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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: 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: 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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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: June 11, 2021

Virtual public forum to focus on Ward 3

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This month’s City of Roswell virtual public forum will focus on Ward 3, although citizens from throughout the city are encouraged to watch the livestream and participate. (View the city ward map.)

The forum on Thursday, June 17, at 5:30 p.m. is t...

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General City News
Posted on: June 8, 2021

“Money Matters” video discusses solid-waste services

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The local community relies on the City of Roswell’s Solid Waste Department to make sure trash is disposed of properly and safely. Funding for the department’s essential services – from weekly pickups of trash containers in al...

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General City News
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Multiple city facilities expanding hours of operation

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Several City of Roswell facilities will be expanding the hours they are open to the public as the city works to increase the opportunities people have to enjoy its services and amenities.

The Roswell Recreation and Aquatic Center (1402 W. College Blvd.) wi...

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General City News
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Third “Money Matters” video highlights water, wastewater

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Getting clean water into homes and businesses for people to drink, clean with and otherwise use in their daily lives is a very important task. And just as important is removing wastewater from those homes and businesses. Keeping everything flowing in the ...

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General City News
Posted on: May 7, 2021

City reminds citizens about sprinkler systems to assist with responsible use of local water

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With responsible water conservation in mind, the City of Roswell is reminding residents and business owners to ensure sprinkler and other watering systems on their properties are in good working condition and functioning properly so water does not flow ex...

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General City News
Posted on: April 22, 2021

State program offers financial assistance to renters

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The City of Roswell wants to make local renters aware of a financial-assistance program being made available by the State of New Mexico. The Emergency Rental Assistance Program offers help with rent, utility bills and other housing-related costs to qualif...

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General City News
Posted on: April 19, 2021

“Money Matters” video highlights lodgers’ tax

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Lodgers’ tax is something many citizens may have heard of, but understanding the specifics of how it works and how its benefits Roswell can be a challenge for anyone who doesn’t deal with it on a regular basis. With that in mind, the C...

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General City News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Roswell UFO Festival 2021 set to welcome visitors back after shutdowns of last year

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In 1947, the sleepy town of Roswell, N.M., became known around the world because of an alleged UFO crash landing. Now, the town will have a new distinction by holding what it expects will be one of the first destination festivals in the United States sinc...

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General City News
Posted on: March 10, 2021

Regulations regarding weeds and yard sales help keep community clean and safe

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Spring and summer bring warmer weather, and warmer weather brings the emergence of a variety of vegetation. Unfortunately, that can include unwanted weeds. Meanwhile, yard-sale season brings the appearance of yard-sale signs that come with it.

When it come...

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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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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

News Flash

Posted on: May 20, 2021

Multiple city facilities expanding hours of operation

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Several City of Roswell facilities will be expanding the hours they are open to the public as the city works to increase the opportunities people have to enjoy its services and amenities.

The Roswell Recreation and Aquatic Center (1402 W. College Blvd.) wi...

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Parks & Rec
Posted on: April 29, 2021

Adult volleyball begins in June; Alien Chase set for July 3

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Whether you enjoy competing on your own or like to be part of a team, the City of Roswell has a couple upcoming recreation options in which residents can participate. 

Adult coed volleyball is scheduled to begin its season June 7. The season will ...

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Parks & Rec
Posted on: April 12, 2021

Fitness room full of a variety of exercise options

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As the sun rises, so does Sean Lee, starting his day by making the trip he makes many weekday mornings. He heads to the Roswell Recreation and Aquatic Center, where he can get a workout in the fitness room that has been adding to its number and variety of...

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News Flash

Posted on: May 27, 2021

RPD, other agencies train for digital-information gathering

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In today’s digital world in which cell phones, computers and other electronic devices are constantly at the fingertips of so many people, the Roswell Police Department is drawing on federal training resources to advance the skills of its personn...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Neighborhood Watch available to Roswell residents

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Uniting neighborhoods to “look out for each other” – by residents being alert to suspicious activity and reporting it to law enforcement so proper action can be taken to keep the neighborhood safe and secure – is th...

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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: June 11, 2021

Second Saturday with William Goodman!

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Beginning Saturday, June 12th, Roswell Museum and Art Center will be open seven days a week, 10am-6pm daily. The extension of hours allows visitors to now enjoy the museum an extra hour every evening and on the weekend...
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Posted on: June 10, 2021

RAiR Artist: Masha Sha Exhibition Closing Sunday

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Roswell Artist-in-Residence

April 30 - June 11, 2021

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RAiR Foundation resident artist Masha Sha has been working on a series of large scale drawings emphasizing the graphic and poetic nature of words. As a Russia...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Robert H. Goddard Planetarium Reopens Saturday!

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Saturday, June 12th: The Robert H. Goddard Planetarium Re-opens with shows at 11am, 1pm, 3pm and 5pm.

The Planetarium will be open Tuesdays-Saturdays with shows at 1pm, 3pm & 5pm daily and a bonus 7pm show on Fridays. The planetarium will be c...

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Roswell Museum & Art Center
Posted on: June 1, 2021

A Lucky Escape: The Wild World of William Goodman Opening Reception with the artist, plus family act

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A Lucky Escape: The Wild World of William Goodman, a retrospective exhibition, will open in the Roswell Museum and Art Center’s Hunter Gallery in conjunction with RMAC Second Saturday, June 12. 

In 1971, William Goodman completed a 30-fo...

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Roswell Museum & Art Center
Posted on: June 7, 2021

RMAC Announces New Hours Beginning June 12, 2021

Beginning Saturday, June 12th, Roswell Museum and Art Center will be open seven days a week, 10am-6pm daily. The extension of hours allows visitors to now enjoy the museum an extra hour every evening and on the weekends. 

While new admission fees ...

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News Flash

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.

Read Magazine Roswell Museum and Art Center Spotlight

News Flash

Posted on: June 1, 2021

Summer Reading Program underway at library

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Roswell Public Library’s Summer Reading Program “Tails and Tales” got underway June 1, and is open to both children and adults. Parents can come in to sign up themselves and their children, check out some books and receive a ...

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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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News Flash

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: June 10, 2021

Zoo hosting special events this summer

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In June, July and August, two Saturdays each month will offer special experiences at Spring River Zoo. The zoo will host Zoofari Nights on the third Saturday of each month and will be home to Wild Summer Nights on the last Saturday of each month. These fa...

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Zoo
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Multiple city facilities expanding hours of operation

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Several City of Roswell facilities will be expanding the hours they are open to the public as the city works to increase the opportunities people have to enjoy its services and amenities.

The Roswell Recreation and Aquatic Center (1402 W. College Blvd.) wi...

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Zoo