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New RISD board says it will battle bullying

March 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A new leader has been elected president of the Roswell Independent School District board, and two newly elected board members were sworn onto the five-member board this week, amid complaints of bullying akin to those that thrust the school district into the national spotlight little more than a year ago. Dr. Peggy Brewer was unanimously [&hellip...

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Soup ’n Bowl kicks off tonight

March 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

For the past several weeks students in the Roswell Museum Ceramic Program have been making ceramic bowls for the Soup ’n  Bowl event, which begins tonight with a pre-party at the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art. Call it the post-football season bowl,...

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‘I stole him,’ Polasek says of incoming aide

March 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city of Roswell has made its first administrative hire under a new organizational structure that will be implemented by City Manager Steve Polasek, who is relatively new on the job himself. Polasek, who became city manager in mid-November, went back to...

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Geraci leaving NMMI after 10 years

March 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Geraci   Brig. Gen. Richard Geraci will not be on the New Mexico Military Institute’s campus come the 2015-16 season. Geraci has been the commandant and dean of students at NMMI for 10 and a half years. Geraci came to NMMI in December 2004, after...

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IRB bill passes Senate

March 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A bill that would expand industrial revenue bonds to the housing and energy development industries passed the New Mexico Senate Thursday. A committee substitute for Senate Bill 319 passed the Senate by a 33-7 vote and now heads to the New Mexico House of...

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NMDOH releases vaccine exemption data for schools

March 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Department of Health has compiled vaccine exemption data for each public school district in the state. The data is for the 2014-15 school year. The Department of Health said in a released statement it is making a commitment to update vaccine...

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A teacher of character

March 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Alexandra McGrath, an eighth-grade student at Berrendo Middle School, nominated her math teacher, Ashley Owen, for a Character Counts! award.  From the 100 teachers nominated, Owens was one of the top 10 teachers to receive the award at the Roswell...

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Roswell’s Most Wanted: Luleva Cachini

March 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Luleva Cachini is this week’s Roswell’s Most Wanted, according to the Roswell Police Department. Cachini, 44, is described as 5-foot, 4-inches tall and weighing 120 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. Cachini is charged with robbery. She is...

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Roswell Fire Department Call Log — March 4-5

March 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   March 4 At 9:13 a.m., fire alarm, 2800 block of North Kentucky Avenue. At 10:08 a.m., medical call, 1700 block of West Second Street. At 10:22 a.m., medical call, 2000 block...

Public to weigh in on plan to close part of coal-fired plant

March 5, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico regulators listened to testimony Wednesday on a plan by the state’s largest electric provider to shut down part of an aging coal-fired power plant that serves customers throughout the Southwest. The Public Regulation...