Posted on: September 14, 2016

Extreme Midget Wrestling


Extreme Midget Wrestling is heading to the Roswell Convention & Civic Center for one night only! Extreme Midget Wrestling will take place on October 8th with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. and show time at 7:30 p.m.

This is a body slamming activity......Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: September 10, 2016

Ruby Celebration

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Come out to the Ruby Celebration - 40th Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry Show & Sale on October 1st - 2nd at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center.

Saturday, October 1st: 9am - 5pm

Sunday, October 2nd: 10am - 4pm

Admission: $3 (kids under 12 ...Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2016

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Posted on: August 3, 2016

National Night Out a Success

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RFD set up its Kids Combat Challenge, a firefighter-themed obstacle course for youngsters and RPD had its Mobile Command Center at Tuesday’s local event. McGruff the Crime Dog, members of the Roswell Police Explorer Post 911, an organization for youth int...Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2016

Main Street closure for fair parade begins at 9:30 a.m. Monday

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A large portion of Main Street will be closed for a few hours Monday (Oct. 3) to accommodate the Eastern New Mexico State Fair parade that will roll through downtown Roswell.

The parade route on Main Street between 19th and McGaffey streets will be clo...Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2016

Public input for proposed aquatic center can be emailed

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Roswell citizens are asked to share their ideas about an aquatic center that would be part of a proposed new recreation center. Citizen input can be emailed to In addition, four public-input meetings were held in September.

Posted on: September 7, 2016

New website boosts city's online presence, accessibility

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The City of Roswell has improved and strengthened its online presence with this recently launched new website. The site uses the same address ( as the city’s former website, but has an updated look and a myriad of information and featur...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2016

National Preparedness Month reminds citizens to be ready

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September is National Preparedness Month, which serves as a reminder that everyone must take action to prepare, now and throughout the year, for emergencies that could affect us.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Manage...Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2016

U.S. Army training Tunisian Air Force at Roswell air center

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The U.S. Army has brought members of the Tunisian Air Force to Roswell for aircraft training. This Army program provides training and equipment to foreign militaries so they can better protect and provide security within their own countries, while also be...Read on...

More about Army Security Assistance Command
Posted on: August 10, 2016

Video Tour

Video Tour

The City of Roswell's video tour, brought to you by CGI Communications, will be coming soon.

Posted on: August 12, 2016

Pay Your Water Bill Online

Online Water Billing

You can view and pay your utility bill online.

Pay now
Posted on: August 5, 2016

Bridge Reconstruction at RMAC's South Entrance

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RMAC’s bridge on the south side of the museum is undergoing total reconstruction. The construction is projected to last until sometime in October. During this time, visitors to RMAC will enter the museum through the courtyard and north side of the buildin...Read on...

Posted on: August 3, 2016

Steve Wolfe Honored as Outstanding Citizen

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Steve Wolfe has long had a passion for helping reduce crime in Roswell and Chaves County and making the community a safer place to live. Being a leader in Roswell Neighborhood Watch and Chaves County Crime Stoppers is among numerous ways Steve has made co...Read on...

Award Nomination Form

Posted on: September 20, 2016

Youth Basketball Registration


Youth Basketball registration continues through September 30th for boys and girls ages 5-8. The child must be of age by December 31, 2016. First time players will need to bring a birth certificate to verify age. All children are required to play two quar...Read on...

Posted on: September 28, 2016

Burglary suspect’s getaway short-lived

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A fleeing burglary suspect went for a brief drive following the crime the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 28, but was soon apprehended. Roswell Police Department officers took into custody Raymond L. Tapia, 59, of Roswell, who allegedly fled the scene of a bu...Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2016

Watching out for each other

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Neighbors who watch out for neighbors make a big difference in our community. In one instance, a woman noticed an unknown man entering the home of her neighbor. The woman called for police. As RPD officers were en route, the neighbor saw the suspicious ma...Read on...

Posted on: August 3, 2016

National Night Out a Success

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Thanks to the many people who came to National Night Out Tuesday evening (Aug. 2) in the Target parking lot on North Main Street. Members of RPD enjoyed the opportunity to get to meet some of the citizens we serve. Many children enjoyed getting an inside ...Read on...

Posted on: August 9, 2016

School Zone Traffic Safety

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Motorists are reminded to be aware when entering active school zones and slow down. The speed limit in most school zones is 20 mph. RPD is watching out for school-zone speed-limit violations.

Parking zones are designated to assist the smooth flow of t...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

Duty, Honor, Art: The New Mexico Military Institute Collection

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Duty, Honor, Art: The New Mexico Military Institute Collection
Exhibit Dates: September 30, 2016 - June 18, 2017

Founded in 1891, the New Mexico Military Institute is one of Roswell's oldest and most significant institutions, representing the only sta...Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2016

Exhibit: The Art of the Book

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The Art of the Book
Exhibit Opening: 5:00-7:00 pm on Friday, September 9Exhibition Dates: September 9-December 31, 2016
Spring River Gallery

When we think of a book, chances are we imagine an object that is to be read, whether it is a hard-back nov...Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2016

Bridge Reconstruction at RMAC's South Entrance

RMAC Entrance

Beginning August 1, RMAC’s bridge on the south side of the museum will be undergoing total reconstruction. The construction is projected to last August 1 to October 1. During this time, visitors to RMAC will need to enter the museum through the courtyard ...Read on...

Posted on: September 25, 2016

Banned Books Week: Sept 25 - Oct 1

Banned Books week September 25 to October 1

Celebrate and stand up for your right to read

Posted on: July 18, 2016

Pokestops and Charging Station at RPL

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How many library patrons are out there playing Pokemon Go and hunting down pokemon??
If you are, here is some good news! The Roswell Public Library has two Pokestops, one at the Tree of Knowledge and one at our electronic sign (and they're good about dro...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2016

September Library Card Sign Up Month

September is Library Card Sign Up Month

September is Library Card Sign Up Month. Head to the Library today to sign up for a FREE library card and learn about all the great services the Roswell Public Library provides.

How to sign up for a library card...
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 14, 2016

Pick Up Your Summer Reading Program T-Shirts

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If you read at least 20 hours this summer and filled out a t-shirt order form to get a free Summer Reading t-shirt then don't forget to come by the Library to pick yours up! T-shirts will be available starting August 21, 2016. You have until September 30,...Read on...