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Railroad club out of Belen Harvey House

Miles and miles of miniature mainline railroad tracks, model railroad engines, tiny towns folk doing everything from farming to flying kites and small replicas of local establishments will soon need a new home.

Expo looks to revitalize employment, local business

In an effort to assist people in finding a job, aid local businesses in finding employees, help everyone learn more about local enterprises and revitalize the local economy, a business expo is being organized for all that and more.

Perfecting Pete’s Cafe

Clara Garcia-News-Bulletin photo: Theresa Padilla, far right, says her staff is what makes Pete’s Cafe a success. The Belen restaurant, which is celebrating 65 years in business, is managed by her niece, Marie Torres, far left. The month-long celebration will include musical performances and specials on every Saturday in October.

For more than 60 years, Pete's Cafe has been more than just a place to eat some of the most sought-after authentic New Mexican cuisine — it has become part of Belen's culture, its traditions.

RC begins infrastructure planning for next five years

For the first time as a municipality, Rio Communities city councilors unanimously approved the Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan that gives residents and legislators a clear picture of the direction of the city for the next five years.

Northcutt resigns from RC Council

Kaylon Northcutt, one of the first four residents elected to serve on the Rio Communities City Council, resigned his position a little more than a year into his term.