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Dental Clinic Provides Free Services For Area Children

14 Oct , 2017  

The Mansfield and Richland County Dental Clinic is currently accepting teeth cleaning appointments during October.

The Clinic offers free dental care for Richland County children aged Kindergarten through 12th grade. To be eligible, children must be from families that have no dental insurance (medical card holders excluded) and have a low to moderate family income; children must be a resident in Richland County and attend school here. More…

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Richland Soil & Water Annual Celebration

14 Oct , 2017  

It’s an opportunity to visit with friends while enjoying a variety of music including jazz, blues, and 60s to 80s pop performed by Steve Brown.

It’s also an opportunity to enjoy a dinner while listening to guest speaker Jim McCormac – author, naturalist, and photographer, who has worked in the field of conservation for over 30 years. In his program Wild Ohio: The Best of Our Natural Heritage, which is based on his book of the same name, he will take you on a pictorial adventure through Ohio’s rarest habitats. More…

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Commissioners Consider Budget Requests; Insist On Cuts

14 Oct , 2017  

In its consideration of budget requests for 2018, the Richland County Commissioners welcomed department heads to their meeting on October 10.

Commissioner Tony Vero noted at the meeting that budget requests total some $35.6 million, and yet total revenue was pegged at $28.3 million. These figures contemplate a loss of $600,000 in income from the Medicaid sales tax and increased costs of $700,000 for benefits. Furthermore, at the start of 2018 the County will be short $1.3 million from 2017 revenues. More…

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Richland County Foundation Awards Over 2 Million In Grants

13 Oct , 2017  

The Richland County Foundation Board of Trustees approved $2,051,238 in grants to area nonprofit agencies during its October meeting.

Kingwood Center Gardens received a three-year grant from the community fund to help build a visitor center. It will be constructed near the Trimble Road entrance and will serve as a welcome center and banquet hall. The new facility will provide visitors a place to purchase tickets, consider the benefits of membership, learn about volunteer opportunities, gather information, plan their visit and learn the rich history of Kingwood Center. More…

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Mansfield Judge Recognized With Statewide Award

13 Oct , 2017  

The Ohio Domestic Violence Network held their Annual Community Awareness Event at the Ohio State House last week where they recognized Mansfield Municipal Court Judge Jerry Ault with the Croucher Family Award for Outstanding Leadership. The gathering is designed to increase public awareness of the frequency of domestic violence fatalities and highlight best practices around domestic violence prevention, awareness and education. More…

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Two Weeks Of Art At Malabar Farm

13 Oct , 2017  

Where better to indulge your creative bent than a place which has inspired artists and writers for several decades?

For two weeks beginning on Saturday, Malabar Farm State Park is hosting “Arts in the Park,” a series of 11 separate opportunities to participate in the arts. Activities range from wine & art, poetry readings, a fiber art demonstration, storytelling, landscape art and much more. More…

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Absentee, Early Voting Now Underway

12 Oct , 2017  

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has announced that absentee voting in the November 7th General Election began yesterday, October 11 for all registered Ohio voters. Voter registration for that election has now closed.

The full, detailed and interactive 2017 elections calendar is available here. More…

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Ohio’s Top Fall Festival Is This Weekend And Close To Home

12 Oct , 2017  

When Travel & Leisure Magazine recently chose the top Fall Festival in each state, the Ohio selection was very much close to home.

It’s the award winning The Great Pumpkin Glow at Kingwood Center Gardens, now in its 7th year. More…

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Landmarks Of Mansfield: Grace Episcopal Church

11 Oct , 2017  

The stately building on the southwest corner of Third and Bowman Streets near downtown represents a 171 year history of the Episcopal Church in Mansfield.

Established in 1846, the same year that brought railroads to town, Grace Episcopal Church’s first parishioners included members of the Bartley and Sherman families. Two years later, its first church building was constructed on Third Street just east of Mulberry. More…

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Ohio Fall Update — October 11

11 Oct , 2017  

Every week this fall, we will be bringing you photos submitted by Ohioans and those visiting Ohio, all showing the beauty of a Buckeye fall. Each has been tagged with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Instgram tag. Hover over any image for more information, and enjoy!! More…

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This Month Brings Haunts, History, And Halloween

11 Oct , 2017  

Forget the cozy firesides, apple picking and hayrides, Fall means Halloween which means it’s time for ghost stories, costumes and haunted houses. If you think getting scared is fun, come to Mansfield and Richland County and get your fill of ghosts and haunted happenings. See a full list of events here. More…

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RCDG Joins Twitter; Tweets To Appear In Happening Now

10 Oct , 2017  

This past week, the Richland County Development Group (RCDG) activated its Twitter account, which can be found at: @chooserichland. According to its Facebook page, RCDG is a group of local citizens dedicated to the enhancement, development and future of our community’s quality of life for the citizens of Richland County. More…

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