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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Roadway Repairs - NE John DeShields Blvd.

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Bentonville, AR…Street Department Mastic Sealer repair project will begin Wednesday, September 28, 2022 through Thursday, September 29, 2022 between 9:00am and 3:00pm.  This is a one-lane flagging work zone between East Central and NE ...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Lane Closure - NW 12th Street

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Bentonville, AR….. Starting Wednesday, September 28, 2022 through Friday, September 30, 2022 between 9:00am and 6:00pm one-lane flagging work zone will begin on NW 12th Street between Crimson Drive and Quail Run Circle.  Reason for clo...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Lane Closure - SW 14th Street & SW I Street

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Bentonville, AR…Starting Wednesday, September 28, 2022 through Thursday, September 29, 2022 between 9:00am and 3:00pm (both days), the east bound curb lane of SW 14th Street and south bound curb lane of SW “I” Street will be...

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

Booked for the Evening With Steuart Walton Draws Large Crowd

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Bentonville, Ark.­­– The Bentonville Library Foundation (BLF) hosted Booked for the Evening with Steuart Walton on Thursday, September 15 at Tavola Trattoria. 

The event’s format was a conversational Q ...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Lane Closure - SE 28th Street

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Bentonville, AR…..The left turn lane of SE 28th Street at South Walton Blvd. will close between the hours of 9:00 am and 3:00 pm on Thursday, September 29, 2022 for utility construction.        &...

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Everyone is Racing to BPL for the Fat Tire Crit and Fall Fest

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Bentonville, Ark – The Walmart OZ Kids™ Fat Tire Criterium and Fall Fest will take over Bentonville Public Library’s (BPL) backyard on October 22 from 2 – 6PM. Ozark Outdoor Foundation (OZF) in par...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

City Seeking Public Input about Proposed Construction

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CITY OF BENTONVILLE – The City of Bentonville Engineering Department is conducting a public involvement meeting to discuss the proposed drainage and street construction projects listed below. The public is invited to ask questions, view plans, an...

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

Full Street Closure - South Main Street

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Bentonville, AR…..There will be a full street closure on South Main Street between SW/SE 2nd Street and SE 4th Street starting Friday, September 9, 2022  through Thursday, October 6, 2022. Said closure is for construction related to ro...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Thinking Money is Back at Bentonville Public Library

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Bentonville, AR...The American Library Association has chosen Bentonville Public Library (BPL) to host a traveling museum-quality exhibition for grades 1 – 6 called Thinking Money for Kids from September 10 – October 15. 

BPL w...

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

All are Welcome to Join the Library for Welcoming Week NWA

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Bentonville, Ark – Bentonville Public Library (BPL) is taking part in Welcoming Week NWA Presented by ENGAGE from September 9 – 18. The celebration will include multiple events focused on community, diversity and sharing culture. All the Library’...

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

ROADWAY REPAIRS – VARIOUS SUBDIVISIONS

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Bentonville, AR…Street Department roadway improvement project of several subdivision is to begin September 6, 2022.    

Subdivisions/Streets included: Lochmoor, Edens Brooke, Oxford Ridge, White Oak Trails, Park Hill, Grammercy...

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

City Wide Clean the Streets Day

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Bentonville, AR…The City of Bentonville is participating in Keep America Beautiful’s Great Arkansas Cleanup™ by organizing a city wide “Clean the Streets Day” on Saturday, September 10th, from 9:...

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Posted on: August 19, 2022

Bentonville Public Library Upgrades Parking Lot for Expansion

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Bentonville, Ark – Bentonville Public Library (BPL) recently announced the opening of a new entrance to its parking lot on the south end next to Bentonville Glass on Main Street. On Friday, August 19, the Library officially closed its l...

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Posted on: August 16, 2022

City Hall Shred-It Day

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Bentonville, AR…The City of Bentonville is hosting “City Hall Shred-it Day” on Friday, October 7th, 2022 at 305 SW A Street from the hours of 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. 

During this time, Bentonville residents who...

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Storm Siren Test - August 12, 2022

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Bentonville,AR...The City of Bentonville will test the city’s storm warning sirens Friday, August 12, 2022, at 1:00 PM, with weather permitting. 

During the test, or an actual emergency, the sirens will sound twice. The first so...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

Street Closure - South Walton

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Bentonville, AR…..Lane narrowing for South Walton at 8th Street, south bound lanes, beginning Friday, August 5, 2022.  Temporary traffic interruptions 12:00am to 4:00am.  This is due to roadway and traffic signal improvements at the inte...

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Posted on: July 26, 2022

The City of Bentonville Achieves Pet-Friendly Re-Certification

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Bentonville, AR...The City of Bentonville announced that it has earned City Certification through the BETTER CITIES FOR PETS™ program from Mars Petcare, showcasing its commitment to creating a pet-friendly community. 

More people than ev...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Full closure of SW 8th Street between SW I St. and S Walton Blvd.

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Bentonville, AR...Phase 1 roadway improvements for SW 8th Street is set to begin July 11, 2022 (weather dependent) with a full closure of SW 8th Street between SW I St. and S Walton Blvd.  Various methods of traffic control will be in place to sa...

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Major roadway improvements for SW 8th Street between SW I St. and SE J St. Scheduled

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Bentonville, AR...The City of Bentonville is set to kickoff major roadway improvements for SW 8th Street between SW I St. and SE J St.  The construction will proceed with phased closures of SW 8th Street during construction.  Va...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

City of Bentonville names new Director of Planning and Community Development

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Bentonville, AR…  The City of Bentonville is proud to announce the promotion of Tyler Overstreet, AICP, to Planning and Community Development Director. Overstreet will lead the department in managing development, long range and compreh...

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Posted on: May 30, 2022

American Girl dolls are back at Bentonville Public Library

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Bentonville, Ark – American Girl dolls are back and better than ever. Bentonville Public Library (BPL) has started recirculating its American Girl doll collection and added five (5) new dolls to the roster. The five (5) new dolls are na...

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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: 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 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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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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