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Mansfield Holiday Central Ramps Up For Home Stretch

1 Dec , 2016  

We’ve been very happy to bring you Mansfield Holiday Central – and from the number of visitors to the site, we know that it has been a popular place to get information about holiday events of all types.

We have updated the site over the last couple of days. That has included adding more events to our unique Holiday Events Calendar, which not only includes dates and times, but also links for additional information. You’ll find things to do, see, and hear on this calendar that exist on none other online. More…

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All Things Business

Gorman-Rupp Subsidiary Completes Acqusistion

1 Dec , 2016  

The Gorman-Rupp Company (NYSE MKT: GRC) announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Patterson Pump Company (“Patterson”), has completed its acquisition of the business of Morrison Pump Company (“Morrison”) based in Hollywood, Florida. The terms of the asset purchase are undisclosed.

Morrison’s and Patterson’s respective intents to enter into this acquisition were previously described in our related August 29, 2016 news release. The combination is expected to occur smoothly, including Morrison’s innovative product designs and manufacturing needs being strongly supported by Patterson’s significant manufacturing facilities and international distribution network. More…

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Schools

Mansfield Schools May Get Christmas Present: Release From Fiscal Emegency

1 Dec , 2016  

Mansfield City Schools’ long and demanding journey through state-imposed fiscal emergency might – might – come to an end before Christmas.

The district’s Financial Planning and Supervision Commission, which included new member Teana Sykes, heard Tuesday that the Auditor of State’s office has initiated the process for terminating the fiscal emergency designation. That word came from Steve Moomaw of the auditor’s regional office in Canton. More…

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All About Richland, All Things Business

Mansfield Ranked Ninth Best Small City Nationally For Doctors

30 Nov , 2016  

When the website GoodCall set out to rank communities across the country in terms of the best places for phyisicans and surgeons to live and work, the Midwest, including Ohio, stood out.

Dividing the communities into three categories – small towns, small cities, and large cities – it placed Mansfield in the top ten of the second of those sections, right under Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa and immediately above Sioux City, Iowa. More…

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All About Richland

First Grader’s Effort Suggests Giving Opportunity For Others

30 Nov , 2016  

A first-grader at the Spanish Immersion School is all about toys this holiday season – but not for herself.

Saoirse Dove, 6, is collecting new toys for patients at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus. Her effort is a community service project through her participation in American Heritage Girls. Staff and students already have made some donations. Public donations of new, unwrapped toys are welcome too. More…

All About Richland, All Things Business

Richland Gives And Gives Some More

30 Nov , 2016  

Richland Gives, the annual fundraising effort for dozens of area non-profits in conjunction with the Richland County Foundation, showed one thing clearly during its 12 hour run on Tuesday:

The Mansfield and Richland County community is alive, well, and cares about its future.

According to its website, the official total at the end of the day reflected a staggering $163,046 generated from 472 donors and 743 total donations. More…

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All About Richland, History & Tourism

They Walked This Land Before Us

29 Nov , 2016  

On Thursday, the Ontario branch of the Mansfield Richland Library will set the clock back a bit – thousands of years, in fact.

The library will host a discussion by Mark Hersman entitled “Ancient People who Walked the Lands of Ontario, Ohio.” Join Mark as he talks about artifacts and shares some hands-on material. A few special surprises will be included. More…

All About Richland

Good And Bad News Results From Underage Purchase Checks

29 Nov , 2016  

The good news is that the vast majority of the 91 business in Richland County where underage alcohol or tobacco sales were attempted passed the test by refusing the purchase.

The bad news is that 15 of those establishments failed the test.

METRICH has released the following: More…

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Instagram

Alpaca On The Loose

29 Nov , 2016  

So I'm thinking the electric fence is not on 😙! #alpacalife #alpacas #mansfieldohio

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