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Mansfield Rising Plan: Revitalizing North Central Ohio’s Downtowns

1 Apr , 2019  

This post is part of a series concerning the Mansfield Rising revitalization plan recently unveiled by the Richland County Foundation. Our previous posts can be read here, and the entire plan can be accessed here.

As Mansfield begins a comprehensive effort to bring renewed economic and social vitality to its center, we have already looked revitalization in another mid-sized Ohio downtown, and also at the remarkable successful of a retail center which is only two decades old.

Today we’ll stick a bit closer to home. We’re looking at Richland and surrounding counties to identity what communities have taken or are now taking steps to generate economic activity in their respective downtowns. More…

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Spring Shop Hop Down Downtown Streets

31 Mar , 2019  

Celebrate all things spring as Downtown Mansfield, Inc. hosts its monthly First Friday Shop Hop in the historic downtown on Friday, April 5.

This month, several merchants will participate in the Spring Shop Hop. This event will include popcorn, book talks, live art and music, furry friends, and more. More…

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Mid-Ohio School Now Open For 2019

30 Mar , 2019  

The Mid-Ohio School has begun its 27th season of operation. The entire 2019 schedule is available at midohioschool.com, and customers can register online or by calling 419-884-4000.

The Mid-Ohio School offers professional driving and riding instruction to drivers and motorcyclists of wide-ranging skill, from teaching teenage drivers life-saving defensive driving techniques to giving professional racers tips for an extra edge in competition at speed on track. More…

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Dozens Stepped Into Spring On Friday

30 Mar , 2019  

Dozens of people from Richland County and beyond took part Friday in the 2nd Annual Step Into Spring Fun Walk at the Richland Mall.

The free event culminated local activities to mark March as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. There was no required walking distance, although participants were encouraged to do at least two laps inside the mall or the equivalent of one mile. More…

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All About Richland, History & Tourism

Family Discount Deal Makes Visiting Richland County Attractions Kid-tastic!

30 Mar , 2019  

When it comes to traveling with your kids, we know you need to make the most out of your time and your budget. With kid-pleasing eats and family-friendly hotels, your family will love a weekend away in Richland County. Now you can stretch your vacation budget even further and save over 25% on admission to four family attractions. From May to September, you can purchase the Family Discount Deal: a weekend’s worth of fun for only $49. More…

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Richland Public Health Releases 2018 Annual Report

29 Mar , 2019  

On Thursday, Richland Public Health announced via social media that it has posted its 2018 Annual Report online for public viewing.

The agency is doing so in connection with the upcoming Public Health Week nationally, which takes place from April 1 to April 7. More…

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Bellville Star Ceases Print Publication; Announces Merger With Galion Inquirer Product

29 Mar , 2019  

In a Thursday announcement shared on its website, The Bellville Star announced that its Thursday edition was its last in print format.

According to the post, which can be read here, Bellville News will begin to appear in the Galion Inquirer online and in a supplement on Wednesdays. The Bellville Star website will also be re-directed to that of the Inquirer, which is at: www.galioninquirer.com. More…

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Mayor Shares Annual State Of The City Report

28 Mar , 2019  

The Mayor of Mansfield, Tim Theaker, has shared his 2018 “State of the City” report.”

In it, the Mayor shared the following, “Mansfield, like many other cities, face challenges, and challenges are never easy, but together through collaborative efforts as highlighted above, we will keep building an affordable, more resilient and equitable city for Mansfield residents to proudly call home now and in the future.” More…

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Early Voting Opportunities Posted By Board Of Elections

28 Mar , 2019  

The May 7 Primary Election is coming up quickly, and the Richland County Board of Elections has posted early in-person voting dates and hours.

They include the following: More…

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National Health Survey Shows Challenges And Positives For Richland County

28 Mar , 2019  

Douglas County, Colorado is the healthiest community in America, according to the 2019 Healthiest Communities rankings by U.S. News & World Report, released this week in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation.

While Richland County did not place in the top 500 counties nationwide, more than one metric which went into the rankings scoring model shows the county in a favorable position when compared to state and/or national averages. More…

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Workshops At Kingwood Begin Soon

27 Mar , 2019  

With the season opening of Kingwood Center Gardens arriving next week comes a month of familiar and new workshops. Here is what is on offer during April: More…

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Student Artwork Showcased In Exhibit

27 Mar , 2019  

Creativity is key when it comes to student artwork at The Ohio State University at Mansfield. Freshman art major Abby Vincent (pictured) exudes creativity and originality in her artwork.

She has been chosen to participate in the 2019 Student Exhibition beginning Tuesday, April 2 through April 16 at the Pearl Conard Gallery located in Ovalwood Hall. The annual student exhibition showcases artwork created by students during the academic year. More…

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Section Of State Route 97 To Close For Two Months

26 Mar , 2019  

A familiar Richland County road is going to have a bit of a makeover.

State Route 97, just south of Butler, will close for a bridge replacement project on Monday, April 1 at mile marker 15.87.

The work has an estimated cost of $649,900 and work is scheduled to be performed by Kelstin Inc. More…

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One Civil Case Reportedly Closed Against Former Mansfield Priest

26 Mar , 2019  

The Toledo Blade reported on Monday that a Williams County investigation of the Rev. Nelson Beaver has been closed at the request of the accuser. The allegations had centered on possible sexual abuse involving a minor. At the time that he was placed on administrative leave, Beaver was serving at St. Mary of the Snows parish in Mansfield. More…

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