Pet Safety Tips from City of Belen Community Preservation

With the summer months arriving please keep your furry friends at home where it is cool. Don’t leave your pets inside your vehicle while out running errands, it can be fatal. If your pets are kept outside, ensure that they have access to shade and fresh water at all times. 4th of July As our community prepares to celebrate the … Read More

All-American Celebration July 1st

The City of Belen is proud to present the 2023 All-American Celebration! The event will be at Belen Eagle Park and the fun starts at 4pm on July 1st. There will be music, food, fun, and fireworks! You can get more information by calling 505-966-2702 or on the Explore Belen website. Follow the Belen Community Center on Instagram and Facebook … Read More

Belen Police Department Sponsoring National Night Out

The Belen Police Department is sponsoring our annual National Night Out on August 1st, 2023 at Anna Becker Park. These events are a great way to bring community and cops together for an evening of partnership, relaxation and fun. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. Furthermore, it … Read More

Veteran of the Month: Sharon Lynn Rowland (Duf) – United States Air Force

She was known as “Duf” to family and friends. After high school, Duf’s grandfather encouraged her to join the military. Duf chose the United States Air Force.  After boot camp at Lackland AFB, Ms. Rowland was sent to Andrews AFB, where she worked at NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command. Her data processing knowledge made her a definite asset … Read More

Belen Senior Center Grand Reopening & 4th of July Dance!

On Tuesday, June 27th the Belen Senior Center will have their Grand Reopening AND a 4th of July Dance! The festivities will be from 10am – 12pm at the Senior Center and you don’t want to miss it! There will be lunch served for Seniors who are 60 years old or older, a 50/50 raffle, DJ Wayne Gallegos will play … Read More

Veterans Service Office Opens in Belen Business Center

The New Mexico Department of Veteran Services has opened a field office in the Belen Business Center. The Field Services Division’s veterans service officers (VSOs) assist veterans and their eligible dependents with filing VA claims and obtaining federal and state benefits. The VSOs also help connect veterans to vital community resources, such as transitional housing and medical and behavioral health care.  Information … Read More

45th Annual New Mexico Conference on Aging

There are some great events on the horizon for New Mexico seniors! On September 11th the New Mexico State Fair will hold it’s annual Senior Day. Then on September 12th and 13th the 45th Annual New Mexico Conference on Aging will be held! The New Mexico Conference on Aging Planning Committee is dedicated to planning a dynamic hybrid event that … Read More

Arcosa Wind Towers’ Career Fair

Arcosa will be hosting a career fair at the Belen Business Center on Tuesday, June 27th from 11am – 6pm. As they prepare to launch their new plant right here in Belen, they will need to hire for several different positions. You can find out more about working for Arcosa on their website.

Baby Box Installation

We are very excited to announce that Phase 1 of our Baby Box project has been completed! Today, the box was installed on the north side of station 1. Electrical and alarm phases are next!

Police Department’s Record Division Unavailable

Greetings all, The Belen Police Department’s records division will be unavailable for an undetermined amount of time, due to a medical emergency. The front office will be open to walk in traffic but police reports and other records related matters will not be available. We will update this post when the records division is available. Sorry for any inconvenience, and … Read More