Posted on: September 22, 2017

Convention center renovation, expansion

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As the project to renovate and expand the Roswell Convention and Civic Center gets underway in late 2017 and continues into 2018, City of Roswell officials will also be reviewing the options for how the facility is managed and operated.

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Convention Center & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: September 20, 2017

Wilson-Cobb History/Genealogy Library Annual Workshop

Wilson Cobb Library Flyer Newsflash

Save the date for the Wilson-Cobb History & Genealogy Library Annual Workshop! Solving Family History Mysteries, with Lisa Louise Cooke, will take place on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center!

Lisa Louise Cooke, owne...

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

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Convention Center & Visitors Bureau

Posted on: August 31, 2017

Cardiac-arrest patient meets her rescuers

Denise Dwyer meets her RFD EMTs (8-31-17) (website)

A cardiac-arrest patient who was revived through the efforts of RFD emergency medical technicians got to meet her rescuers, along with other emergency workers who played a role in saving her life during the incident.

Denise Dwyer called 911 from her home b...

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Fire Department
Posted on: June 5, 2017

Hot vehicles pose danger to children

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With hot spring and summer temperatures having arrived, parents and other child caregivers must raise their awareness of the importance of never leaving children inside unattended vehicles. The temperature inside a parked vehicle can quickly reach lethal ...

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Fire Department

Posted on: September 22, 2017

Convention center renovation, expansion

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As the project to renovate and expand the Roswell Convention and Civic Center gets underway in late 2017 and continues into 2018, City of Roswell officials will also be reviewing the options for how the facility is managed and operated.

With the exception ...

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General City News
Posted on: September 13, 2017

McGaffey Street improvements underway

McGaffey project (9-12-17)

Work is underway on a West McGaffey Street project that will resurface about nine blocks of the roadway and improve pedestrian-area intersection access for people with disabilities.

The first phase of the city-funded $597,000 project between Union and Rich...

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General City News
Posted on: August 24, 2017

Air center improvements continuing with major project

Dean Baldwin roof project (8-22-17) (website)

Work is underway to install a new roof on the large hangar used by Dean Baldwin Painting at the Roswell International Air Center. The new roof is replacing one that suffered from leaks and hampered the company’s production at times.

The estimated $4 millio...

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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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Posted on: July 20, 2017

North Union Avenue project moves to next step

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The project to resurface North Union Avenue between Second and Eighth streets enters a new phase Sept. 11 as crews begin milling (removing three inches of existing pavement) and placing new pavement on the side streets followed by carrying out the same wo...

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General City News
Posted on: July 11, 2017

Outstanding Citizen Award

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The Outstanding Citizen Award recognizes and honors individuals who strive toward the highest level of professional accomplishments and community volunteerism. Anyone who excels in his or her chosen profession, has devoted significant time and energy to i...

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

Program offered to encourage removal of dilapidated buildings

Clean and Safe (website)

The City of Roswell is conducting its “Clean and Safe” program that offers local property owners free disposal (other than a $5 permit fee) of materials from the demolition and removal of condemned and dilapidated structures in the cit...

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General City News

Posted on: September 18, 2017

Senior Day planned for Eastern New Mexico State Fair

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A Senior Day will take place at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, offering senior citizens the chance to take part in games, win door prizes, gather health information, and enjoy food and live entertainment. Fair admission and parking will be free that d...

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Parks & Rec
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Golf course pro to continue in management role

Nancy Lopez Golf Course (website)

The PGA golf pro who has been managing Roswell’s Nancy Lopez Golf Course at Spring River for the last five years will continue as the manager for all operations of the city-owned public course. The Roswell City Council Aug. 10 unanimously approved an agre...

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Parks & Rec
Posted on: August 11, 2017

'Call me Bowie': Zoo’s new fish water feature has a name

zoo fish feature unveiling (May 2017) (website)

The new fish water feature at the Spring River Park and Zoo now has a name, thanks to a 6-year-old first-grader at Dexter Elementary School. The fish’s name of Bowie was the idea of Zeenah Sedillo Dixon.

