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Stand By Me Next King Film At The Ren

23 May , 2018  

The Renaissance Theatre will show the fourth film in its year-long Stephen King Film Festival, “Stand By Me,” on June 21 at 7:00 PM. The festival launched in January with a screening of “The Shawshank Redemption” during the theatre’s 90th Anniversary Celebration. The film festival is presented thanks to funding from Charles P. Hahn, Cleveland Financial with the guest speaker provided by the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library. More…

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All Things Business

Tax Credit Approvals Give Area A Double Jobs Boost

22 May , 2018  

When the Ohio Tax Credit Authority (“TCA”) met on Monday to review economic development proposals brought to the board by JobsOhio and regional partners, Mansfield and the Richland County area received some generally good news. More…

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Mid-Ohio Opera Production Stirs And Delights

21 May , 2018  

North central Ohio’s own opera company staged Il Tabarro over the last two weekends, and 1812Blockhouse was there on Sunday to experience the sights and sounds of Italian opera in our own backyard.

The results were very much worth the visit to Founders Auditorium on the campus of The Ohio State University at Mansfield. The work by composer Giacomo Puccini is a one act tragedy set on a Seine River barge in the middle of Paris. A surprising amount of action is contained within its 50 minute length, culminating in a murderous act of jealous rage. More…

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Texas Travelers To Hold Public Forum On Downtown Revitalization

20 May , 2018  

According to a Facebook Event post, the 15 Mansfielders involved in a trip to a conference in Austin, Texas will be hosting a public forum next week.

The visit to South by Southwest Interactive (often referred to as SXSW) was being funded by a grant from the Richland County Foundation (Richland Source story here). More…

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Free Preview Party At The Renaissance Celebrates New Season

19 May , 2018  

The Renaissance Theatre is hosting its biggest party of the season and the entire community is invited. The annual Season Preview Party at the Renaissance Theatre will be held on Tuesday, June 5 at 6 PM. The exciting free event will officially announce the 2018-2019 Renaissance Performing Arts season lineup and will feature live performances, a dessert reception, giveaways, and surprises from the Renaissance. More…

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Drink Healthy Straight From Your Garden

18 May , 2018  

It’s an opportunity to learn about growing your own ingredients for some delicious summer refreshment.

Local herb and foraging guru Nicolas Copley will present “Herbal Teas from the Garden” at the NECIC Blust Avenue Teaching Garden next Tuesday at 3:30 PM. Participants will learn how to transform their own herb gardens into a source for refreshment. More…

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Statewide Leadership Network Releases Vision To Reinvent Ohio Cities, Including Mansfield

17 May , 2018  

To present a bold vision for the future of their communities, a bipartisan, cross-sector network of leaders from small legacy cities have released “A Vision for Ohio’s Reinvention Cities. Endorsed by more than thirty representatives of the private, public, nonprofit, and philanthropic sectors, this forward-looking agenda outlines achievable state policies that are key to ensuring the revitalization of Ohio’s Reinvention Cities – legacy cities with fewer than 65,000 residents that have lost population since their 20th century peaks. More…

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Schools

OSUM Receives Grant To Enhance Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault Services

16 May , 2018  

One of the things students at The Ohio State University at Mansfield know from day one on campus is that faculty, staff and fellow students support their success in every way possible – both academically and personally. Recently, Ohio State Mansfield learned that it received a Strengthening Community Partnerships grant from the Ohio Department of Higher Education to enhance campus services around sexual assault and domestic violence. More…

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Schools

Ohio Public Universities Seek To Close Attainment Gap

15 May , 2018  

Ohio’s 14 public universities, including The Ohio State University, are launching a statewide campaign designed to raise awareness of the value of public higher education and spur efforts to close the state’s increasing higher education attainment gap. To accomplish this goal, the effort, called Forward Ohio, seeks to mobilize public support for enhanced investment in public higher education and ensure that it is a public policy imperative for state government. More…

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It’s Greek Festival Time In Mansfield

14 May , 2018  

Downtown Mansfield will be busy this weekend as Greek food and live entertainment arrive at the Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church on West Third Street. It’s the Mansfield Greek Festival 2018, and it’s a great place to be. More…

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Bike To Work Week Is Here

13 May , 2018  

This is Bike to Work Week in Richland County.

What is Bike to Work Week? It is a voluntary commuter challenge started in 1956 by the League of American Bicyclists designed to encourage everyone throughout the US to ride their bicycles to and from work for one week out of the year. Each year in Ohio, the program becomes more and more popular and sees an ever increasing number of participants. More…

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Second Arbor Day Celebration Planned

11 May , 2018  

The City of Mansfield Shade Tree Commission is pleased to announce the second program offered to celebrate Arbor Day 2018 and their participation in the 22rd Annual Earth Stewardship Celebration.

On Monday, May 14 at 1:00 PM, a representative of the Shade Tree Commission will visit Malabar Intermediate School. Fourth Grade students and give a brief presentation on the history and importance of Arbor Day, as well as discussing the importance of trees in an urban setting. Tree seedlings will then be distributed to the students. More…

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