FY ’17 city budget reflects ‘positive growth’

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FROM THE MAYORS DESK ORIGINAL ARTICLE Spring is a time for many things in Rio Rancho. For local government it means reviewing and approving a budget that funds public services for the new fiscal year that begins on July 1. The city budget contains the most important decisions your elected officials make on an annual […]

Enchanted Hills center adds four stores

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Rio Rancho’s first “power center” is getting another surge of retail. Ross, Burkes Outlet, PetSmart and Verizon will join Plaza @ Enchanted Hills as part of the shopping center’s third phase of development. They add to a mix that already includes Bed Bath & Beyond, Kirkland’s, Michaels, T.J. Maxx and several other national names at […]

Start of 2016 busy, important time in RR

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Since the start of 2016, much has transpired that impacts the community. Earlier this month, it was confirmed in the near future the city will receive $2.1 million from the federal government, and this money will be applied toward Rio Rancho’s water/wastewater operations. This money dates back to an agreement from 2007 for an arsenic […]

New businesses helped city turn corner in 2015

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First and foremost, I hope all Rio Ranchoans had a joyous holiday season. I especially want to recognize all the residents and businesses for their tremendous display of blue holiday décor to honor and recognize our law enforcement personnel. Before I make mention of some of the important events that will take place in 2016, […]

The Force was with the mayor

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Rio Rancho Mayor Gregg Hull had an army of Jedis with him at the Dec. 17 midnight screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Eleven of them to be exact – 10 young Jedis and a Jedi Master – all chosen from a Movie with the Mayor contest Hull organized looking for “incredible citizens” who […]