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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Artists Invited to Submit Proposals for Artwork

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Bentonville, AR... 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 No...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

New Drainage Install at Dave Peel Playground

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Bentonville, AR……. Beginning Monday, August 19, the playground at Dave Peel Park will be closed as Bentonville Parks and Recreation installs a new drainage system and sod. This playground, located at 206 East Central, will b...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

City of Bentonville Participates in Community Rating System

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Bentonville, AR… The City of Bentonville has been a participant in the Community Rating System sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency since 1992. This program allows the city to work towards a rate reduction for everyone ...

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Posted on: July 8, 2019

Three Bentonville Fire Department Personnel Promoted to Captain

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Bentonville, AR...The City of Bentonville is proud to announce the promotion of three personnel to the rank of Captain with the Bentonville Fire Department.The promotions are in alignment with the opening of Fire Station 7 in the southwest part of the Cit...

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

City of Bentonville Hires Interim Community Relations and Economic Development Director

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Bentonville, AR… The City of Bentonville is proud to announce the selection of Debbie Griffin as the Interim Community Relations and Economic Development Director.

In addition to focusing on economic development, Griffin will work with members o...

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City News
Posted on: June 27, 2019

Bentonville Municipal Airport Awarded Grant from the Arkansas Department of Aeronautics

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Bentonville, AR… 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 recently requested and ...

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Posted on: June 20, 2019

Bentonville Municipal Airport Recognized as Airport of the Year in the Southwest Region

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Bentonville, AR… The Bentonville Municipal Airport - Louise M. Thaden Field was awarded the “2018 Airport of the Year Award” for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Southwest Region on Tuesday, June 11 at the FAA Southwest Regional Conference held i...

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City News
Posted on: June 20, 2019

The Great Neighborhoods Partnership Program

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Bentonville, AR… Bentonville’s Great Neighborhoods Partnership Program is a new initiative by Mayor Orman to link together her core goals of transparency and improved communication with residents and the Community Plan’s goa...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Lake Bentonville Park Closed for Renovations

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Bentonville, AR…Beginning July 8th, Lake Bentonville will close to the public as it undergoes a major renovation project.

Lake Bentonville Park, located at 210 SW I Street, will remain closed through spring 2020. During the time, extensive addit...

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City News
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Melvin Ford Aquatic Center Season

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Bentonville, ARMelvin Ford Aquatic Center will open for the summer season on Saturday, May 25th.

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 9, 2019

Mayor Orman Announces 1st Quarter Outstanding Citizen Award Recipients

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Bentonville, AR…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.

Marisa Snow, Counselor at Barker Midd...

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City News
Posted on: May 8, 2019

City Accepting Nominations for Monthly Residential and Commercial 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 2019 and continue through October 2019. All entries must be re...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Green Waste Collection Change at City of Bentonville Compost Facility

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Bentonville, AR…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 no...

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City News
Posted on: May 2, 2019

The Fountains at Lawrence Plaza

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Bentonville, AR...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 am until 10:00 pm from May 19 - September 2 except for the first Friday o...

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City News
Posted on: February 19, 2019

Bentonville Public Library and City of Bentonville Recognizes African American History Month

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BENTONVILLE, AR...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.

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City News
Posted on: February 7, 2019

Mayor Orman Announces Outstanding Citizen Award Program to Continue

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Bentonville, AR…Do you know any unsung heroes whose praises you’d like to sing? Do you know any groups within the community who contribute to the city but haven’t gotten the recognition they deserve?

Mayor Stephanie Orman is announcing that she plans to co...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Artwork Proposals Accepted Through Sept. 25

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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. They are s...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Mapping & GIS

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Mother Son Dance

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2019 Mother Son Dance- A Knights Tale

Hear ye! Hear ye!

Kings, Queen Mothers, Knights and Nobles

Your presence is hereby required at the4th Annual Mother/Son Royal Gatheringthe seventh day of September in the year two thousand and nineteen.A grand feast, swo...

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Posted on: July 29, 2019

Worst. Race. Ever.

Worst Race Ever

September 14th at 7:00am

Cooper Elementary in Bella Vista 

The Worst Race Ever is a satire on all the things that could go wrong on race day. Don't worry though, we will still present a high quality, chip times, 5k race. We just plan to have a TON ...

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

In the Park Summer Series

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Join Bentonville Parks and Recreation each Thursday this summer for a free, family friendly event at Lawrence Plaza or the Bentonville Bark Park!  

Schedule of Events 

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

Fall Square 2 Square Bike Ride

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The Square 2 Square Bike Ride follows the Razorback Greenway. The FALL ride starts in Bentonville and ends in Fayetteville. Fun for all ages! Total distance one-way is 30 miles. Riders are welcome to start at any point along the trail if not able to ride ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

Art Classes w/ Crystal Bridges

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Build imagination, creativity, and a love for art! Learn about works of art, and explore new art-making materials and techniques with hands-on projects in the studio. All supplies are provided!

Now you can sign up for single sessions! 

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

Construction to Begin on John Deshields Blvd. Roundabout

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Bentonville, AR... 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 Museu...

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Road Construction
Posted on: July 5, 2019

Resurfacing on Walton Blvd. Requires Temporary Overnight Lane Closures in Bentonville

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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.Weather permitting, crews will have alternating, overnight lan...

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Road Construction
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Roadway Construction on SW "I" Street

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Bentonville, AR… Please be advised starting the week of March 4, 2019, Contractors will begin to mobilize and start construction on SW I Street between Highway 102 and SW Mellissa Drive. The reason for this construction is to add an additional la...

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