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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Library Foundation Reveals Walmart Champion for Expansion

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Bentonville, Ark – Bentonville Library Foundation (BLF) announced at The Big Reveal Event on Wednesday, May 18 that Anthony Soohoo, Executive Vice President (EVP) of the U.S. Home Division at Walmart, will be the Champion for BLF&rs...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Summer Hours – The Fountains at Lawrence Plaza | Melvin Ford Aquatic Center

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Bentonville, AR…Bentonville Parks and Recreation is excited to officially open the Fountains at Lawrence Plaza (LP) on Monday, May 16. Melvin Ford Aquatic Center (MFAC), located in the heart of Memorial Park, will open on Saturday, May 28, in t...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Bentonville Accepting Applications to Serve on the Planning Commission

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Bentonville, AR… The City of Bentonville is seeking residents interested in serving on the Planning Commission. The Planning Commission is a quasi-judicial board that reviews and approves development plans, makes recommendations to city council...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Lane Closure – SW 8th Street

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Bentonville, AR…Starting 8:00am on Monday, May 16th continuing through 5:00pm on Friday, May 20th, there will be short term lane closures on SW 8th Street between SW I Street and SW Arrowhead Drive. This is for roadway construction in the area. 

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Street Closure - South Main Street

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STREET CLOSURE – SOUTH MAIN STREET

Bentonville, AR… Starting 12:00am on Monday, May 9th continuing through 11:59pm on Friday, May 29th, South Main will be closed between SE/SW 2nd Street and SE/SW 4th Street.  This is for utility construc...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Name Reveal – Creekside Park | Little Osage Creek Trail

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Bentonville, AR… Bentonville Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce an official name reveal for the park property on SW 28th Street as Creekside Park. The adjacent trail has been named Little Osage Creek Trail. This 1.6 mile trail...

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

Lake Bella Vista – Trail Bridge Closure

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Bentonville, AR… Due to considerable damage caused by the significant rain event on April 13, 2022, the Red Iron Bridge, crossing Little Sugar Creek – heading north into Bella Vista, is closed until further notice. At this ti...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Public Feedback Meeting Streets and Drainage

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Bentonville, AR... The City of Bentonville Engineering Department is conducting a Public Feedback Meeting to discuss the proposed drainage and street construction projects listed below. The public is invited to ask questions, view plans, and provide comme...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

Public Art Proposals Being Accepted

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Cricket is played by millions and enjoyed by billions all over the world. Northwest Arkansas has over fifty cricket teams with more than 1,000 athletes. While it isn't a traditional sport for this region, Bentonville isn't a traditional city. Every year, ...

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Community Development
Posted on: April 11, 2022

Bentonville Public Library Celebrates National Library Week with Pickup Lockers

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Bentonville, Ark – Bentonville Public Library(BPL)  celebrated National Library Week, April 3 – 9, by highlighting the amazing aspects of the Library beyond our stacks and stacks of books. In addition, Library Workers...

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City News
Posted on: April 7, 2022

Tree City USA

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Bentonville, AR… The City of Bentonville has been named a 2021 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. This is the 24th consecutive year the City has received this recognition.&...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

Street Opening – SE 5th Street and Street Closure - SE 8th Street

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Bentonville, AR…SE 5th Street will be open starting Friday, April 8, 2022 between NE J Street to SE Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway.  

Motorist should be aware of this route in anticipation of 8th street closure between SE J Street to SE M...

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City News
Posted on: March 28, 2022

Extended Closure of NE A Street - Razorback Greenway Detour

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Bentonville, AR… In 2021, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announced that it is expanding its gallery and education spaces by adding 100,000 square feet to the north side of the building. With construction beginning this spring, the safet...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

Protected Bike Lanes

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Bentonville, AR……. The City of Bentonville is pleased to announce the implementation of protected bike lanes along two key corridors: NW 3rd Street from Walton Boulevard to the Coler Mountain Bike Preserve, and SW 8th Street from SW ...

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

Applegate Trail Officially Reopens

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Bentonville, AR……. Bentonville Parks & Recreation is pleased to announce the reopening of Applegate Trail. Due to damage sustained during a significant flood event in April 2021, the hard surface trail has been closed between SW 2nd Street an...

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Posted on: February 4, 2022

Start of Construction – Orchards Park Dog Park & Playground

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Bentonville, AR…Bentonville Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce the start of construction on the Orchards Park Dog Park & Playground. Design work has been completed and the bid has been awarded on the city’s second dog par...

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

Secret Service Award Presented to Bentonville Police Officer

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Bentonville, AR...The Bentonville Police Department’s Detective Sergeant Josh Woodhams was recognized as one of the Top Digital Forensic Examiners in the country. This award was presented by our partners with the United States Secret Service. Sg...

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