Tempe Mayor Corey Woods testified before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on infrastructure strategies, including affordable housing and public transit.
Tempe Diablo Stadium, where the Tempe Diablos raise significant revenue to fund their charitable endeavors, is receiving nearly $51 million in upgrades.
There will be a slight reduction in property-tax rate, to $1.1126 per $100,000 of assessed valuation from $1.1201, due to increased property valuation in Chandler.
Nevitt Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Samantha Kitchel raised $6,000 on DonorsChoose to fund a machine that dispenses books instead of food or drinks.
Tempe and Chandler-area school and childcare professionals can receive COVID-19 vaccinations Feb. 19-20 at Corona del Sol High School, 1001 E. Knox Road. Both drive-through and walk-up appointments are available.
The Arizona Interscholastic Association, the governing body of high school sports in the state, on Friday announced that it has canceled the winter sports season after twice moving back the starting date due to increasing cases of COVID-19.
Laura Toenjes, who has been an administrator in the Kyrene School District since 2016, must manage the COVID-19 pandemic when she becomes district superintendent on Jan. 1.