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    The Biggest Bike & Book Event of the Summer is Back at BPL

    The 2nd annual OZ Kids™ Bike & Book Festival will be back in Bentonville Public Library’s (BPL) backyard on July 2, 2022 from 9AM – 11:30AM. Read on...
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    City Seeking Public Comments about Proposed Construction

    The City of Bentonville Engineering Department is conducting a Public Feedback Meeting on Wednesday, June 29th 2022 at 4:30 pm to discuss proposed drainage and street construction projects . Read on...
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    TEMPORARY STREET CLOSURE – SE 4TH STREET - July 2

    SE 4th Street, between South Main and SE “A” Street, will be closed on Saturday, July 2 from 8AM – 1:00PM. Read on...
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    Major roadway improvements for SW 8th Street between SW I St. and SE J St. Scheduled

    Major roadway improvements for SW 8th Street between SW I St. and SE J St. Scheduled Read on...
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    Street Closure - Tiger Blvd.

    Street Closure - Tiger Blvd. Read on...
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    City of Bentonville names new Director of Planning and Community Development

    The City of Bentonville is proud to announce the promotion of Tyler Overstreet, AICP, to Planning and Community Development Director. Read on...
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    Street Closure - SE Cambridge Place

    Street Closure - SE Cambridge Place Read on...
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    Mayor Orman Proclaims June 5 “Future Mobility Day”

    Bentonville to honor Bentonville’s tech-sector and the 2022 UP.Summit Read on...
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    American Girl dolls are back at Bentonville Public Library

    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. Read on...
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    Library Foundation Reveals Walmart Champion for Expansion

    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’s Library expansion campaign. Read on...
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    Summer Hours – The Fountains at Lawrence Plaza | Melvin Ford Aquatic Center

    Summer Hours – The Fountains at Lawrence Plaza | Melvin Ford Aquatic Center Read on...
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    Name Reveal – Creekside Park | Little Osage Creek Trail

    Name Reveal – Creekside Park | Little Osage Creek Trail Read on...
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    Lake Bella Vista – Trail Bridge Closure

    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. Read on...
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    Public Feedback Meeting Streets and Drainage

    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 comments. Read on...
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    Public Art Proposals Being Accepted

    The Bentonville Public Art Advisory Committee is requesting proposals for permanent artwork to be installed adjacent to the state's first regulation-size cricket pitch. Read on...
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    Bentonville Public Library Celebrates National Library Week with Pickup Lockers

    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 Day was April 5 and Library Giving Day was April 6. Read on...
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    Tree City USA

    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. Read on...
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    Street Opening – SE 5th Street and Street Closure - SE 8th Street

    Street Opening – SE 5th Street and Street Closure - SE 8th Street Read on...
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    Extended Closure of NE A Street - Razorback Greenway Detour

    Extended Closure of NE A Street - Razorback Greenway Detour Read on...
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    Protected Bike Lanes

    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 Mtn. Bike Preserve, & SW 8th St. from SW I St. to the Applegate Trailhead at SW Sims Drive. Read on...
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    Applegate Trail Officially Reopens

    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 and NW 3rd Street. Read on...
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    Start of Construction – Orchards Park Dog Park & Playground

    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 park and playground installation Read on...
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    Secret Service Award Presented to Bentonville Police Officer

    The Bentonville Police Department’s Detective Sergeant Josh Woodhams was recognized as one of the Top Digital Forensic Examiners in the country. T Read on...