All Things Business

‘Tis The Season To Find A Holiday Job

20 Oct , 2019  

It’s that time of year when Richland County retailers gear up for what they hope will be robust holiday season sales. As we shared last year, the prediction for Mansfield/Ontario area shopping numbers for retail spending during the Christmas season was the strongest in the state with a predicted 8 percent increase. Local store owners are certainly hoping that trend continues this year. Predictions for the 2019 shopping season from the University of Cincinnati Economics Center are due out near Thanksgiving. Read More

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All About Richland, Holidays

City Looking For 2019 Christmas Tree

1 Oct , 2019  

The City of Mansfield is once again looking for a live Christmas tree to place on display at Richland 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. Trees located within city limits are preferred. Read More

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All About Richland, History & Tourism

100 Years Ago, Mansfield’s New Year’s Eve Featured “Small Cannon And Bombs”

2 Jan , 2019  

Local New Year’s Eve revelers may have had a dry evening -- once they made it inside, that is. Strong rain and high winds made travel somewhat difficult. One hundred years ago, on December 31, 1918, the scene was somewhat similar in Mansfield. According to the News Journal published 100 years ago today, January 2, 1919, “Mansfield kicked off a year and a half of war restraint in giving 1919 a noisy welcome. New year’s eve was celebrated with more than ordinary noise and joyousness. Read More

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All About Richland

Ugly Sweaters And Thirsty Travelers: What’s Not To Love?

23 Dec , 2018  

Let's call it a holiday celebration for the nearsighted music lover. Snow Trails is the place, and Saturday’s the date for the Samuel Adams Ugly Sweater Party and a concert by the Thirsty Travelers. Read More

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Schools

A Time Of Holiday Happiness At Mansfield City Schools

22 Dec , 2018  

The last week before Christmas is always a magical time. Last minute holiday shoppers rush to get last minute specials; families begin preparing in earnest for get-togethers with food and fun; and area schools wind down Christmas concerts and plays and focus on celebrating in classrooms and assemblies. This was certainly the case recently with Mansfield City Schools. Here are links to stories on the district webpage that talk about holiday events which have taken place over the last several days. Click on any title for the full story. Read More

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All About Richland

Christmas At Kingwood Continues With Music Through December 30

18 Dec , 2018  

Christmas at Kingwood, the annual celebration of the holidays at Mansfield’s amazing Kingwood Center Gardens, continues through December 30 with displays, lights, music, workshops, and more that will delight the eyes and ears. Read More

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History & Tourism

Holiday Hours For Area Attractions

14 Dec , 2018  

Destination Mansfield has shared that while it’s that time of year where everything gets a little more chaotic, it’s also the time to slow down and spend some quality time with family and friends. If you’re planning on visiting some of these popular attractions, please make note of their limited holiday hours below and plan accordingly. Read More

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All About Richland

It’s A Christmas Carol Weekend In Ye Olde Mansfield

14 Dec , 2018  

This weekend you’re able to get a double dose of Dickens as his classic holiday tale, A Christmas Carol, can be seen in two settings. First is a live presentation of the classic tale on the stage of Founders Auditorium on the campus of The Ohio State University at Mansfield. Join the Theatre Department as they present an adaption by Drew Traxler and Lindsey Saltz, which returns to the rich language, imagery, and timeless lesson of Dickens’ original work.   Read More

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All About Richland

Carols, Songs, And Strings On Saturday

13 Dec , 2018  

The sounds of the season will come alive as The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra and Chorus present its “Holiday Pops” concert on Saturday, December 15 at 8 PM at the Renaissance Theatre. Under the direction of Octavio Más-Arocas, the concert features a mix of contemporary and classic holiday repertoire with the ever popular, carol sing! Read More

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All About Richland

Give A Richland-Style Gift This Christmas

12 Dec , 2018  

Although Christmas arrives two weeks from yesterday, there’s statistical evidence to show that many of you have not completed (and some have not started) their Christmas shopping. As you contemplate the best gift for that hard-to-shop-for relative or friend, why not think about something truly unique and coming from one of Richland County’s numerous local retailers and attractions. This week, Destination Mansfield (click here for a full calendar of local events) shared a guide to those shopping opportunities right here in Mid-Ohio. Read More

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Cookies, Santa, And More

11 Dec , 2018  

The world’s busiest man this time of year is making another local appearance. The City of Mansfield has announced the that the 3nd Annual Cookies with Santa will be held at the Ocie Hill Neighborhood Center this Saturday, December 15 from 2 PM – 5 PM. The Ocie Hill Neighborhood Center is located at 445 Bowman Street. Read More

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All About Richland, Downtown

Deck Downtown With Boughs Of Holly Friday At Christmas Time In The City

6 Dec , 2018  

Downtown Mansfield, Inc. is hosting its annual Christmas Time in the City celebration this Friday, December 7. The Christmas tree lighting ceremony will take place at 6:00 PM. Additionally, Richland Carrousel Park will have live reindeer on the lawn, carriage rides, and photos with Santa. The Tiny Tim Christmas Shoppe will be open from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at 32 North Walnut Street. Read More

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All About Richland

Socks Sought For Seniors

3 Dec , 2018  

Three area agencies are asking for help keep our older community members warm during the cold winter months. The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Richland County Children Services and We ACT are partnering to collect socks for the annual Socks for Seniors drive. Socks will be donated to nursing facilities in Richland County. Read More

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All About Richland, History & Tourism

Current Heart Of Ohio Magazine Features Area Stories

3 Dec , 2018  

The current edition of Heart of Ohio magazine contains a number of stories showcasing our community and its residents. Each can be read on the online version of the magazine. Among articles in this issue with local connections are the following: Read More

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