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RED BANK: COMMISSION HOSTS EARTH DAY FAIR
RED BANK: Two days early, borough Environmental Commission hosts an Earth Day Green Fair at the middle school tonight.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: PARKING, EV CHARGING ON AGENDA
RED BANK: On the council agenda: new rules for parking on Spring Street, EV charging stations. Not on: cannabis.
RED BANK: TESLA TRYOUT UPDATED
RED BANK: Borough's use of donated Tesla spotlights need for charging infrastructure before EVs can be considered, McConnell says.
RED BANK: COUNCIL WRAPS UP 2021
RED BANK: Council wraps 2021 with PBA contract, a plan to recombine workshop and regular sessions, a new used Tesla, and praise for a departing colleague.
RED BANK: Couple offers borough their used, fire-engine-red Tesla sedan, hoping it will demonstrate the feasibility of adding EVs to the fleet.
RED BANK: LINE BREAK INTERRUPTS POWER
RED BANK: Downed power line briefly cuts electricity to hundreds of JCP&L customers – and interrupts Gabbagools hard at work across the street.
RED BANK: GAS SITE MAY GET ‘JET GROUTING’
RED BANK: More than a century after it was used as a gas works, a borough property may get some 20th-century environmental remediation.
FAIR HAVEN: PETERS BLASTS JCP&L ON LAMPS
FAIR HAVEN: Apparent backpedaling by JCP&L on a streetlamp test project sets environmental commission member sparking like a downed wire.
RED BANK: COUNCIL AGENDA
RED BANK: What's on the council agenda, and, once again, what's not: dueling resolutions calling investigations into leaked emails.
RED BANK: GRANT TO FUND SOLAR BOOST
RED BANK: Customers of the concession stand at Count Basie Fields could soon be drinking hot chocolate made with an assist from the sun.
RED BANK: POWER OUT AFTER POLES SNAP
RED BANK: Power is out for up to 100 customers in the area of Maple Avenue following an incident in which two utility poles snapped.
RED BANK: POWER SWITCH IN THE WORKS
RED BANK: Borough kicks off public awareness effort after council begins transition to electricity program said to reduce bills from JCP&L level.
RED BANK: ELECTRICITY DEAL IN THE WORKS
RED BANK: Council moves to create energy aggregation program, under which electricity customers would get rates lower than JCP&L's.
ON THE GREEN: BPU rejects JCP&L high-power line plan for 10-mile-long high-power line terminating in Red Bank.
RED BANK: Judge rejects JCP&L power line plan along 10 miles of rail, citing "overwhelming' adverse impacts and unproven need.
RED BANK: Pedestrian suffers minor injuries when she's hit by falling debris as a truck takes down a pole on Brad Street.
LINCROFT: RESIDENTS ZAP JCP&L LINE PLAN
LINCROFT: Two months after they were thwarted from speaking, opponents of a proposed JCP&L high-voltage line vent their anger.
LINCROFT: SECOND JCP&L HEARING SLATED
LINCROFT: Two months after objectors packed a hearing on JCP&L's proposed high-voltage line, a second hearing is slated for tonight in a 2,000-seat gym.
ON THE GREEN: BECK, KYRILLOS OPPOSE LINE
RED BANK: Legislators call JCP&L transmission line 'unacceptable.'
FAIR HAVEN: INVESTORS BANK PLAN STALLS
FAIR HAVEN: Driveways and a roof dome that "looks like a blister" doom bank plan.
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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 ...
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.