News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: June 8, 2018

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT

RFD EMS Division Chief Eric Mann

By Todd Wildermuth

Public Information Officer

City of Roswell

As chief of the Emergency Medical Services Division of the Roswell Fire Department, Eric Mann doesn’t hesitate when describing what it takes to be a good paramedic. A paramedic himself, Mann has b...

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Fire Department
Posted on: December 4, 2017

Be aware of threat of carbon monoxide

CO Sources

Every year nationwide, an average of 20,000 to 30,000 people are sickened by accidental carbon monoxide poisoning and approximately 500 people die from such poisoning, many in their own homes.

High concentrations of carbon monoxide can kill in less than fi...

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Fire Department

News Flash

Posted on: December 13, 2018

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT

Internal Auditor Juan Fuentes (Dec 2018)

By Todd Wildermuth, Public Information Officer

City of Roswell

Juan Fuentes has his eye on efficiency and effectiveness. As the City of Roswell’s internal auditor, Fuentes is tasked with conducting performance reviews of city department o...

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General City News
Posted on: December 6, 2018

Project underway to rate condition of city’s streets

street testing using dynaflects equipment (Dec 2018)

The first phase of a “street-condition survey” is underway as the City of Roswell gathers information about the condition of its streets so the city can best set priorities for future road work.

Six consultants earlier responded to the ...

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General City News
Posted on: November 28, 2018

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT

Emergency Manager Karen Sanders (Nov 2018)

By Todd Wildermuth, Public Information Officer

City of Roswell

When Karen Sanders took the job of Roswell/Chaves County Emergency Manager six years ago, one of her first challenges was making sense of the alphabet soup that is the acronyms representing the ...

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General City News
Posted on: October 26, 2018

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

Pecos Trail Transit Director Anna Aragon (Oct 2018) (FB)

By Todd Wildermuth, Public Information Officer

City of Roswell

At 6 a.m. on any weekday, seven buses roll out of the Pecos Trails Transit terminal in downtown Roswell to start their day. It doesn’t take long for the buses to reach their first stop...

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General City News
Posted on: September 6, 2018

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT

City of Roswell HR Director Jetta Miles

By Todd Wildermuth

Public Information Officer

City of Roswell

It’s all about people. That’s why Jetta Miles enjoys what she does as Human Resources director for the City of Roswell. After all, it’s people, the employees, who kee...

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General City News
Posted on: August 16, 2018

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

youth soccer league

The many offerings of the Roswell Parks and Recreation Department are designed to improve the lives of the city’s residents. From health and wellness to conservation efforts to recreation opportunities, the Parks and Recreation Department handles a wide v...

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General City News
Posted on: August 1, 2018

City lands grant to support tourism promotion

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The City of Roswell’s application for a Cooperative Marketing Grant from the New Mexico Tourism Department has resulted in an award of $48,818 that is being used to market Roswell to potential visitors, including targeting travelers at Phoenix a...

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General City News
Posted on: June 22, 2018

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

Animal Services Supervisor Joseph Pacheco

The staff at Roswell Animal Services has to be ready to handle all sorts of animal adventures. Like a six-foot-long alligator being kept as a pet in someone’s residence. Or a giant python suddenly appearing in an apartment toilet. Then there was...

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General City News
Posted on: June 15, 2018

City opens internship program

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The City of Roswell has set up an internship program that offers college and high school students the chance to gain professional experience in any of a variety of municipal-government disciplines. College students can also potentially earn course credit ...

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General City News
Posted on: June 8, 2018

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT

RFD EMS Division Chief Eric Mann

By Todd Wildermuth

Public Information Officer

City of Roswell

As chief of the Emergency Medical Services Division of the Roswell Fire Department, Eric Mann doesn’t hesitate when describing what it takes to be a good paramedic. A paramedic himself, Mann has b...

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General City News
Posted on: May 25, 2018

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

PZ staff (May 2018)

If you are planning to build a carport, construct a fence or put an addition on your house inside the city limits of Roswell, you will certainly be heading to the home-improvement store among your first trips to prepare for your project. However, also amo...

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General City News
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Citizens can share concerns with city through online FixIT Form

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Have you recently come across a significant pothole on a city street? Did a property overgrown with weeds catch your eye? Do you know of a vehicle that appears to have been abandoned and remains sitting on public property? The City of Roswell wants to kno...

