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World’s Smallest Mansfield Hosting 2018 Gathering Of Mansfields

22 Apr , 2018  

When the Mansfields of the world gather for the “2018 Gathering of Mansfields” this July, representatives from Mansfield, Ohio will not have far to travel.

The Daily News, a publication in Iron Mountain, Michigan, has published a story with an announcement from the “Mansfield Memories Committee” that it is hosting a get together for the world’s Mansfields from July 14 through July 21. More…

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ODOT Weekly Construction Report – April 22 to 28

21 Apr , 2018  

Now that construction season has begun, 1812Blockhouse will be bringing you weekly construction updates from District 3 of the Ohio Department of Transportation for Ashland, Crawford, and Richland Counties. More…

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Gingko Tree To Be Planted During Downtown Celebration

21 Apr , 2018  

This year’s Arbor Day celebration in Mansfield will include a ceremonial tree planting.

The City of Mansfield has been designated as a “Tree City USA” for the twenty-third consecutive year. To receive this honor, a community and its Shade Tree Commission must demonstrate a commitment to implementing a sound urban forestry policy. More…

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New Murals Celebrate History And Revitalization

20 Apr , 2018  

The new murals on the south side of the Crowe’s Shoes building in downtown Mansfield have already made their mark on the community. Now officially unveiled, their creation is profiled in this video created and posted on Facebook by Mankind Murals. Be sure to click on the speaker icon on the bottom right for audio.

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Annual Senior Spring Spectacular

19 Apr , 2018  

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging will hold its annual Senior Spring Spectacular on Wednesday, May 9 at noon at the Renaissance Theatre in Mansfield. This event, hosted by the Area Agency on Aging and the Renaissance Performing Arts Association, Inc., is held in recognition of Older Americans Month and offers guests entertainment, refreshments, information from sponsors and a chance at many door prizes. More…

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Main Street Books Joins Others For Weekend Litfest

18 Apr , 2018  

If you’ve never been to a litfest, here’s your chance!

Richland County’s independent bookstore is serving as one of three venues for “Kleft Crisis 2018,” a weekend event presented by Chris Chronicles Press and Kleft Jaw Press (hence the name). Participating bookstores include Guide to Kulchur Books on Lorain Avenue in Cleveland, Mac’s Backs-Books On Conventry on Coventry Road in Cleveland Heights, and Main Streets Books on North Main Street in downtown Mansfield. More…

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Staring At The Stars

18 Apr , 2018  

The high elevation around these parts, combined with excellent venues to learn about nature and “all things outdoors,” makes north central Ohio an excellent place to do some serious star gazing.

Two locations in particular offer regular opportunities to do just that. More…

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Local Law Enforcement Participating in Prescription Take Back

17 Apr , 2018  

On Saturday, April 28, the METRICH Enforcement Unit will be partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and local law enforcement to present another Prescription Take Back event for the community.

This event is sponsored by the Mansfield Division of Police, Richland County Sheriff’s Office, Bellville Police Department, Shelby Police Department, Richland County Solid Waste Authority, Richland Public Health, Community Action for Capable Youth (CACY) and the Richland County Mental Health & Recovery Services Board. More…

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Kingwood Joins Museums For All

17 Apr , 2018  

Kingwood Center Gardens has announced on Facebook that it has joined Museums for All, a signature access program of the Association of Children’s Museums and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. More…

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Pulitzer Prize Winning Project Had News Journal Contribution

16 Apr , 2018  

We are happy to share congratulations this this evening to the Mansfield News Journal, whose team contributed to something absolutely amazing – and prize-winning.

The 2018 Pulitzer Prize in Local Reporting has been awarded to The Cincinnati Enquirer Staff “for a riveting and insightful narrative and video documenting seven days of greater Cincinnati’s heroin epidemic, revealing how the deadly addiction has ravaged families and communities,” according to the official Pulitzer Prize website. More…

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Survivor And Rescuer Speaking At The MRCPL

16 Apr , 2018  

The True Cost of Narcan: Spoken by a Survivor & Rescuer will be presented at the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library on Thursday, April 19 from 5 PM to 6 PM.

The Addict’s Family & Friends is a community action group with the purpose of empowering family members and friends who strive for the well-being of an addicted person. We work to educate and equip each advocate with the knowledge and tools necessary to care for the addicted person, to care for oneself, and to strive for change on a local level. More…

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Community Garden Kickoff This Tuesday

16 Apr , 2018  

The North End Community Improvement Collaboration (NECIC) will host the 2018 Community Garden Kickoff this Tuesday evening from 6 PM to 8 PM.

NECIC supports community gardens across Richland County, and particularly in the north end of Mansfield. It serves as a resource hub, offering needed materials such as seeds, plants, buckets, and grants to assist community gardening efforts. More…

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