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Is Mansfield An Affordable “Ski Town?”

21 Nov , 2017  

Not only has a reputable organization just named Mansfield as a “ski town,” it included it on a list of the ten most affordable ski towns in America.

The official website of the National Association of Realtors named Mansfield as #8 nationally in a piece published on Monday entitled, “Hit Peak Living in America’s 10 Most – and Least – Affordable Ski Towns.” More…

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First Congregational Choir To Perform Rutter’s Gloria

21 Nov , 2017  

A strong year for classical music in the Mansfield area continues on the first Sunday of Advent, as a local congregation hosts a performance of a standard in modern English choral repertoire.

On Sunday, December 3 during the 10:30 AM worship service, the Chancel Choir of Mansfield’s First Congregational Church will present Gloria by composer John Rutter, accompanied by a brass ensemble, percussion, and organ. More…

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Richland Academy Presents The Nutcracker Ballet

20 Nov , 2017  

On December 1 and 2, Richland Academy of the Arts will present the third annual Nutcracker performance at Shelby High School. The performance is a beautiful ballet for the entire family to celebrate the holiday season.

The ballet is the perfect way to introduce children to the power and beauty of classical dance and music. The magical show has a wonderful score, fairytale scenery, and vibrantly theatrical staging combined with creative brilliance to deliver a stunning production. More…

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ODOT Seeks Comments On Richland County Project

20 Nov , 2017  

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is proposing to construction of a new ODOT Yard within ODOT right of way with an entrance from Koogle Road.

This will be a 70′ x 130′ fabric covered salt storage building on 12′ high retaining walls with a reinforced concrete slab, and a 20′ x 40′ loader storage building. The project is located within the infield of the southern loop ramp for the US 30/Koogle Road half diamond interchange in Mifflin Township, Richland County. More…

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Mansfield Reads Issuu

19 Nov , 2017  

No, that is not a typo. The word is “Issuu,” not “Issue.”

The nest time you have the inclination to purchase a magazine at a local store, you might head online first. On occasion, publications make digital copies available on websites designed for that purpose.

One such site is Issuu, described by Wikipedia as “a free electronic platform for magazines, catalogs, and newspapers.” The same article states that over 100 million visitors read Issuu’s content each month. More…

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A 1940s Nutcracker Returns To The Ren

19 Nov , 2017  

Blending classical ballet with contemporary dance and an innovative spin on a holiday classic, A 1940s Nutcracker presented by Neos Dance Theatre featuring the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra will be performed at the Renaissance Theatre December 9 at 8 PM and December 10 at 2 PM.

Steve Taylor, Mansfield Symphony Operations Manager, said, “Live music played and conducted right in front of an audience adds more energy and emotion to anything you’re watching on stage. We are thrilled that Bobby Wesner has been able to make the Mansfield Symphony part of his very unique Nutcracker performance for two years now. More…

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MSYO To Give Holiday Prelude Performance

18 Nov , 2017  

The talented local youth who make up the Mansfield Symphony Youth Orchestra will give their Holiday Prelude performance at the Renaissance Theatre under the direction of Randy Heidlebaugh on Sunday, December 3 at 3:00 PM. The group of 75 young musicians will be performing a variety of classical repertoire and holiday pieces from composers such as Brahms, Beethoven, Mozart, and Tchaikovsky. Sopranos Heidi Vega and Abby Harshbarger will be featured soloists on the concert. More…

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City of Mansfield Leaf Collection Second Pass Announced

17 Nov , 2017  

The City of Mansfield has announced that the second pass of the 2017 Leaf Collection Program will begin Monday, November 20.

The second pass will continue as long as the weather and equipment allow. More…

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Beat Michigan Buckeye Bash

16 Nov , 2017  

The Beat Michigan Buckeye Bash sponsored by the OSU Alumni Club of Richland County will be held November 20 at the Mansfield Liederkranz. Doors will open at 6 PM.

This year’s speaker will be Stan Jefferson, Director of Player Development from 2003-2017. He will be bringing some former OSU football players to entertain us with stories about Michigan week. More…

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Destination Mansfield, Little Buckeye Win RUBY Awards

16 Nov , 2017  

Destination Mansfield – Richland County staff members attended the Ohio Conference on Travel in Akron, October 30-November 2. They joined approximately 250 other travel industry leaders to discuss travel trends and opportunities, as well as to hear from national experts. Also attending were the Little Buckeye Children’s Museum and Malabar Farm State Park.  More…

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Western Avenue Section Closed Until Friday

15 Nov , 2017  

From the City of Mansfield Service Complex:

Due to water main repairs it will be necessary to close sections of the following road while work is being completed:

Western Avenue from West Fourth Street to Heineman Boulevard. More…

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Books And Beer

15 Nov , 2017  

Tonight, book lovers and beer lovers – often the same people – will enjoy the opportunity to join both passions in one place.

Main Street Books and The Phoenix Brewing Company are collaborating on a book talk and signing Wednesday evening at The Phoenix with writer Rick Armon. Armon’s latest published book is entitled “Fifty Must-Try Craft Beers of Ohio,” and the event will include a 20 minute talk at 6 PM, followed by a question and answer session and then a book signing. More…

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