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Posted on: June 8, 2018

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT

RFD EMS Division Chief Eric Mann

By Todd Wildermuth

Public Information Officer

City of Roswell

As chief of the Emergency Medical Services Division of the Roswell Fire Department, Eric Mann doesn’t hesitate when describing what it takes to be a good paramedic. A paramedic himself, Mann has b...

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Fire Department
Posted on: December 4, 2017

Be aware of threat of carbon monoxide

CO Sources

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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Fire Department

News Flash

Posted on: September 19, 2018

Grant money to fund repairs, renovations at Boys and Girls Club

CDBG award (Sept 2018)

The City of Roswell on Sept. 19 was awarded a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) of nearly $750,000 for repairs and renovations to the Roswell Boys and Girls Club building. The city-owned building at 202 S. Garden Ave. is leased to the Boys and Girl...

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General City News
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Rabies-vaccination clinic and adopt-a-thon planned Sept. 29

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Dog owners and potential dog owners are invited to a rabies-vaccination clinic and adopt-a-thon event this month. The two parts of the event are coming together through a partnership of the Chaves County Veterinary Medical Association and the Roswell Poli...

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General City News
Posted on: September 12, 2018

WIPP transportation-incident training exercise planned

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Local, state and federal agencies will take part in a Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) transportation exercise in Roswell this month. The Sept. 21-22 training exercise is designed to determine the response capabilities to a radiological incident involvi...

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General City News
Posted on: September 6, 2018

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT

City of Roswell HR Director Jetta Miles

By Todd Wildermuth

Public Information Officer

City of Roswell

It’s all about people. That’s why Jetta Miles enjoys what she does as Human Resources director for the City of Roswell. After all, it’s people, the employees, who kee...

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General City News
Posted on: August 16, 2018

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

youth soccer league

The many offerings of the Roswell Parks and Recreation Department are designed to improve the lives of the city’s residents. From health and wellness to conservation efforts to recreation opportunities, the Parks and Recreation Department handles a wide v...

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General City News
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Bus passes available as students return to classes

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With classes getting back into session for both the Roswell Independent School District and Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, Pecos Trails Transit reminds students, parents and educational employees monthly bus passes are available for purchase. The ...

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General City News
Posted on: August 1, 2018

City lands grant to support tourism promotion

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The City of Roswell’s application for a Cooperative Marketing Grant from the New Mexico Tourism Department has resulted in an award of $48,818 that is being used to market Roswell to potential visitors, including targeting travelers at Phoenix a...

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General City News
Posted on: July 23, 2018

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

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As recruiting efforts bring a growing number of new officers onto the local police force, the Roswell Police Department has recently restructured its rank hierarchy to allow sergeants to focus more on “coaching” and mentoring officers ...

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General City News
Posted on: July 20, 2018

Forum schedule for 2018

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The City of Roswell wants to hear from its citizens. Ideas are sought regarding how the city and its citizens can help address any concerns and create initiatives. 

Public forums have been set for each month, with the forum moving to a different w...

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General City News
Posted on: June 22, 2018

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

Animal Services Supervisor Joseph Pacheco

The staff at Roswell Animal Services has to be ready to handle all sorts of animal adventures. Like a six-foot-long alligator being kept as a pet in someone’s residence. Or a giant python suddenly appearing in an apartment toilet. Then there was...

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General City News
Posted on: June 15, 2018

City opens internship program

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The City of Roswell has set up an internship program that offers college and high school students the chance to gain professional experience in any of a variety of municipal-government disciplines. College students can also potentially earn course credit ...

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General City News
Posted on: June 8, 2018

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT

RFD EMS Division Chief Eric Mann

By Todd Wildermuth

Public Information Officer

City of Roswell

As chief of the Emergency Medical Services Division of the Roswell Fire Department, Eric Mann doesn’t hesitate when describing what it takes to be a good paramedic. A paramedic himself, Mann has b...

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General City News
Posted on: May 25, 2018

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

PZ staff (May 2018)

If you are planning to build a carport, construct a fence or put an addition on your house inside the city limits of Roswell, you will certainly be heading to the home-improvement store among your first trips to prepare for your project. However, also amo...

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General City News
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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General City News
Posted on: May 1, 2018

City survey results available

City Survey Results

The citizens’ responses to the City Performance Survey have been compiled and are presented here. The survey was available on the website through early 2018. 

Thank you to everyone who participated in sharing your thoughts and i...

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General City News
Posted on: April 20, 2018

City of Roswell Annual Report

City Annual Report

The City of Roswell’s 2017 Annual Report is available for viewing online. The report highlights the activities of the various city departments, outlining things that were accomplished in 2017. The public is invited to review the report to see ho...

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General City News
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Reminders regarding local laws about weeds, yard-sale signs

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Summer's warm weather brings the emergence of a variety of vegetation, and that, unfortunately, can include unwanted weeds. Meanwhile, summer means yard-sale season is in full swing and yard-sale signs are commonplace. 

When it comes to weeds and ...

