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What’s In A Name? For Mansfield, Quite A Bit

14 Jul , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

“A rose by rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” Shakespeare penned. For cities and counties of a certain size, however, the names which they are called can matter a great deal.

This is why Mansfield officials breathed a sigh of relief yesterday when the Office of Management and Budget announced that a possible revised definition would mean that Mansfield would no longer constitute a metropolitan statistical area was rejected.

Such an area is a location of population density that functions as a regional marketplace. The appellation is tied to such things as federal funding and project eligibility. More…

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