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Foundation Approves Half Million In Grants To Nonprofit Agencies

10 Oct , 2018  

The Richland County Foundation Board of Trustees approved $568,627 in grants to area nonprofit agencies during its October meeting.

The Mansfield Art Center received a grant for its Art Rising campaign. The campaign includes funding to build a new arts education building, an events pavilion, renovations to the current building, an outreach program with Mansfield City Schools and support of a new marketing/development employee. More…

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Teaching With Sound And Rhythm

10 Oct , 2018  

An artist educator and renowned world professional jazz vocalist will visit Mansfield this month to work with local teachers in a free workshop titled “Building Reading Comprehension Through Sound and Rhythm.”

Imani Gonzalez, a teaching artist in the Partners in Education program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, will lead the workshop from 4:30 to 7:30 PM on October 22 at the Renaissance Theatre. More…

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Schools

Mansfield Schools Annual Financial Report Available Online

9 Oct , 2018  

Mansfield City Schools’ third annual Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) is now accessible online.

The newest PAFR is for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018. “The objective of this report is a reader-friendly overview of the district’s general operating activities and key financial data and trends,” said Treasurer Robert Kuehnle. More…

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Avita Ontario Turns Pink

9 Oct , 2018  

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City On Lookout For 2018 Christmas Tree

9 Oct , 2018  

Yes, friends, there are only 77 days until Christmas! With that in mind, the City of Mansfield is once again looking for a live Christmas tree to place on display at the 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. More…

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NECIC Hosting Candidates Night; Will Livestream And Live Tweet

8 Oct , 2018  

North End Community Improvement Collaborative, Inc. (NECIC) will host Meet the Candidates Night on Wednesday, October 17, from 6 to 8 PM, at their office, 134 N. Main St., Mansfield. In addition to their platform, candidates will be asked to share their views on issues of importance to North End residents, especially resident recommendations outlined in the NECIC North End Community Economic Development Plan, concisely explained in its Executive Summary. More…

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Downtown Funky Floor

8 Oct , 2018  

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Tuesday Is Voter Registration Deadline; Early Voting Times Announced

8 Oct , 2018  

The Richland County Board of Elections is reminding voters that the deadline to register to vote or change your name/address in the 2018 General Election on November 6 is this Tuesday, October 9. The Board Office will be open until 9:00 PM that night. More…

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First In Family Film Series Is Seasonal Favorite

7 Oct , 2018  

The Renaissance Theatre will show the first of four films in its Family Film Series, “Hocus Pocus,” on October 14 at 3:00 PM. The movie series is part of the Spherion Staffing Family Film Series. This classic of the 90’s celebrates its 25th Anniversary this year. More…

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ODOT Road Construction Report For Week Of October 7 — October 13

7 Oct , 2018  

As is natural this time of year, the list of ongoing road projects from the District Three office of the Ohio Department of Transportation is getting shorter as projects conclude. Here is the current list of ongoing work in Richland, Ashland, and Crawford Counties over the next week. More…

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Schools, Sports

In Depth: Tyger Football Friday Night

7 Oct , 2018  

1812Blockhouse is collecting tweets concerning Friday night’s Mansfield v. Ashland football game and questions concerning items left in the Tygers’ locker room and other matters, including from media, the schools involved, and other interested commenters.

Schools

Board Hears Building Report But Acknowledges More Study Needed

6 Oct , 2018  

The Mansfield City Schools Board of Education heard a detailed report about the physical condition of district schools earlier this week, but emphasized that decisions about renovations or new construction will require a great deal of study and community involvement.

Dynamix Energy Services engineers Dave Schoen and Frank Hartley discussed the summer inspection of schools ordered by the board and distributed detailed reports that detailed the condition of each building’s facilities, including mechanical, electrical, plumbing and technology infrastructure. More…

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Big House Books

6 Oct , 2018  

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Community Collaboration Leads To Increased Industrial Park Bus Service

6 Oct , 2018  

In an effort to support Mansfield industrial park employees, Richland County Transit joined forces with businesses as well as North End Community Improvement Collaborative, Inc (NECIC) and its workforce development division, Temp2Higher, and the Richland County Regional Planning Commission to bring increased service to the area. Not only will RCT continue their regular service, but, for a six-month trial period, buses will run at times that coincide with shift hours at most industrial park employers. More…

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