All About Mansfield

From Child Support To High Volume Dog Breeders: Fifteen Bills Signed Into Law

2 Jul , 2018  

This past Friday, Governor John Kasich signed fifteen bills into law which had been passed and presented by the Ohio General Assembly. A quick synopsis of each follows. More…

,

All About Mansfield

Secretary Of State Husted Announces Local Office Hours

26 Jun , 2018  

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has announced office hours for the month of July which include a visit to north central Ohio.

A representative from the Secretary of State’s office will be available in 17 counties around Ohio next month including Ashland, Athens, Carroll, Champaign, Cuyahoga, Fayette, Franklin, Geauga, Guernsey, Highland, Hocking, Lorain, Preble, Putnam, Richland, Tuscarawas, and Van Wert Counties. More…

All About Mansfield

Interested in Becoming a State Wildlife Officer?

18 Mar , 2018  

Applications are being accepted now through Monday, April 2, for the next wildlife officer cadet training school, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The ODNR Division of Wildlife is seeking to fill 11 state wildlife officer positions throughout Ohio. More…

, ,

All About Mansfield

New Program To Help Former Foster Youth Achieve Independence

3 Feb , 2018  

A new program launching this week will help former foster youth more successfully transition to independence, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services and the Child and Family Health Collaborative of Ohio announced. The voluntary program, called Bridges, extends housing and other supportive services to eligible young adults who leave foster care on or after their 18th birthday but are not yet 21. More…

, ,

All Things Business

Richland County Ends 2017 With Slight Unemployment Uptick

31 Jan , 2018  

There’s little question that the local unemployment rate remained historically low in Mansfield and Richland County in 2017. According to numbers recently released by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, the County’s rate saw a slight uptick as the year ended but still ended up with a rate below the December 2016 figure.

Overall, Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.7 percent in December 2017, down from 4.8 percent in November 2017. More…

, ,

All About Mansfield

Ohio Controlling Board Releases Funds For Local Projects

14 Jan , 2018  

State Representative Mark Romanchuk recently announced that the Ohio Controlling Board approved the release of capital funds for various projects in the 2nd Ohio House District which comprises all of Richland County.

According to documents from the Office of Budget and Management, details of the projects are as follows: More…

,

All Things Business

Ohio Tax Amnesty Now Available

12 Jan , 2018  

A limited time tax amnesty program is now being offered through February 15.

The Ohio Tax Amnesty is available to eligible taxpayers—individuals and businesses—with unreported or underreported tax debts. During the six-week amnesty period, taxpayers who fully pay qualifying tax delinquencies will owe no penalties and only half of the interest normally charged. More…

All About Mansfield

Mansfield Receives First State Historic Tax Credit Awards

20 Dec , 2017  

On Tuesday morning, something happened for the first time in Richland County – local projects were awarded tax credits under the Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit program.

In an announcement made at the headquarters of Downtown Mansfield, Inc. on North Main Street, officials of the Ohio Development Services Agency announced awarded $28,370,452 to projects to rehabilitate 22 historic buildings in 11 communities. The projects are expected to lead to approximately $165,386,833 in private investment. The awards include projects in three communities (Amherst, Cleveland Heights, and Mansfield) that are receiving an Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit for the first time. More…

, , ,

All About Mansfield

179th Commander Named New Ohio Assistant Adjutant General

5 Dec , 2017  

On Monday, Maj. Gen. Mark E. Bartman, Ohio adjutant general, announced that Col. James R. Camp has been named the new Ohio assistant adjutant general for Air.

In his new role, Camp will be responsible for directing Air National Guard operations and establishing policy to ensure mission readiness of more than 4,900 personnel assigned to four flying wings and six geographically separated support units. Camp will be replacing Brig. Gen. Gregory Schnulo, who retired October 1. More…

,

All About Mansfield

Nominate A Great Ohioan

12 Nov , 2017  

In 2003, the Capitol Square Foundation launched the Great Ohioan Award to commemorate the significant role of Ohioans in an event or series of events of lasting significance in World, American or Ohio history. The foundation’s first honoree for this award was a group of individuals which commemorated Ohio’s role in the birth and development of aviation: the Wright Brothers, John Glenn and Neil Armstrong. More…

,

All About Mansfield

Nominations Open For Governor’s Awards For The Arts

18 Oct , 2017  

The Governor’s Awards for the Arts in Ohio is a statewide program that showcases and celebrates Ohio artists, arts organizations, arts patrons, and business support of the arts. The public is invited to nominate individuals and organizations in seven awards categories. A selection committee, made up of Ohio Arts Council board members and three individuals selected by Ohio Citizens for the Arts, chooses the winners. The program is presented by the Ohio Arts Council and the Ohio Citizens for the Arts Foundation. More…

, ,

All About Mansfield

Annual PUCO Winter Reconnect Program Details Announced

20 Sep , 2017  

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) has approved the Winter Reconnect Order to help Ohioans reconnect or maintain electric and natural gas service during the winter heating season between Oct. 16, 2017 and April 13, 2018. Any customer of a PUCO-regulated electric or natural gas utility may take advantage of the order. Last winter heating season, more than 228,000 Ohio utility customers utilized the PUCO’s Winter Reconnect Order. More…

,