Zeenah’s name suggestion was one of more than 30 ent...

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Parks & Rec
Posted on: August 7, 2017

Youth basketball registration in September

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Registration for youth basketball at the Roswell Adult and Recreation Center with take place Sept. 1-30 for boys and girls ages 5-8. The games will begin shortly thereafter. 

The child must be of the required age by Dec. 31. First-time players wil...

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Parks & Rec

Posted on: September 25, 2017

Man turns himself in to face murder charge

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A Roswell man was arrested Sept. 24 and charged with the murder of his girlfriend’s brother, whom he allegedly shot the afternoon of Sept. 22 at the victim’s home.

Michael Anthony Herrera, 33, whom police had begun looking into as a pos...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 21, 2017

Man injured in shooting

shooting investigation (website)

A 24-year-old man was injured Sept. 20 in a shooting that occurred in the south part of the city. The victim was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

Roswell Police Department investigators are asking anyone who saw or heard anything potentiall...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Motorcyclist killed in high-speed wreck

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A motorcyclist who died in an accident in south Roswell Sept. 11 was traveling about 180 mph or more when the accident occurred, the Roswell Police Department’s investigation has determined. Investigators also believe the motorcycle may have bee...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 25, 2017

Evidence-tampering, witness-intimidation suspect in murder case surrenders

Frank Moss (website)

A Roswell man charged with tampering with evidence and intimidation of a witness in connection with the early-August murder of a local woman inside a hotel room turned himself in to authorities Aug. 25.

Frank Moss, 29, surrendered at Magistrate Court about...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Murder suspect arrested soon after warrant issued

Jeremy Hawkins (website)

Roswell murder suspect Jeremy Hawkins (pictured) was arrested Aug. 19 in Albuquerque. He is accused of fatally shooting a local woman during an argument in early August inside a hotel room in north Roswell.

Roswell Police Department detectives filed a crim...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 7, 2017

Make sure safety is a priority in new school year

school zone sign (website)

The beginning of a new school year means new adventures for many children: new friends to meet, new teachers to get used to, new academic subjects to learn and master, and for some students, new school buildings to figure out. With all this facing local k...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 5, 2017

Hot vehicles pose danger to children

kids in hot car (website)

With hot spring and summer temperatures having arrived, parents and other child caregivers must raise their awareness of the importance of never leaving children inside unattended vehicles. The temperature inside a parked vehicle can quickly reach lethal ...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 21, 2017

RPD's Annual Report available

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Top-level crimes, as classified by the FBI, decreased for a second straight year in Roswell in 2016. The overall decline (11.5 percent) in Part I crimes (murder, rape, robbery, assault, burglary, larceny, motor vehicle theft, arson) within the city comes ...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 17, 2017

RPD is hiring!

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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

Posted on: August 2, 2017

Major renovation underway at planetarium

planetarium (website)

A major renovation of the Robert H. Goddard Planetarium at the Roswell Museum and Art Center is underway, requiring the planetarium to be closed for at least August and September as significant improvements are put in place to enhance the programs present...

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Roswell Museum & Art Center

Posted on: August 17, 2017

Teens, let your voice be heard! VOTE for the best teen books

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2017 Teens’ Top Ten voting is finally open! Now through Oct 14th, teens (and only teens!) are able to vote for their favorite titles amongst the 26 nominees. The voting site is hosted again this year by DOGObooks. Encourage your teens to read and vote for...

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Posted on: August 12, 2017

Seeking Donations

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The Roswell Public Library is seeking donations for upcoming crafts and other programs, now through October 13, 2017.

Old or broken toys

- stuffed animals

- plastic figures

Please see the Children's Librarian to drop off your donations.

We ap...

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Roswell Public Library
Posted on: August 10, 2017

Roswell Public Library Named One of the Winners in a National Display Contest

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Roswell Public Library Named One of the Winners in aNational Display Contest - 15 Schools, Libraries and Bookstores Win 2017 Children’s Book Week Contest

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 In celebration of the 98th anniversary of Children’s Book Wee...

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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.

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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. 

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