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RED BANK: KATE TRIGGIANO Q&A
RED BANK: redbankgreen's Q&A with Democrat Kate Triggiano, one of five contenders for two council seats in the November 6 election.
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RED BANK: COUNCIL MOVES ON SHORT TERM RENTALS, MARINE PARK FIX-UPS
RED BANK: Nuisance AirBnB style rentals could get their comeuppance in court and a remake of Marine Park may finally get underway.(click to read)
RED BANK: AFTER LOST DECADE, TOXIC CLEANUP IS “EMERGENCY”
RED BANK: In 2014, officials said the cleanup of a contaminated former landfill along the Swimming River would take five to ten years to finish. A decade later, they haven't even started. (click to read)
RED BANK: SHORT TERM RENTALS COULD MAKE COMEBACK
Want to rent your home out using Airbnb? Red Bank Council looks to reverse a 2023 clampdown and let more residents do it again.
RED BANK: CAMS TO RECORD PAVING AND POTHOLES
RED BANK: Dashcams mounted on DPW vehicles will use AI to help officials decide which roads most need fixing.
CHIEF WON COUNCIL PRAISE WHILE SHIELDING GIRLFRIEND
RED BANK: While repeatedly protecting his girlfriend and subordinate from discipline, McConnell won plaudits for managing the town.
RED BANK: NJAG FINDS McCONNELL VIOLATED ETHICS, SHOULD BE ‘TERMINATED’
RED BANK: Attorney General slams McConnell for "unethical behavior" regarding unidentified officer – who redbankgreen has learned is his spouse.
WALK THIS WAY
PARTYLINE: Before-and-afters of a sidewalk cleanup on West Street.
RED BANK: FUTILE SEARCH FOR A HOUSE FOR MOM
RED BANK: Amid a housing crunch, one man’s futile search for an affordable small house in town for his mother has left him praying for answers.
RED BANK: BROADWALK HERE TO STAY
RED BANK: Broadwalk, the car-free dining and shopping plaza, gets locked in as a recurring seasonal feature downtown.
RED BANK: DEMS NEUTRAL AS RACE ROILS PARTY
RED BANK: Amid a wild primary showdown for U.S. Senate seat, borough's Democratic leaders claim neutrality.
RED BANK: PARTISAN ‘VENGEANCE’ ALLEGED
RED BANK: Ousted Housing Authority chairwoman alleges political payback for non-reappointment; Triggiano denies it.
RED BANK: PORTMAN PAINTS ROSY OUTLOOK
RED BANK: Mayor outlines plans for "amazing" makeover of Marine Park and other "long overdue" projects for 2024.
SANTA CLAUS COMES TO TOWN, WITH THE HELP OF RBFD
Red Bank Fire Department’s Navesink Hook & Ladder annual Santa present drop took place on Saturday, beginning at roughly 4:30 pm. Deputy Mayor (and West Side Hose Firefighter) Kate TriggianoContinue reading "SANTA CLAUS COMES TO TOWN, WITH THE HELP OF RBFD"
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: TRANSIT VILLAGE BEGINS SLOW ROLL
RED BANK: Possible 'transit village' of high-density housing around train station gets its fullest airing yet.
RED BANK: ‘MIGHTY’ SOCIAL SERVICES IN SPOTLIGHT
RED BANK: With second warming center about to open, town spotlights "small but mighty network" of programs to provide shelter, nutrition and healthcare to those in need.
RED BANK: COUNCIL SALARIES UNCHANGED
RED BANK: Salaries for mayor and council would remain unchanged, for now, under measure on Thursday night's agenda.
LITTLE SILVER: RBR DREAMERS REGAIN STATUS
LITTLE SILVER: Reversing vote that sparked community outrage, RBR board restores funding for a immigrants' advocacy student group.
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.
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FEELING SNAPPY
      Snapping Turtles come ashore to lay their eggs this time of year and are a common site along the Swimming River waterfr ...
TUB TIME
RED BANK: A sparrow waits for the next available dirt tub while two others take their Sunday baths. (Click for video.)
CHECK IT OUT
A bench outside the Red Bank Public Library provided a serene view of our beautiful Navesink River Monday evening.
WAYWARD SLIM JIM
Anybody lose a Slim Jim? A “Sweet Mild O’ Mine” flavor Slim Jim was seen left unattended on this mailbox on Mechanic Stree ...
YAPPY TOGETHER
RED BANK: Look for this cutie pie, named Sacramento, at Yappy Hour on Broadwalk Saturday. He's looking for a new home.
YELLOW RAINCOAT DAY
On a rainy May morning, the only golden sight on Broad Street this morning were the matching raincoats of Eileen and her dog Benny.
STOP. JUST STOP.
RED BANK: For those who don't get the meaning of a stop sign, crossing guard Diane Johnson amplifies the message with some colorful outfits. ...
RECORDS SKIP INTO TOWN
RED BANK: Devotees of vinyl records expected to drop needle at Broad and Mechanic Saturday. Here's why.
Feline fortunes on Monmouth Street
Christopher Russell and feline pal Princess take in some fresh air on a warm May night Thursday in the doorway of Gina’s Psychic Bouti ...
GOING UP?
RED BANK: Public Library will be closed Friday for the start of elevator construction. (Click for more.)
TREEBIRTH
RED BANK: Replacement of nine trees gets underway on South Street, where a wholesale removal angered residents last September. (Click for mo ...
RIVERSIDE FLOW
New Jersey Flow Arts brings together jugglers, poi spinners, hoopers and more weekly in Riverside Gardens Park.
Honeybee swarm carted away
Beekeeper Tanya Ptak of Ptak’s Apiary inspects a swarm of honeybees that chose a flower pot in the courtyard of Red Bank Primary Schoo ...
BELOVED POISONED DOG PHOTO SURFACES
   
THREE ON TOUR
RED BANK: Three borough sites will participate in a weekend of self-guided tours of 52 historic locations in Monmouth County May 4 & 5.
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.