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Commissioners Consider Budget Requests; Insist On Cuts

14 Oct , 2017  

In its consideration of budget requests for 2018, the Richland County Commissioners welcomed department heads to their meeting on October 10.

Commissioner Tony Vero noted at the meeting that budget requests total some $35.6 million, and yet total revenue was pegged at $28.3 million. These figures contemplate a loss of $600,000 in income from the Medicaid sales tax and increased costs of $700,000 for benefits. Furthermore, at the start of 2018 the County will be short $1.3 million from 2017 revenues. More…

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Women’s Business Showcase Next Tuesday

7 Sep , 2017  

For the third year in a row, the area’s women-led businesses will be taking center stage during the Women’s Business Showcase, presented by the Richland Area Chamber of Commerce. On Tuesday, September 12 from 5 PM to 7 PM at Kingwood Center Gardens, you are invited to visit displays from over 30 women-owned and/or operated businesses. More…

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Mansfield Company Receives Job Creation Tax Credit

31 Aug , 2017  

There was good news for the Mansfield economy today, as a local project was among those which received job creation tax credits from the State of Ohio.

The Governor’s office announced the awards, which represented eight projects set to create 3,792 new jobs and retain 459 jobs statewide. During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority (TCA) reviewed economic development proposals brought to the board by JobsOhio and its regional partners. Collectively, the projects are expected to result in more than $115 million in new payroll, and spur more than $377 million in investments across Ohio. More…

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Local Unemployment Numbers Rise Slightly

26 Aug , 2017  

Unemployment rose a bit in north central Ohio in July, matching a trend across the state of Ohio.

When labor numbers were released this week by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Service’s Bureau of Labor Market Information, rates across the state ranged from Mercer County’s 3.5% to Trumbull County’s 8.7%. More…

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Auction Marks End Of Geyers In Richland County

2 Aug , 2017  

On Tuesday, interested buyers convened in person and online to purchase the tangible remainders of what was once a strong retailing presence in Richland County.

The scene was the former Geyers Market at 660 South Diamond Street in Mansfield. More…

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Kindred Hospital To Close; 111 Jobs Impacted

28 Jul , 2017  

Updated 8:45 AM: See Below

In documents filed on Wednesday with the State of Ohio Office of Workforce Development, Kindred Hospital Central Ohio has announced closure of its Mansfield operation. More…

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Three Richland County Products Make All-Ohio List

17 Jul , 2017  

The Research Office of the Ohio Development Services Agency has issued its most recent compendium of products made in Ohio.

Begun as far back as 2010, the July 2017 listing shows an increasing number of products which are exclusively Buckeye-made. More…

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Richland Mall Gains One Store; Loses Another

14 Jul , 2017  

Mixed news came to Richland Mall this week, as a new store opened and another announced its closure.

Bridal and Formal Wear by B opened on July 12 in a new location next to Avita Ontario Hospital. Formerly housed in the Kohls Plaza across and down Lexington Springmill Road, pictures of their new store can be viewed below. More…

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Richland, Mansfield Unemployment Rates Steady

22 Jun , 2017  

On Tuesday, the State of Ohio Office of Workplace Development’s Bureau of Labor Market Information released the latest (May) unemployment rate figures for Ohio counties and municipalities with over 50,000 population. More…

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First Energy Involved In Local Upgrade Project

7 Jun , 2017  

As part of an effort to upgrade existing infrastructure, FirstEnergy Corporation has announced that it is rebuilding and modernizing a local 69-kilovolt (kV) transmission line which is worth $16 million. More…

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Watch Out On I-71: Ikea’s Coming

18 May , 2017  

Here on 1812Blockhouse, we have been known to look at day trips from Greater Mansfield. Part of the enjoyment in living in Richland County, after all, is its proximity to a wide variety of interesting and top-notch attractions. More…

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A Root Beer Future: Stewart’s Announces Intent For IPO

11 Apr , 2017  

Stewart’s All American Corp. announced on Monday that the company has signed a letter of intent for an initial public offering of its common stock with a FINRA member investment banking firm. Stewart’s intends to file a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission later in the second quarter of 2017. More…

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