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Posted on: May 15, 2020

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News Flash

Posted on: May 15, 2020

Zoo seeking volunteers to assist with reopening and beyond

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Spring River Zoo is seeking volunteers eager to help the zoo with everything from cleanup to guest services to educational tours. As the zoo prepares for its upcoming reopening tentatively planned in December, volunteers will have the opportunity to play ...

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News Flash

Posted on: June 1, 2020

Visitors Center

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The Roswell Visitor Center, located at 426 N. Main Street, should be one of your first stops when visiting Roswell. You can obtain information about local and state attractions, events, maps and have a photo op with the resident alien.

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Book an Event

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Speak with a helpful staff member and reserve your date today! Call 575-624-6860 or click below for more information.

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

View Our Facility

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The Roswell Convention and Civic Center can accommodate all varieties of events such as conventions, meetings, banquets, trade shows, festivals, weddings and much more.

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News Flash

Posted on: June 1, 2020

Kids Zone

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Check out our Kids Zone and get the whole family involved in preparing for an accident or emergency.

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

RFD in the Community

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Learn about how the Roswell Fire Department gets involved in the community.

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Recreation Centers Combined

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The Roswell Adult Center and the Yucca Recreation Center have joined forces and is now called the Roswell Recreation Center. The center is located at 807 N. Missouri Ave and provides programming for all ages.

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Time 'Fore' Kids Golf Program

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Kids golf for FREE at Nancy Lopez Golf Course at Spring River with an accompanying paying adult. Open to ages 14 years and under, Monday - Sunday through after 1 pm

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Follow Us on Facebook

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Find our page on Facebook @RoswellParksandRec. Keep up with recent events, updates and everything going on with the department. Like and share our page.

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News Flash

Posted on: June 1, 2020

Community Outreach

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Positive police-public relationships help us all work together for a better community.

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Join the Force

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Are you ready to protect and serve the community?

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News Flash

Posted on: May 15, 2020

Zoo Open for Private Tours

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Spring River Zoo will be open for private tours by appointment only starting on Friday, December 4, 2020. Private Tours donations start at $10 per person and are available on a first come, first serve basis. Please contact (575) 624-6760. 

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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: November 24, 2020

Matt Miller selected as Roswell’s fire chief

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Matt Miller remembers the poem he recited at his pre-school graduation when he was 5 years old. It told of how he would grow up to be a fireman. Many years later, Miller’s poem became reality when he started working for the Roswell Fire Departme...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Sprinkler systems, fire alarms key to fire suppression

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A fire at a local commercial building demonstrated the importance of such buildings having and maintaining properly-functioning fire-suppression sprinkler systems, as well as fire alarms that provide immediate notification to the fire department.

The Roswe...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

Be aware of threat of carbon monoxide

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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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News Flash

Posted on: December 3, 2020

City outlines facility reopenings

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All City of Roswell facilities and services will be available to the public as of Friday, Dec. 4. Days and times of availability may be affected by the holidays and availability of staffing. Safety protocols are being utilized for the safety of the public...

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General City News
Posted on: November 24, 2020

Matt Miller selected as Roswell’s fire chief

Matt Miller

Matt Miller remembers the poem he recited at his pre-school graduation when he was 5 years old. It told of how he would grow up to be a fireman. Many years later, Miller’s poem became reality when he started working for the Roswell Fire Department in 2003...

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General City News
Posted on: October 29, 2020

New fees set for recreation facilities and museum

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New admission and activity fees will be in place for the City of Roswell Recreation Department facilities and the Roswell Museum and Art Center beginning when the new year arrives.

The new fees have been established to try to ensure the recreation and muse...

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General City News
Posted on: October 28, 2020

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT

Ruben Esquivel

Cemetery superintendent, staff take on the challenge of ‘making things easier for folks during hardship’ 

By Todd Wildermuth, Public Information Officer, City of Roswell 

Ruben Esquivel credits his parents with instilling in him a strong w...

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General City News
Posted on: June 15, 2020

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

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Water Maintenance and Transmission Department always ready to adapt to changing needs and priorities to keep water flowing to Roswell residents 

By Todd Wildermuth, City of Roswell Public Information Officer

Making sure water can reach the...

