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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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Keeping Roswell well-read for 110 years

City library celebrating anniversary with special event Saturday

The year was 1897 when the Roswell’s Women’s Club opened a reading room with the intent of enriching the local cowboys’ cultural atmosphere and opportunities. It wasn’t very successful. The targeted clientele seemed to enjoy spending their leisure time in the saloons rather than with a good book. (Read More)

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Planetarium reopens, plans new programming

Spring-break event offered for children in grades one through seven

The Robert H. Goddard Planetarium at the Roswell Museum and Art Center has reopened and is rebuilding the programming, led by a new planetarium coordinator. Parents and children can get reintroduced to the exploration and education the planetarium offers by signing up for a program that will take place next week during local schools’ spring break.(Read More)

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Projects to impact some vehicle, pedestrian traffic

Street, infrastructure work taking place in three areas this week

Three projects taking place this week will have some impacts on vehicle and pedestrian traffic in their respective areas. (Read More)

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Classes to train citizens to be storm spotters

National Weather Service relies on spotters in severe-weather situations

Roswell/Chaves County Office of Emergency Management and the Pecos Valley Amateur Radio Club will be hosting the annual Skywarn storm-spotter classes Wednesday, March 30, at the Daniels Leadership Center on the New Mexico Military Institute campus. (Read More)

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Reminders regarding local laws about weeds, yard-sale signs

Citizens should be aware of ordinances as springtime arrives

Spring officially begins later this month (March 20), but a variety of vegetation is already starting to bloom and grow amid the warmer weather – and that, unfortunately, can include unwanted weeds. Meanwhile, also beginning to sprout up in the springtime are yard-sale signs.

When it comes to weeds and signs, there are some city ordinances that Roswell citizens should be aware of. (Read More)

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‘Clean and Safe’ program offered to encourage removal of dilapidated buildings

Structural debris can be dumped at landfill for free through Oct. 31

The City of Roswell is conducting its “Clean and Safe” program that offers
local property owners free disposal of materials from the demolition and removal of
condemned and dilapidated structures in the city. The initiative is designed to make it
financially easier for people to remove houses, commercial buildings, storage sheds or any
other structures that have become eyesores and pose safety hazards. (Read More)



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