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Mag to restrict well drilling

In an effort to have more control over the municipality's water, the Magdalena Village Board of Trustees has drafted an ordinance to restrict the drilling of new domestic water wells within 300 feet of a municipal distribution water line, if the property is inside village limits.

Rocket, fuel test successful at EMRTC

The proving grounds of New Mexico Tech's Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center has long been the preferred site to carry out a wide variety of projects and testing, from the collapse of the twin towers of World Trade Center to the John F. Kennedy assassination. Now you can add rocket testing to that list.

Mag school board OKs upgrades

The Magdalena Schools Board of Education is poised to spend over one-half million dollars on equipment, building upgrades and maintenance next spring.

County tosses old solid waste pay plan

With little to no public resistance to the proposed solid waste ordinance, county officials said, the commission adopted a new way to pay for trash dumping around the county.

Charter school principal resigns

Avery Ewing

It was announced during the Monday Socorro Consolidated Schools District meeting that Avery Ewing, former administrator (principal) of Cottonwood Valley Charter School, had resigned after four months in the position.

Socorro nearly tops NM gas prices

Despite the seasonal trend of autumn's fall in gasoline prices, the Socorro area remains above the New Mexico average as well as neighboring counties.