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Super September In Richland County

23 Aug , 2017  

It’s September and festivals are in full swing! Kick off fall while the temperature is perfect! Plan a date night or a day out with the family. Whatever your interests, check out the Destination Mansfield-Richland County calendar for more events. More…

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History & Tourism

Malabar Farm Opens Facebook Voting For 2018 Calendar

22 Aug , 2017  

Do you consider yourself to have a discriminating eye? Are you someone who loves good images and can appreciate excellent photographic composition?

If so, Malabar Farm State Park is seeking your assistance. More…

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Eclipse Day Celebrated; Mansfield’s Real Event Coming In 2024

21 Aug , 2017  

As 2:30 PM approached on Monday afternoon, doors began to open and people streamed outside. Many commented on the darkened sky, which resembled the darkness before a storm. Others dared a quick glance at the sun, some with protective glasses and some – ignoring multiple warnings – without.

It was Eclipse Day 2017 in north central Ohio. Below is a collection of eclipse stories and social media posts from the Mansfield area. More…

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History & Tourism

Summer Road Trips: Ohio Train-Themed Road Trip

21 Aug , 2017  

1812Blockhouse continues its review of unique attractions and events doable within a day from Mansfield. As always, this is done with the reminder that some of Ohio’s best places to visit are right here in our own backyard. Today’s proposed trip combines both.

When the website OnlyInYourState.com published a post this past week entitled “This Dreamy Train-Themed Trip Will Take You On The Journey of A Lifetime,” it included a stop right here in Richland County. More…

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History & Tourism

Landmarks Of Mansfield: Grace Gospel Tabernacle

20 Aug , 2017  

Mansfielders of today might not recognize the original name of this familiar building, itself nearing its 100th birthday.

On Sunday, October 10, 1920, the Grace Gospel Tabernacle was dedicated at 95 East Third Street in downtown Mansfield. The congregation, which had been founded just four years previously, was enthusiastic about their new building — which was already a bit snug. More…

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Harvest Show At Kingwood

19 Aug , 2017  

Bear with us. We’re about to use a four letter word which some find distasteful.

The word is …. Fall. Yes, that time of the year is around the corner. More…

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Disney’s Lion King Jr. Roars Into The Ren

18 Aug , 2017  

The Mansfield Youth Theatre, under the direction of Dauphne Maloney and Brian Nabors, will present Disney’s “The Lion King, Jr.” at the Renaissance Theatre, September 8th through 10th. In addition to three full performances, the group will also perform a free Sensory-Friendly performance for immediate families of individuals with special needs on September 9th at 1 PM. The event is presented as a part of the Mechanics Bank Education Series. More…

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It’s Blueberry Time In Lexington

17 Aug , 2017  

Here’s a question for you: What’s very blue, very big, and very close to home?

It’s the annual Lexington Blueberry Festival, being held this year from Thursday through Sunday, August 17-20. Family fun abounds at the Festival with popular events such as the 5K and “Glow Run,” the Blue Lights & Bubbles Parade, pageants, car and bike shows, kids rides, craft vendors, live music, and fireworks on Saturday and Sunday evenings. More…

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Buckeye Community Spirit Day

16 Aug , 2017  

You are invited to “get your scarlet and gray going” this Saturday at The Ohio State University at Mansfield’s Buckeye Community Spirit Day outside of Ovalwood Hall on the OSUM campus.

This event is open to all Ohio State and North Central State students, families, friends, and members of the community. More…

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Stallone, Others To Film In Mansfield; Open Casting Call Issued

15 Aug , 2017  

Mansfield will shortly be the site for yet another Hollywood film.

“Escape Plan 3,” starring Sylvester Stallone, will begin filming this fall in Richland County. Previous installments of the series have included actors Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy) and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. More…

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City Unveils Financial Transparency Platform

15 Aug , 2017  

On Monday, the City of Mansfield announced that the City’s Finance Department has partnered with Cloud-Based OpenGov.com to enable Mansfield residents and the public at large to view and track government spending. The technology provides users, both the public and government officials the ability to use existing reports available on the website or build specific reports on revenue and expenses that may be of particular interest. More…

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Downtown Mansfield Building May Receive Historic Designation

14 Aug , 2017  

At its Tuesday meeting, Mansfield City Council will consider giving “historic listed property” status to the commercial building at 46 Park Avenue West.

Noting that the designation has been recommended by the City’s Planning Commissio More…

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