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Memorial Day weekend features expanded access to South Park Cemetery and General Douglas L. McBride Veterans Cemetery

Flag placement to take place Saturday; special ceremony planned for Monday

During the Memorial Day weekend, visitors to South Park Cemetery will have access via two entrance gates – one on the west side and another on the east side – instead of only the single west-side gate that is the entrance/exit throughout most of the year. Both gates will be open each day (Saturday, Sunday and Monday) of the Memorial Day weekend from sunrise to sunset. (Read More)

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Splash pad set to open Friday at Poe Corn Park

Facility to be open seven days a week through summer; free to public

Brand new Splash Pad at Poe Corn Park

The city’s new splash pad at Poe Corn Park will open for refreshing fun Friday (May 27). While people will be able to begin enjoying the new aquatic-recreation facility this Memorial Day weekend, a formal grand-opening ceremony will be planned in June at the park along East Second Street (just east of Garden Avenue). (Read More)

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Community Investment Project set to begin second year

Police Command Center will be open to public at parks; cookouts planned; Fire Department to offer ‘Kids Combat Challenge’; city departments to provide cleanup efforts and information; ‘Outdoor Adventure Day’ and health fair among other events

The City of Roswell will launch the second year of its Community Investment Project this Saturday (May 21). The initiative, which will continue through early September, is a cooperative effort among many city departments and other entities to clean up the community and make safer neighborhoods, deal with citizens’ questions and concerns, and interact with the public in a positive way that can improve relationships between the public and public servants. (Read More)

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Scouts build new, unique bus stop at air center

Project features airplane fuselage and elevator parts

Photo of finished bus stop

There is a new bus stop at the Roswell International Air Center that will remind people of one mode of travel even as they are awaiting another means of transportation. (Read More)

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Ceremony dedicates remodeled Youth ChalleNGe barracks

Many contributed to project for important youth program

The newly renovated cadet barracks of the New Mexico Youth ChalleNGe Academy received its public unveiling Tuesday morning (May 10) with a dedication ceremony at the Youth ChalleNGe campus on the grounds of the Roswell International Air Center. (Read More)

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Downtown traffic to be impacted by monitoring-well drilling

Work is planned for three days, with different closure each day

Downtown Roswell will experience some traffic-flow impacts next week as monitoring wells are drilled in connection with the New Mexico Environment Department’s monitoring of a former area of underground petroleum storage tanks. (Read More)

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After more than 80 years of service, aged Cahoon Pool to close

City working with entities to possibly enhance public swimming opportunities at other local pools

Roswell’s public swimming pool at Cahoon Park is being retired as the facility continues to struggle with age, deterioration, safety concerns and a constant need for repairs. While the city has gotten the most, and then some, out of the pool that was built in the mid-1930s, its mechanical, structural and electrical issues have left little choice other than to finally shut it down. (Read More)

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David Bugarin honored as Outstanding Citizen

After turning around his own life, award recipient now inspires others

The first recipient of the City of Roswell’s new Outstanding Citizen Award is a man who has turned his life around in a positive way and is now trying to inspire and help others who are in situations similar to what he dealt with in his past. (Read More)

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Parking lot serving convention center, stadium reopens with major improvements

Ceremony marks completion of project that installed pavement, sidewalks, lighting, drainage and trees

The parking lot that serves as an overflow lot for the Roswell Convention and Civic Center and the main lot for DeBremond Stadium has reopened after some major improvements were carried out in a construction project that took place that last five months. (Read More)

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Heavily traveled part of North Main Street to get new pavement

Project will also improve curbs and gutters, curb ramps and business driveways; Work area will remain open to traffic

A project that will give a heavily traveled section of North Main Street a new road surface, while also improving curbs and gutters, curb ramps and driveways, will begin Monday (April 4). However, any major traffic impacts during the estimated three- to four-month project are not expected to be experienced until late June. (Read More)



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