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RED BANK: SILENCE CONTINUES ON PBA V. CHIEF
RED BANK: Seven months after PBA complaint, McConnell is still police chief, awaiting a decision that will allow him to retire.
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RED BANK: COUNCIL STEERS CLEAR OF GAZA RESO
RED BANK: Council declines to consider resident's cease-fire plea proposal.
RED BANK: TRIAL BIKE LANES ASSESSED
RED BANK: Q&A with Councilwoman Facey-Blackwood on the temporary bike lanes set up for Porchfest, which appeared to draw hundreds of cyclists.
RED BANK: BIKE LANES SET FOR PORCHFEST
RED BANK: Second annual Porchfest to feature temporary bike lanes for safe flow of riders between some 25 stages featuring 90 acts.
RED BANK: TREE REMOVALS AT ISSUE
RED BANK: South Street tree removals "unavoidable," though residents said they were in the dark about the plan.
RED BANK: COUNCIL ADDS ACCESS HOURS
RED BANK: New council adds weekly evening hours when residents can buttonhole at least one member with Qs, concerns and suggestions.
RED BANK: COUNCIL ADDS ACCESS HOURS
RED BANK: New council adds weekly evening hours when residents can buttonhole at least one member with Qs, concerns and suggestions.
RED BANK: NOVEMBER ELECTIONS ADVANCE
RED BANK: November election date expected to be restored; social worker for police department "spitballed;" other council meeting highlights.
RED BANK: COUNCIL TO HOST ACCESS HOURS
RED BANK: Taking a cue from Portman, council will launch weekly listening sessions, with at least one member present, says Facey-Blackwood.
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: PLASTIC FILM PICKUPS CONTINUE
RED BANK: Townwide plastic film recycling is still on for the first Wednesday of each month, says Facey-Blackwood.
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: A GRACIOUS END TO ‘BOROUGH’ ERA
RED BANK: After 115 years, "borough" government era ends with a council session free of the infighting that marked the last five.
RED BANK: ROSI LISTING RUSHED THROUGH
RED BANK: Ignoring planning board rejection, soon-to-be-replaced council OKs 11th-hour attempt to protect Senior Center property.
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: TAX INCREASE HELD TO ONE PERCENT
RED BANK: Aided by parking surplus, local tax on average-value home goes up $25 this year, officials said at a walk-thru of the 2023 budget.
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: PORTMAN Q&A
RED BANK: Here's what mayoral candidate Billy Portman said in response to a redbankgreen questionnaire.
RED BANK: ELBOW-TO-ELBOW AT ‘FACEOFF’
RED BANK: Large field of candidates in May 9 election sits elbow-to-elbow for "Faceoff Over Red Bank's Future." Full video.
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.
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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.
RED BANK: FAIRIES MOVE IN ON WHITE STREET
Red Bank: Girl scouts turns tiny parking lot plot of dirt into a "magical girls sparkle garden."
TRAINING UNDER FIRE
RED BANK: Volunteer firefighters train to cut into pitched roofs under active fire conditions.
“SUPERMOM” WANTS YOUR VOTE
Business owner. Dyed in the wool, lifelong Red Banker. Mother of six. Yup, seems like Anita Pierce does it all. In other words, she’s ...
SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS
RED BANK: Town prepares for Saturday's Pride in the Park celebration with another lawn art design by public works supervisor and Fire Chief ...
MOVIES VIA LIBRARY
RED BANK: Public Library now offers members access to streaming movies via Kanopy, with some 30,000 titles and tons of content for kids.
NEW RAINBOW CROSSWALK ON BROWN PLACE
Kicking off pride month, some Brown Place and Spring Street residents, ages 5 to 11, constructed a rainbow crosswalk with chalk over the wee ...
WHAT TO WEAR?
RED BANK: Dressmakers' mannequins appeared to mull what to wear as they looked down on Monmouth Street last week.
SYMPHONY RETURNS JUNE 29
RED BANK: An annual crowd pleaser returns June 29 with a free concert in Marine Park by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, RiverCenter said ...
Heard on the Green
Heard on the Green
DUCK RESCUE EFFORT
Duckling rescue attempt underway in sewer at East Front and Broad, 10:29 a.m.
HOUSING CRUNCH
Demolition begins for new apartments at Globe Court and Mechanic Street.
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 ...