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Clean A Stream, Win A Prize

23 Jun , 2021  

Special to 1812Blockhouse

Mansfield Mayor Tim Theaker has announced Operation S.O.S. (Save our Streams) as a part of the City of Mansfield’s Stream Outreach Program for the year 2021.

Litter, debris, and illegal dumping are ongoing problems. Such items can stop water flow in storm drains and cause flooding. This same litter and debris can enter into drains thereby entering streams and affecting water quality. Accumulation can also reflect to visitors just how much pride is in the Mansfield community.

Area residents, groups, and organizations are invited to meet City representatives us at North Lake Park on Saturday, June 26 at 9:00 AM to clean up the stream at North Lake Park going south. More…

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Then And Now Photos: Bridge At North Lake Park

14 Mar , 2021   Gallery

By 1812Blockhouse

Last September, we stopped by North Lake Park in Mansfield to catch a glimpse of work underway on replacement of the historic stone bridge there.

As we shared then, Mansfield City Council approved the replacement in February, which is using a $500,000 OPWC grant to fund a sizable portion of the $707,000 cost.

Built in 1898 and having survived two world wars and service to generations of Mansfielders, the original double arched deck bridge was 44 feet long and 19 feet in width. The arches have been failing in recent years, and the span has been rated as deficient by state officials. It is estimated that 300 cars on average cross the bridge each day. More…

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North Lake Park Bridge Replacement Underway

19 Sep , 2020  

By 1812Blockhouse

We caught a sight on Friday afternoon that prompted us to take a couple of photos and to share them with our readers.

The North Lake Park Bridge replacement project is well underway, and currently a large hole sits on the spot where the venerable bridge once stood.

Mansfield City Council approved the replacement in February, which is using a $500,000 OPWC grant to fund a sizable portion of the $707,000 cost. More…

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North Lake Park Offers Holiday Events

10 Dec , 2019  

The Mansfield City Parks and Recreation Department has been consistently offering creative, family-friendly events designed to draw the public into the local parks. The following are being offered during the remainder of December, both of which are being held at North Lake Park: More…

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Inspirational Athlete Coming To North Lake Park

28 Sep , 2017  

The Mayor, Parks Department, and the Richland have announced that they will be hosting Dream Big at North Lake Park this Saturday.

This event will feature professional skateboarder, motivational speaker and author Doug Brown. Beginning at 1 PM, hear Brown inspire all ages with messages of hope and optimism. More…

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