Posted on: September 30, 2016

Book Your Next Event With Us!

Book Your Next Event With Us

The Roswell Convention & Civic Center is the ideal facility for events and is central to many other downtown attractions. Center staff goes above and beyond to ensure that every event is a success. The RCCC can accommodate a vast array of events such ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

House severely damaged in early morning fire

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An early morning fire Dec. 1 severely damaged a west Roswell home, with fire officials describing the structure as a complete loss. The home’s five residents – three adults and two young children – were able to get out of the...

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Posted on: November 1, 2016

Donations accepted for recruit recovering from sudden medical incident

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Monetary donations are being collected for RFD Firefighter Recruit Justin Christian and his wife Anna. Justin suffered a very serious medical condition regarding his brain Thursday, Oct. 20. He was hospitalized and underwent surgeries. He is now undergoin...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

New feature promotes pet adoption

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The Roswell Police Department's Animal Services is introducing a new feature intended to make people aware of an adoptable animal at the animal shelter. We thank those who have adopted animals in the past and hope even more animals can find great...

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Posted on: November 14, 2016

Outstanding Citizen Award recognizes theatre company founder

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As founder, board president and artistic director of Roswell’s Way Way Off Broadway Theatre Company, Summer Souza has a desire to see theatre and other cultural arts in the community expand to offer new opportunities to local residents.

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Outstanding Citizen Award information/nomination
Posted on: September 30, 2016

Emergency-notification system serving city, county


Citizens in Roswell and throughout Chaves County are encouraged to sign up for notifications from the city and county that will warn, inform and instruct residents during severe weather and emergency situations. People can select one or more means – text ...Read on...

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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...

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Posted on: August 12, 2016

Pay Your Water Bill Online

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You can view and pay your utility bill online.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

The Most Award Winning Department in New Mexico Brings Home 11 Awards

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The NMRPA awards were part of 22 given statewide that recognized program excellence, volunteerism, and service at the New Mexico State Recreation and Parks Association Conference held in Farmington, NM in September

2016 Award Winners

Lifetime Achievement Aw...

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

New hours of operation coming to Roswell Adult Center

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The Roswell Adult Center will be adjusting its hours of operation beginning in December. The changes are being made after a review by Parks and Recreation Department personnel of the citizen use of the center at 807 N. Missouri Ave., which is currently Ro...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

New feature promotes pet adoption

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RPD's Animal Services is introducing a new feature intended to make people aware of an adoptable animal at the animal shelter. We thank those who have adopted animals in the past and hope even more animals can find great homes to be a part of as ...

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

Emergency landing exposes marijuana in plane

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A pilot who landed at the Roswell International Air Center Nov. 25 because of mechanical problems with the plane he was flying soon was in a lot more trouble than that of a minor malfunction of the plane. The California man was arrested by Roswell police ...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Investigation continues to track down armed robber

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Police are working to identify and locate a male subject who fired a shot from a gun during an armed robbery just before noon Nov. 28 at a retail business in the southwest part of the city.

Roswell Police Department officers were dispatched about noon to t...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Take care to keep this holiday season safe and secure

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This time of year comes with many people embarking on trips to see family and friends in other areas of the state or country. Making plans to leave town should also include plans to protect your home and belongings while you are gone.

Meanwhile, Christmas ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

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If you are looking for a law enforcement career where you can excel as part of an organization that respects values, ethics, professionalism, and those we serve, you are encouraged to apply to join our ranks.

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Posted on: October 12, 2016

Take steps to protect property and be aware of suspicious activity

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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...Read on...

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Posted on: October 7, 2016

Be aware of ongoing phone scams

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Tax season may have ended months ago, but scammers don’t take time off. Plenty of Roswell residents are still receiving scam calls from callers claiming to be from the IRS or U.S. Treasury and telling the intended victims they owe taxes. The caller insist...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: 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: July 1, 2016

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