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Trimble Road To Reopen; Project Continues

28 Jun , 2017  

On Thursday, June 29 at 6:00 a.m., Trimble Road will be opened to local traffic. Motorists are urged to use caution when travelling through the corridor, as construction is ongoing.

As initially proposed by the City of Mansfield, the purpose of this project is four-fold: More…

Schools

Is That A Maple? An Oak? Name that Tree!

28 Jun , 2017  

So you want to know your trees? On July 7, a class offered on The Ohio State University Mansfield campus will help you.

Called Name That Tree, the class will show you how to identify Ohio trees using common traits like their leaves. About half the class time will be spent outdoors practicing. The 600-acre campus is full of trees. More…

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All About Mansfield, Downtown

MSO Auditioning For Open Positions

28 Jun , 2017  

The Mansfield Symphony will hold auditions to fill open positions on September 16, September 23-24.

Open positions include 2-Section Violin (Violin II), Section Cello, 2-Section Bass, Principal Cello, Principal Bass, Principal Oboe, Principal Bassoon, Principal Tuba, Principal Timpani, and Principal Percussion. More…

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Schools

Foundation Awards $355,400 In Scholarships

27 Jun , 2017  

The Richland County Foundation has awarded $355,400 in scholarships to Richland County students this year.

RCF Scholarship Committee Chairman Chan Stevens reported 276 students received scholarships from various funds. The average scholarship amount was $1,343. More…

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All About Mansfield

Park District Issues Call For Volunteers

27 Jun , 2017  

Here’s an opportunity to connect a desire to help the community with a love of nature and the outdoors.

The Richland County Park District has issued a call for volunteers. More…

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Nothing Quite Like A Kingwood Peacock Pic

27 Jun , 2017  

Day out at Kingwood Gardens

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Downtown Scavenger Hunt Returns: Find Otis

27 Jun , 2017  

The Downtown Mansfield Scavenger Hunt is back in July 2017!

From July 1-29, kids can search for a carrousel animal – this year it’s Otis the Ostrich — hidden in downtown businesses and organizations. Prizes can be claimed after finding certain certain numbers of ostriches. More…

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All About Mansfield

Expanded Road Construction Report

26 Jun , 2017  

This week we’re expanding our regular post about road construction projects in Richland County with information about similar work in adjacent counties in ODOT District 3. Over the next week, you can expect the following work to be underway: More…

Schools

Summer STEM Camp For Girls

26 Jun , 2017  

Engineering, chemistry, aquatic ecology and forensics will be the study topics at the Springmill Summer STEM Camp for Girls, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 17-21. More…

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Vintage Baseball At OSR

26 Jun , 2017  

Nice day for some vintage base ball. #MansfieldIndependents

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All About Mansfield, History & Tourism

Beyond Shawshank: Mansfield In The Movies

26 Jun , 2017  

Each year, many fans of “The Shawshank Redemption” make a pilgrimage to the Mansfield area. It’s certainly not unusual to see a social media post not only of the Ohio State Reformatory, but also of places like Brook’s Bench in Central Park and other stops along the Shawshank Trail. More…

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