Doña Ana County Manager Fernando R. Macias will bring a $10.2 million revamped roads proposal back before the Doña Ana County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, March 27. The public is encouraged to attend and comment. Originally discussed at the March 13 regular meeting, the revamped proposal contemplates significant improvements to 19 roads in the county’s road inventory, as well as a mechanism by which the commission could consider bringing private roads into its maintenance inventory. Roads targeted for improvement under the ... CONTINUE
There will be no classes for all pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students Friday, March 30 and Monday, April 2 during the spring holiday. All LCPS schools will be closed during the two-day holiday. Schools will resume their regular schedules Tuesday, April 3. The LCPS administration building, 505. S. Main, Suite 249, will be closed Friday, March 30. All administration offices will resume their regular schedules Monday, April 2. CONTINUE
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Bulletin report Gov. Susana Martinez announced today that 40 new manufacturing jobs will be available in Las Cruces and Doña Ana County, with the expansion of Pecan Brewery in Las Cruces at a new location that will brew, bottle and export its beer and the construction of Valley Cold Storage at West Park Logistics Center in Santa Teresa. Also announced was $1.8 million in Local Economic Development Act funds that will go toward a water well in Santa Teresa that ... CONTINUE
By Brook Stockberger and Susie Ouderkirk If New Mexico Secretary of Education Hanna Skandera has her way, the five members of the Las Cruces Public Schools’ Board of Directors will have to go back to class themselves. Skandera, acting on what she called “a number of complaints,” recently sent a letter to the LCPS school board pointing out multiple times the secretary believes the board violated the Open Meetings Act and overstepped “the board’s authority” and operated in a manner “outside ... CONTINUE
Police arrested a Las Cruces man suspected of shoplifting more than $900 worth of merchandise from the Sears department store on Monday. Dwayne Grandison, 35, of the 1000 block of Hatfield Road, is charged with a fourth-degree felony count of shoplifting. It was also discovered he had nine Municipal Court warrants for failing to pay fines. On the afternoon of Monday, Aug. 27, Las Cruces police were dispatched to the report ... CONTINUE