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Harmony House Receives Homeless Assistance Funding

14 Dec , 2016  

The State of Ohio Development Services Agency has announced the awarding of $23.8 to support shelters for the homeless and help homeless Ohioans find permanent housing.

A Mansfield non profit is among the 76 local organizations to receive a grant in this initiative.

The goal of the program is to support homeless prevention, emergency shelters and permanent housing initiatives. “We’re helping homeless Ohioans get back on their feet,” said David Goodman, director of the Ohio Development Services Agency. More…

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Schools

Light Agenda Set For Mansfield Board Meeting

14 Dec , 2016  

The agenda for Wednesday night’s meeting of the Mansfield City Schools Board of Education may not be the longest of the year, however it does contain a handful of legislative measures including two equipment purchases.

In addition to standard measures dealing with small gifts to the District and personnel recommendations, the Board will look at: More…

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Downtown At Christmas

14 Dec , 2016  

Christmas Time in the City

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Renaissance Adds Blog To Podcast

14 Dec , 2016  

The outreach for the Renaissance Performing Arts Association has expanded over the last several weeks with the launch of the Renaissance Podcast series, several of which have been featured here on 1812Blockhouse.

Joining that effort is the new Renaissance Blog: Thoughts From The Renaissance Theatre. To date, the blog has posted five posts which profile different aspects of theatre operation and other aspects of Assocation arts programming. More…

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Water Main Repairs Cause Service Interruption

13 Dec , 2016  

The City of Mansfield has issued the following utility advisory:

Due to water main repairs the City of Mansfield Water Repair Department has shut down water service to the following areas: More…

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Downtown, Holidays

Little Buckeye Hosting Late Night At The Museum

13 Dec , 2016  

The regular Late Night at the Museum takes a holiday spin this Thursday, as the Little Buckeye Childrens Museum welcomes families to a special evening.

From 4:00 to 8:00 PM, the Museum will welcome visitors during extended hours and for a discounted price – members are free, and non-member guests are only $5 per person. More…

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Renaissance Podcast Profiles Fundraising Campaign

12 Dec , 2016  

To be successful, any non profit organization needs the support of members and friends. It is through such giving that great things can happen and transform people and communities.

Such is the case with Renaissance Performing Arts Association, Inc., the entity behind the operation of the Renaissance Theatre and Mansfield Symphony Orchestra. Setting out with a goal of “community cultural literacy and educational enhancement,” the non profit supports quality arts programming throughout the year. More…

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ODOT Issues Weekly Road Project Advisory

12 Dec , 2016  

District 3 of the Ohio Department of Transportation has issued its weekly update on road projects in north central Ohio. The following routes are impacted in Richland County: More…

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Main Library Program Profiled For International Audience

11 Dec , 2016  

This past summer, The Tinker Table arrived at the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library’s Main Library.

This month, the entire world heard all about it. More…

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Richland County Cities May Soon See Sprouting Antennas

11 Dec , 2016  

Updated 12.13.2016

Lame duck sessions of legislative bodies have been known to pass measures that have not been successful during regular sessions. Often, these come in the form of amendments to bills to which they may or may not have any real relationship.

Such an instance occurred this past week, when the Ohio General Assembly passed the so-called “Petland bill (Senate Bill 331),” which regulates where pet stores can purchase puppies for sale. Among amendments to that bill was one which all but eliminates the ability of cities in Ohio to regulate the erection of so-called “microwireless” or “small cell” facilities in public rights-of-way. More…

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