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First Ohio Measles Case Confirmed

13 Jul , 2019  

Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Director Amy Acton, MD, MPH has confirmed the state’s first measles case of 2019. The young adult from Stark County recently traveled to a state with confirmed measles cases. ODH is currently not disclosing additional information about the infected individual. More…

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Escape From Shawshank – On A Bike This Time

13 Jul , 2019  

Here’s your chance to undertake your own escape from Shawshank, otherwise known as the Ohio State Reformatory.

On July 27, join friends with Slow Roll Mansfield, the Richland County Chamber of Commerce, and Destination Mansfield as they undertake the Shawshank Bike Tour, a 7.5 mile bike hike that will visit Shawshank Redemption movie filming locations and places where the film was produced. More…

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It Was A Dangerous Fourth Of July On Ohio, Richland County Roads

12 Jul , 2019  

It was a dangerous holiday and weekend in Richland County and across the state over the Fourth of July, according to numbers released this week by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

In fact, the county ranked as the ninth highest statewide in terms of reported incidents (1,252). That includes all manner of incidents in which the Patrol was involved, not just car accidents. More…

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Downtown Getting Some New Streets This Week

10 Jul , 2019  

The City of Mansfield has announced that milling and paving is scheduled to take place along selected downtown streets later this week.

Kokosing Construction Co., contractor for the 2019 Mansfield Street Resurfacing Program, will be doing this work on the following streets: More…

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Bellville’s Concerts In The Park

9 Jul , 2019  

The beautiful Victorian era Bandstand in the middle of the Village of Bellville is the setting for the Concerts in the Park series. Beginning on Thursday evening from 7 PM to 9 PM, concerts will take place at the historic Bandstand. In case of inclement weather, concerts will be held in the Township Building. More…

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Beat The Heat With Help

8 Jul , 2019  

The Ohio Development Services Agency and Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. will help income-eligible Ohioans stay cool during the hot summer months.

The Home Energy Assistance Summer Crisis Program, which launched on July 1, provides eligible Ohioans assistance paying an electric bill or assistance paying for central air conditioning repairs. The program runs through August 31. More…

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Bridges Out Of Poverty Training Coming This Week

7 Jul , 2019  

North End Community Improvement Collaborative, Inc. (NECIC) will host writer, trainer, and consultant Phil E. Devol, program designer of Bridges out of Poverty Onsite Training. The training will encourage better communication between people in the community. This will be supported by the strategies and language that is used to successfully bridge the gap between the economic classes. More…

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ODOT Road Project Update: Week Of July 7

6 Jul , 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. More…

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From Mansfield To The Moon: Newest US Spacecraft Coming To Town

6 Jul , 2019  

As America gears up for its next mission to the moon, Mansfield will be playing a role in making that happen.

In fact, the spacecraft will be making a stop here later this year.

The uncrewed Orion Multi-Purupose Crew Vehicle is scheduled to be launched next June from the Kennedy Space Center as a part of the Artemis 1 project. The goal of the flight is a six day moon orbit. More…

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AALI Speaks To Host Speaker On Survivors And Community

5 Jul , 2019  

Ms. Nyshia Brooks will be the speaker for the upcoming AALI Speaks event on Monday, July 8 from 12-1:30 PM. She will talk about victims of crime and how the community can identify, support, and meet the needs of those victims. More…

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Back To School Sales Tax Holiday Less Than A Month Away

5 Jul , 2019  

The State of Ohio will exempt certain school supplies and clothing from the state sales tax during the first weekend in August.

The three-day sales tax break will be Friday, August 2 at 12 AM to Sunday, August 4 at 11:59 PM. More…

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Local Teen Named Founding Member Of Conservation Advisory Council

4 Jul , 2019  

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has announced that 31 students representing 20 counties were selected to serve as founding members of the Conservation Teen Advisory Council (ConTAC) for the upcoming school year. ConTAC will serve as the voice of Ohio’s youth to ODNR and help expand the reach, impact and quality of the agency’s youth initiatives.

One of those founding members is from Richland County. More…

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Auditions Arrive For Disney’s Frozen, Jr.

3 Jul , 2019  

The Renaissance will hold auditions for the MY Theatre production of Disney’s Frozen, Jr. on Friday, July 19 from 6:00 until 9:00 PM, and on Saturday, July 20 from 1:00 until 5:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre, 138 Park Avenue West in downtown Mansfield. More…

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Airport Day This Saturday

3 Jul , 2019  

Mansfield Lahm will be the setting for the annual Airport Day this Saturday, which will include the Tenth Annual Mansfield Airport Day Car, Truck & Cycle Show.

The event features the following: More…

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