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General City News
Posted on: April 20, 2018

City of Roswell Annual Report

City Annual Report

The City of Roswell’s 2017 Annual Report is available for viewing online. The report highlights the activities of the various city departments, outlining things that were accomplished in 2017. The public is invited to review the report to see ho...

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General City News
Posted on: August 24, 2017

Roswell Community Video Tour

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To learn more about what Roswell offers, please click on the link below to watch the video tour showcasing the local community.

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Watch video tour... General City News
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Construction of Recreation and Aquatic Center underway

rec center groundbreaking (11-11-17)

The beginning of construction of Roswell’s new Recreation and Aquatic Center was celebrated Nov. 11 with a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the facility in the Cielo Grande Recreation Area at 1402 W. College Blvd.

Mayor Dennis Kintigh and C...

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General City News

News Flash

Posted on: November 30, 2018

Registration begins soon for Adult and Recreation Center winter classes

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From “Tai Ji Quan for better balance,” yoga and aerobics to line dancing, ballroom dancing and tap dancing, winter classes are lined up at the Roswell Adult and Recreation Center. The wide variety of programs also includes Tae Kwon Do,...

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Parks & Rec
Posted on: November 29, 2018

Public’s help sought to name zoo’s new longhorns

young longhorns at zoo (Nov 2018)

Two of the newest additions to the Spring River Park and Zoo are in need of names. The zoo is asking for suggestions from the public in order to select monikers for its pair of 1-year-old longhorn cattle.

People should submit their name suggestions online....

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Parks & Rec
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Animals to get gifts during ‘25 Days of Zoo Christmas’

animal gift giving

Animals at the Spring River Park and Zoo will get to enjoy Christmas throughout December this year as the zoo has expanded its annual gift-giving that provides enrichment for the animals. Sponsored by Friends of Spring River Zoo, the zoo has planned &...

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Parks & Rec
Posted on: November 8, 2018

New program, “Keeper Talks,” highlights zoo’s animals

zoo lemurs

A new monthly program offers people the chance to learn about Spring River Park and Zoo’s animals from those who take care of them every day.

The program is called “Keeper Talks” and is set to begin Saturday, Nov. 17. One Saturday each month, zookeepers wi...

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Parks & Rec
Posted on: November 6, 2018

Registration open for next session of youth basketball

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Registration for the Roswell Youth Basketball Leagues for boys and girls ages 9-12 is taking place.

Registration for ages 9-10 runs through Nov. 30. Registration for ages 11-12 will continue an additional month through Dec. 28. Each age group plays in its ...

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Parks & Rec
Posted on: August 16, 2018

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

youth soccer league

The many offerings of the Roswell Parks and Recreation Department are designed to improve the lives of the city’s residents. From health and wellness to conservation efforts to recreation opportunities, the Parks and Recreation Department handles a wide v...

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Parks & Rec
Posted on: June 8, 2018

Vision shared for ‘all-inclusive’ playground that will accommodate children with disabilities

Horizons Park

The City of Roswell Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with the New Mexico Autism Society to work toward creating an “all-inclusive” playground that can be enjoyed by children with disabilities, as well as those without. Hor...

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Parks & Rec
Posted on: March 7, 2018

Simple things help provide animal enrichment at zoo

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Who would have thought tissue boxes, magazines, towels and pinecones could be so much fun? When things such as those are put into the hands, oh, make that paws and claws, of animals at the Spring River Park and Zoo, they do indeed provide plenty of creatu...

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Parks & Rec
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Construction of Recreation and Aquatic Center underway

rec center groundbreaking (11-11-17)

The beginning of construction of Roswell’s new Recreation and Aquatic Center was celebrated Nov. 11 with a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the facility in the Cielo Grande Recreation Area at 1402 W. College Blvd.

Mayor Dennis Kintigh and C...

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Parks & Rec

News Flash

Posted on: November 29, 2018

Pair of men arrested for murder in 2012 case

Handcuffs and police car

Two local men were arrested the afternoon of Nov. 28 and charged in connection with the 2012 murder of a Texas man whose family was staying at a friend’s west Roswell home when the man and his family arrived at the house and unknowingly interrup...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 19, 2018

Take care to keep this holiday season safe and secure

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This holiday season, from Thanksgiving to New Year’s, many people will be embarking on trips to see family and friends in other areas of the state or country. Making plans to leave town should also include plans to protect your home and belongin...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Free service checks up on residents who live alone

Good Morning Call

The Good Morning Call program has been instituted by the Roswell Police Department to provide a daily telephone call to individuals who live alone and want the reassurance of knowing they will be contacted each day to make sure they are okay. The service ...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 22, 2018

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

Animal Services Supervisor Joseph Pacheco

The staff at Roswell Animal Services has to be ready to handle all sorts of animal adventures. Like a six-foot-long alligator being kept as a pet in someone’s residence. Or a giant python suddenly appearing in an apartment toilet. Then there was the time ...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 23, 2018

Angel Program reaching out to drug addicts

Angel Program

The Roswell Police Department formally introduced the Roswell Angel Program in January 2018. 

