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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: May 15, 2020

Zoo Memberships

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Spring River Zoo memberships are now available. Visit our us at Roswell Connect to browse different membership options. 

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

RFD offers fire-safety reminders

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The Roswell Fire Department asks everyone to please remember: 

  • Use space heaters as directed by the instructions and keep away from combustibles.
  • Do not use extension cords or “power strips” to supply power to space heaters.
  • Never leave space heater...
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News Flash

Posted on: June 15, 2022

UFO Walk of Fame to debut at 2022 UFO Festival

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The 2022 UFO Festival will be officially opened with the debut of Roswell’s UFO Walk of Fame, recognizing those who have significant connections to UFO investigation and research, science and space professions, and the sci-fi arts. 

The ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

New SeeRowell app now 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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General City News
Posted on: April 29, 2022

Lodgers’ Tax funding applications available online

Organizations putting on tourism-related events can find applications and other information about requesting City of Roswell Lodgers’ Tax funding online at the city website.

Lodgers’ tax is a 5-percent tax paid by customers of hotels, m...

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General City News
Posted on: April 20, 2022

Sewer line reconstruction impacts section of North Garden Avenue

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The reconstruction of a main sewer line underneath a section of North Garden Avenue is scheduled to begin Monday, April 25. The project will require North Garden from just north of East Fourth Street to just south of the Spring River bridge (which is sout...

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General City News
Posted on: April 14, 2022

Section of West McGaffey to get new sidewalks, paving

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A project that will install sidewalks and new street paving on a section of West McGaffey Street is scheduled to begin Monday, April 18. The project between South Union and South Wyoming avenues is scheduled to take about three months.

The contractor will ...

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General City News
Posted on: April 12, 2022

Check out the 2022 Summer Guide!

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The City of Roswell's 2022 Summer Guide is available to check out all the programs, classes and other activities that will be taking place at city facilities this summer! There's something for everyone, including programming at the Roswe...

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General City News
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. 

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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.

Complete the Survey Home Spotlight

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Posted on: April 12, 2022

Check out the 2022 Summer Guide!

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The City of Roswell's 2022 Summer Guide is available to check out all the programs, classes and other activities that will be taking place at city facilities this summer! There's something for everyone, including programming at the Roswe...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

RPD honors its personnel for valor, life saving and meritorious service

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The Roswell Police Department honored many of its members earlier this year during an awards ceremony recognizing a variety of achievements and actions. (These awards and recognition cover an extended period of time since the pandemic required a ceremony ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

Together on police force, brothers and sisters protect and serve

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Members of law enforcement agencies often have special bonds because of the work they do, and those relationships result in many police personnel considering those they work with their “family.” 

For several members of the Rosw...

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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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Zoo

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Zoo Summer Camps Discounted

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Spring River Zoo is discounting prices for its seven summer camps scheduled in June and July.

Each camp provides something different for young animal enthusiasts.

A pair of Pre-K camps includes free admission for parents, while the camps for older kids cove...

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