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Ohio Edison’s “Summer of Cool” Photo Contest

5 Jul , 2017  

For many Ohioans, summer is the season of backyard barbeques, reading on the patio, and relaxing on the deck under the stars.  Ohio Edison is inviting customers to show off these outdoor living spaces for a chance to win prizes in the company’s inaugural “Summer of Cool” Photo Contest. More…

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America In Bloom Judges Arrive Next Week

5 Jul , 2017  

Summer in Ohio brings many things, many of them related to contests of various types. In the last few weeks, 1812Blockhouse has shared stories of pageants, photo contests, band competitions, and even an event where facial hair enthusiasts met to vie for prizes.

Every contest needs a judge or two, and next week several of them are coming to Mansfield to cast a careful eye over all things colorful. More…

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ODOT Issues Roadwork Update

3 Jul , 2017  

This week’s road construction update from District 3 of the Ohio Department of Transportation features a handful of new projects in Ashland, Crawford, Huron, and Richland County. This week’s project list includes the following: More…

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Concert Band Music On The Fourth Of July

3 Jul , 2017  

Band music on the Fourth of July – would could be better?

The AFM Local 159 Concert Band will be performing on Tuesday from 1:15 PM to 2:30 PM in Lexington Bicentennial Park, 2468 Lexington-Ontario Road. More…

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Fireworks Safety Reminder

2 Jul , 2017  

North central Ohio is bursting with fireworks shows this weekend and through Independence Day this Tuesday. It is traditional at this time of the year to promote fireworks safety, as each year some celebrations in Ohio have unfortunate outcomes. More…

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It’s Time For Final Friday At The Brickyard

30 Jun , 2017  

The 10th Anniversary season of Final Fridays at the Brickyard continues this evening.

Tonight’s lineup includes Ricky Mitchell at 5:00 PM, Gringo Stew at 6:15 PM, and the Jimmy Warner Band at 8:15 PM. More…

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RCRPC Extends Photo Contest; Announces Prizes

30 Jun , 2017  

On May 12, we shared news of the Richland County Active Transportation Photo Contest sponsored by the Richland County Regional Planning Commission (RCRPC). That contest deadline has now been extended.

In our post, we shared the following: More…

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Fifty Years Later: Mansfield Remembering Mansfield

29 Jun , 2017  

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the tragic death of an American actress, a lady with a very familiar last name and who paid at least one visit to Mansfield and Richland County.

It was on the night of June 28/29, 1967 that Jayne Mansfield and her attorney were killed on a car trip from Biloxi, Mississippi to New Orleans, Louisiana. More…

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Trimble Road To Reopen; Project Continues

28 Jun , 2017  

On Thursday, June 29 at 6:00 a.m., Trimble Road will be opened to local traffic. Motorists are urged to use caution when travelling through the corridor, as construction is ongoing.

As initially proposed by the City of Mansfield, the purpose of this project is four-fold: More…

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MSO Auditioning For Open Positions

28 Jun , 2017  

The Mansfield Symphony will hold auditions to fill open positions on September 16, September 23-24.

Open positions include 2-Section Violin (Violin II), Section Cello, 2-Section Bass, Principal Cello, Principal Bass, Principal Oboe, Principal Bassoon, Principal Tuba, Principal Timpani, and Principal Percussion. More…

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Expanded Road Construction Report

26 Jun , 2017  

This week we’re expanding our regular post about road construction projects in Richland County with information about similar work in adjacent counties in ODOT District 3. Over the next week, you can expect the following work to be underway: More…

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Beyond Shawshank: Mansfield In The Movies

26 Jun , 2017  

Each year, many fans of “The Shawshank Redemption” make a pilgrimage to the Mansfield area. It’s certainly not unusual to see a social media post not only of the Ohio State Reformatory, but also of places like Brook’s Bench in Central Park and other stops along the Shawshank Trail. More…

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