News Flash

Posted on: August 16, 2018

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

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The many offerings of the Roswell Parks and Recreation Department are designed to improve the lives of the city’s residents. From health and wellness to conservation efforts to recreation opportunities, the Parks and Recreation Department handles a wide v...

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General City News
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Time for a lovable lab?

Adopt Of The Week (8-13-18)

This lovable lab is ready for a new home. You can visit this 10-year-old female at the Roswell Animal Shelter at 705 E. McGaffey St. The impound number is 13188. Shelter hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. You can call ...

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General City News
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Bus passes available as students return to classes

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With classes getting back into session for both the Roswell Independent School District and Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, Pecos Trails Transit reminds students, parents and educational employees monthly bus passes are available for purchase. The ...

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General City News
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Free trash dumping at roll-off container at Elk’s Pool parking lot

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As part of the city’s ongoing Community Investment Project, Roswell residents can save not only the landfill fees usually charged to dump household items, but citizens can also save a trip to the landfill. Through August, citizens can take non-h...

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General City News
Posted on: August 1, 2018

City lands grant to support tourism promotion

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The City of Roswell’s application for a Cooperative Marketing Grant from the New Mexico Tourism Department has resulted in an award of $48,818 that is being used to market Roswell to potential visitors, including targeting travelers at Phoenix a...

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General City News
Posted on: July 23, 2018

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

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As recruiting efforts bring a growing number of new officers onto the local police force, the Roswell Police Department has recently restructured its rank hierarchy to allow sergeants to focus more on “coaching” and mentoring officers ...

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General City News
Posted on: July 20, 2018

Forum schedule for 2018

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The City of Roswell wants to hear from its citizens. Ideas are sought regarding how the city and its citizens can help address any concerns and create initiatives. 

Public forums have been set for each month, with the forum moving to a different w...

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General City News
Posted on: June 22, 2018

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

Animal Services Supervisor Joseph Pacheco

The staff at Roswell Animal Services has to be ready to handle all sorts of animal adventures. Like a six-foot-long alligator being kept as a pet in someone’s residence. Or a giant python suddenly appearing in an apartment toilet. Then there was...

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General City News
Posted on: June 15, 2018

City opens internship program

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The City of Roswell has set up an internship program that offers college and high school students the chance to gain professional experience in any of a variety of municipal-government disciplines. College students can also potentially earn course credit ...

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General City News
Posted on: June 8, 2018

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT

RFD EMS Division Chief Eric Mann

By Todd Wildermuth

Public Information Officer

City of Roswell

As chief of the Emergency Medical Services Division of the Roswell Fire Department, Eric Mann doesn’t hesitate when describing what it takes to be a good paramedic. A paramedic himself, Mann has b...

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General City News
Posted on: May 25, 2018

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

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If you are planning to build a carport, construct a fence or put an addition on your house inside the city limits of Roswell, you will certainly be heading to the home-improvement store among your first trips to prepare for your project. However, also amo...

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General City News
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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General City News
Posted on: May 1, 2018

City survey results available

City Survey Results

The citizens’ responses to the City Performance Survey have been compiled and are presented here. The survey was available on the website through early 2018. 

Thank you to everyone who participated in sharing your thoughts and i...

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General City News
Posted on: April 20, 2018

City of Roswell Annual Report

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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 12, 2018

Reminders regarding local laws about weeds, yard-sale signs

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Summer's warm weather brings the emergence of a variety of vegetation, and that, unfortunately, can include unwanted weeds. Meanwhile, summer means yard-sale season is in full swing and yard-sale signs are commonplace. 

When it comes to weeds and ...

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General City News
Posted on: March 30, 2018

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

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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: February 2, 2018

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

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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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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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