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The City of Mansfield and Downtown Mansfield, Inc. have announced, that Tuesday, May 21 will be Operation Sweep in support of Earth Stewardship Month and the Great American Clean up.
Volunteers, local business people, and organizations are being asked to don their work clothes and meet at the Gazebo in Central Park (near the Gazebo) between 4:45 PM and 5:00 PM to “Plant Pride, Not Litter.” More…
Have you heard the news? The first day of service changes takes place this Monday, May 20th. To show our appreciation to our riders, we are having a Free Fare Day! Anyone riding on Monday will not have to pay a fare!
— Richland County Transit (@RCTBuses) May 16, 2019
Staff will be on hand Monday May 20th to assist riders with the service changes. To see the new routes online, visit https://t.co/dRAp1SmUjx under bus schedule.
— Richland County Transit (@RCTBuses) May 17, 2019
Little Buckeye Children’s Museum and Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial have announced the grand-opening of a NEW and highly-anticipated Police Station exhibit at Little Buckeye Children’s Museum.
The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held on Wednesday, May 22 at 2 PM and is open to the public, so stop in and be the first to check out this fun, new tribute to our local heroes. More…
That’s the question at the center of a short radio drama presented by theatre students at Purdue University.
Entitled “Making Mansfield,” the city is the setting for the audio play, described this way on the WBAA website: More…
Each week through the end of construction season, we will be sharing the latest road project update from District Three of the Ohio Department of Transportation for work in Ashland, Crawford, and Richland Counties.
This is the project report for work taking place during the week of May 19. It shows ongoing work as well as updates and new projects. More…
The Renaissance is hosting its biggest party of the season and the entire community is invited.
The annual Season Preview Party at the Renaissance Theatre will be held on Friday, May 31 at 6:00 PM. This exciting free event will officially announce the 2019-2020 Renaissance Performing Arts season lineup and will feature live performances, swag bags, a dessert reception, giveaways, and other surprises from the Renaissance. More…
The Mansfield Division of Police would like to remind the public to attend the annual 2019 “Bike-A-Palooza” community event at North Lake Park from 9 AM to 2 PM on Saturday, May 18.
Bike-A-Palooza is a free family festival hosted by the Mansfield Division of Police and featuring a bike ride with a cop, bicycle safety rodeo, bicycle raffle, bike inspections, small bike repairs, face painting,family entertainment, food and the Mansfield Fire Department’s “House of Hazards.” More…
Are you thinking of starting a business? Are you making and selling products from your home or small business but need an injection of capital to take you to the next level?
The North End Community Improvement Collaborative, Inc. (NECIC), as part of its microbusiness development program to support entrepreneurs and small business owners, is recruiting participants for its next round of business plan writing classes. More…
The City of Mansfield has set out to look at options for the future of its city parks. As a part of that process, it has set out to obtain views and comments from citizens as it creates a park system master plan.
Such a master plan will enable the identification of long-term directions for the parks, the services each offers, and ways to create a sustainable park system that prioritizes projects in a cost effective manner. More…
Mansfield Symphony Youth Orchestra and Youth String auditions for new members will be held on June 4, 5, and 6 from 3:30-7:00 PM at Lexington High School, 103 Clever Lane in Lexington.
First organized in 1982, the Mansfield Symphony Youth Orchestra and Youth Strings program includes students from over 20 schools, representing Richland, Ashland, Crawford, Wayne, Morrow, Huron, Marion, Holmes, Seneca, and Wyandot counties. It is the only youth orchestra program in this part of Ohio. More…