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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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Mid-Ohio Announces New Sponsor For Nationally-Televised Race

1 Aug , 2018  

On Tuesday, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course announced a new title sponsor for the upcoming NASCAR Xfinity Series race event on August 10-11.  Rock N Roll Tequila will hold this entitlement as well as being named the official tequila of the facility as part of a three-year agreement.

The Rock N Roll Tequila 170 Presented by Amethyst Beverage will be the final race of the 57th season at the 2.258-mile, 13-turn permanent road course in Lexington.  It will also mark the sixth time the NASCAR Xfinity Series visits Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. More…



Cranes And Equipment Signal Change At OSU Mansfield/NCSC

31 Jul , 2018  

Visitors to the campus of The Ohio State University at Mansfield and North Central State College this month will undoubtedly notice construction activity in more than one location.

At least two major projects have begun which will provide enhanced facilities as well as a new “look” for OSUM/NCSC’s front door. More…

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All About Mansfield

Auditions To Be Held For RYOT’s Hot Mikado

30 Jul , 2018  

Under the direction of Lori Turner, the students of the Renaissance Youth Opera Theatre will perform a hilarious and “hot” update of Gilbert and Sullivan’s perennial classic, The Mikado.

One of Gilbert and Sullivan’s most popular shows, it ran for longer than any other musical theatre piece of its time. More…



Meet The New Principals Of Mansfield City Schools

29 Jul , 2018  

Parents and supporters of Mansfield City Schools will have the opportunity to put a face with a name this week as new administrators meet the public.

Milton Folson, Ph.D, newly appointed grades 7-12 principal and his assistant principals will meet the community during two open sessions next week at Mansfield Senior High School. More…


All About Mansfield, History & Tourism

Date Set For A Murder In Mansfield National TV Debut

28 Jul , 2018  

Two-time Oscar(R)-winning director Barbara Kopple has partnered with America’s leading true-crime network, Investigation Discovery (ID) to explore the legacy of the notorious 1989 murder of Noreen Boyle in Mansfield in the new documentary, A Murder in Mansfield. The film chronicles Noreen’s son Collier’s journey for answers and peace in the aftermath of his mother’s death nearly three decades ago. A Murder in Mansfield will have its national television debut exclusively on Investigation Discovery on November 17 at 9 PM (that’s Channel 139 for many local Spectrum subscribers). More…


History & Tourism

Summer Road Trip: Marblehead Lighthouse Tours

27 Jul , 2018  

This year we’re continuing our weekly look 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…


History & Tourism

Mansfield On The Map: Earlier Map, Hedges Letters Found Online

26 Jul , 2018  

1812Blockhouse has discovered a map of Ohio online which may actually pre-date that referenced in the first post in our series Mansfield On The Map.

Although no date appears, it is claimed that the map which can be accessed at this location online dates from 1815, a year before the map we shared in our first post. This one not only shows Mansfield, but details the boundaries for several Ohio counties – with Richland County being on the western border of those shown. More…


History & Tourism

Happy Carousel Day, Mansfield!

25 Jul , 2018  

July 25 is National Carousel Day – a day for celebration in America’s carousel-making capital.

According to Wikipedia, “The modern carousel emerged from early jousting traditions in Europe and the Middle East. More…


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Relax And Unwind At Kingwood

24 Jul , 2018  

Kingwood Center Gardens is a busy place during the summer and fall. That activity includes a steady stream of workshops that include not only plant-related activities, but also opportunities to explore relaxation and other artistic endeavors within the attraction’s 47 acres. More…

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All About Mansfield

Slow Roll Past Seven Scenic And Civic Wonders Of Mansfield

23 Jul , 2018  

That’s the goal this Tuesday evening as Slow Roll Mansfield takes a bike tour of locations featuring architecture, history, and community impact in what organizers are calling the “Seven Scenic and Civic Wonders of Mansfield.”

Slow Roll Mansfield is an effort to build community through cycling. It takes the form of a ride in the evening through the city, and amongst friends and fellow community members. The rides are slow and fun, and everyone is invited to join in. More…

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History & Tourism

The Ohio State Fair Begins This Week

22 Jul , 2018  

The one hundred and sixty-fifth Ohio State Fair will continue a proud and highly anticipated tradition from July 25 through August 5 at the Ohio Expo Center. This year’s event includes a wide range of food, entertainment, agriculture, livestock and art exhibitions. In addition, highlighted traditions and interactive displays will ensure a fun-filled trip for all ages. More…

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