WHAT: The Angel Program offers a means by which the Roswell Police Department and its partner agencies in this effort – the Chaves County Sheriff’s Offic...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 21, 2017

Protecting yourself against scams

Scam Keyboard

The Roswell Police Department Criminal Investigations Division would like to offer the public these tips regarding telephone and email scams:

  • Entities providing services to you, such as government agencies, will never call or email you and request payment ...
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Police Department
Posted on: December 20, 2017

Keeping you and your vehicle safe and secure

Car Burglar

The Roswell Police Department Criminal Investigations Division would like to offer the public these vehicle security and safety tips:

  • Lock your car door anytime you are away from your car.
  • With the changing of seasons, it is very tempting to start your car ...
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Police Department
Posted on: December 1, 2017

Taking precautions to protect financial-account information

using atm

The Roswell Police Department urges citizens to be aware of the threat of debit- and credit-card “skimming” and take precautions to prevent becoming a victim of these criminals who often use deceptive technology to steal card information in order to illeg...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 17, 2017

RPD is hiring!

RPD apply now

The Roswell Police Department is now hiring! We are eager to add to the department those who share our commitment to making a positive difference by protecting and serving this community. RPD welcomes anyone ready to become part of our team of professiona...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 12, 2016

Take steps to protect property and be aware of suspicious activity

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Roswell's citizens play a key role in helping prevent crime in the community and making their neighborhoods safer places to live. The Roswell Police Department encourages citizens to be mindful of the simple steps they can take to help reduce crime in the...

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National Crime Prevention Council Police Department

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: December 31, 2017

Complete RPL's Open Books Open Minds Book Challenge 2018!

newsflash book challenge

The Roswell Public Library has created a year long book challenge for readers to open their minds and expand their reading experiences! RPL has selected 24 book prompts to challenge you to read beyond your normal comfort zone. Prompts can be completed usi...

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Roswell Public Library
Posted on: July 1, 2016

Connect with the Library

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Follow the Roswell Public Library on instagram @RPLnm for great book posts and other info about Library programs.

"Like" the Roswell Public Library on Facebook for the the latest news happening at your library.

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Find books that are just your style with reading recommendations from NoveList Plus.

Looking for a good new book? click here to visit NoveList

Visit NoveList with your library card number as a log in to access thousands of amazing book recommendations that are just your style. 

Click here to visit NoveList now. 

For more information on how to access or navigate NoveList, contact ...

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News Flash

Zoo

4 Stories
Posted on: November 29, 2018

Public’s help sought to name zoo’s new longhorns

young longhorns at zoo (Nov 2018)

Two of the newest additions to the Spring River Park and Zoo are in need of names. The zoo is asking for suggestions from the public in order to select monikers for its pair of 1-year-old longhorn cattle.

People should submit their name suggestions online....

Read on...

Zoo
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Animals to get gifts during ‘25 Days of Zoo Christmas’

animal gift giving

Animals at the Spring River Park and Zoo will get to enjoy Christmas throughout December this year as the zoo has expanded its annual gift-giving that provides enrichment for the animals. Sponsored by Friends of Spring River Zoo, the zoo has planned “25 D...

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Zoo
Posted on: November 20, 2018

Zoo continues streak of successful inspections

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The latest federal inspection of the Spring River Park and Zoo was conducted Nov. 15, 2018, and found the zoo to be in compliance will all standards established by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the regulatory agency that licenses the zoo.

The unannou...

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Zoo
Posted on: November 8, 2018

“Keeper Talks” highlight zoo’s animals

zoo lemurs

A monthly program offers people the chance to learn about Spring River Park and Zoo’s animals from those who take care of them every day.

The program, called “Keeper Talks,” began in November 2018, when the talk featured the zoo's lemurs (pictured). On the...

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Zoo