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General City News
Posted on: May 19, 2020

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT

City Safety and Risk Manager Kathy Louer (May 2020)

Safety manager strives to keep city workers safe by providing proper training and procedures

By Todd Wildermuth,  City of Roswell Public Information Officer

When Kathy Louer owned an occupational medical clinic, she often saw firs...

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General City News
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Online option offered to report areas in need of litter cleanup

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Keep Roswell Beautiful and the City of Roswell’s Community Development Department are working to keep the community looking good and would like the public’s help in reporting public areas that are in need of a cleanup to remove litter ...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Citizens can share concerns with city through online FixIT Form

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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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News Flash

Posted on: May 15, 2020

Community Video Tour

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Roswell is home to 48,754 people (as of 2015) and centrally located in the Pecos Valley, nestled below the most southern outskirts of the Rocky Mountains, and serves as the hub of Southeastern New Mexico. Watch the video tour and learn about Roswell.

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

City Performance Survey

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This survey is an opportunity for Roswell residents and business owners to tell the city how it is doing in taking care of the needs of the community. All citizens are asked to contribute their thoughts by completing the survey.

Complete the Survey Home Spotlight

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Everyone plays a role in crime prevention

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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 cri...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 30, 2020

RPD having successful year in quickly tracking down, arresting alleged killers

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By Todd Wildermuth, Public Information Officer, Roswell Police Department

In every homicide case, the quest for justice includes a thorough investigation of the crime scene, following up on any immediate leads and then tracking down further inform...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Free service checks up on residents who live alone

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The Good Morning Call program was 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 is fr...

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

Angel Program reaching out to drug addicts

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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

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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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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Keeping you and your vehicle safe and secure

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The Roswell Police Department Criminal Investigations Division would like to offer the public these vehicle security and safety tips:

• Lock your vehicle door anytime you are away from your vehicle.

• In the cold of winter or heat of summe...

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

Taking precautions to protect financial-account information

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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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News Flash

Posted on: December 3, 2020

Roswell Museum Reopens Friday, December 4th

RMAC will reopen tomorrow, Friday, December 4, 2020 from 1-5pm with access to the Museum galleries, the Museum store and the Puzzle Room by reservation and wearing a mask.
Visiting hours will be Tuesday through Friday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is current...
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News Flash

Posted on: June 1, 2020

Robert H. Goddard Planetarium

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Opened in 1969 the planetarium offers family-friendly programming and special events throughout the year.

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Museum Magazine - Winter 2019

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Get information on Winter 2019 exhibits, events and classes. The magazine is full of amazing arts and activities for children, adults and families.

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News Flash

Posted on: October 29, 2020

New Library Hours & COVID Guidelines

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NEW OFFICE HOURS

The library’s official hours are Tuesdays – Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. There will be a senior hour from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. to accommodate those individuals who are most vulnerable to COVID-19.

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Library Flooding

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We are sad to inform the community that the Children’s Area is closed to the public due to flooding. We hope you will understand as we handle this issue!

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News Flash

Posted on: June 1, 2020

New Mexico Museum & Historic Site Pass

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The Department of Cultural Affairs' FamilyPass, a partnership with local libraries, provides free admission (up to 6 people) to 15 state museums and historic sites.

Learn more... Roswell Public Library Spotlight
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Roswell Daily Record

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Digital copies of the Roswell Daily Record are now available online. Access back issues through NewspaperArchive.com. Users can search through specific issues of the Daily Record or use a keyword search. Browse as a guest or create your own free account.

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Books Again

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Operated by the Friends of the Roswell Public Library, Books Again, is a used bookstore that offers books for at least 75% off the original cover price. There are new sale items every month.

Visit their website Roswell Public Library Spotlight

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Zoo seeking volunteers to assist with reopening and beyond

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Spring River Zoo is seeking volunteers eager to help the zoo with everything from cleanup to guest services to educational tours. As the zoo prepares for its upcoming reopening tentatively planned in December, volunteers will have the opportunity to play ...

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