While a total of 184 people voted in the District III Socorro Electric Cooperative trustee election on Nov. 16, co-op attorney Lorna Wiggins has said the vote is not valid.
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The mayor of Socorro expressed irritation about the way Socorro Electric Cooperative conducts business during the Socorro City Council's regular meeting Monday, even broaching the possibility of putting the city's electricity franchise out for bid to get a different provider.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Friends of the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, and the group has accomplished its goal — the San Antonio wildlife preserve is now considered "one of the crown jewels of the refuge system," according to refuge manager Kevin Cobble.
The Socorro City Council received a brief update on weeds and abandoned buildings during the council's regular meeting Monday.
Z.W. Farnsworth was already "on the job" Monday night during Magdalena's village meeting of the Board of Trustees. Farnsworth was formally named acting fire chief and then later gave his first report, which entailed addressing a number of items the fire department must do to come into compliance with the State Fire Marshal.
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At the District II Socorro Electric Cooperative meeting Nov. 10, incumbent Trustee Charlie Wagner was voted in for another term on the co-op board of trustees. Wagner received 119 votes to opponent Manny Marquez's 80 votes.
The village of Magdalena and its marshal deny violating the Fourth Amendment rights of village residents during a search the marshal conducted July 11, according to the defendants' answer to the lawsuit complaint filed in U.S. District Court.
The Socorro City Council held another public hearing about the city's franchise agreement with Socorro Electric Cooperative during the council's regular meeting Nov. 4.
Four Magdalena businesses have retained an attorney to pursue damages from the village of Magdalena related to financial woes they claim are due to the water crisis that ensued in the town this past summer.
Problems with the school district's Internet service and online student assessments prompted a lengthy discussion at the programmatic school board meeting held at Midway Elementary School on Monday night.
Socorro area taxpayers will have free help available to prepare their tax returns next tax season, but volunteers are needed to pitch in.
The Socorro County DWI & Community Alternatives office and the Socorro County Sheriff's Department are doing their fifth annual toy, food and coat drive.
Two-time Grammy winner Robert Mirabal, together with 10 singers/dancers/musicians from Jemez Pueblo, will perform ceremonial pieces — rarely, if ever, seen outside the pueblo, in a Performing Arts Series event at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22, at New Mexico Tech's Macey Center.
Approximately 20 volunteers from the community, ages 13 and up, came out to work in the community on Oct. 26 for Make a Difference Day, a national day of volunteerism. This is the first year the event has been held in Socorro. The event has been held nationally on the fourth Saturday of October every year for over two decades.
A board trustee position candidate will be elected during the Socorro County Electric Cooperative District III member/owner meeting to be held Saturday Nov. 16 at the Finley Gym in Socorro….[Read more]