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Mansfield Playhouse Looking For Talented Performers

13 Jun , 2017  

Are you talented? If so, how about proving that fact before an audience?

The Mansfield Playhouse is giving you that opportunity as it kicks off its 50th Anniversary season with the “I Am Talented Competition.” More…

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OSU Trustees Approve Mirror Lake Changes

13 Jun , 2017  

As a community in the network of regional campuses of The Ohio State University, and with the proximity to Columbus, many Mansfielders take note of changes to the main OSU campus in Columbus. From time to time, 1812Blockhouse has shared news of such developments.

One such development will take place soon now that OSU Trustees approved renovations plan last week for the Mirror Lake area. More…

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Paddle Ohio This Summer

10 Jun , 2017  

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is offering a series of Paddle Ohio canoe floats this summer to promote paddling on Ohio’s state-designated wild, scenic and recreational rivers, water trails and select state park lakes. More…

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Mansfield Street Paving Ramps Up For Summer

10 Jun , 2017  

The City of Mansfield is expanding its 2017 Street Resurfacing Program as summer beings in earnest. Today, the City announced that weather permitting, the following streets will see milling and/or paving work by contractor Kokosing Construction Company. More…

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Accelerated Foster Parent Training Available

9 Jun , 2017  

If you have ever considered becoming a foster parent, Richland County Children Services will help you become licensed with a “training marathon.”

During a two-weekend session, beginning on Saturday, June 17, a prospective foster parent can accomplish what normally takes three times as long. The agency has a critical need for new, local foster homes and this accelerated training session is one way RCCS hopes to accomplish its goal. More…

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Safety Town Dates, Details Announced

9 Jun , 2017  

The Mansfield Division of Police has announced the opening of the 2017 “Safety Town Program.” Started in 1937 by Mansfield Police Officer Frend Boals, the “Safety Town” program is based on an educational platform designed to provide pre-kindergarten children with valuable traffic and personal safety tips and awareness. More…

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Street Resurfacing Continues

8 Jun , 2017  

The City of Mansfield has announced that weather permitting, Kokosing Construction Co., the contractor for the 2017 Street Resurfacing Program, will be performing milling work on the following streets beginning this week: More…

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2017-2018 Schedule Announced For The Renaissance

8 Jun , 2017  

Tuesday evening’s Season Preview event showcased many of the performances in store for theatre goers over the next twelve months. Joining traditional favorites, such as Neos Dance Theatre’s “A 1940s Nutcracker,” will be new fare – including musicals, concerts, recording artist performances, and much more. More…

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Preview Showcases 2017-2018 Season At The Ren; Theatre’s 90th Birthday

7 Jun , 2017  

We’ll have stories in the coming days highlighting announcements made at Tuesday evening’s Season Preview Party at the Renaissance Theatre. Today, however, we’re bringing you a collection of stories, photos, video, and more from the event.

In addition to a look ahead at productions for the coming season, a 90th birthday celebration for the Ohio Theatre, now the Renaissance, is on tap. More…

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230 Vehicles Hit Auction Block On Saturday

6 Jun , 2017  

A 14-foot 1989 Sea Nymph Aluminum V Boat and trailer and 2014 fourdoor Dodge Durango SXT with four-wheel drive will be among approximately 230 vehicles up for bid at the next state surplus vehicle auction scheduled for this Saturday, June 10.

The auction will be held at the Ohio Department of Administrative Services, General Services Division headquarters, 4200 Surface Road, Columbus, 43228. The gate opens at 8 a.m. and the auction begins at 9 a.m. The lot will remain open until 5 p.m. on the day of the auction. More…

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MRCPL Summer Library Program Has Begun

6 Jun , 2017  

You are invited to join the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library for its annual Summer Library Program as they “Build a Better World” at the Library, in our community, and in our state.

The Program will take place at all nine locations between June 5 and July 29. There is still plenty of time to participate. More…

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