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RED BANK: HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION
RED BANK: The Historic Preservation Commission meets on the third Wednesday of each month.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: NEW HPC SLATE MULLS EXPANSION, AND SLATE
RED BANK: Historic Preservation Commission starts possible addition of Irving Place to its portfolio; mulls unapproved removal of slate roof.
RED BANK: RESTART FOR PRESERVATIONISTS
RED BANK: Historic Preservation Committee members, meeting for first time in eight months, get acquainted with new law they'll administer.
RED BANK: COUNCIL WEIGHS PLASTIC UTENSIL CURBS
Red Bank Borough Council looks to ban plastic utensils in takeout orders - unless the customer asks for them.
RED BANK: PRESERVATION LAW ADVANCES
RED BANK: Proposed changes to historic preservation law clear planning board review, return to council for possible adoption January 25.
RED BANK: PORTMAN PAINTS ROSY OUTLOOK
RED BANK: Mayor outlines plans for "amazing" makeover of Marine Park and other "long overdue" projects for 2024.
RED BANK: NEW HPC EXPECTED ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Council expected to appoint new Historic Preservation Commission, start work on new ordinance Thursday, says Bonatakis.
RED BANK: COUNCIL VOWS HPC RESTART
RED BANK: Council agrees to reconstitute Historic Preservation Commission, but only after new design standards are written into ordinance.
RED BANK: PRESERVATION PANEL ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Historic Preservation Commission's future may come into focus when the borough council meets Thursday night.
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: COMMITTEE VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT
RED BANK: Outreach for volunteers to municipal boards and committees "absolutely working," with applications still welcome, says Portman.
RED BANK: HPC AIMS TO RAZE AND REBUILD
RED BANK: Historic Preservation Commission embarks on a teardown, aiming to replace enabling ordinance chairman says has no strong support.
RED BANK: PORTMAN TAKES MAYOR’S SEAT
RED BANK: In debut as mayor, Portman pledges to "keep the ship running smoothly" as town embarks on big changes.
RED BANK: BOAS QUITS HPC, SLAMS CHAIRMAN
RED BANK: Longtime Historic Preservation Commission member Boas quits over new chairman's "authoritarianism."
RED BANK: SPARED HOUSE TO GET SPRUCE-UP
RED BANK: Saved from the wrecking ball earlier this year, 19th-century house downtown has new owners who plan to restore its onetime glory.
RED BANK: JOBS, BROADWALK ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Broadwalk extension on agenda when council holds online-only session Wednesday. Also: attorney, assessor and 'Porchfest.'
RED BANK: BROADWALK CONCERNS AIRED
RED BANK: Merchants and residents raise numerous concerns as delayed restart of Broadwalk dining plaza finally nears.
RED BANK: BUDGET & TAX ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Typical property owner would pay $5 more in the local tax this year, but assessments are up an average 16 percent, Mirandi says.
RED BANK: BOARD SIDES WITH PUB OVER HPC
RED BANK: Zoning board overrules Historic Preservation Commission, will allow Dublin House Pub facade makeover.
RED BANK: DEVELOPMENT REVIEW TO RESUME
RED BANK: Hearing on plan for 45 apartments on dogleg-shaped Monmouth Street site to resume; Dublin House Pub to appeal rejection by Historic Preservation Commission.
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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.
CORNED BEEF AND DISCO FRIES?
It’s Friday, and smart Lent-observing Leprechauns know the pot of gold at the end of Red Bank’s rainbow is actually the deliciou ...
SURFBOARD DITCHED
It’s a violation of etiquette in surfing to ditch your board.  (it could hit another surfer and hurt them). But someone appears to ha ...