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ODOT Road Project Update: Week Of June 23

24 Jun , 2019  

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 June 23. It shows ongoing work as well as updates and new projects in both Crawford and Richland Counties. More…

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Senior’s Angelo Grose Commits To Michigan State

24 Jun , 2019  

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A Beautiful Wine Walk Evening

23 Jun , 2019  

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Two More Summer Bucket List Stops

23 Jun , 2019  

It was an incredibly beautiful early summer afternoon on Saturday, and the roads and byways of Richland County were full of folks enjoying a the unusual experience of a sunny day without a hint of rain.

For us, that meant an opportunity to travel to two more locations on the #thriveinthe419 Summer Bucket List. More…

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NECIC Joins Children’s Services In The Open Table Initiative

22 Jun , 2019  

North End Community Improvement Collaborative, Inc. (NECIC) has announced a new initiative in partnership with Richland County Children’s Services.

The Open Table will support youth aging out of foster care by building a network of ongoing support and mentorship around the needs of each participant.

“This is a mentoring initiative,” said NECIC Executive Director Deanna West-Torrence. “Six to eight mentors who are screened and trained meet an individual for one hour a week, for a year, to enjoy a meal with the goal of expanding that individual’s relational and social capital.” More…

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St. Peter’s Music Series Continues With Handel’s Messiah

21 Jun , 2019  

The St. Peter’s Music Series has re-started this spring after a several month hiatus caused by the extensive restoration of the interior of St. Peter’s Church.

It has been well worth the wait, however, both because of the stunning renovation but also because the Series has returned to benefit the community. As its website shares, “The St. Peter’s Music Series is committed to the growth and development of our community through collaboration in the creative and performing arts with other organizations and groups in our area and beyond.” More…

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Public Hearing Set On Area Agency On Aging Request

21 Jun , 2019  

Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. (AAA) intends to seek a direct service waiver from the Ohio Department of Aging so that it may continue to provide select services within the 9-county Planning and Service Area as served by the agency. More…

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Student Summer Food Program Continues

20 Jun , 2019  

The Ohio Department of Education recently announced their continued efforts in sponsoring the Summer Food Service Program, which provides children with free, healthy meals during the summer break – including here in Richland County. More…

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The Great Richland Quiz: Number One. The Answers

20 Jun , 2019  

On Wednesday, we shared a set of questions focusing on the geography of Richland County. Here are the answers to those questions.

Geography is one area where sources may differ. If you have an answer that differs from ours, and have proof that you are correct, please send it along to: 1812blockhouse@gmail.com and we’ll include it in our answer sheet. More…

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Richland County B&O Trail Reopens

20 Jun , 2019  

The unusually large amount of rainfall over the last several days has caused havoc across the county, with several roads facing temporary closures.

Not only were roads impacted, but so were other kinds of thoroughfares, including bike trails, paths, and walkways. The longest of such routes, the Richland County B&O Trail, was impacted. On Monday, the Richland County Park District informed its Facebook followers that fallen trees and conditions had necessitated its closure. More…

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The Great Richland Quiz Number One: Geography

19 Jun , 2019  

By request, we are happy to re-share the initial post in our Great Richland Quiz series.

How well do you know your own back yard? You are encouraged to try your hand at answering questions without the use of Google, your Amazon Echo, etc.. We’ll publish the answers on Wednesday. More…

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General Auditions Set For Renaissance’s 2019-2020 Season

19 Jun , 2019  

The Renaissance Theatre announces general auditions for their 2019-2020 season, Sunday, August 18 from 12 PM to 4 PM, and Monday and Tuesday, August 19 and 20 from 5 PM to 8 PM.

The season includes Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, (performing October 4-5 & 11-12), A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder (performing November 16-17 & 23-24), Rock of Ages (performing March 7-8, 14-15), and Cabaret (performing April 25-26 & May 2-3). More…

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It’s A Wine Walk!

18 Jun , 2019  

Join Kingwood Center Gardens for its 3rd Annual Wine Walk this Saturday, presented by ReVision LASIK and Cataract Surgery. From local vintners to fresh food and live entertainment, there is so much that goes into making this such a special night in Richland County.

Here are details on Wine Walk 2019: More…

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Volunteers Needed For Save Our Streams

16 Jun , 2019  

The City of Mansfield has announced an effort to clean up the John Todd Park Stream as the 2019 effort of the City’s Stream Outreach Program, known as S.O.S. (Save our Streams). More…

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