1812Blockhouse, All About Mansfield

Thank You, Mansfield!

23 Nov , 2017  

We’re happy to re-post our first Thanksgiving message we shared in November of 2016, updated for today. The sentiments expressed herein have not changed.

1812Blockhouse is brand new – just two and a half months old (make that 1 year and two and a half months old), in fact. That’s plenty of time, however, to develop a list of thank yous to share its first Thanksgiving Day.

With that in mind, 1812Blockhouse shares: More…

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All Things Business

Richland Source Launches New Office, Venture

5 Jul , 2017  

Today marks an important milestone for a local media business.

Richland Source, an online-only site which began approximately four years ago, is launching its new operational headquarters today. It’s not just a new site for them, it’s a new co-working space in downtown Mansfield.

It has moved from its home since mid-2013 on Temple Court. Adjacent to The Brickyard, that location provided limited space for news operations and meeting space. The new location at 40 West Fourth Street changes that dynamic, well… dynamically. More…

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Our Nine Month Checkup

17 Jun , 2017  

As parents know well, there are a regular series of checkup visits during a child’s early years.

That is no less true with media start-ups. This past week 1812Blockhouse reached the ripe old age of nine months, and so we thought we’d turn the focus inwards to share a bit about where we’ve been and where we’re headed. More…

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All About Mansfield, All Things Business

1812Blockhouse Just Turned Six … Months

25 Mar , 2017  

Several days ago, a milestone was hit here at 1812Blockhouse. We are now six months old (or young, depending on your perspective).

Birthdays are great times to both look back and look forward. In that spirit, it seemed a good idea to share with you a few numbers and observations about this experiment in local journalism. More…

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Three Weeks, Two Lessons

2 Oct , 2016  

It’s important along a journey to occasionally take some time out and take stock of where you are.

Our arrival on the local media scene is no different. Of course, that launch was very recent – just a little over three weeks ago, in fact. It came on the same day as a very important family birth, thus providing hopeful positive energy.

So, can three weeks of experience produce even a glimmer of insight into whether or not we are on the right path? Perhaps. More…

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