Posted on: February 20, 2017

48th Annual Kiwanis Club of Roswell Pancake Festival

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We
invite you to the 48th Annual Kiwanis Club of Roswell's Pancake Festival, at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center on March 11th,
from 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. There will be entertainment and tickets are only $5.00! All proceeds go t...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Artfaire 2017

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Artfaire 2017 will be held March 4-5, 2017 at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center.

Show Hours:
March 4th: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. March 5th: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Admission is $1 (children 12 & under are free)

The first arts & c...

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

Nine new fireighters join RFD

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The Roswell Fire Department welcomed nine new firefighters during a graduation ceremony this month (Feb. 2) at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. The graduates completed 600 hours of training during the 16-week RFD Academy. The graduates are (left t...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

UPDATE FOR FEB. 24

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DONE THIS WEEK: Sidewalk, curb and gutter, and driveways were removed and replaced on the east side of Main Street between Twin Diamond Road and Pine Lodge Road. Work was done on curb ramps and the driveway at the central Roswell Mall entrance. The East P...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Are you a match?

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This 1-year-old female husky is ready for her new home. You can visit her at the Roswell Animal Shelter at 705 E. McGaffey St. The impound number is 5954. Shelter hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. You can call the she...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

City Engineer Louis Najar named interim city manager

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City Engineer Louis Najar has been named interim city manager effective Feb. 15. Mayor Dennis Kintigh made the appointment following the earlier-than-expected departure of Interim City Manager Paula Hertwig-Hopkins, who had planned to work in Roswell unti...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Armstrongs honored with Outstanding Citizen Award

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The latest City of Roswell Outstanding Citizen Award is honoring a couple nominated for being “quietly instrumental in community development.” The quarterly award was presented to Robert G. Armstrong and Sara C. Armstrong during the Ci...

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Posted on: February 4, 2017

‘Smart meters’ will offer better billing accuracy and monitoring of water use

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The City of Roswell is preparing to replace the approximately 19,000 water meters at residential and business properties throughout the city with modern “smart meters” that will offer more accurate customer billing and greater efficien...

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Posted on: December 29, 2016

North Main Street improvement moves forward

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The improvement of North Main Street continues (beginning Jan. 3) as crews work at the north end of the previous project that was completed this past summer. Work will take place from the intersection of Main and Berrendo Road and during the next three to...

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Posted on: September 30, 2016

Emergency-notification system serving city, county

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Citizens in Roswell and throughout Chaves County are encouraged to sign up for notifications from the city and county that will warn, inform and instruct residents during severe weather and emergency situations. People can select one or more means – text ...Read on...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Are you a match?

adopt pet

This 1-year-old female husky is ready for her new home. You can visit her at the Roswell Animal Shelter at 705 E. McGaffey St. The impound number is 5954. Shelter hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. You can call the she...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Local boy gets special visit from officers, SWAT vehicle

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Members of the Roswell Police Department made a surprise visit Feb. 22 to a local 14-year-old boy who is dealing with cancer. The boy, Irvin Gonzalez (pictured with his mother Abigail), had expressed an interest in police officers and their work. The offi...

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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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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Suspect with stolen car shoots at officer

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A Roswell Police Department officer who was checking on a stolen vehicle parked in front of a local motel in north Roswell in the early-morning hours of Wednesday, Feb. 15, was shot at by a man who claimed the car was his, but then fled on foot.

The office...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

A message from Roswell Police Chief Phil Smith

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To our Community of Roswell,

As the Roswell Police Department and Roswell’s citizens strive to work together to make our community a better place and thriving city, I ask for your help in two very important ways.

The first request asks our residents w...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

Suspect arrested in nearly 13-year-old murder case

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Continuing investigation by Roswell Police Department detectives resulted in the arrest Tuesday, Jan. 24, of the suspect in a murder that occurred almost 13 years ago.

What had been a cold case for many years following the shooting murder in February 2004 ...

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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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Posted on: December 30, 2016

The unusual can often be part of routine day for RPD

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A routine day for the Roswell Police Department often includes officers responding to some not-so-routine calls and unusual incidents. RPD offers this sampling of out-of-the-ordinary situations handled in 2016.

HIDDEN AGENDA: A traffic stop that started wi...

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Posted on: December 13, 2016

Don’t get caught up in contractor scams

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When it comes to getting some repair work, improvements or renovations done to your house, finding the right construction contractor is crucial. And part of that process is also making sure you won’t be dealing with a scam artist rather than a l...

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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...Read on...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

Job Search Boot Camp for ages 15-19

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TEEN JOB SEARCH BOOT CAMP for ages 15-19  Applying for your first job or needing a refresher for a new position? Learn how to create a fantastic resume, how to complete job applications that could potentially help you get the job, and in...

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Posted on: February 11, 2017

Adult Class: Getting to Know Social Media

Adult Class at the Roswell Public Library Getting to Know Social Media

For adults wishing to learn more about popular social media apps - what they are, why social network, how to sign up, navigation + more! Registration is required. Please register over the phone at (575) 622-7101 or in person at the Library Refere...

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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Seeking Donations for Summer Reading + more

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The Roswell Public Library is seeking donations for the Summer Reading Program as prizes - primarily for adults, but other age appropriate donations are welcome. The Library is also seeking items to be donated to use for Tween Crafts. Below is a list of i...

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

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