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RED BANK: DUPONT Q&A
RED BANK: Eleven candidates seek seats on five-member charter study commission. Here's what Mike DuPont has to say about himself and the issues.
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RED BANK: DuPont makes it a contest, becoming sixth candidate for a seat on five-member charter study commission in November referendum.
RED BANK: GOP CALLS DUPONT ‘SORE LOSER’
Councilman Mike DuPont, with his wife, Doreen, beside him, addresses Democratic supporters on election night. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red Bank Republicans blasted incumbent CouncilmanContinue reading "RED BANK: GOP CALLS DUPONT ‘SORE LOSER’"
RED BANK: DuPONT LOSES BELMAR JOB
Red Bank Councilman Mike DuPont was squeezed out of his post as Belmar’s borough attorney Tuesday, four days after a court ruling found shortcomings in his handling of a ballot question there, APP.comContinue reading "RED BANK: DuPONT LOSES BELMAR JOB"
RED BANK: DUPONT ZAPS JETSUN PROPOSAL
The red clay courts, idled since Hurricane Sandy, as seen from the Monmouth Boat Club next door. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red BankContinue reading "RED BANK: DUPONT ZAPS JETSUN PROPOSAL"
RED BANK: DUPONT TO MAN TOLLBOOTH
“I’ll take your offer. You tell me the time and place,” DuPont told a rep for the tolltakers’ union, which is fighting a move to privatize collections. (Photo by JohnContinue reading "RED BANK: DUPONT TO MAN TOLLBOOTH"
Tim Zebo does some composting at his Red Bank home in 2008. (File photo. Click to enlarge) By SARAH KLEPNER Red Bank could become the first New Jersey town toContinue reading "RED BANK: DUPONT TOUTS COMPOSTING"
This week’s edition of the TriCity News envisions a head-on political collision between two Red Bank residents  — Councilman Mike DuPont and former council member Jen Beck — over theContinue reading "RUN v. BECK? “NOT THIS YEAR,” SAYS DUPONT"
DuPONT’S NEW GIG CAUSES CLASH
Red Bank Councilman Mike DuPont at a council meeting last month. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI While Councilman Mike DuPont’s appointment as attorney for anotherContinue reading "DuPONT’S NEW GIG CAUSES CLASH"
DuPONT: CAN WE DO THIS SOME OTHER TIME?
Councilman Mike DuPont at Red Bank’s government reorganization meeting on January 1. (Click to enlarge) Red Bank’s borough council is mulling a change in its bimonthly meeting schedule to accommodateContinue reading "DuPONT: CAN WE DO THIS SOME OTHER TIME?"
Red Bank Councilman Mike DuPont says it may be time to end tax-exemptions for most non-profits. In the latest round of verbal sparring between Red Bank officials and the town’sContinue reading "DuPONT: TAX NON-PROFITS"
[audio:https://redbankgreen.s3.amazonaws.com/redbankgreen/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/dupont.mp3] Today, redbankgreen kicks off a series of unedited audio interviews with each of the four candidates for two seats on the Red Bank Council up for grabs in theContinue reading "COUNCIL CANDIDATE: DuPONT"
Councilman Mike DuPont says the finance committee that he heads is still looking for places to cut. Higher pension costs and an expected increase in tax delinquencies are the main drivers behind a potential increase in Red Bank's local tax...
The site of the former Worden-Hoidal Funeral Home on East Front Street, owned by Riverview Medical Center, is not covered by the deal. After a year trying to knit together a consensus, Councilman Mike DuPont finally got a watered-down version...
After repeated and unsuccessful efforts by Councilman Mike DuPont to ban Red Bank stores from distributing plastic bags, the borough council tonight is scheduled to take up a series of scaled-back measures aimed at fostering recycling and education. On the...
Councilman Mike DuPont takes his lumps at Monday's meeting. Is the ordinance that wouldn't die finally dead? As he has repeatedly over the past ten months or so, Councilman Mike DuPont tried getting his ban on plastic bags passed by...
A stray bag flutters along Monmouth Street recently. A proposed ban on plastic bags may be tabled yet again while its sponsor, Red Bank Councilman Mike DuPont, meets with objectors and other interested parties, today's Asbury Park Press reports. The...
Councilman Mike DuPont's initiative got enough votes for introduction, including one from Councilwoman Sharon Lee, though she said she disagreed with its punitive thrust and could not support adoption. A proposed ordinance that might have put Red Bank in a...
A plastic shopping bag flutters in a tree on Monmouth Street recently. It's not quite the far-reaching approach that its sponsor, Councilman Mike DuPont, first proposed late last year. But an ordinance that DuPont thinks will enable Red Bank to...
RED BANK: HISTORIC REFERENDUM ON BALLOT
RED BANK: Organized opposition to November 8 referendum did not materialize, but there has been pushback, and voters still have questions.
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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.
RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
DOUBLE DYLAN IN RED BANK
Trucks for a production company filming what one worker said was a Bob Dylan biography have lined Monmouth Street the past two days with cre ...
AFTER THE RAIN
A pear tree branch brought down by a brief overnight storm left a lovely tableau on the sidewalk in front of Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Pa ...
CONE OF UNCERTAINTY
Asked by a redbankgreen reporter why these cones were on top of cars, the owner of the car in the foreground responded: “That’s ...