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
Posted on: November 30, 2017

Warm up to fire safety at home

Home Fire Safety

Winter weather brings cold temperatures. In trying to add some extra warmth to homes or businesses, citizens should be aware not to create fire hazards. The Roswell Fire Marshal’s Office reminds citizens of increased potential dangers that can r...

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Fire Department

Posted on: February 16, 2018

Pit bull awaiting his new place

Adopt Of The Week (2-16-18)

This pit bull awaits a new home. You can visit this 2-year-old male at the Roswell Animal Shelter at 705 E. McGaffey St. The impound number is 10165. Shelter hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. You can call the shelter ...

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General City News
Posted on: February 13, 2018

Public input sought regarding options for Yucca Center property

Yucca News Flash

The City of Roswell wants to hear from its citizens regarding what should be done with the property of the vacated Yucca Recreation Center once the building is removed.

The then-104-year-old building at 500 S. Richardson Ave. was officially closed in Janua...

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General City News
Posted on: February 6, 2018

Intersection closure at West Country Club, Union/Montana

road construction

The intersection of West Country Club Road and Union/Montana Avenue will be closed from Monday, Feb. 12, until late March. The closure is planned to last six weeks as work continues on the project to expand to four lanes the portion of North Union between...

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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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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: November 13, 2017

Construction of Recreation and Aquatic Center underway

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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: November 2, 2017

North Union expansion under construction

road construction

The improvement and expansion of a portion of North Union Avenue began in mid-November.

The project is occurring between West 19th Street and West Country Club Road and will expand that section of North Union from two lanes to four lanes. The project is ex...

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General City News
Posted on: October 24, 2017

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

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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

Posted on: January 18, 2018

Pecos Valley Stampede features half marathon, 10K and 5K races

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The 37th Annual Kymera Independent Physicians Pecos Valley Stampede is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 24. The event offers a half marathon, 10K run, 10K walk, 5K run and 5K walk.The half marathon will begin at 8 a.m. All other races will start at 9 a.m. The...

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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

Posted on: February 16, 2018

Pit bull awaiting his new place

Adopt Of The Week (2-16-18)

This pit bull awaits a new home. You can visit this 2-year-old male at the Roswell Animal Shelter at 705 E. McGaffey St. The impound number is 10165. Shelter hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. You can call the shelter ...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 8, 2018

Woman dead after drive-by shooting

murder

Police investigators are asking the public for any information they may know related to a drive-by shooting in southwest Roswell Feb. 7 that left a local woman dead inside her home.

Roswell Police Department detectives are working to try to identify a pote...

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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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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 29, 2017

The unusual can often be part of routine day for RPD

Offbeat Police Blotter

By Todd Wildermuth

RPD Public Information Officer

Roswell, N.M. — Roswell Police Department officers never know what unique and unusual situations they may deal with during any given day. A routine shift often includes officers responding to some ...

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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

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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 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

Posted on: January 23, 2018

Library lands grant for technology-learning opportunities for youth

Big News for STEM at the Roswell Public Library

Roswell, N.M. — The Roswell Public Library will soon be offering new opportunities for local youth to learn and get hands-on experience with the latest technologies and apps thanks to funding the library recently was awarded through the STEM Inn...

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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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