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Schools

Foundation Awards $355,400 In Scholarships

27 Jun , 2017  

The Richland County Foundation awarded close to $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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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

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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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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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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Yoga In The Park

25 Jun , 2017  

According to Wikipedia, Yoga is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines which originated in ancient India.

This summer, an opportunity is being offered to engage in those practices and disciplines within the peaceful confines of the Gorman Nature Center. More…

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Downtown, History & Tourism

Landmarks Of Mansfield: The May Building

25 Jun , 2017  

By the time that the May Building was constructed on the southeast corner of South Main and South Park Streets, facing Central Park, the name “May” had been known by Mansfielders for some 90 years. More…

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Next Streets For Resurfacing Announced

24 Jun , 2017  

The City of Mansfield has announced the streets to be milled and/or paved during the next phase of the 2017 Street Resurfacing Program.

Kokosing Construction Co., contractor for the project, will (weather-permitting) be starting work on June 26 on the streets listed below. More…