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RED BANK: REDEVELOPMENT ON AGENDA
RED BANK: At final session of 2023, council to take up possible train station redevelopment, stadium bleacher replacement.
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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: VOTE ON TOWN MANAGER SLATED
RED BANK: Council schedules special session to vote on contract for new borough manager. Police chief has been "interim" since mid-2021.
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 SALARIES UNCHANGED
RED BANK: Salaries for mayor and council would remain unchanged, for now, under measure on Thursday night's agenda.
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: McCONNELL REBUTS ALLEGATIONS
RED BANK: Refuting PBA allegations, McConnell says he had a relationship with a former "significant other" of a department employee "years ago," but none since.
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: NOVEMBER ELECTIONS ADVANCE
RED BANK: November election date expected to be restored; social worker for police department "spitballed;" other council meeting highlights.
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: 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: 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: 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: COMMITTEE VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT
RED BANK: Outreach for volunteers to municipal boards and committees "absolutely working," with applications still welcome, says Portman.
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: McCONNELL TO RETIRE
RED BANK: Police chief and interim administrator Darren McConnell plans to retire next month. But there's an outside chance he'll be back as manager.
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.
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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.