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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Construction Requires Lane Closures at I-49/Hwy. 71 Interchange - Bella Vista Bypass in Bentonville

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BENTON COUNTY (10-14) – Rock blasting to build the new Interstate 49 (Bella Vista Bypass) interchange with Highway 71 in Bentonville requires lane closures, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials. 

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Budget Review Workshop set for October 18, 2021

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Bentonville, AR...A Budget Review Workshop for the 2022 proposed city budget is scheduled for Monday, October 18, 2021, at the Bentonville Community Center located at 1101 SW Citizens Cir, Bentonville, AR.

The proposed 2022 city budget will be reviewed by ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Traffic Lane Shift - NE J and East Central

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Bentonville, AR…Motorists traveling through the East Central and NE J intersection will experience a new traffic pattern beginning today, October 12, 2021, as the intersection will be partially open to the new lanes. Weather permitting new sign...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Coffee with the Mayor set for October 19, 2021

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Bentonville…Bentonville Mayor Stephanie Orman hosts a Coffee with the Mayor the third Tuesday of each month from 8:00 – 9:00am.  

The virtual coffee is an informal discussion with city staff. This month’s virtual cof...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

FULL STREET NIGHTLY CLOSURE – SE Moberly Lane

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Bentonville, AR…SE Moberly Lane from 14th Street to 8th Street will be closed nightly from 7:00pm – 7:00am beginning Monday, October 11, 2021, through December 6, 2021. Traffic for vehicles and bicycles will be permitted during daytim...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

New Police Chief Selected

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Bentonville, AR...Bentonville Mayor Stephanie Orman has announced that Captain Ray Shastid has been selected as the new Chief of Police for the Bentonville Police Department.

Captain Shastid currently leads the Operations Division at the Bentonville Police...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

2021 Ward 4 Meeting

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Bentonville, AR…The City of Bentonville will host the Ward 4 meeting on October 28, 2021. 

Mayor Stephanie Orman, City Council members, and city staff will engage residents in a conversation about public safety, property maintenance, an...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Bentonville Public Library Announces Children’s Librarian Retirement and New Hire

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Bentonville, Arkansas... In May, Bentonville Public Library (BPL) Children’s Librarian, Sue Ann Pekel, announced plans to retire this fall.  Pekel began working at Bentonville Public Library in July 2007 as the first profession...

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Bentonville Police Chief Jon Simpson Announces Retirement

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Bentonville, AR…Bentonville Police Chief Jon Simpson has announced his retirement after serving 27 years with the Bentonville Police Department. 

His last day on the job will be September 30, 2021. 

Chief Simpson is a native of Bentonville...

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Trail Improvements to Begin at Parks Springs Park

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Bentonville, AR…Bentonville Parks & Recreation is announcing anticipated work within the footprint of Park Springs Park. Progressive Trail Design (PTD), a contractor of NWA Trailblazers, will be conducting general maintenance to the trails ...

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

City Informational Ward Meetings 2021

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Bentonville, AR…The City of Bentonville will host a series of meetings for each of the city’s four wards over the course of the year.

Mayor Stephanie Orman, City Council members, and city staff will engage residents in a conversation ...

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