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It’s Fair Week In Richland County

5 Aug , 2018  

The Richland County Fair begins today and ends on Saturday, and during that six days a wide range of events, entertainment, rides, shows, and contests will greet visitors to the Fairgrounds. The first Fair took place on October 26, 1849, just the one day, at what is now the intersection of South Main and Lexington Avenue. More…

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ODOT Road Construction Report For Week Of August 5-11

4 Aug , 2018  

This time of the year typically brings a great deal of road construction activity, and this August is no exception. In this week’s update from District 3 of the Ohio Department of Transportation, we share not only ongoing projects in Ashland, Crawford, and Richland Counties, but also updated and new projects in each. More…

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History & Tourism

Summer Road Trips: The Ohio Ice Cream Trail

4 Aug , 2018  

This year we’re continuing our weekly look during the summer months at unique festivals, events, and attractions that are within an easy driving distance of the Mansfield area. We call these “Summer Road Trips.” Of course, we regularly feature the many extraordinary places to visit right here in Richland County and encourage our readers to get out and experience what is on offer in our own backyard. More…

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Pride Festival, Parade This Saturday

3 Aug , 2018  

The Mansfield Gay Pride Association has proudly announced the 4th Annual Mansfield Pride Festival will be held on August 4th. With the positive feedback from last year’s location, the event will be returning to Central Park to entertain, educate, and advocate for the LGBTQ community and its supporters from Mansfield and the surrounding community.

The Festival will be Saturday August 4 from Noon to 9 PM. With live entertainment, a Kid Zone, and a beer tent, this family friendly event will feature Vendors from across the state and some from across the country. More…

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Richland County Agency Receives Grant To Aid In Emergency Reponses

3 Aug , 2018  

When the next time arrives that local safety forces are called to deal with hazardous materials, they will be all the more ready due to a recently received grant.

The Richland County Emergency Management Agency has been awarded $28,728.78 in funding Ohio Homeland Security Grant Program. The money will enable the Agency to purchase 18 fully encapsulated hazardous materials suits. This new protective clothing will be used by the regional hazardous materials team. More…

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Mansfield Police Explorers Place In National Competition

3 Aug , 2018  

The Mansfield Division of Police Explorers Unit #7751 attended the National Law Enforcement Explorer Competition (NLEEC) at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana the week of July 16-20.

During the week of competition, there were approximately 500 teams throughout the United States and Puerto Rico that competed for awards of proficiency in various law enforcement areas of investigation including Domestic Violence, Burglary, Traffic Accident, Traffic Stop, and White Collar Crime. More…

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Sneak Peek For Neos At The Brickyard

2 Aug , 2018  

Tap? Come check it out for yourself on 8/4/18 in Mansfield

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Schools

Foundation Awards Educational Program Grants For New Programs, Projects, And Events

2 Aug , 2018  

The Richland County Foundation has awarded $57,493 in educational program grants for the upcoming school year to local teachers for their creative or supplemental programs not covered by school funding.

The grants are given to K-12 teachers in public or private Richland County schools to encourage them to develop new programs, projects, or events for their classrooms. The following grants were selected by a committee comprised of Richland County Foundation board members, teachers and community volunteers. More…

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Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend; Here Are Some Tips

2 Aug , 2018  

Ohio’s annual sales tax holiday is this weekend, and the Ohio Attorney General’s office is providing information and tips on how best to take advantage of the event.

Complaints about shopping (both in stores and online) are one of the most common types of complaints filed with the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Section, which logged about 1,170 such complaints in 2017. Commonly reported problem areas include refund or return issues, billing issues, and claims of misrepresentation. More…

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards Nominations Sought

1 Aug , 2018  

Nominations continue to be accepted for awards honoring Ohioans who carry on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s death.

Awards honoring such individuals and organizations will be given at the 2019 Ohio Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Celebration, scheduled for Jan. 14, 2019, at Trinity Episcopal Church in downtown Columbus. The theme of the commemorative celebration is MLK50: Legacy of Love in Pursuit of Justice. More…

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