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Two Potential Mansfield Developments Seek Ohio Housing Tax Credits

7 Mar , 2019  

If constructed as hoped, a total of 171 new affordable senior living units and over $28 million in investment would be coming to Mansfield.

The Ohio Housing Finance Agency has released information about 2019 applicants for the 9% Housing Tax Credit, and two potential local developments are included. One would occupy a very familiar spot for Mansfielders. More…

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Diversity And Inclusion To Be Featured At NECIC Hosted Event

6 Mar , 2019  

Edward Akinyemi, Research & Development Coordinator at NECIC, will be the speaker for the upcoming African American Leadership Initiative (AALI) Speaks event. Along with his guest Don Bryant, councilman-at-large at Mansfield City Council, he will lead a candid discussion about the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion. More…

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Act Soon To Reserve A Mansfield Park Pavilion

6 Mar , 2019  

The City of Mansfield has announced that reservations for park facility rentals be available on Monday, March 18.

Pavilions will be available to rent starting April 13 and can be found at Prospect, Burton, North Lake, Johns, Liberty Upstairs & Down, and South Park. More…

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Love Springs Eternal On Golden Pond

5 Mar , 2019  

The love story On Golden Pond opens a two week run this Friday at the Mansfield Playhouse.

The play by Ernest Thompson is the story of Norman and Ethel Thayer, who return to their summer home on Golden Pond for the forty-eighth year. During the year the story takes place, they are visited by daughter Chelsea with her fiancé Billy Ray and his son Billy Ray Jr. The play explores the often turbulent relationship the young woman shared with her father growing up, and the difficulties faced by a couple in the twilight years of a long marriage. More…

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Landmarks Of Mansfield: Grace Episcopal Church

4 Mar , 2019  

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’s Lakes To Be Stocked With Rainbow Trout, Including Two In County

4 Mar , 2019  

More than 100,000 rainbow trout will be stocked this spring in 66 Ohio public lakes, creating excellent fishing for anglers across Ohio, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The first rainbow trout release is scheduled for Friday, March 8, at Adams Lake in Adams County. More…

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Oompa-Loompas On PAW

4 Mar , 2019  

The Renaissance Theatre will show the third of four films in its Family Film Series, “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” on Sunday, March 17 at 3:00 PM. The movie series is part of the Spherion Staffing Family Film Series. More…

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Movies At Main During March

3 Mar , 2019  

Free movies shown this month at the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library’s Main Branch in downtown Mansfield feature several films which will provide escapes from late winter temperatures and doldrums.

Other movies include at least two for young audiences, both being presented on Saturday afternoons. Movies at Main take place in the Community Room. More…

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Help The Shelby Police

3 Mar , 2019  

The Shelby Police Department is looking for three people. Would you kindly take a few moments, visit this Facebook post, and see if you have information which you can provide? Thanks!

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ODOT Planning To Repair Historic Mansfield Bridge; Comments Sought

3 Mar , 2019  

One of the oldest bridges in Richland County, and one immediately adjacent to properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is scheduled for repair and stabilization.

The Ohio Department of Transportation is planning to repair a 13’ X 128’ stone arch bridge on Park Avenue West, between South Park and Middle Park, by installing an arched tunnel liner and concrete knee walls to support the liner.  Storm sewer repairs and catch basins will be relocated from over the top of the structure and out of the center of SR 430. More…

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March Is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

2 Mar , 2019  

Richland Newhope/Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities (RCBDD) is celebrating Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in March.

Statewide, and across the nation, organizations devoted to serving individuals with developmental disabilities are holding special events to raise public awareness of the many abilities people have, regardless of their disability. More…

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Elton John Music Featured As “Jeans ‘n Classics” Joins The MSO

2 Mar , 2019  

The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra will be joined by world-class rock musicians, Jeans ‘n Classics, to perform the music of Elton John in its OhioHealth Symphony Series concert, “Jeans ‘n Classics” on Saturday, March 23 at 8:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre in Mansfield. Under the direction of Octavio Más-Arocas, the event will feature a dynamic program celebrating the music of Elton John in a unique collaboration melding rock music with symphonic. More…

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Ohio Looking At Variable Speed Limits

1 Mar , 2019  

On Thursday, the Ohio Department of Transportation released details about a proposal in the next two-year transportation budget, House Bill 62, to identify specific roadways where variable speed limits could enhance driver safety.

“The goal is not to constantly shift speed limits or install new speed limit signs on all of Ohio’s roads throughout the state. Instead, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) wants the ability to study specific stretches of roadway. We would analyze crash data, look at any peculiar weather phenomena, and see how congestion affects travel time to determine if a variable speed limit, one that changes only in certain conditions – such as bad weather – would improve safety along that specific stretch of road,” said ODOT Director Jack Marchbanks. More…

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Major Drug Bust Yields Dozens Of Arrests, Federal Charges, Report Shares

28 Feb , 2019  

A large-scale drug bust in Richland County and incorporating two operations has yielded dozens of arrests, WKYC3 in Cleveland reported this morning.

According to the story, one 42 count indictment centers on fentanyl arriving from Detroit; the 61 count indictment other involves heroin, cocaine, and meth. Almost all of those indicted are from Mansfield or the surrounding area. More…

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