Skip to content

A town square for an unsquare town

redbankgreen

Standing for the vitality of Red Bank, its community, and the fun we have together.

RED BANK: CRIME & ARREST REPORTS
RED BANK: Nine people arrested for DWI and a lot of graffiti on the June police blotter.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK WRITES NEW RULES FOR COPS
RED BANK: Three months after bombshell allegations involving police chief, new rules would ban "intra-department dating relationships."
RED BANK: CRIME & ARREST REPORTS
RED BANK: April police blotter includes reported thefts of pricey booze from two liquor stores, an off-season egging and more than 30 arrests.
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: ALLEGED FAVORITISM SPARKED PROBE
RED BANK: State AG's report exposes alleged pattern of favoritism by police Chief McConnell toward officer he dated and married.
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.
RED BANK: CRIME & ARREST REPORTS
RED BANK: Police blotter includes reported thefts of gas, porch package; arrests for sex assaults, DWI and holding "over six ounces" of pot.
RED BANK: GANT PUTS McCONNELL ON LEAVE
RED BANK: Borough manager puts McConnell on administrative leave eight months after union allegations delayed chief's plan to retire.
RED BANK: CRIME & ARREST REPORTS
RED BANK: Graffiti and contempt of court charges dominate January blotter, with arrests also for weapons and DWI.
RED BANK: CRIME & ARREST REPORTS
RED BANK: October police blotter includes graffiti, car vandalism, DWIs and more. See what's going down on your street.
RED BANK: CRIME & ARREST REPORTS
RED BANK: Police blotter for September includes man arrested for alleged sexual assault of a minor, five motorists charged with DWI.
RED BANK: CRIME & ARREST REPORTS
RED BANK: Valuables left in cars, and valuable parts from the undersides of cars, were popular targets for thieves in August. Police blotter.
RED BANK: SINKING BOAT PULLED FROM RIVER
RED BANK: Partly sunken boat pulled from Navesink River marina in Marine Park Tuesday night.
RED BANK: MCPO WEIGHS IN ON PBA CLAIM
RED BANK: Prosecutor's statement refutes "another misrepresentation of the facts by the PBA" regarding his leadership, McConnell says.
RED BANK: CRIME & ARREST REPORTS
RED BANK: In police blotter for July, pricey wedding dress ($3200), mop bucket ($75) reported stolen; graffiti spree intensifies.
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: PBA BLASTS McCONNELL’S ‘ETHICS’
RED BANK: With McConnell retirement pending, police union accuses him of "numerous inappropriate sexual relationships" with employees.
RED BANK: FIVE FACE GUN, DRUG CHARGES
RED BANK: Five face weapons and drug charges after police intercepted them on a motorist's report of intimidation Sunday night.
RED BANK: CRIME & ARREST REPORTS
RED BANK: DWI arrests, graffiti galore and "diamond Egyptian evil eye charm teardrop necklace" worth $10k reported stolen in June blotter.
RED BANK: Police blotter from May includes a spate of graffiti, auto vandalism, thefts and four alleged DWI incidents.
Partyline
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.