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Lexington Company Celebrates New Ownership With Ribbon Cutting

6 Oct , 2019  

Last week, a vital piece of the Richland County economic scene recently celebrated a new chapter in its history.

City, county, and state officials, as well as the Richland Area Chamber of Commerce, were on hand as DECA Manufacturing celebrated new ownership with a ribbon-cutting.

Cameron Haring purchased DECA back in August of 2018 to pursue his dream of entrepreneurship. DECA specializaes in manufacturing electronic cables, wire harnesses and assemblies.

Source, Photo: Richland Area Chamber of Commerce

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The Last Five Years At Theatre 166

6 Oct , 2019  

Theatre 166, the Black Box Theatre of Renaissance Performing Arts, opened only last October in a building that took months to be emptied and renovated. The work has paid off and now the theater is in its second season. The second production of the 2019-20 season will be The Last Five Years starring Ryan Shreve and Matti-Lynn Chrisman. The show dates are October 25-26 at 8:00 PM and October 27 at 3:00 PM. Read More

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ODNR Encourages You To Go Leaf Peeping

6 Oct , 2019  

Even if you are not planning to go on a hike or pack up a tent and camp out this fall, you can take advantage of the easiest way to welcome fall with almost no effort required: leaf peeping. Leaf peeping is, simply put, just the act of looking at leaves to observe the color change that takes place during fall. This activity is so popular that the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), in partnership with Ohio. Find It Here., maintains a Fall Color Forecast to help people find the best locations to view and enjoy the beautiful colors that accompany the onset of fall in Ohio. Read More

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ODOT Road Project Update: Week Of October 6

5 Oct , 2019  

Each week through the end of construction season, we share the latest road project update from District Three of the Ohio Department of Transportation for work in Ashland, Crawford, and Richland Counties. While the season is winding to a close, many projects are still underway. This is the project report for work taking place during the week of October 6. It shows ongoing work as well as updates and new projects. Read More

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Neighbor Up Night Moves

5 Oct , 2019  

The Neighbor Up Night, held by the North End Community Investment Collaborative (NECIC), has moved from the second Wednesday to the third Wednesday of the month for October 2019; the next Neighbor Up Night will take place on October 16 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Read More

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Early Voting Starts This Week

4 Oct , 2019  

The Richland County Board of Elections has announced the schedule for early voting in the upcoming election: “Absentee/early voting will commence Tuesday, October 8, either by mail or in person at the Richland County Board of Elections, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Suite 101. Read More

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Family Pops: Once Upon A Symphony

4 Oct , 2019  

The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra will present its second concert of the 2019-2020 OhioHealth Symphony Series, “Family Pops: Once Upon A Symphony…” on Sunday, October 20 at 3:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre. Under the direction of Octavio Más-Arocas (pictured), the concert is designed with the entire family in mind and will take you to magical places through Fairytales and Dreams. The concert will highlight Suite from Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky, Mother Goose Suite by Ravel, and The Firebird Suite by Igor Stravinsky, as well as works of Borodin and Wagner. A showstopping medley of the music from Frozen will also be included and will be sung by the youths of MY Theatre. Read More

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Great Food For A Great Cause

3 Oct , 2019  

Richland County 4-H will hold their annual chicken dinner fundraiser Saturday, October 5, from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM at the Richland Rural Life Center (969 E. Crall Road, Mansfield). Dinner includes chicken, side dishes, beverage and homemade ice cream; carry out meals and ice cream quarts will also be available. Full details can be found here. Read More

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Justice Department Awards $17 Million In Grants; Mansfield, Area To Benefit

3 Oct , 2019  

The Justice Department recently announced more than $17 million worth of grants to agencies in Northern Ohio that will pay for the citywide expansion of the Cleveland Division of Police’s domestic violence high risk team, improve DNA testing capabilities in Richland County and other areas, expand drug courts in several cities, allow the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office to build a database to track violent crime trends, provide transitional housing in Ottawa County and Canton for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence, and numerous other programs. Read More

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Milkweed To The Rescue

3 Oct , 2019  

Since 2015, Ohioans have been called on to collect and donate milkweed pods so that the seeds can be harvested and then distributed for planting. The importance of this plant cannot be overstated. Milkweed is the only host plant for the Monarch butterfly to lay eggs and rear caterpillars. Additionally, it serves as a food source for Monarchs and several other pollinator species. Read More

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It’s October First Friday Time

2 Oct , 2019  

Downtown Mansfield, Inc. is hosting its monthly First Friday Shop Hop in the historic downtown this Friday, October 4. Several merchants are set to participate, and the event will include live music, live art, dancing, ice cream, and more! Over the past few years Downtown Mansfield has seen significant growth in retail and development, First Friday Shop Hop is the perfect opportunity to find your favorite new spot. Read More

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Street Closures In Mansfield

2 Oct , 2019  

Due to water main repairs the City of Mansfield has closed a section of Western Avenue, between Heineman Boulevard and West Fourth Street. The road will remain closed through Thursday, October 3. Meanwhile, due to water tap installation the city of Mansfield has closed a section of Park Avenue West, between Mulberry Street and Bowman Street. Read More

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Central Ohio Unemployment Numbers Trending Down

2 Oct , 2019  

This past week, seasonally adjusted unemployment rates for Ohio’s counties and larger cities were released by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. While the state’s rate remained steady, the rates in Richand and all adjacent counties remain substantially level from the month before. Read More

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City Looking For 2019 Christmas Tree

1 Oct , 2019  

The City of Mansfield is once again looking for a live Christmas tree to place on display at Richland Carrousel Park located in downtown Mansfield. If you have an evergreen tree you would like to donate please contact the Mansfield Street Department at 419-755-9803. Trees located within city limits are preferred. Read More

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