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Posted on: May 15, 2020

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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: February 5, 2021

Roswell Recreation & Aquatic Center Revised Rates

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As of January 1, 2021 the Roswell Recreation & Aquatic Center will be operating under revised rates. Stop in today for safe and affordable fun for the whole family.

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Aquatic Center Swim Lessons

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The Roswell Recreation and Aquatic Center's swim lesson registration is open! Make sure to visit RoswellConnect.com to register or learn more about available lessons.

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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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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Zoo Memberships

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Spring River Zoo memberships are now available. Visit our Zoo Store to browse different membership options. 

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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: 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: March 4, 2021

Video series to explain funding structures of city departments

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The City of Roswell is producing a special video series that will inform its citizens about the various types of funds through which different city departments’ finances are managed. A special emphasis will be given to highlighting the departmen...

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General City News
Posted on: February 12, 2021

City hosting series of virtual public forums

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The City of Roswell will hold a series of 10 virtual public forums during 2021, beginning Thursday, Feb. 18, with an open discussion focusing on Ward 5, which covers a large portion of the southern part of the city.

The city launched virtual public forums ...

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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 and other trash.

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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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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: February 10, 2021

Motorists must make safety a priority as kids are back to schools

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School zones were relatively quiet for a longer period than usual as the pandemic forced most local students to do remote learning the past year or so. But beginning Feb. 16 Roswell’s public schools begin a hybrid system that returns children to...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Parents warned of teens using dangerous vaping pens

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The Roswell Police Department wants to make parents aware of a prevalence of local teenagers using illegal vaping products that pose a danger to the teens using them.

Various disposal vaping pens contain THC, the psychoactive compound found in marijuana. W...

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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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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 summer, it is tempting ...

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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: 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 those afflicted with drug addiction

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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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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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News Flash

Posted on: February 26, 2021

Ceramics Open Studio | Space Still Available!

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Limited Open Studio to return April 1
We’ve missed our dedicated ceramics students! After many requests and much deliberation for how to maintain a safe environment during COVID, we are opening a limited-...
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Roswell Museum & Art Center

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: February 2, 2021

New Library Card Sign-Up!

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If you have yet to visit the Roswell Public Library this year, February is the time to start. This month, the library is encouraging all Roswell students to sign up for a library card and earn a reading prize!

Here's what to do: visit the library and regis...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

New Library Reading Program

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The Roswell Public Library has a new reading program starting this week. The Ready to Read/Ready to Learn initiative aims to help children reach developmental milestones in their early years to better prepare them for school.

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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.

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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: March 3, 2021

Spring River Zoo admission fees take effect

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The new admission fees for Spring River Zoo, which were set up earlier this year, will take effect Friday (March 5). 

Visitors will purchase tickets online at the zoo’s website (springriverzoo.com) by clicking on the “Visit&...

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