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Leavitt’s ‘Requiem’ performance Sunday

April 11, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The public is cordially invited to attend the Palm Sunday performance of John Leavitt’s “Requiem” at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 13, at the First United Methodist Church, 200 N. Pennsylvania Ave. Presented by the Chancel Choir of the First United Methodist Church and other local singers, the program will be directed by John Fuss, with [&hellip...

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Firefighters respond to trestle fire

April 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell firefighters put out a blaze that was consuming a railroad trestle that spans the Hondo River in the Chihuahuita neighborhood, Thursday afternoon. The source of the fire was unknown. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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Ordinance amendment to ban e-cigarettes fails

April 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A majority of councilors voted Thursday not to add electronic cigarettes to the list of items not allowed in public places. The amendment to the Clean Air Ordinance failed after five councilors voted against it. Councilors Juan Oropesa and Steve Henderson...

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New Mexico to ‘Give Grande!’

April 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The act of giving is going viral in May. Give Grande! New Mexico will be a 24-hour event raising money for New Mexico nonprofit organizations, including groups that are based in Roswell — and the giving will all be done online. “This is a first annual...

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FBI, police seek Santa Fe bank robber

April 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

This photo shows a suspect wanted by the FBI and the Santa Fe Police Department for the robbery of the First National Bank of Santa Fe. (Courtesy Photo) The FBI and the Santa Fe Police Department are looking for a man who robbed the First National Bank of...

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Roswell Police warn of Craigslist scam

April 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police Department wants to remind the public to be aware of scams and fraud. Various types of rip-offs are received by individuals every day on the internet, in the mail, and through telephone calls. Scams and fraudulent ads can even be found on...

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Washington Federal Bank celebrates remodel

April 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Washington Federal Bank held a grand opening for its newly remodeled branch at 3201 N. Main St. Asst. Branch Manager Oscar Armendariz cut the ribbon during the celebration while members of the Roswell Red Coats helped commemorate the event. Washington Federal...

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German POW Chew honored for service

April 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

American Legion member and veteran Andrew “Beau” Gamboa, left, greets Jack Chew on Wednesday at the Roswell American Legion Post. Chew was the guest of honor at the American Legion’s ceremony honoring National POW/MIA Recognition Day. (Randal Seyler...

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Council to consider ban on e-cigarettes today

April 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Councilors are expected to consider tonight outlawing electronic cigarettes in the same public areas that now do not allow cigarette smoking. A public hearing will be held on changing the Clean Air Ordinance to include electronic smoking devices at the 7 p.m....

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City staff to evaluate zoning, license of medical pot shop

April 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

City staff will evaluate a medical marijuana distributor’s business license in the next few days following a revocation hearing Wednesday. An attorney representing Compassionate Distributors offered to amend the business’s license to include language that...