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    New Drainage Install at Dave Peel Playground

    Beginning Monday, August 19, the playground at Dave Peel Park will be closed for approximately 3 weeks as the City installs a new drainage system and sod. This playground, located at 206 East Central, and is scheduled to reopen Monday, September 9. Read on...
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    City of Bentonville Participates in Community Rating System

    The City of Bentonville has been a participant in the Community Rating System sponsored by FEMA since 1992. This program allows the city to work towards a rate reduction for everyone in our community that has a flood insurance policy. Read on...
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    Three Bentonville Fire Department Personnel Promoted to Captain

    The City of Bentonville is proud to announce the promotion of three personnel to the rank of Captain with Bentonville Fire Department. The promotions are in alignment with the opening of Fire Station 7 in the southwest part of the City. Read on...
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    City of Bentonville Hires Interim Community Relations and Economic Development Director

    The City of Bentonville is proud to announce the selection of Debbie Griffin as the Interim Community Relations and Economic Development Director. Read on...
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    Bentonville Municipal Airport Awarded Grant from the Arkansas Department of Aeronautics

    The City of Bentonville has had a wonderful partnership with the Arkansas Department of Aeronautics in improving the Bentonville Municipal Airport. The airport has accepted a $2,278,481 federal grant and a matching grant of $250,000 from the state. Read on...
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    Bentonville Municipal Airport Recognized as Airport of the Year in the Southwest Region

    The Bentonville Municipal Airport - Louise M. Thaden Field was awarded the 2018 Airport of the Year Award for the Federal Aviation Administration Southwest Region on Tuesday, June 11 at the FAA Southwest Regional Conference. Read on...
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    The Great Neighborhoods Partnership Program

    Bentonville’s Great Neighborhoods Partnership Program is a new initiative by Mayor Orman to link together her goal of transparency and improved communication with residents and the Community Plan’s goal of building stronger neighborhoods. Read on...
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    Lake Bentonville Park Closed for Renovations

    Beginning July 8, Lake Bentonville will close to the public for a major renovation project. Lake Bentonville Park, located at 210 SW I Street, will remain closed through spring 2020. Extensive additions and improvements will be made to the public park. Read on...
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    Melvin Ford Aquatic Center Season

    Melvin Ford Aquatic Center will open for the summer season on Saturday, May 25. Daily admission is $3 for adults and $2 for patrons under 18 years old. A membership to the Bentonville Community Center includes admission to the Melvin Ford Aquatic Center. Read on...
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    Mayor Orman Announces 1st Quarter Outstanding Citizen Award Recipients

    Mayor Orman is pleased to announce the 2019 first quarter winners of the Mayor’s Outstanding Citizen Award are: Bentonville High School Varsity Boys Basketball team and Marisa Snow. Read on...
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    City Accepting Nominations for Monthly Residential and Commercial Landscaping Awards

    The City is now accepting nominations for the Residential and Commercial Landscaping of the Month Awards. Nominations will be accepted beginning in June and continue through October. All entries must be received by the first Monday of the month. Read on...
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    Green Waste Collection Change at City of Bentonville Compost Facility

    Effective Saturday, June 1, 2019, the City of Bentonville Compost Facility will no longer accept brush and limbs from patrons who are not Bentonville residents/property owners. Services provided for Bentonville residents will not change at this time. Read on...
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    The Fountains at Lawrence Plaza

    The Fountains at Lawrence Plaza will open for the summer season on Sunday, May 19 at 9:00 am. The Fountains at Lawrence Plaza operate seven days per week, from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. from May 19 - September 2 except for the first Friday of each month. Read on...
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    Bentonville Public Library and City of Bentonville Recognizes African American History Month

    Stephanie Orman, Mayor of the City of Bentonville, presented a Proclamation celebrating February 2019 as “National African American History Month” at Bentonville Public Library on Wednesday, February 6 at 1 p.m. Read on...
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    Mayor Orman Announces Outstanding Citizen Award Program to Continue

    Do you know any unsung heroes whose praises you’d like to sing? Mayor Stephanie Orman is announcing that she plans to continue the Outstanding Citizen Award Program initiated by Mayor McCaslin in 2011. 1st quarter 2019 nominations are due by March 31. Read on...
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    Construction Work Requires Alternating Lane Closures on Interstate 49 in Rogers

    Construction Work Requires Alternating Lane Closures on Interstate 49 in Rogers Read on...
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    Construction to Begin on John Deshields Blvd. Roundabout

    Motorist should be aware that street construction will begin on Monday, July 15, 2019, on the new John Deshields Roundabout at the intersection of NE J Street and John Deshields Blvd. (near the entrance to Crystal Bridges Museum.) Read on...
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    Resurfacing on Walton Blvd. Requires Temporary Overnight Lane Closures in Bentonville

    Resurfacing a portion of U.S. Highway 71B (Walton Blvd.) in Bentonville will require temporary and overnight lane closures, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials. Read on...
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    Roadway Construction on SW "I" Street

    Please be advised starting the week of March 4th 2019, Contractors will begin to mobilize and start construction on SW I Street between HWY 102 and SW Mellissa Drive. The reason for this construction is to add an additional lane to the southbound traffic Read on...