Posted on: June 14, 2017

Down Syndrome Foundation of SENM's 5th Annual Educational Workshop

Educational Workshop Newsflash

The Down Syndrome Foundation of SENM is hosting its 5th Annual Educational Workshop on Friday, July 21, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center. This is a great opportunity for teachers, caregivers, families and the l...

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Additional Info... Convention Center & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: May 25, 2017

Throwdown in Alien Town

Throwdown in Alien Town Newsflash

School of Hard Knocks Promotions presents: Throwdown in Alien Town Pro Boxing Event. The throw down will take place on July 22, 2017 at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center located at 912 N. Main St. Doors open at 6 pm and the show starts at...

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Additional Info... Convention Center & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: August 19, 2016

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Convention Center & Visitors Bureau

Posted on: July 3, 2017

Off-duty firefighter rescues men from burning cargo truck

Firefighter Carlos Garcia, RFD (website)

An off-duty Roswell firefighter was in the right place at the right time to take action June 30 to rescue two men inside a cargo truck that had burst into flames after being hit from behind by a pickup truck.

Firefighter Carlos Garcia (pictured), who has 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: July 20, 2017

Improvements taking place on section of North Union Avenue

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An approximately three-month project (beginning July 24) will put a fresh road surface on North Union Avenue between Second and Eighth streets. The project will also improve sidewalks, curbs and gutters, curb ramps and driveways, and sidewalk access for t...

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General City News
Posted on: July 11, 2017

Public meeting set for ADA plan update

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The City of Roswell will hold a public meeting Aug. 1 regarding a 2017 update to its Americans with Disability Act (ADA) Transition Plan.

The meeting is a chance for the public to learn more about the plan and provide comments or recommendations for ADA-re...

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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. Anyone who excels in their chosen profession, has devoted significant time and energy to improve the community’s...

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Additional Info... General City News
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 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 mean...

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

Roswell Recreation Football Camp set for July 24-27. Open to ages 7-14.

Roswell Recreation with James Edwards will be hosting a youth football camp. July 24-27th.  Cost is $31.50.  It runs from 8:30am-11:30am and is open to ages 6-14.
Call 624-6719 for more info.

Parks & Rec
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Splash Pad closed for maintenance Friday

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The Bert Murphy Family Splash Pad located in Poe Corn Park (200 block S. Garden) will be closed Friday, July 21, for cleaning and maintenance. It will reopen at the regularly scheduled time on Saturday, July 22, from 11 am to 7 pm. We apologize for any in...

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Parks & Rec
Posted on: July 3, 2017

Registration for youth volleyball league now open

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The Roswell Adult and Recreation Center is holding registration for its Youth Coed Volleyball League for boys and girls ages 7-12. Registration cost is $35 (plus tax) per player and is open through July 31. Matches will be played at Calvary Baptist Church...

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Parks & Rec
Posted on: May 23, 2017

Zoo initiates earlier daily opening

Owl with zookeeper (website)

Beginning Memorial Day, May 26, people will be able to visit the Spring River Park and Zoo an hour earlier than in the past. The free-admission zoo will open at 9 a.m. each of its weekly six days of operation.

Opening an hour earlier will offer visitors ad...

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Parks & Rec

Posted on: July 6, 2017

Charges filed regarding fatal crash

Orlando Padilla crash (website)

A Roswell man has been charged in connection with a May 2015 five-vehicle crash in downtown Roswell that resulted in the death of a local woman. The man is accused of driving under the influence of a prescription drug when he allegedly caused the crash.

Or...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 14, 2017

Man charged with 73 counts of sexual exploitation of children

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A 69-year-old Roswell man was arrested June 8 following an investigation by the Roswell Police Department that resulted in the man being charged with 73 criminal counts of sexual exploitation of children, as well as five other criminal counts.

Edward Dean ...

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Police 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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Police Department
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Buried murder victim identified

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A woman’s body found two weeks ago buried outside a house in south Roswell has been identified as that of Ambra Lynn Taylor, whom is believed to have been murdered.

Roswell Police Department investigators were able to make the identification based on tatto...

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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 cri...

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National Crime Prevention Council Police Department

Posted on: July 15, 2017

Summer Reading Program Survey

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Please  fill out an online survey (or stop by the library for a paper one) to  let us know how you enjoyed the Summer Reading Program! Surveys will not  only let us know what types of programs you liked or would like to see, &am...

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Additional Info... Roswell Public Library
Posted on: June 10, 2017

Staff Picks for Summer Reading

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The Library staff has assembled reading lists for all ages, including titles in spanish. Follow the link to see the downloadable PDFs at the bottom of the page.

http://roswell-nm.gov/418/Summer-Reading-Program

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

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