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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: 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: 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: August 26, 2022

Every Third Friday: PreKritters

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Bring your small ones to PreKritters at Spring River Zoo, starting Sept. 16. We’ll go 9 a.m.-10 a.m. on the third Friday of every month with an animal-themed craft and story hour that includes an encounter with one of our educational animals. Each program...

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Zoo Memberships

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Spring River Zoo memberships are now available. Regardless of the membership level, the membership will pay for itself if you visit at least once a month. 

Browse different membership options here. Annual memberships start as low at $35 for senior...

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News Flash

Posted on: October 31, 2022

Cumbia, Tacos and Tequila Festival Dec. 3: Get your tickets now!

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We're excited to present the inaugural Cumbia, Tacos and Tequila Festival Dec. 3 at the Roswell Convention Center. The event is also sponsored by the Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce.

Micky Cruz headlines a night of dancing from 6 p.m.-11 p.m. ...

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Posted on: October 7, 2022

RFD offers fire safety and prevention tips, reminders

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The Roswell Fire Department reminds people of the importance of making a home fire-escape plan and practicing it with everyone in the household. Everyone needs to be prepared in advance so they know what to do when the smoke alarm sounds. Keep these tips ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

City closures and schedule adjustments for Thanksgiving holiday

City hall and other city administration offices will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, Nov. 24, as well as the following day, Friday, Nov. 25. Certain other city facilities will have varied holiday schedules. In addition, some city services will hav...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

City earns top N.M. Hospitality Association award for UFO Festival

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The City of Roswell recently received the New Mexico Hospitality Association’s Top HAT award for Outstanding Event, recognizing this summer’s UFO Festival marking the 75th anniversary of the Roswell Incident. 

The Nov. 10 Top H...

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Posted on: November 1, 2022

Tax information for lodging establishments

The New Mexico Tax and Revenue Department has released new guidance defining “marketplace providers,” as it pertains to the sale of lodgings or accommodations and outlining the tax responsibilities of those providers. The new state bul...
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Posted on: October 28, 2022

Main Street pavement maintenance taking place

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Motorists traveling on Main Street between College Boulevard and McGaffey Street will experience some lane closures beginning Wednesday, Nov. 2, but traffic will continue to flow through this work zone during an estimated five-week pavement-maintenance pr...

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Posted on: October 4, 2022

Input sought on Visitor Center expansion

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The Roswell Visitor Center is planning an expansion, and we need your help determining some of the details.

The city's Public Affairs Department held a Tourism Talk Sept. 26 to seek public input on how to expand the center and how to use the additional spa...

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

New SeeRoswell app available

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The City of Roswell has developed an app designed to be a useful tool for tourists and other visitors making their way around town and visiting the local attractions, as well as filling out their trip plans with shopping, lodging and dining options.&n...

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Posted on: February 2, 2022

New city ward map online

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The new map showing the revised City Council ward boundaries (and the existing precincts) can be viewed here. The ward boundaries are adjusted every 10 years based on the latest Roswell population numbers reported by the U.S. Census. &am...

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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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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.

Complete the Survey Home Spotlight

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Posted on: November 4, 2022

Light Up the Night Fun Run: Join Us Dec. 9

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Come join us for a festive 5K, as Roswell Parks and Recreation presents the inaugural Light Up the Night Fun Run.

The race is set for 6 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Roswell Recreation and Aquatic Center, 1402 W. College Blvd. Registration is $29 at Roswell ...

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News Flash

Posted on: November 22, 2022

A holiday message

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A holiday message from the Roswell Police Department and the Chief of Police:Dear Roswell community members,It is our wish for all of you to have a happy and safe holiday season. During this time, I want to, on behalf of our entire agency, thank all of yo...
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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Take care to keep this holiday season safe and secure

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Many people will be enjoying Thanksgiving trips to see family and friends in other areas of the state or country. Additional travels may come up again as Christmas approaches soon after. Making plans to leave town should also include plans to protect your...

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

RPD SWAT Team shows skills at competition

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Members of the Roswell Police Department SWAT Team competed in October in the Texas Tactical Police Officers Association's SWAT Competition in Conroe, Texas. RPD was the only department from New Mexico participating in the Oct. 6-9 competition th...

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

Angel Program reaching out to those with drug addiction

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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 Sheri...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Free service checks up on residents who live alone

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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: December 21, 2017

Protecting yourself against scams

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The Roswell Police Department Criminal Investigations Division offers 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 using gift ca...
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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Keeping you and your vehicle safe and secure

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The Roswell Police Department Criminal Investigations Division offers 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 summer, it is temp...

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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: March 11, 2021

Neighborhood Watch available to Roswell residents

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Uniting neighborhoods to “look out for each other” – by residents being alert to suspicious activity and reporting it to law enforcement so proper action can be taken to keep the neighborhood safe and secure – is th...
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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Museum E-Newsletters

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Get information on current exhibitions, events and classes in our monthly e-newsletter. Visit our archive and sign up through the link below.

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

BookList offers NEW book review source

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Booklist Reader is a sharable digital magazine featuring reader recommendations for all ages.  The lists showcase books of high-interest, and are themed throughout the year.  

This service is provided FREE to the patrons of Roswe...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Library of Congress Hispanic Reading Room

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If you are interested in a particular region encompassing the geographic areas of the Caribbean, Latin America, Spain, and Portugal, then select one of the 36 guides offered through this incredibly diverse and well-researched Library of Congress website. ...

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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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