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    Bentonville Parks & Recreation to Renovate Bark Park

    Beginning Monday, June 3, Bentonville Parks & Recreation will begin renovations of the large dog section of the Bentonville Bark Park. During this time, the large dog section will be closed to the public. It is scheduled to reopen on Thursday, June 27. 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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    City Wide Clean the Streets Day

    The City of Bentonville is participating in Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup™ by organizing a city wide “Clean the Streets Day” on Saturday, June 8th from 9:00 a.m. to noon. 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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    Artists Invited to Submit Proposals for Artwork

    The Bentonville Public Art Advisory Committee (PAAC) and Visit Bentonville are seeking proposals for artwork in the public realm to expand art and culture throughout the community to reflect the growing artistic endeavors in Northwest Arkansas. 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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    Improvements to Interstate 49 in Bentonville Require Ramp Closures

    Improvements to Exit 86 on Interstate 49 in Bentonville require ramp closures, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials. Weather permitting; crews will close the referenced ramps on I-49 Friday, February 15 after 9 pm. 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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    STREET CLOSURE – SW RAINBOW FARM ROAD

    SW Rainbow Farm Road, between SW Regional Airport Boulevard and N Rainbow Farm Road will close for road construction beginning Monday, May 6 at 7:00 am. Said closure will remain fully closed for five weeks, and will reopen on Friday, June 7 by 6:00 pm. 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...
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    Improvements to Interstate 49 in Bentonville Require Ramp Closures

    Improvements to Exit 86 on Interstate 49 in Bentonville require ramp closures, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials. Weather permitting; crews will close the referenced ramps beginning Friday, February 15 after 9:00 p.m. Read on...