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Silver City Report
The Silver City Neighborhood Alliance kicks off two great resources this Fall, the quarterly Silver City Report and the Silver City Active Neighborhoods program. The Silver City Report gives everyone an opportunity to build community capacity and to share information about our Town. Copies will be available downtown and on the Town's and Neighborhood Alliance's websites. Learn more!

Opt in to the County's Reverse Emergency Notification System!
An anonymous donor has funded the purchase of a Reverse Emergency Notification System for Grant County. Register your phones, cell phones and email addresses to receive alerts of evacuations, emergency events, road closures and other significant events. The link below will take you to Grant County's Reverse Emergency Notification System for the County. Learn more!

Silver City has updated its annual Parks and Activity Directory, a booklet with information for all ages about all kinds of activity opportunities available in Silver City. Learn more!

Learn more about wildfire dangers and how to create defensible spaces around your home, business and property. Learn more!

Sanitation Schedule
Schedules for the Town of Silver City recycling and refuse pick-up vary on some national holidays. See if your pick-up is effected!

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Check out these sites for information on living, working and doing business in Silver City, Grant County, and New Mexico.

Town of Silver City
Box 1188
Silver City, NM 88062

Silver City's Poet Laureate Program
Silver City's Poet Laureate Program was established in 2011 by the Steering Committee of the Southwest Festival of the Written Word, and endorsed by the Mayor and Town Council of the Town of Silver City.

The program's purpose is to enhance the presence of the literary arts in the region, raise the awareness of the power of poetry and provide a forum for cross-pollination of art forms.

The current poet laureate was selected through a nomination process which was open to poets from the Silver City area, and administered by a select committee composed of volunteers representing various literary disciplines, generations and artistic callings.

For more on the Poet Laureate Program, please see the Southwest Festival of the Written Word web site at www.swwordfiesta.org.

Meet Silver City's First Poet Laureate

Bonnie Buckley Maldonado is Silver City's first Poet Laureate. She is the award-winning author of four books of poetry and has been anthologized in many more.

She was a Willa Finalist by Women Writing the West, in 2010. She is a retired professor and dean from Western New Mexico University. We invite you to read more about Silver City's newest literary arts leader at her web site, www.bonniebuckleymaldonado.com.

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