The Magdalena village government has no alternative but to raise residential, business and governmental water rates, according to an announcement at a special meeting of the Village Board of Trustees on June 4.
Prescott Grey of Vertu Fine Arts Gallery announced Tuesday that the gallery, presently located at 113 Abeyta St. West, will vacate the Baca House before the end of the summer.
The Summer Reading Program at the public library is in full swing, with at least 400 Socorro youth participating, according to Youth Services Librarian Britta Herweg-Samuels.
The amount of assistance for New Mexico's lottery scholarships will be larger than expected, thanks to lower student enrollment, but it won't cover 100 percent of tuition costs next year, according to an announcement from the New Mexico Higher Education Department.
Along with the weavers and fiber artisans demonstrating their skills last weekend at El Camino Real Historic Trail Site's Fiber Fair was a small flock of the wool-bearers themselves, Navajo-Churro sheep.
The Magdalena Village Board met in regular session Monday night to consider items on a shorter than normal agenda.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decided May 20 to kill M1130, a male Mexican wolf, in Catron County.
In a repeat of last year, Socorro Electric Cooperative members failed to show up in numbers that met quorum requirements last Saturday at Macey Center for the annual membership meeting.
Ceremonies will be held at both the San Miguel and Socorro City cemeteries Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day.
The 110 children enrolled at the Early Childhood Development Center on Garfield Street enjoyed an afternoon of play last Thursday, May 14, to celebrate the end of the school year and beginning of summer vacation.
Socorro City Clerk George Patrick Salome Jr. received the Clerk of the Year award from the New Mexico Municipal Clerks & Finance Officers Association at its recent meeting in Clovis.
With the dedication of the new $24 million state Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources building at New Mexico Tech on May 8, another transition is imminent.