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Broadband Expansion Projects Announced Across Ohio, Including Richland County

19 Mar , 2022  

By Governor DeWine’s Office; 1812Blockhouse

On Friday, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted announced new broadband expansion projects that will make affordable, high-speed internet available to nearly 100,000 households in Ohio that currently don’t have access to reliable internet connectivity.

On Friday morning, the Broadband Expansion Authority authorized BroadbandOhio to award more than $232 million in grants to 11 internet service providers as part of the Ohio Residential Broadband Expansion Grant Program. The funding will be used to cover the “broadband funding gap” associated with 33 broadband expansion projects impacting 31 counties.

Those counties include Richland.


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All About Richland

Change In Ownership Reportedly In The Works For Mansfield Radio Station: Updated

21 Sep , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

The proposed merger referenced in this article is moving forward. Additional details are in the update below.

A local transmitter for radio station WKSU at Kent State University may be changing ownership, according to a recent article in The Portgager.

WKSU’s local transmitter is 94.7 W234CX, with a tower near the Mansfield Correctional Institution.

The Portager article (which can be accessed here) states that the Kent State Board of Trustees are poised to vote on a possible transfer o ownership to Ideastream, a Cleveland-based non profit that owns and operations stations WCPN, WCLV, and WVIZ.




Ontario Unveils New Website

30 May , 2020  

By: 1812Blockhouse Staff

This spring, one Richland County community has given itself an opportunity for a new, spruced up impression for those seeking information online about what it has to offer.

The City of Ontario has dispensed with its former cramped, difficult to navigate website and replaced it with something much more up to date.

The new site’s home page contains a rotating gallery of bright, colorful images. Easy to read tabs provide access to learn about local government, businesses, events, and more. More…

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All Things Business

Everstream Continues Extensive Expansion

19 Dec , 2019  

Everstream, a business only fiber network that has already connected to the Mansfield area is continuing its growth, announcing on Wednesday that is has further expanded its enterprise-grade fiber network in its home city of Cleveland, with the installation of an additional 620 route miles of dense fiber. The high-bandwidth connectivity from Everstream connects businesses throughout Northeast Ohio, with the network now reaching from Toledo in the west to Conneaut in the east and as far south as Mansfield. More…

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