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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

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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: April 20, 2018

The Swon Brothers to headline Roswell’s Fourth of July music

The Swon Brothers (website, FB)

Rising country-music stars The Swon Brothers will be in Roswell this Fourth of July to headline the musical entertainment at the Roswell SERTOMA Club’s Mike Satterfield Memorial 20th Annual Fireworks Extravaganza at Cielo Grande Recreation Area....

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General City News
Posted on: April 20, 2018

Is she a match for you?

Adopt Of The Week (4-16-18)

Here is an adult female dog looking for a good home. You can visit this mixed breed at the Roswell Animal Shelter at 705 E. McGaffey St. The impound number is 10979. Shelter hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. You can c...

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General City News
Posted on: April 18, 2018

Traffic access changes take effect while North Union Avenue expansion project continues

road construction

While delays in the project to expand a section of North Union Avenue from two lanes to four lanes mean the road construction will continue for a while, the intersection at North Union/Montana Avenue and West Country Club Road will be reopened to traffic ...

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General City News
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Reminders regarding local laws about weeds, yard-sale signs

yard sale

Spring brings warmer weather, and warmer weather brings the emergence of a variety of vegetation, and that, unfortunately, can include unwanted weeds. Meanwhile, spring also is the start of yard-sale season and the appearance of yard-sale signs that come ...

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General City News
Posted on: April 11, 2018

City accepting applicants for municipal judge

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Any Roswell citizen interested in being considered as the community’s next municipal judge is encouraged to submit his or her application.

The applications must be submitted online through the city’s website and must include a cover let...

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

‘Clean and Safe’ program returns to encourage removal of dilapidated buildings

Clean and Safe

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: March 29, 2018

Municipal Judge Lou Mallion to retire

judge gavel

Roswell Municipal Judge Lou Mallion has announced he will retire May 31, bringing to a close his career in public service that included many years in law enforcement and military service.

Judge Mallion became the local municipal judge in January 2015, when...

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General City News
Posted on: March 29, 2018

Citizens’ nominations needed to win park grant

Meet Me at Park logo

The help of Roswell residents is needed to try to land a $20,000 grant to improve one of the community’s parks. If Roswell can win the grant money, it will be used to upgrade and provide additional educational signage about the animals and plant...

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General City News
Posted on: March 26, 2018

Roswell listed among safest cities in New Mexico

SafeWise Safest Cities Logo N.M. 2018

A national independent review website that focuses on home-security systems has listed Roswell as the 20th safest city in New Mexico.

The “Safest Cities in New Mexico” report was developed by SafeWise based on FBI crime data for 2016. S...

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General City News
Posted on: February 22, 2018

Restaurant/bar planned at air center

Pecos Flavors logo

The Roswell City Council on March 15 awarded a popular local eatery a lease to operate a restaurant and bar at the Roswell International Air Center. The Council approved the lease with Pecos Flavors Winery. 

The city believes the addition of the f...

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General City News
Posted on: February 2, 2018

New ordinance allows, regulates certain off-highway vehicles on city streets

ROV-NewsFlash

The Roswell City Council in January adopted an ordinance that allows and regulates the use of certain recreational and utility off-highway vehicles on city-owned paved streets. The ordinance specifies the requirements for such vehicles being used on city ...

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Watch video 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
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Local businesses encouraged to be seen on state tourism website

NM True

Local businesses have the opportunity to be seen by potential Roswell visitors by being part of the business listings on newmexico.org, a website of the New Mexico Department of Tourism.

The City of Roswell encourages local businesses to upload their infor...

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General City News
Posted on: October 24, 2017

Convention center project will create more space, options for variety of events

convention center 1

The City of Roswell is looking forward to an expanded and renovated convention center that will enable the city to host larger events and accommodate a wider variety of space needs for conferences and other events at the facility that will offer greater o...

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General City News

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

The Swon Brothers to headline Roswell’s Fourth of July music

The Swon Brothers (website, FB)

Rising country-music stars The Swon Brothers will be in Roswell this Fourth of July to headline the musical entertainment at the Roswell SERTOMA Club’s Mike Satterfield Memorial 20th Annual Fireworks Extravaganza at Cielo Grande Recreation Area. The popul...

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Parks & Rec
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Changes in Park Permitting

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Effective immediately, park permits for citizens and organizations can now be obtained at the Roswell Adult and Recreation Center at 807 N. Missouri Ave. This is the only location to obtain the permits, they are no longer available at the Parks Administra...

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Parks & Rec
Posted on: March 30, 2018

Race at Spring River Zoo set for May

zoo race

The City of Roswell Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting the Race at Spring River Zoo Saturday, May 12. The event will begin at 8 a.m. at Spring River Park and Zoo at 1306 E. College Blvd.

The event offers a competitive 10K run, 10K walk, 5K run...

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Parks & Rec
Posted on: March 29, 2018

Citizens’ nominations needed to win park grant

Meet Me at Park logo

The help of Roswell residents is needed to try to land a $20,000 grant to improve one of the community’s parks. If Roswell can win the grant money, it will be used to upgrade and provide additional educational signage about the animals and plant...

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Parks & Rec
Posted on: March 7, 2018

Simple things help provide animal enrichment at zoo

zoo enrichment graphic

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: April 24, 2018

RPD's 2017 Annual Report outlines crime rates and department activities and initiatives

RPD Annual Report

Read the report: http://roswell-nm.gov/DocumentCenter/View/3802

Police Department
Posted on: April 20, 2018

Is she a match for you?

Adopt Of The Week (4-16-18)

Here is an adult female dog looking for a good home. You can visit this mixed breed at the Roswell Animal Shelter at 705 E. McGaffey St. The impound number is 10979. Shelter hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. You can c...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 18, 2018

Neighborhood Watch offers way to get rid of unwanted prescription drugs

drug take back graphic

The Roswell Police Department’s Neighborhood Watch program, working with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will again participate in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, offering citizens an opportunity to prevent pill abu...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 6, 2018

Warrant issued for arrest of shooting suspect

shooting investigation with suspect Sebastian Montes

An arrest warrant has been issued for a Roswell man accused of shooting another local man April 5 as the two sat in a vehicle in an alley in west Roswell.

Roswell Police Department investigators are seeking to arrest Sebastian J. Montes, 20 (pictured). He ...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 14, 2018

Reward offered for information about school threats

investigation 2 (website)

During a period of about three weeks in February and early March, the Roswell Police Department responded to and has investigated nine incidents in which threats of harm directed at school students and staff were discovered written on bathroom walls or el...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 2, 2018

New ordinance allows, regulates certain off-highway vehicles on city streets

ROV-NewsFlash

The Roswell City Council in January adopted an ordinance that allows and regulates the use of certain recreational and utility off-highway vehicles on city-owned paved streets. The ordinance specifies the requirements for such vehicles being used on city ...

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Watch video 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 Sheri...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 19, 2018

RPD personnel honored for actions in critical situations and outstanding job performance

RPD medals

Numerous members of the Roswell Police Department were honored Jan. 18, each receiving an award recognizing outstanding job performance and extraordinary service and action in the line of duty. An awards ceremony was held at the Performing Arts Center on ...

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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 informati...

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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

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: April 16, 2018

National Library Week celebrates importance of libraries

Library staff National Library Week (Apr 2018)

The Roswell Public Library in April joined libraries across the country in recognizing the many ways libraries contribute to their communities through the services, programs and expertise they offer.

April 8-14 was National Library Week, an annual celebrat...

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Roswell Public Library
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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