News Flash

Posted on: January 4, 2019

New Facility Management Company

Spectra the new management company for the Roswell Convention Center is now hiring for an Event Manager and part-time positions.  Please contact Event Director Josea Wilcoxen at josea_wilcoxen@comcastspectacor.com 

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News Flash

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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Fire Department
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

News Flash

Posted on: January 15, 2019

Federal employees offered deferred payment of water bills

water faucet

To assist Roswell residents who are federal employees and may be experiencing a negative financial impact during the federal government shutdown, the City of Roswell is instituting a program that allows local federal employees to postpone payment of their...

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General City News
Posted on: January 14, 2019

PROPER PERMITTING AND PLANNING:

shed

This is the second in a series of articles from the City of Roswell Community Development Department discussing permitting and other requirements related to various projects homeowners/residents may do on their homes and property.

Before installing a stora...

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General City News
Posted on: January 8, 2019

PROPER PERMITTING AND PLANNING:

fence

This is the first in a series of articles from the City of Roswell Community Development Department discussing permitting and other requirements related to various projects homeowners/residents may do on their homes and property.

Before installing a new fe...

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General City News
Posted on: December 19, 2018

Landfill to accept post-holiday Christmas trees for free

recycle Christmas trees

After the holidays come and go, local residents will be able to drop off their Christmas trees at the Roswell Municipal Landfill free of charge. The landfill will recycle the trees by turning them into wood chips that citizens can pick up for free for wha...

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General City News
Posted on: December 13, 2018

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT

Internal Auditor Juan Fuentes (Dec 2018)

By Todd Wildermuth, Public Information Officer

City of Roswell

Juan Fuentes has his eye on efficiency and effectiveness. As the City of Roswell’s internal auditor, Fuentes is tasked with conducting performance reviews of city department o...

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General City News
Posted on: November 28, 2018

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT

Emergency Manager Karen Sanders (Nov 2018)

By Todd Wildermuth, Public Information Officer

City of Roswell

When Karen Sanders took the job of Roswell/Chaves County Emergency Manager six years ago, one of her first challenges was making sense of the alphabet soup that is the acronyms representing the ...

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General City News
Posted on: October 26, 2018

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

Pecos Trail Transit Director Anna Aragon (Oct 2018) (FB)

By Todd Wildermuth, Public Information Officer

City of Roswell

At 6 a.m. on any weekday, seven buses roll out of the Pecos Trails Transit terminal in downtown Roswell to start their day. It doesn’t take long for the buses to reach their first stop...

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General City News
Posted on: September 6, 2018

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT

City of Roswell HR Director Jetta Miles

By Todd Wildermuth

Public Information Officer

City of Roswell

It’s all about people. That’s why Jetta Miles enjoys what she does as Human Resources director for the City of Roswell. After all, it’s people, the employees, who kee...

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General City News
Posted on: August 16, 2018

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

youth soccer league

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 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: 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: May 25, 2018

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

PZ staff (May 2018)

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

repair workers with tools

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: April 20, 2018

City of Roswell Annual Report

City Annual Report

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

News Flash

Posted on: January 2, 2019

Two dances scheduled for February

Father Daughter dance (cropped)

The City of Roswell Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting a pair of dances in early February as Valentine’s Day approaches. Both dances will be at the Roswell Adult and Recreation Center (807 N. Missouri Ave).

The annual Father-Daughter...

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Parks & Rec
Posted on: December 21, 2018

Pecos Valley Stampede features half marathon, 10K and 5K races and newly added Little Bison Run

Pecos Valley Stampede 2018

The 38th Annual Kymera Independent Physicians Pecos Valley Stampede is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 23. The event offers a half marathon, 10K run, 10K walk, 5K run and 5K walk.  In addition, organizers have added a new race, the Little Bison Run,...

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Parks & Rec
Posted on: August 16, 2018

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

youth soccer league

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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Parks & Rec

News Flash

Posted on: January 7, 2019

Four people shot following fight at party

shooting investigation

One man was arrested several hours after a weekend shooting and the investigation is continuing into the incident that occurred in the early morning hours of Jan. 6 at a local residence where numerous people had gathered for a party. Investigators are als...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 29, 2018

Pair of men arrested for murder in 2012 case

Handcuffs and police car

Two local men were arrested the afternoon of Nov. 28 and charged in connection with the 2012 murder of a Texas man whose family was staying at a friend’s west Roswell home when the man and his family arrived at the house and unknowingly interrup...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Free service checks up on residents who live alone

Good Morning Call

The Good Morning Call program has been 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 ...

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Police Department
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 the time ...

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Police Department
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 Sheriff’s Offic...

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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

using atm

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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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: October 12, 2016

Take steps to protect property and be aware of suspicious activity

stop crime

Roswell's citizens play a key role in helping prevent crime in the community and making their neighborhoods safer places to live. The Roswell Police Department encourages citizens to be mindful of the simple steps they can take to help reduce crime in the...

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National Crime Prevention Council Police Department

News Flash

News Flash

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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News Flash

Zoo

3 Stories
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Public asked to vote for names of zoo’s new longhorns

young longhorns at zoo (Nov 2018)

The Spring River Park and Zoo’s new longhorn cattle duo is close to getting official names. The choices of what to call the two longhorns are down to the short lists, and the public is asked to vote for their favorites.

Throughout December, the z...

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Zoo
Posted on: November 20, 2018

Zoo continues streak of successful inspections

Spring River Zoo Logo-SM

The latest federal inspection of the Spring River Park and Zoo was conducted Nov. 15, 2018, and found the zoo to be in compliance will all standards established by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the regulatory agency that licenses the zoo.

The unannou...

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Zoo
Posted on: November 8, 2018

“Keeper Talks” highlight zoo’s animals

zoo lemurs

A monthly program offers people the chance to learn about Spring River Park and Zoo’s animals from those who take care of them every day.

The program, called “Keeper Talks,” began in November 2018, when the talk featured the zoo's lemurs (pictured). On the...

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Zoo