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Posted on: June 14, 2018

An Evening at Orchards Park -- 4th of July Fireworks Celebration

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Bentonville, AR…Bentonville Parks and Recreation invites the community to attend An Evening at Orchards Park-Bentonville's 4th of July Fireworks Celebration. Join the City of Bentonville on the evening of Wednesday, July 4th as we celebrate our Nation's I...

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City News
Posted on: May 17, 2018

Melvin Ford Aquatic Center Opens for Season

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Bentonville, AR...Melvin Ford Aquatic Center will open for the summer season on Saturday, May 26th.

Open Swim Hours:

Monday-Friday 12:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Saturday-Sunday 12:00 pm-7:00 pm

Lap Swim Hours: 

Monday-Thursday 5:30 am-7:30 pm

Friday 5:30 am-7:00...

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City News
Posted on: May 14, 2018

City Accepting Nominations for Monthly Landscaping Awards

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Bentonville, AR….The City of Bentonville is now accepting nominations for the Residential and Commercial Landscaping of the Month Awards. Nominations will be accepted beginning June 2018 and continue through October 2018. All entries must be received by t...

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City News
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Mayor McCaslin Announces 1st Quarter Outstanding Citizen Award Recipients

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Bentonville, AR...Mayor McCaslin is pleased to announce the 2018 first quarter winners of the Mayor’s Outstanding Citizen Award are: Sadie Cunningham, Karilea Magee and the Kodak Alaris team.

Sadie Cunningham was nominated by Ruth Keeley. Sadie is a junior...

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City News
Posted on: March 20, 2018

Todd Pearce of the Bentonville Fire Department

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

For more information, contact:

 Kelly Ransdell

 617-984-7235

 kransdell@nfpa.org

Quincy, MA...Todd Pearce of the Bentonville Fire Department, has been selected by the National Fire Protection Associati...

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City News
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Memorial Park Named USSSA Complex of the Year

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Bentonville, AR…On November 16, Bentonville Parks and Recreation’s Memorial Park Baseball / Softball Complex was honored as the National Sports Complex of the Year by the United States Specialty Sports Association at their National Co...

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City News
Posted on: January 31, 2018

City of Bentonville receives GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

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Bentonville, AR… Government Finance Officers Association is pleased to announce that City of Bentonville, Arkansas, has received GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget.

The award represents a significant achievem...

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City News

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Posted on: February 26, 2018

New Fee Schedule Effective July 1, 2018

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The last major update to the city's fee schedule for permits, applications, and services was in 2005. Since then, material, equipment and employee costs have increased. The new schedule of fees was adopted on February 26, 2018 and becomes effective July 1...

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Community Development

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

Worst Race Ever

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Join Bentonville Parks & Recreation for the WORST race of the year on September 8th! The Worst Race Ever takes place on the North Bentonville Trail. It is a point to point event. Transportation will be provided back to the finish line. Come ready to l...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 20, 2018

Fall Square 2 Square Bike Ride

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Enjoy 30 miles of Razorback Regional Greenway cycling followed by post ride festivities that include live music, community farmer’s markets, refreshments, discounts to square area businesses, bicycle valet, and more! When: Sept...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 7, 2018

An Evening at Orchards- 4th of July Celebration

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Bentonville Parks and Recreation invites the community to attend An Evening at Orchards Park-Bentonville's 4th of July Fireworks Celebration. Join the City of Bentonville on the evening of Wednesday, July 4th as we celebrate our Nation's Independence at O...

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Posted on: June 7, 2018

First Friday Flix: Peter Rabbit

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Join us at Dave Peel Park after First Friday for a free, family friendly outdoor movie! This month we will be showing Peter Rabbit! Movie begins at approximately 8:30pm. Please bring your own chairs and blankets.

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Posted on: April 10, 2018

In the Park Summer Series

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Join Bentonville Parks & Recreation for fun in the park this summer! Each week, we bring you a fun, free, family activity! Events will be held at Lawrence Plaza and the Bentonville Bark Park! See below for our full schedule of events this summer!&...

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

Camp Bentonville

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Bentonville Parks & Recreation is proud to reveal our exciting summer line-up for Camp Bentonville! Whatever your child's interest, our aim with Camp Bentonville is to provide campers with a fun, safe environment to learn, explore, create, and play! O...

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

Street Closure – SE 2nd Street

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Bentonville, AR…..Southeast Second Street, between SE “A” Street and SE “B” Street will be fully closed beginning Tuesday, June 26, 2018, and continuing through Monday, July 2, 2018, to facilitate building construction. Said closure will begin at 7:00 am ...

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Road Construction
Posted on: June 15, 2018

One-Lane Flagging Operation – East Central Avenue

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Bentonville, AR…..There will be a one-lane flagging operation at East Central Avenue, between NE “F” Street and NE “J” Street, beginning Monday, June 18, 2018, thru Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Said closure wi...

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Road Construction
Posted on: June 14, 2018

Street Closure – South Main Street

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Bentonville, AR…..South Main Street, between Central Avenue and SE Third Street will be fully closed beginning at 7:00 am, Monday, June 18, 2018, and continuing through Friday, July 6, 2018, at 3:30 pm. This closure is due to new water main line installat...

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Road Construction
Posted on: June 13, 2018

One-Lane Flagging Operation – NW “A” Street

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Bentonville, AR…..There will be a one-flagging operation at NW “A” Street, between 1990 NW “A” Street and Leopard Lane, beginning Monday, June 18, 2018, thru Friday, July 27, 2018. Said closure will begin at 7:00 am and re-open by 5:00 pm each day.

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Road Construction