Posted on: March 15, 2017

That 70's Dance!

That 70s Dance Newsflash

Dance
to take a stand! The Roswell Refuge Presents: That 70's Dance on April 7th from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Join us for dinner, dancing, live music
and silent auction. Wear your grooviest 70's attire to enter our costume contes...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Western Frontier Gun Show

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Come
on out and see what the Western Frontier Gun Show has to offer at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center on April 1-2, 2017.

Doors Open:
Saturday, April 1: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, April 2: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

MARCH 24 UPDATE

North Main Street Project Update (website)

DONE THIS WEEK: Sidewalk, curb and gutter, and driveways were removed and replaced on the west side of Main Street between Pine Lodge Road and Berrendo Road. Concrete pavement was poured on northbound Main just south of the Pine Lodge intersection.

PLANNED...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Ready to be adopted

Adopt Of The Week (week of 3-20-17) (website)

This 1-year-old male catahoula is ready to be adopted. You can visit him at the Roswell Animal Shelter at 705 E. McGaffey St. The impound number is 6266. Shelter hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. You can call the shel...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Armstrongs honored with Outstanding Citizen Award

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The latest City of Roswell Outstanding Citizen Award is honoring a couple nominated for being “quietly instrumental in community development.” The quarterly award was presented to Robert G. Armstrong and Sara C. Armstrong during the Ci...

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Posted on: February 4, 2017

‘Smart meters’ will offer better billing accuracy and monitoring of water use

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The City of Roswell is preparing to replace the approximately 19,000 water meters at residential and business properties throughout the city with modern “smart meters” that will offer more accurate customer billing and greater efficiency in the water util...

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Posted on: September 30, 2016

Emergency-notification system serving city, county

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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 &a...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Cinco de Mayo Festival to bring community together for weekend of fun

Cinco de Mayo Festival 2017 (website)

A weekend of fun for the entire family is planned in May at the Second Annual Roswell Cinco de Mayo Festival, which brings together food, family and fun. The May 5-6 event at Russ DeKay Soccer Complex (1500 N. Grand Ave.) is being organized by the City of...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

RPD veteran selected as deputy chief

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A 14½ -year veteran of the Roswell Police Department has been named the department’s deputy chief. Mike Stanton was selected to become the second in command by Chief Phil Smith. Stanton’s promotion from his current rank of c...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Man charged with the 2005 double murder of brothers who were shot at home

cold-case murder solved (website)

An arrest warrant was issued March 27 for the man Roswell Police Department investigators believe is responsible for the murder of two brothers in their Roswell home nearly 12 years ago.

The warrant charging two counts of first-degree murder was issued for...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Ready to be adopted

Adopt Of The Week (week of 3-20-17) (website)

This 1-year-old male catahoula is ready to be adopted. You can visit him at the Roswell Animal Shelter at 705 E. McGaffey St. The impound number is 6266. Shelter hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. You can call the shel...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Three men and a dog bring car theft to a quick end

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A senior citizen, his dog and a pair of security guards teamed up March 7 to foil a car thief, who managed to drive the car only an estimated 40 to 50 feet before his crime came to a quick conclusion and the guards held him until police arrived.

It was aro...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Local boy gets special visit from officers, SWAT vehicle

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Members of the Roswell Police Department made a surprise visit Feb. 22 to a local 14-year-old boy who is dealing with cancer. The boy, Irvin Gonzalez (pictured with his mother Abigail), had expressed an interest in police officers and their work. The offi...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

RPD's Annual Report available

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Top-level crimes, as classified by the FBI, decreased for a second straight year in Roswell in 2016. The overall decline (11.5 percent) in Part I crimes (murder, rape, robbery, assault, burglary, larceny, motor vehicle theft, arson) within the city comes ...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

Suspect arrested in nearly 13-year-old murder case

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Continuing investigation by Roswell Police Department detectives resulted in the arrest Tuesday, Jan. 24, of the suspect in a murder that occurred almost 13 years ago.

What had been a cold case for many years following the shooting murder in February 2004 ...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

RPD is hiring!

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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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Posted on: December 30, 2016

The unusual can often be part of routine day for RPD

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A routine day for the Roswell Police Department often includes officers responding to some not-so-routine calls and unusual incidents. RPD offers this sampling of out-of-the-ordinary situations handled in 2016.

HIDDEN AGENDA: A traffic stop that started wi...

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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...

National Crime Prevention Council

Posted on: March 21, 2017

Seeking volunteers for the Summer Reading Program @ RPL

Become a Volunteer for the Summer Reading Program

Are you interested in volunteering for the Summer Reading Program?

 Are you at least 16 or older and have a willingness to help others?

 Do you enjoy being around people, have a strong sense of punctuality, and a commitment to performing assig...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

FREE Spring Break Activities

Free Spring Break Activities at the Roswell Public Library

SPRING BREAK ACTIVITIES @ Roswell Public Library  - Tuesday, March 28 @ 5-6:30 PM - Brick by Brick, ALL AGES - Wednesday, March 29 @ 4:30 PM - Zentangles*, ages 6+ - Thursday, March 30 @ 10:30AM and 2 PM - Let's Get Ani...

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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Seeking Donations for Summer Reading + more

RPL donations

The Roswell Public Library is seeking donations for the Summer Reading Program as prizes - primarily for adults, but other age appropriate donations are welcome. The Library is also seeking items to be donated to use for Tween Crafts. Below is a list of i...

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

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