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Posted on: June 26, 2019

City Designated “SolSmart Gold” for Advancing Solar Energy Growth

The City of Las Cruces has received a “Gold” designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar.

This designation recognizes the City for taking bold ste...

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

June Saturday Night Dance at Munson Center

The Senior Programs monthly Saturday Night Dance will be held from 5 - 7 p.m., Saturday, July 6, at Munson Center (975 S. Mesquite Street). Admission is $3. Residents can purchase tickets at Munson Center the week of the dance, or at the door.

Save the dat...

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

Las Cruces a Finalist in National Competition for Nicest Cities in America

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Reader’s Digest has named Las Cruces as one of the “50 Nicest Places in America,” recognizing the City as an exceptionally kind place. For the third year, Reader’s Digest has looked to crowd-source and discover plac...

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

Young Park Pond Drain Damage Update

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department provided updated information on Young Park Pond to residents on May 28. The update included information about damage that had occurred to the pond drain following the Memorial Day weekend. Since May...

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY

A semi load of donated food items will be delivered at noon today to the City of Las Cruces asylum seekers facility known as “the armory,” 1300 Brown Road. The shipment is from Convoy of Hope, a faith-based, nonprofit organization. Las...

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Dial-a-Ride Upcoming Changes

The City of Las Cruces reminds residents that RoadRUNNER Transit Dial-a-Ride paratransit service will continue offering complimentary single trips to and from sites operated by the City’s Senior Programs section.

 The mandated $2.00 per ...

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Be Respectful of Veterans when Using Fireworks this Fourth of July Holiday

The Fourth of July can be one of the most exciting holidays in America as planning is underway to celebrate the nation’s Independence Day with family reunions, parties, picnics – and loud, booming fireworks. For veterans who have serve...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 24, 2019

Foothills Road Fiber Optics Project

As part of a fiber optics project
along the Foothills Road corridor, Foothills Road will have a temporary laneclosure and shoulder work that could affect eastbound traffic just past the
south Telshor Boulevard and Foothills Road intersection. The temp...

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

A Family Fun Magic Show with Adam White!

Master
Magician Adam White will entertain at Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E.Picacho Ave., at 3 p.m. Monday, July 1, in the Roadrunner Room!

This
fun-filled magic show has been seen all over the world! Adam White is bringinghis twenty-city to...

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

Water Outage for Richard, Terry and Jody Drives and Karen Avenue

Residents in the following areas will experience a water outage from 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2019 to 1 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Morrow Enterprises, Inc. under contract with the City of Las Cruces, will be connecting a new water line to the existing...

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

Mesilla Valley MPO Announces New Interactive Traffic Flow Map

The Mesilla Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is pleased to announce their new Interactive Traffic Flow Map.

It is available for viewing current and historic traffic counts for streets within the MPO area. The Interactive Traffic Flow Map can...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 21, 2019

RoadRUNNER Transit Dial-a-Ride Upcoming Changes

The
City of Las Cruces reminds residents that RoadRUNNER Transit Dial-a-Rideparatransit service will continue offering complimentary single trips
to and from City-operated senior program sites to Dial-a-Ride users. Themandated $2.00 per trip fare, w...

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library Presents Andy Mason

Take
a musical trip through space at Thomas Branigan Memorial Library with musicianAndy Mason! Andy’s award-winning music has been heard on Pandora, Spotify and
Apple Music more than 55 million times!   

Thismusic filled p...

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

Reminder to Maintain Parkways

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Residential and commercial property owners in Las Cruces are reminded they are responsible for maintaining parkways in front of their homes or businesses.

A parkway is the area of the street between the back of a street curb and the sidewalk. A parkway typ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

Independence Day Schedule

City Hall and most other City of Las Cruces offices will be closed Thursday, July 4, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Police and fire services will not be affected.

The following is a list of closures on July 4

  • Meerscheidt Recreation Center (W...
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News Releases
Posted on: June 20, 2019

Local Chapter of NAACP Asylum Seeker Donation

The National Association for the
Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Doña Ana County Branch will donate $2,000to assist with asylum seeker operations in Las Cruces. Liz Rodriguez-Johnson,
first vice president of the local branch of the NA...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 19, 2019

District 1 Resident Meeting

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City Councilor Kasandra Gandara who represents District 1, is hosting a resident meeting about safety and traffic, updates on projects paid for by General Obligation Bonds, and upcoming Keep Las Cruces Beautiful events.

The meeting is at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Ju...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 19, 2019

District 4 Townhall Meeting

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City Councilor Jack Eakman who represents District 4, is hosting a townhall meeting for residents to hear about updates to various projects including park master plans for Burn Lake and Benavidez Park, medians, information about utilities related to the V...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Wingate Road & Wingate Court Repaving Project

Wingate Road (Spruce Avenue to Stanton Avenue), as well as, Wingate Court (Wingate Road to East cul-de-sac) is scheduled to be repaved by Highland Enterprises, Inc. as part of a City pavement replacement project. The project will begin Thursday, June 20, ...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Safe Haven to Undergo Termite and Pest Mitigation

As
part of the City of Las Cruces’ commitment to keep facilities in good repairand enhance their longevity, termite and other pest mitigation efforts will
take place at the A. Fielder Memorial Safe Haven 906 N. Tornillo St.,from 7 a.m. to ...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 29, 2019

2019 Tikes N’ Spikes Flag Football Registration

Kid playing Flag Football

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will be offering individual and returning team registration for the upcoming 2019 Tikes N’ Spikes Flag Football League. The leagues are offered to Pre-K through 4th grade levels based on th...

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