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RED BANK: CHARTER STUDY COMMISSION
RED BANK: Charter Study Commission meets to review current form of government and recommend possible changes for voter approval.
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RED BANK: CHARTER STUDY COMMISSION
RED BANK: Charter Study Commission kicks off phase two of its work with a presentation by an official from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs on alternative forms of municipal government.
RED BANK: CHARTER STUDY COMMISSION
RED BANK: Charter Study Commission to hear testimony on the impact of ballot design on primary elections, and party-chair perspectives on nonpartisan government.
RED BANK: CHARTER STUDY COMMISSION
RED BANK: Charter Study Commission session cancelled for lack of quorum. Next session scheduled for June 21.
RED BANK: BOROUGH GETS NEW MANAGER
RED BANK: For top job at borough hall, council approves a 38-year-old municipal administrator who began his career as a police dispatcher.
RED BANK: COUNCIL TURNS TO CODE REWRITE
RED BANK: A month into a new form of government, council is expected to get down to the nuts-and-bolts of erasing its predecessor: the "borough" structure.
RED BANK: PARKS AND MORE ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Agenda for Thursday night's council session includes status update on planned changes at Marine Park. Here's what else to expect.
RED BANK: LOTTERY SETS NEW COUNCIL TERMS
RED BANK: Triggiano and Facey-Blackwood, key players in government overhaul, win four-year terms in lottery held Thursday night.
RED BANK: NEW GOVERNMENT TAKES OFFICE
RED BANK: New era in municipal government begins with visit by governor, who swears in Portman and roasts Triggiano.
RED BANK: NO FIREWORKS ON FINAL AGENDA
RED BANK: Agenda for final council meeting under "borough" government form suggests no fireworks, but hey, anything can happen.
RED BANK: FOREST LEAVES SCHOOL BOARD
RED BANK: Board of education bids goodbye to longtime member Ben Forest, who joins the council July 1, and welcomes new member.
RED BANK: PORTMAN SLATE SWEEPS RACES
RED BANK: Incumbent mayor Billy Portman and his slate of council candidates sweep to victory in Tuesday's history-making election.
RED BANK: FACEY-BLACKWOOD Q&A
RED BANK: Here's what council candidate Nancy Facey-Blackwood said in response to a redbankgreen questionnaire.
RED BANK: Here's what council candidate Ben Forest said in response to a redbankgreen questionnaire.
RED BANK: BONATAKIS Q&A
RED BANK: Here's what council candidate Kristina Bonatakis said in response to a redbankgreen questionnaire.
RED BANK: CANDIDATES JOSTLE FOR POSITION
RED BANK: Thirteen council candidates vie for voter attention in fast-paced, online forum ahead of May 9 election.
RED BANK: BALLOT POSITIONS SET
RED BANK: Ballot-position drawing gives Portman inside lane against Hogan in mayor's race, while Hogan's council slate gets primo position.
RED BANK: All 15 candidates for office in May election "cleared the bar" with valid petitions, says clerk. Up next: a ballot-position drawing.
RED BANK: With no new petitions submitted by Monday deadline, voters will have two mayoral and 13 council choices in historic election.
RED BANK: COUNCIL DEMS, HOGAN FORM SLATE
RED BANK: Three council Dems team up with Riverview's president and three others in bid to form new government in July.
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VOLUNTEERS GET INTO THE WEEDS
Toting plastic trash bags, 51 volunteers conducted a walking litter cleanup on Red Bank's West Side Saturday.
“IT’S A PARTY AT WAWA!”
You wish you could vibe like Brian, who lives on the other side of Hubbard’s Bridge. He caught redbankgreen’s attention in Red B ...
POPE OKS ORATORY
RED BANK: St. Anthony of Padua obtains papal approval to establish Oratory of St. Philip Neri, a community of priests and brothers devoted t ...
RED BANK: NEW MURAL BRIGHTENS CORNER
RED BANK: Lunch Break founder Norma Todd is depicted in a mural painted this week on the front of the newly renovated social service agency.
TULIPS TOGETHER
Spring tulips taking in the sunset outside the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank Monday evening.
RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
DOUBLE DYLAN IN RED BANK
Trucks for a production company filming what one worker said was a Bob Dylan biography have lined Monmouth Street the past two days with cre ...
AFTER THE RAIN
A pear tree branch brought down by a brief overnight storm left a lovely tableau on the sidewalk in front of Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Pa ...
CONE OF UNCERTAINTY
Asked by a redbankgreen reporter why these cones were on top of cars, the owner of the car in the foreground responded: “That’s ...
RAIL RIDER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of Cooper's Bridge and the Navesink River from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank Tuesday morning.
PUT ME IN COACH!
Red Bank T-Ball kicked off at East Side park on Saturday morning. The brisk weather proved to be no deterrent to the young players, ranging ...
IT’S A SIGN!
Once proudly declaring its all-but-certain arrival in Spring 2019, the project previously known as Azalea Gardens springs to life again with ...
SPRINGTIME MEMORIES OF CARL
The Easter Bunny getup and St. Patrick’s Day hat that belonged to longtime Red Bank crossing guard and neighborhood smile-creator Carl ...
RED TRUCKS AT RED ROCK
A small dishwasher fire at Red Rock Tap and Grill was put out quickly by firefighters overnight, causing minimal damage. Red Bank Fire Depar ...
CREATIVE COVER UP
The windows of Pearl Street Consignment on Monmouth Street were smashed when a driver crashed their car through them injuring an employee la ...
THEY’RE BACK!
Ospreys returned to the skies over Red Bank this week for the first time since they migrated to warmer climes in late fall. With temperature ...
SPRING IS SPRUNG
RED BANK: Spring 2024 arrives on the Greater Red Bank Green with the vernal equinox at 11:06 p.m. Tuesday.
RED BANK’S FINEST – AND NEWEST
Red Bank Police Officer Eliot Ramos was sworn in as the force’s newest patrolman Thursday, and if you’re doing a double take thinkin ...
EASTER EGG MAYHEM AT THE PARK
An errant whistle spurred an unexpectedly early start to the Spring Egg Hunt on Sunday, which had been scheduled to begin at eggsactly 11am ...
PRESEASON DOCKWORK
RED BANK: With winter winding down, marina gets ready for boating season with some dockwork on our beautiful Navesink River.