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The Tempe City Council expressed concern over updating food truck regulations allowing vendors to operate on public streets and public property throughout the city during its meeting on June 30.
The Gilbert Leadership Class XXVII recently graduated from the nine month Gilbert Chamber of Commerce leadership program, which focuses on community involvement and comprehension of Gilbert’s infrastructure.
RIO DE JANEIRO — World Cup visitors, welcome to Brazil, land of soccer, sun and sky-high prices.
In this May 23, 2014, photo, foreigners shop for handcrafts during a tour in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazil, land of soccer, sun and is also the land of surprisingly sky-high prices. The dizzying prices are referred to here as the “Custo Brasil,” or “Brazil Cost”, the mixture of high taxes and steep import tariffs, combined with bad infrastructure, a dose of inefficiency and a thick shot of bureaucracy. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
The rise of higher education in Mesa got a boost of recognition in May when the Alliance for Innovation presented the city with its J. Robert Havlick Award for Innovation in Local Government.
Our elected officials in Washington, D.C., talk a good game when it comes to supporting the needs of small-business owners like my husband and I. We run Blockwise Engineering, a manufacturing equipment business in Tempe, Ariz. Like all good small-business owners, we do our civic duty and pay our fair share of taxes to help ensure that our communities have good schools, well-kept roads and other services we sometimes take for granted.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — As a group of children walked home together from school in Providence, they held hands and played the "I Spy" guessing game. When they reached a busy intersection, an adult accompanying them prodded, "What's the rule?"
While Gilbert might be known for its historic white water tower that looms above the old-fashioned buildings and trendy restaurants in its downtown area, there is far more to it than that small stretch of Gilbert Road.
FLAGSTAFF — A busted pipe that cut off a water supply for hikers at the Grand Canyon this week is the latest sign of aging infrastructure that could cost up to $200 million to replace.
Despite what people see in the media, Congress is working together to find a solution to education and immigration issues, according to two members of Congress who addressed the crowd at the East Valley Partnership’s Statespersons Luncheon on Monday, May 12.
In the northern Arizona city of Williams, restaurant patrons don't automatically get a glass of water anymore. Residents caught watering lawns or washing cars with potable water can be fined. Businesses are hauling water from outside town to fill swimming pools, and building permits have been put on hold because there isn't enough water to accommodate development.
Beginning on Monday, the town of Gilbert will have several rectangular rapid flashing beacons at locations in its downtown area.
On the heels of two solar projects that were completed in January, Chandler soon will bring two more to city facilities.
With the city’s proposed 2014-15 budget complete, the Chandler City Council will host a series of public meetings in May and June to review and eventually adopt a budget that will begin July 1.
State senators voted 20-8 Tuesday to remove what they said are legal impediments to alternative “transportation services” like Lyft and Uber, paving the way for them to compete with taxis in Arizona.
A soon-to-open stretch of highway in Mesa is expected to alleviate potential driving problems and continue the expansion of a growing region in the city.
SAO PAULO — Although expectations are high for Brazil's football team at the World Cup, it's already clear the country didn't do a very good job preparing for the tournament.
In a state full of wonderful and beautiful topography, Arizona also boasts a number of places to see nature from a different perspective — underground. The most famous of these sites is Kartchner Caverns, about 9 miles south of Benson.
NEW DELHI — Who would have expected a toilet to one day filter water, charge a cellphone or create charcoal to combat climate change?
Confidence in Chandler city leaders and a belief in sound financial decision from the city council were the major takeaways from the city’s recent citizen budget survey.
WASHINGTON — Even the scoreboards in high school gyms eventually will have to promote good health.
Cities, counties, school districts and state governments all over our country have cut budgets over the past several years. Education, infrastructure, aid to the poor and housing assistance have all been reduced.
A solid foundation set from 2013 projects has Gilbert Mayor John Lewis highly optimistic for the town’s economic success for 2014.
Arizonans with complex or extensive public records requests could soon have to dig into their wallets for access to the documents.
Chandler Councilman Jack Sellers this week was confirmed as the newest member of the Arizona State Transportation Board.