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Malabar Farm Arrives Downtown

9 May , 2019  

Little Buckeye Children’s Museum and the Malabar Farm Foundation are proud to announce the grand-opening of a new Malabar Farm exhibit at Little Buckeye Children’s Museum. The exhibit will be open to the public starting on Wednesday, May 15. More…

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NECIC To Host Discussion About Racial Inequality

9 May , 2019  

Dr. James Jones III will be the speaker for the upcoming AALI Speaks event on Monday, May 13 from 12-1:30 PM. He will talk about racial inequality and how it impacts communities, especially boys of color. More…

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Summer Theatre Program Registration Open

8 May , 2019  

Registration has opened for the Renaissance’s annual “Broadway Camp!” summer theatre program for students ages 8-13. The popular summer camp sessions will be held at the Renaissance June 17-21; and June 24-28. More…

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We’ll Be Back In A Jiffy

5 May , 2019  

We’re doing great things here at 1812 Blockhouse, and we’ll be returning before you can say “Go Bucks!” In actuality, we’ll be back as good as ever on Monday.

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Highway Patrol Academy Graduation Includes Locals

29 Apr , 2019  

The Ohio State Highway Patrol’s 165th Academy Class graduated this past week after 26 weeks of intense training.

Included among the graduates was Cody Gullett of Shelby and Calvin Redden of Plymouth. More…

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Get Ready To Shop. And Hop. This Friday.

28 Apr , 2019  

Downtown Mansfield, Inc. is hosting its monthly First Friday Shop Hop in the historic downtown on Friday, May 3.

This month, several merchants will participate, and the event will include carriage rides, book talks, live art and music, birthday celebrations, and more. More…

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ODOT Road Project Update: Week Of April 28

27 Apr , 2019  

Each week through the end of construction season this fall, 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 the work taking place during the week of April 28. It shows ongoing work as well as updates and new projects for Richland County. More…

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Pet Owners Urged To Vaccinate; Free Rabies Clinic On May 11

26 Apr , 2019  

Warmer weather means more outdoor activities and that increases the risk of contact with an animal infected with the rabies virus. Incidences of rabies exposure usually start in April and continue rising through the summer months.

Richland Public Health has issed a reminder for all pet owners to make sure their cats and dogs are vaccinated against rabies. Keeping vaccinations up-to-date for all cats and dogs is important not only to keep your pets from getting rabies, but also to provide a barrier of protection for you if a rabid wild animal bites your pet. More…

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A Sweet Summer Beckons As Final Friday Concerts Set

25 Apr , 2019  

Join us downtown this summer for sunshine, good food, and good music!

The 2019 Final Friday Concert Series will kick off on Friday, May 31 at 5:30 PM at The Brickyard with Chad & Lorrie, Terry Douglas Band, and County Line. More…

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Walk The Wildflowered Wetlands

24 Apr , 2019  

Kick-off Mohican Wildlife Weekend this Friday by joining the staff of the Richland County Park District for an amazing opportunity to visit a wildflower spectacle that has been a secret for decades.

The Shelby Wetlands, is a hidden treasure, with a stunning wildflower display that must be seen to be believed. Carpets of Great White Trillium, Virginia Bluebells and Wild Hyacinth festoon the forest floor, sharing the area with over 30 species of ephemeral wildflowers. More…

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Tree Trimming Program To Impact Richland County Communities

24 Apr , 2019  

Ohio Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEngergy Corp., is conducting tree trimming and other vegetation management work in communities across its 34-county service area in Ohio to help enhance customer reliability.  The work helps keep power flowing to customers around the clock by preventing tree-related outages.

Maintaining proper clearances around electrical equipment can help reduce the frequency and duration of power outages, especially those associated with severe weather, such as the lengthy windstorm earlier this year.  In 2019, more than 5,300 miles of electric line rights-of-way will be trimmed in the Ohio Edison service area as part of an almost $23 million vegetation management program.    More…

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Mansfield To Celebrate Tree City Status With Tree Planting

23 Apr , 2019  

On Monday, Mayor Tim Theaker’s office announced that the National Arbor Day Foundation has named the City of Mansfield a “Tree City USA” for the 24th consecutive year.

To receive this award, a community and its Shade Tree Commission must demonstrate a commitment to implementing a sound urban forestry policy. More…

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Bayonets And Bottles

23 Apr , 2019  

This May, two shows on successive weekends will bring hundreds of visitors to the Richland County Fairgrounds.

Spread out over seven buildings with an amazing 750 tables of military items and memorabilia to buy, sell, or trade, the Ohio Civil War Show on May 4 and 5 will also include a number of items from the periods of World Wars I and II. More…

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Buckeye Blooms On Their Way: State Flower Blooms Locally

22 Apr , 2019  

NOTE: This story, first posted earlier this month, has been updated with additional information from ODNR.

Ohioans will soon be treated to a spectacular display of native spring wildflowers. This year’s season began in late March in Ohio’s southern counties and gradually will move northward as the season comes to an end in the middle of May, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Natural Areas and Preserves. More…

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