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A Socorro man has been arrested and charged with four felonies in connection with a burglary and car theft on Feb. 2.
Local artist Peter Rice unveiled his latest mural this week — spanning an entire wall in the library of Midwest New Mexico CAP on Garfield Street, formerly known as Torres School.
Retiring Veguita Fire Chief Tony Ortega was honored at the Tuesday, Feb. 11, County Commission meeting. In giving him an inscribed plaque, Commission Chair Danny Monette said that for over 35 years, Ortega has been a valuable asset to the public safety of Veguita and northern Socorro County.
If everything goes according to plan, people will soon be able to keep up with City Council business live on the internet.
Socorro High School's Science Olympiad team made the trek down to Silver City where they competed, and placed first overall, against more than a dozen other schools in the southwest regional tournament on Jan. 25. Sarracino Middle School's team was not far behind, nabbing sixth place.
Mandatory harvest deadlines are fast approaching for hunters and trappers who held licenses for New Mexico's 2013-14 seasons.
Socorro County Commissioner Pauline Jaramillo is one of nine county commissioners in the state of New Mexico to have earned the New Mexico Certified County Commissioner designation from NM EDGE's County College. Additionally, Commissioner Jaramillo earned her New Mexico Certified Public Official designation at the same time.
Starting in February, forestry division inmate crews from Los Lunas will be working on the "ribbon" east of town — the forested area between the low flow channel and the drain on the west side of the river.
No one is too young or old to create works of art. Everyone — kids, parents, grandparents, cousins, uncles, aunts, and friends and neighbors — is invited to this year's Community Arts Party, Saturday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the City of Socorro's Finley Gym.
New Mexico Tech has formed a Strategic Planning Committee that will be developing a new three-to-five-year plan for the university.
Several more pet leash law signs were posted in January around the Tech campus area as a result of numerous complaints and one dog attack incident, according to Campus Police Chief George Murillo, Jr.
The Socorro Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees chose to change its regular meeting schedule to every fourth Wednesday of the month at 1 p.m.
The Magdalena Village Board accepted a proposal from King Industries of Alto to perform future work on the municipal water system, including the rehabilitation of the three existing wells.
The American Association of University Women announced last week that New Mexico Tech along with 10 other schools will receive a total of $45,000 in grants for campus projects.