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General City News
Posted on: March 30, 2018

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

Clean and Safe

The City of Roswell is conducting its “Clean and Safe” program that offers local property owners free disposal (other than a $5 permit fee) of materials from the demolition and removal of condemned and dilapidated structures in the cit...

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General City News
Posted on: February 2, 2018

New ordinance allows, regulates certain off-highway vehicles on city streets

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The Roswell City Council in January adopted an ordinance that allows and regulates the use of certain recreational and utility off-highway vehicles on city-owned paved streets. The ordinance specifies the requirements for such vehicles being used on city ...

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Watch video General City News
Posted on: August 24, 2017

Roswell Community Video Tour

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To learn more about what Roswell offers, please click on the link below to watch the video tour showcasing the local community.

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Watch video tour... General City News
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Construction of Recreation and Aquatic Center underway

rec center groundbreaking (11-11-17)

The beginning of construction of Roswell’s new Recreation and Aquatic Center was celebrated Nov. 11 with a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the facility in the Cielo Grande Recreation Area at 1402 W. College Blvd.

Mayor Dennis Kintigh and C...

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General City News

News Flash

Posted on: August 16, 2018

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

youth soccer league

The many offerings of the Roswell Parks and Recreation Department are designed to improve the lives of the city’s residents. From health and wellness to conservation efforts to recreation opportunities, the Parks and Recreation Department handles a wide v...

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Parks & Rec
Posted on: June 8, 2018

Vision shared for ‘all-inclusive’ playground that will accommodate children with disabilities

Horizons Park

The City of Roswell Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with the New Mexico Autism Society to work toward creating an “all-inclusive” playground that can be enjoyed by children with disabilities, as well as those without. Hor...

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Parks & Rec
Posted on: March 7, 2018

Simple things help provide animal enrichment at zoo

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Who would have thought tissue boxes, magazines, towels and pinecones could be so much fun? When things such as those are put into the hands, oh, make that paws and claws, of animals at the Spring River Park and Zoo, they do indeed provide plenty of creatu...

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Parks & Rec
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Construction of Recreation and Aquatic Center underway

rec center groundbreaking (11-11-17)

The beginning of construction of Roswell’s new Recreation and Aquatic Center was celebrated Nov. 11 with a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the facility in the Cielo Grande Recreation Area at 1402 W. College Blvd.

Mayor Dennis Kintigh and C...

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Parks & Rec

News Flash

Posted on: August 15, 2018

Free service checks up on residents who live alone

Good Morning Call

The Good Morning Call program has been 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 ...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 23, 2018

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

station and unit

As recruiting efforts bring a growing number of new officers onto the local police force, the Roswell Police Department has recently restructured its rank hierarchy to allow sergeants to focus more on “coaching” and mentoring officers patrolling the commu...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 22, 2018

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

Animal Services Supervisor Joseph Pacheco

The staff at Roswell Animal Services has to be ready to handle all sorts of animal adventures. Like a six-foot-long alligator being kept as a pet in someone’s residence. Or a giant python suddenly appearing in an apartment toilet. Then there was the time ...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 2, 2018

New ordinance allows, regulates certain off-highway vehicles on city streets

ROV-NewsFlash

The Roswell City Council in January adopted an ordinance that allows and regulates the use of certain recreational and utility off-highway vehicles on city-owned paved streets. The ordinance specifies the requirements for such vehicles being used on city ...

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Watch video Police Department
Posted on: January 23, 2018

Angel Program reaching out to drug addicts

Angel Program

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

Scam Keyboard

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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Police Department
Posted on: December 20, 2017

Keeping you and your vehicle safe and secure

Car Burglar

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

  • Lock your car door anytime you are away from your car.
  • With the changing of seasons, it is very tempting to start your car ...
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Police Department
Posted on: December 1, 2017

Taking precautions to protect financial-account information

using atm

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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Police Department
Posted on: January 17, 2017

RPD is hiring!

RPD apply now

The Roswell Police Department is now hiring! We are eager to add to the department those who share our commitment to making a positive difference by protecting and serving this community. RPD welcomes anyone ready to become part of our team of professiona...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 12, 2016

Take steps to protect property and be aware of suspicious activity

stop crime

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 crime in the...

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National Crime Prevention Council Police Department

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News Flash

Posted on: December 31, 2017

Complete RPL's Open Books Open Minds Book Challenge 2018!

newsflash book challenge

The Roswell Public Library has created a year long book challenge for readers to open their minds and expand their reading experiences! RPL has selected 24 book prompts to challenge you to read beyond your normal comfort zone. Prompts can be completed usi...

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Roswell Public Library
Posted on: July 1, 2016

Connect with the Library

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Follow the Roswell Public Library on instagram @RPLnm for great book posts and other info about Library programs.

"Like" the Roswell Public Library on Facebook for the the latest news happening at your library.

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Find books that are just your style with reading recommendations from NoveList Plus.

Looking for a good new book? click here to visit NoveList

Visit NoveList with your library card number as a log in to access thousands of amazing book recommendations that are just your style. 

Click here to visit NoveList now. 

For more information on how to access or navigate NoveList, contact ...

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Additional Info... Roswell Public Library

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