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Plans going forward with new fire station in southeast Gilbert
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Plans going forward with new fire station in southeast Gilbert

August 10th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jim Walsh Gilbert’s police and fire departments are getting some much-needed help from the town’s budget this year, which includes funds to build a $6.5 million new fire station in southeast Gilbert and to hire more police...
Mayor of Australian local authority welcomed to Tullamore
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Mayor of Australian local authority welcomed to Tullamore

August 1st, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
Camilla McLoughlin The Mayor of Inverell Shire Council in Australia, Cllr (Councillor) Paul Harmon, his wife Anna, son Daniel and fiance Rachel Dennison, were welcomed to Tullamore Municipal District offices last Thursday...
Chandler man illegally sold securities, owes more than $1.5 million, officials say
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Chandler man illegally sold securities, owes more than $1.5 million, officials say

July 2nd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Wayne Schutsky A Chandler resident is on the hook for nearly $1.5 million in restitution and $50,000 in penalties after the Arizona Corporation Commission found he illegally sold securities in a beverage company and failed to...
Mayor optimistic about downtown development efforts
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Mayor optimistic about downtown development efforts

July 1st, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Arman Sidhu Perhaps no one understands the difficulties of redeveloping a downtown better than Mayor Jay Tibshraeny. In his tenure as both mayor and as a former city councilman, Tibshraeny has long held onto a vision for...
Adult drownings are issue in East Valley, so Chandler woman learns to swim
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Adult drownings are issue in East Valley, so Chandler woman learns to swim

June 30th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jim Walsh Pediatric drownings are heartbreaking, preventable tragedies that leave lifelong emotional scars on family members, firefighters, and neighborhoods. But many other drownings in Chandler and other parts of the East...
Bribery case snares key East Valley players
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Bribery case snares key East Valley players

June 22nd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Gary Nelson After years of shadowy suggestions that something might be rotten at the Arizona Corporation Commission, the first indictment boils down to something most people can understand: A bald-faced case of quid pro quo...
Land use and zoning attorney talks about sustainability at East Valley Partnership event
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Land use and zoning attorney talks about sustainability at East Valley Partnership event

June 13th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Wayne Schutsky The Valley is not the poster child for sustainability, but if Grady Gammage Jr. has his way, it soon could be. The noted Phoenix land use and zoning attorney literally wrote the book on why Phoenix and its...
Hill Learning Academy celebrates graduating seniors
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Hill Learning Academy celebrates graduating seniors

June 12th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff   Hill Learning Academy hosted its annual senior night event on May 25 at Chandler Center for the Arts to honor students who have completed their graduation requirements for the Chandler Unified...
Kids of migrant workers celebrate preschool graduation in Queen Creek
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Kids of migrant workers celebrate preschool graduation in Queen Creek

June 11th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Becky Bracken   In the midst of the flurry of graduation season, there was one ceremony decidedly different from the rest. Tucked behind Queen Creek Elementary school is a portable classroom where family and friends of...
Students hit the trails toward a green future
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Students hit the trails toward a green future

June 10th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Stormy Light There’s nothing like filling your backpack full of lemon Luna bars, bug spray and Gatorade to hit the great outdoors with friends! John Muir, founder of environmental organization the Sierra Club, said, “In...