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Posted on: August 18, 2022

Temporary Trail Closure – Side path near SW I Street and 14th Street Intersection

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Bentonville, AR...Due to utility construction along the trail, the side path along SW I Street (near the intersection of SW I Street and 14th Street) will be closed between August 18 and September 8, 2022. Bicyclists are advised to follow the marked detou...

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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 10, 2022

Applications Accepted for Bentonville Airport Advisory Board

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Bentonville, AR,,, Applications are currently being accepted to serve on the City of Bentonville Airport Advisory Board. This board serves in an advisory capacity to the Mayor, City Staff, and City Council in policy matters pertaining to the Bent...

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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: August 3, 2022

City Hall Selfie Day

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Bentonville, AR…On August 15, 2022, the City of Bentonville will be participating in #CityHallSelfie Day! #CityHallSelfie Day is an online picture sharing in front of city halls and other government buildings. Participants take a self portrait ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Temporary Trail Closure – Razorback Greenway through Town Branch Park

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Bentonville, AR…Due to utility construction along the trail, a section of the Razorback Greenway through Town Branch Park will be closed from E Central Avenue to SE Henry Street. Please follow all marked detour signs as indicated on the attached map.

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Posted on: July 26, 2022

Get Ready for School with the Friends Children’s Book Sale

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Bentonville, AR...The Friends of the Bentonville Library will host its annual summer children's book sale from Thursday, July 28 – Saturday, July 30, 2022. The sale will be held at the Bentonville Public Library (BPL) in the Rotary Conference Room and the...

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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: July 22, 2022

Razorback Greenway Tunnel Enhancement at I-49

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Bentonville, AR…Please be advised that the Razorback Greenway Tunnel under I-49 is scheduled for pressure-washing and painting beginning Monday, July 25, 2022. Work is expected to take one week, but external factors such as weather could cause ...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

City Wide Clean the Streets Day

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Bentonville, AR…The City of Bentonville is participating in Keep America Beautiful Great Arkansas Cleanup™ by organizing a city wide “Clean the Streets Day” on Saturday, September 10th, from 9:00 a.m. to n...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Lane Closure - SW I Street

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Bentonville, AR…Starting Monday, July 18, 2022 continuing through August 12, 2022 between 7:00am and 4:00pm, there will be lane closures on SW I Street directly in front of Game Composite. This is for median construction in the roadway.&nbs...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Temporary Trail Closure – Razorback Greenway Detour along SE Moberly Lane between E. Central Avenue

Bentonville, AR…Due to utility construction along the trail, the established Razorback Greenway detour along SE Moberly Lane (between E Central Avenue and SE 5th Street) will be temporarily rerouted. Bicyclists and pedestrians traveling northbound are adv...

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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: July 7, 2022

Library Foundation Announces New Gifts to the Capital Campaign to Expand Bentonville Public Library

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The Bentonville Library Foundation (BLF) is delighted to announce additional commitments to its capital campaign supporting Bentonville Public Library’s (BPL) expansion.  The investments will be acknowledged through naming opportunities in the Li...

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Posted on: July 5, 2022

Trail of Two Cities from SW I Street to SW Stone Boulevard Reopens

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We are pleased to share that the Trail of Two Cities, from SW I Street to SW Stone Boulevard, has officially reopened for bicyclists and pedestrians. Please be advised to exercise caution and be respectful of work crews as some trail adjustment constructi...

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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

Street Closure - Tiger Blvd.

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Bentonville, AR…. There is a street closure on Tiger Blvd. between North Walton and Apple Glen Street beginning Monday, June 20, 2022.  This closure is scheduled to be closed approximately two months’ due intersection and drainage improvements. L...

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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: June 6, 2022

Mayor Orman Proclaims June 5 “Future Mobility Day”

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Bentonville, AR...Mayor Stephanie Orman of Bentonville proclaimed June 5 as “Future Mobility Day” in the city of Bentonville, Ark., in honor of the tech-sector leaders and investors gathered at the 2022 UP.Summit with the shared object...

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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 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: 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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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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