26 and resume as water is requested and available for release at 8 a.m. May 3
How much space can renters comfortably afford in Arizona?
Arizona cities are among the most generous and pocket-friendly cities in the United States when it comes to the rental space you can get on a median income without breaking the bank.
Bears aiming for deep run in state tournament
QUEEN CREEK -- For two weeks in early May every year, Phoenix’s Rose Mofford Sports Complex becomes the mecca of Arizona high school softball. It’s the site of the biggest party where the state’s best high school softball teams come to determine who’s the best.
Bears won't be party crashers this year
QUEEN CREEK — For two weeks in early May every year, Phoenix’s Rose Mofford Sports Complex becomes the Mecca of Arizona high school softball. It’s the site of the biggest party where the state’s best high school softball teams come to determine who’s the best.
Queen Creek to host recycling event at Founders’ Park
The Town of Queen Creek’s Environmental Services Division has been working on a pilot project to make recycling available in public spaces, starting with Founders’ Park, 22407 N. Ellsworth Road.
Arizona baseball coach accused of molesting children, pleads guilty
CHANDLER, AZ — An Arizona man who coached baseball at a high school and for club teams has pleaded guilty to molesting children for two years and will be sentenced next month.
52 Arizona public schools earn Arizona Educational Foundation’s A+ School of Excellence™ Award
The Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF) announced the names of 52 Arizona public schools receiving the coveted A+ School of Excellence™ award. AEF has identified and honored exemplary pre-kindergarten through 12th grade public schools in Arizona since 1983.
Mesa moms disagree with special education changes
MESA, AZ — Two east Mesa moms are trying to delay the consolidation of a special education program for kids with severe intellectual disabilities. They say Mesa Public Schools did not seek input from affected families before deciding to close their kids' classrooms at the end of the year. MPS plans
Tempe and Chandler, the Fastest Growing Office Markets in Phoenix
Tempe and Chandler-Gilbert are the fastest growing office markets in the Greater Phoenix region. In the last three years, the majority of new office construction has been built in these two markets, and the construction pipeline is continuing to grow. Phoenix’s local economy has benefitted from job
Busy Week for Offensive Linemen
On this edition of the Recruiting Roundup, Brad Cesmat and Jordan Hamm discuss in-depth some of the ASU 2022 offers that came out last week. Plus, there was an offensive line commitment and multiple trench offers.
EV lawmaker pushes school district merger bill
The East Valley’s public-school landscape would be significantly altered by 2024 if an Apache Junction legislator has his way. In getting the Senate Appropriations Committee to approve his bill, Republican Rep. John Fillmore won a crucial first step in his goal of forcing elementary and high school
Pinal Prep Performer of the Week: Tatyiana Rushing
What I’d like to win a lifetime supply of: Softball gear and equipment (I go through cleats really fast) Biggest sports thrill: Hitting my first high school dinger my sophomore year.
Superstition Meadery Owners Jeff and Jennifer Herbert of Prescott Receive America’s SBDC Arizona Master Success Award
TEMPE– Thirteen small businesses from across Arizona were honored at the 2019 Success Awards on March 25. Nearly 300 state legislators, government officials, business and community leaders attended the high-profile event, which was held on the Senate Lawn at the Arizona State Capitol.
CG shines light on this year's Easter egg hunt
CASA GRANDE — There's a new look to Casa Grande's annual Easter egg hunt this year. Set to begin at 7:15 p.m. — rather than a morning start time — this year's event has a bring-your-own-flashlight theme.
Feds insist schools, including Chandler, use AzMERIT test
Arizona risks losing $340 million in federal funds because state lawmakers allow school districts – including Chandler Unified – to offer an alternative to the AzMERIT standardized tests.
Enrollment, incoming-athletes events planned at Eastmark High School
Two events are planned in April for Eastmark High School in the Queen Creek Unified School District. They are:. Eastmark High School enrollment night and a community meet-and-greet event will be held 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at the Eastmark Great Park, 5100 S. Eastmark Parkway in Mesa. Come out
Pan de Vida Foundation changes logo, mission statement
After 16 years of service in the communities of Queen Creek and San Tan Valley, the Pan de Vida Foundation is getting a facelift — a new logo and rewording of its mission — to better communicate its goals.