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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Visitors Center

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The Roswell Visitor Center, located at 426 N. Main Street, should be one of your first stops when visiting Roswell. You can obtain information about local and state attractions, events, maps and have a photo op with the resident alien.

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Book an Event

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Speak with a helpful staff member and reserve your date today! Call 575-624-6860 or click below for more information.

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View Our Facility

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The Roswell Convention and Civic Center can accommodate all varieties of events such as conventions, meetings, banquets, trade shows, festivals, weddings and much more.

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Kids Zone

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Check out our Kids Zone and get the whole family involved in preparing for an accident or emergency.

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

RFD in the Community

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Learn about how the Roswell Fire Department gets involved in the community.

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Recreation Centers Combined

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The Roswell Adult Center and the Yucca Recreation Center have joined forces and is now called the Roswell Recreation Center. The center is located at 807 N. Missouri Ave and provides programming for all ages.

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Time 'Fore' Kids Golf Program

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Kids golf for FREE at Nancy Lopez Golf Course at Spring River with an accompanying paying adult. Open to ages 14 years and under, Monday - Sunday through after 1 pm

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Follow Us on Facebook

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Find our page on Facebook @RoswellParksandRec. Keep up with recent events, updates and everything going on with the department. Like and share our page.

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Community Outreach

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Positive police-public relationships help us all work together for a better community.

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Join the Force

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Are you ready to protect and serve the community?

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

New Facility Management Company

Spectra the new management company for the Roswell Convention Center is now hiring for an Event Manager and part-time positions.  Please contact Event Director Josea Wilcoxen at josea_wilcoxen@comcastspectacor.com 

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News Flash

Posted on: August 1, 2019

Sprinkler systems, fire alarms key to fire suppression

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A fire at a local commercial building demonstrated the importance of such buildings having and maintaining properly-functioning fire-suppression sprinkler systems, as well as fire alarms that provide immediate notification to the fire department.

The Roswe...

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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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News Flash

Posted on: October 28, 2020

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT

Ruben Esquivel

Cemetery superintendent, staff take on the challenge of ‘making things easier for folks during hardship’ 

By Todd Wildermuth, Public Information Officer, City of Roswell 

Ruben Esquivel credits his parents with instilling in him a strong w...

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General City News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

City assumes organization, management of future UFO Festivals

UFO Festival 2019

The City of Roswell and MainStreet Roswell announce that organization and management of the UFO Festival will be assumed by the city as MainStreet steps away to focus on other efforts to improve the downtown district.

Following the cancelation of this year...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

Free wood chips offered to city residents

Solid Waste wood chipper 1 (July 2020)

The City of Roswell Solid Waste Department recently purchased a wood chipper and is making wood chips available to Roswell citizens who may want to use them to landscape their residential or business properties or use them in other ways.

Beginning July 20,...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

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Water Maintenance and Transmission Department always ready to adapt to changing needs and priorities to keep water flowing to Roswell residents 

By Todd Wildermuth, City of Roswell Public Information Officer

Making sure water can reach the...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT

City Safety and Risk Manager Kathy Louer (May 2020)

Safety manager strives to keep city workers safe by providing proper training and procedures

By Todd Wildermuth,  City of Roswell Public Information Officer

When Kathy Louer owned an occupational medical clinic, she often saw firs...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Online option offered to report areas in need of litter cleanup

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Keep Roswell Beautiful and the City of Roswell’s Community Development Department are working to keep the community looking good and would like the public’s help in reporting public areas that are in need of a cleanup to remove litter ...

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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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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Community Video Tour

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Roswell is home to 48,754 people (as of 2015) and centrally located in the Pecos Valley, nestled below the most southern outskirts of the Rocky Mountains, and serves as the hub of Southeastern New Mexico. Watch the video tour and learn about Roswell.

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

City Performance Survey

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This survey is an opportunity for Roswell residents and business owners to tell the city how it is doing in taking care of the needs of the community. All citizens are asked to contribute their thoughts by completing the survey.

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Good preparation and planning help keep trick-or-treating safe

Trick-or-Treat safety

While some people may find alternatives to traditional trick-or-treating amid the current pandemic, there will likely still be plenty of costumed youngsters roaming through neighborhoods on Halloween. The Roswell Police Department offers some tips to pare...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Crime Prevention Month promotes reducing crime, making safe neighborhoods

National Crime Prevention Month

October is National Crime Prevention Month, designated as such with the intent of empowering citizens to help prevent crime in the community and make their neighborhoods safer places to live. Toward that goal, the Roswell Police Department encourages citi...

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

RPD having successful year in quickly tracking down, arresting alleged killers

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By Todd Wildermuth, Public Information Officer, Roswell Police Department

In every homicide case, the quest for justice includes a thorough investigation of the crime scene, following up on any immediate leads and then tracking down further inform...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

FBI offers reward in Roswell homicide case

Jorge Rico-Ruvira (Oct 2019)

The FBI has established a reward for information that could help locate Roswell homicide suspect Jorge Ernesto Rico-Ruvira (pictured). The FBI issued the following news release Wednesday morning (Jan. 22): 
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $1...
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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Free service checks up on residents who live alone

Good Morning Call

The Good Morning Call program was 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 is fr...

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

Angel Program reaching out to drug addicts

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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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Posted on: December 21, 2017

Protecting yourself against scams

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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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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 vehicle door anytime you are away from your vehicle.

• In the cold of winter or heat of summe...

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

Taking precautions to protect financial-account information

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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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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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Posted on: October 28, 2020

RMAC Puzzle Room Open through December 2020

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RMAC Puzzle Room

Open through December 2020

Do you love crosswords, hidden object and logic puzzles? Put your observation and puzzle-solving skills to the test! The artists in the Roswell Artist-in-Residence (RAiR) program have been keeping a secret for mor...

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Roswell Museum & Art Center

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Robert H. Goddard Planetarium

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Opened in 1969 the planetarium offers family-friendly programming and special events throughout the year.

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Museum Magazine - Winter 2019

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Get information on Winter 2019 exhibits, events and classes. The magazine is full of amazing arts and activities for children, adults and families.

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Library On The Go

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The library is continuing to offer Library On The Go services from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Mondays, and 9 a.m. to 7p.m. Tuesdays through Friday. If you are interested in checking out materials, please call the library at (575) 622-7101 with your name, phone n...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Library Flooding

Childrens Area under water

We are sad to inform the community that the Children’s Area is closed to the public due to flooding. We hope you will understand as we handle this issue!

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

Child Care Resources

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The NMRECA (New Mexico Regional Education Cooperatives Association) is working with New Mexico Public Education Department and the New Mexico Early Childhood Education & Care Department to assist families in finding available child care services while...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

New Mexico Museum & Historic Site Pass

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The Department of Cultural Affairs' FamilyPass, a partnership with local libraries, provides free admission (up to 6 people) to 15 state museums and historic sites.

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Roswell Daily Record

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Digital copies of the Roswell Daily Record are now available online. Access back issues through NewspaperArchive.com. Users can search through specific issues of the Daily Record or use a keyword search. Browse as a guest or create your own free account.

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Books Again

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Operated by the Friends of the Roswell Public Library, Books Again, is a used bookstore that offers books for at least 75% off the original cover price. There are new sale items every month.

Visit their website Roswell Public Library Spotlight

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