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New Akron Children’s Hospital Mansfield Center Holding Public Open House

16 Mar , 2019  

Next Saturday, take a few minutes to tour the newest addition to Richland County health care offerings.

Akron Children’s Hospital brings together pediatric primary care, urgent care, nearly a dozen of its most in-demand pediatric specialty care practices, and rehabilitation services in one conveniently-located medical building at 1029 S. Trimble Rd.

The Akron Children’s Mansfield Health Center is one of several such centers planned throughout the region, recognizing the priority parents place on having the highest quality pediatric care for their children in a convenient location, close to home. More…

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New Mansfield Bakery Opening On Wednesday

27 Feb , 2019  

In a Facebook post, the new Share ‘N Dipity Bakery has announced that it is opening its doors to the public on Wednesday, February 27.

According to its website, the bakery specializes in “…European-style artisanal breads as well as a classic American-style white sandwich bread. We will also have a wonderful variety of pastries, desserts, [and] delicacies modeled after French, Italian, Spanish, and American favorites.” Other bakery items are also on offer. More…

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City Of Mansfield Newsletter Now Available Online

28 Oct , 2018  

The City of Mansfield has published its October online newsletter. The following are included within its stories: More…


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Fresh Fired Pizza Coming To Ontario

16 Oct , 2018  

A rapidly-growing pizza restaurant chain embracing a new concept in the industry is making north central Ohio one of its new homes.

According to its website, Firenza Pizza was created in 2015 by two pizza aficionados with “a goal to develop a restaurant where pizza lovers could get a high quality, artisanal pizza that based in only three minutes.” More…


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Hudson & Essex Restaurant Unveils Website, Videos

18 Sep , 2018  

Curious to get a “taste” of the newest restaurant experience in town? Now you can, thanks to the folks at the new Hudson & Essex at the corner of North Diamond and East Fourth in downtown Mansfield.

House in a former automobile showroom dating from the 1920s, the dining experience with winery will feature high end cuisine with an emphasis on local produce and meats. Hudson & Essex is owned and will be operated by the same team that created the successful Cypress Hill Winery. More…

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The Other New Businesses Coming To Ontario; See Where Five Guys Will Be

19 Aug , 2018  

Somewhat lost in the publicity over the impending arrival of a Five Guys Burgers and Fries to north central Ohio was news that three additional retailers were among those to be opening locations at Lexington Pointe.

The new retail strip mall located at 944 Lexington-Springmill Road will replace the currently vacant Ocean Buffet building, north of Lowe’s. More…

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Five Guys Finally Coming To Ontario

17 Aug , 2018  

The Mansfield News Journal reported Thursday afternoon that a new strip mall being constructed at the former site of Ocean Buffet on Lexington-Springmill will include a Five Guys Burgers and Fries restaurant.

More information, including additional tenants at the strip mall, can be found in the News Journal story, accessible here.

Five Guys Burgers and Fries has over 1,500 locations worldwide as of 2016. It has long been on the wish list of Mansfield area social media followers.

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County Gains Sixty Jobs On Thursday

15 Dec , 2017  

Richland County gained approximately 60 jobs on Thursday when Love’s Travel Stops opened its newest location in Bellville. The facility, is located 976 State Route 97 W (Interstate 71, Exit 165).

“Bellville is an ideal location for Love’s,” said Tom Love, founder and executive chairman of Love’s. “With its location along Interstate 71 and proximity to Cleveland and Columbus, we’re well positioned to conveniently serve residents, motorists and professional drivers. We look forward to providing the ‘Clean Places, Friendly Faces’ Love’s is known for to a new part of the state.” More…


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Watch Out On I-71: Ikea’s Coming

18 May , 2017  

Here on 1812Blockhouse, we have been known to look at day trips from Greater Mansfield. Part of the enjoyment in living in Richland County, after all, is its proximity to a wide variety of interesting and top-notch attractions. More…


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IHOP Springing To Life This Spring

11 Feb , 2017  

Visitors to the Lexington-Springmill area north of US30 are seeing new buildings rising, even in the midst of snow and ice.

This past week, structural elements of the new IHOP restaurant were appearing at 2190 Walker Lake Road. The restaurant will be located to the west of the second entrance to the Meijer-anchored shopping area, roughly across the street from Starbucks. More…

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Hamilton Insurance Group Office Opens

15 Dec , 2016  

The Richland Area Chamber of Commerce was on hand on Wednesday afternoon, joined by Mayor Theaker, as the new offices of Hamilton Insurance Group were officially opened.