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RED BANK TRAIN STATION AREA PLAN CHUGS FORWARD
RED BANK: The planning board paved the way for council to declare train station area a redevelopment zone as builder plans to go big.
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RED BANK: BOARD ATTORNEY LECKSTEIN DIES AT 81
RED BANK: Michael Leckstein, who served as planning board attorney here for 25 years – and in Little Silver for 50 – died Saturday.
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: POT SHOP OK’D, MINUS LEFT TURNS
RED BANK: Cannabis shop wins OK for long-vacant Exxon site, minus dangerous highway turn. Up next: getting a license from the council.
RED BANK: AFTER EARFUL, BAR OWNER GETS OK
RED BANK: Along with board OK for site changes, Red Rock owner gets an earful over "astonishing" noise and porta-potties.
RED BANK: POT SHOP ACCESS AT ISSUE
RED BANK: Consultant for proposed cannabis shop at town's northern gateway revives controversial traffic proposal.
RED BANK: POT SHOP BUYS TIME
RED BANK: Facing likely rejection over parking and pedestrian issues, proposed West Front Street pot shop may revise its plans.
RED BANK: POT SHOP BUYS TIME
RED BANK: Facing likely rejection over parking and pedestrian issues, proposed West Front Street pot shop may revise its plans.
RED BANK: CANNON TO RETURN AS ATTORNEY
RED BANK: Cannon to return as attorney one year after getting dumped; CME to return as engineer. New council's appointments at a glance.
RED BANK: CANNABIS SHOP OK MAKES THREE
RED BANK: Town now has three cannabis shops approved. None have yet opened, and more are pending decisions.
RED BANK: BOARD NIXES CENTER SUBDIVISION
RED BANK: Planning board rejects subdivision of Senior Center property as ceding control of land to New Jersey "in return for nothing."
RED BANK: CANNABIS SHOP OK’D
RED BANK: Proposed cannabis shop overcomes objections that it's too close to charter school with 8-1 victory at planning board.
RED BANK: NO DECISION ON CANNABIS SHOP
RED BANK: Too close to a school? Proposed cannabis shop faces same questions driving effort to rewrite zoning law.
RED BANK: BOARD REJECTS CANNABIS LAW
RED BANK: Pending cannabis zoning law doesn't comply with Master Plan because it inhibits economic development, planning board finds.
RED BANK: SMOKE, BUT NO FIRE ‘COMPANY’
RED BANK: Cannabis business with the "terrible" name of "Red Bank Fire Company" says it will change its branding following planning board OK for dispensary.
RED BANK: MASTER PLAN’S USE DEBATED
RED BANK: Concluding a 14-month process, planning board adopts Master Plan amid debate over "prioritizing" its recommendations.
RED BANK: MASTER PLAN GETS WALK-THROUGH
RED BANK: Draft Master Plan gets little criticism in its public debut. Up next: how to prioritize its many recommendations, says board member.
RED BANK: MASTER PLAN DRAFT ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Draft Master Plan to make its debut Monday at a planning board hearing that will be both in-person and viewable via Zoom.
RED BANK: MASTER PLAN ROLLOUT SET
RED BANK: Planning board sets Master Plan rollout, with at least two public hearings to come; board also 'endorses' school garden.
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.
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PUDDLE BE GONE
A work crew was out this week attacking the site of the notoriously persistent puddle at the corner of Broad and Mechanic Streets. This phot ...
SMALLS FOR MAYOR?
We at redbankgreen remain neutral in political affairs and never make endorsements. But we have to say Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen’ ...
CRASH ON LEIGHTON
The driver of this car was headed north on Leighton Avenue when they it hit an SUV pulling a work trailer headed in south in the opposing la ...
CAR VS STREET SIGN
The driver of this Mercedes hopped the curb and toppled the street sign at the corner of South Pearl and Drs. James Parker Boulevard Wednesd ...
SKETCHES OF RED BANK BY LOCAL ARTIST MICHAEL WHITE
Sketches of Red Bank scenes have been floating around on social media and we thought they deserved some spotlight. First appearing in our fe ...
POLE DOWN
Utility pole falls on English Plaza shop Forge after being struck by SUV shortly before noon. No injuries reported, though 86-year-old drive ...
YO, ADRIAN!
It’s a tough turn for our hero as Rocky Balboa is relegated to the curb for trash pickup on Locust Avenue. We’ll have to go back ...
“EL PALOMO” IS IN THE HOUSE
Jesus Rios, a mariachi singer who performs under the stage name “El Palomo” (The dove) pauses for a moment before entering a bac ...
CROC SPOTTED IN RIVER
Frighteningly hideous and green, a solitary Croc lurked ominously amid the flotsam and foam in the Navesink River alongside the Red Bank Fir ...
KISS ICON REFLECTS ON BROADWALK
A Swarovski crystal-bedazzled self-portrait painting of Paul Stanley, longtime singer and guitarist for the rock band Kiss peers out from a ...
CHISELIN’ AWAY
Marcelo Garcia Lopez works with hammer and chisel on a new feature for his flower garden on Shrewsbury Avenue: a hollow in a carved log in w ...
STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES
  Saturday’s storm sent a tree toppling on this house on Bank Street, damaging the roof. Workers Wednesday could be seen removing ...
SNAPPING IN THE BREEZE
RED BANK: Blustery winds had the flags in Riverside Gardens Park snapping Monday evening.
POWER LINE DOWN
Red Bank firefighters were on scene at Manor Drive dealing with a live power line Monday afternoon. There was no immediate report of fire. T ...
TAR BEACH SOLSTICE
Aldo Quiroz of Ocean Township came ready with his beach chair and found a shady spot to spend his lunch hour in a parking lot off Broad Stre ...
GOING GREY
Workers painting the stone facade of the PNC Bank at the corner of Broad and Harding Thursday morning. An upgrade? Maybe it’s just pri ...
COFFEE & WILDLIFE
RED BANK: The best wildlife show in town can be taken in from a waterfront bench outside the public library, and it's totally free.
FAWNING OVER HER BABY
A mother deer and her fawn were spotted between a row of garages on Hudson Avenue and some trees alongside the Broad Street parking lots. Re ...
EVENING ESCAPE
RED BANK: Sailors in Monmouth Boat Club's weekly racing series found tranquil conditions on the Navesink River Tuesday evening.
PEAK COLOR ON BROAD
RED BANK: A year after they were installed, downtown mini gardens have added to "transformational" improvements, says business owner.