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RED BANK: HENS GET MORE ROOM TO CLUCK AROUND
RED BANK: On Thursday's agenda: council expected to ease restrictions on backyard chickens. Roosters, however, still won't be permitted.
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RED BANK: WEST SIDE LEAD PIPE PLAN OK’D
RED BANK: Council authorizes massive, decade-long effort to identify and replace lead water lines, starting this year on the West Side.
RED BANK: LEAD-TAINTED SOIL TO BE REMOVED
RED BANK: Two years after garden shutdown, DEP outlines $2.6M plan to excavate and replace lead-contaminated soil from nearby residential properties.
RED BANK: More than two years after community garden shutdown over possible lead contamination, DEP will give a public presentation Tuesday.
RED BANK: SCENES FROM TOWN YARD SALE
RED BANK: Scenes from Saturday's Townwide Yard Sale.
RED BANK: YARD SALE SET TO SHINE
RED BANK: Library-organized yard sale set to shine Saturday, with interactive locator map now available to help shoppers zero in on bargains.
RED BANK: LIBRARY TO REVIVE YARD SALE
RED BANK: Library sets date for first townwide yard sale in five years. Here's what you need to know as a seller or bargain-hunter.
RED BANK: FARMER DEFENDS PRODUCE TOSS
RED BANK: Farmers' market vendor defends discard of produce as free-food distributor says he donates "tons" of food, including this past Sunday.
RED BANK: DUMPED PRODUCE STUNS SHOPPERS
RED BANK: Shoppers shocked to see good produce tossed into in a dumpster at the Farmers' Market. Galleria official responds to complaint.
RED BANK: YARD SALE MAY BE REVIVED
RED BANK: Townwide yard sale may return in September, though mayor floats idea of holding an unstructured, non-sponsored one in June.
FAIR HAVEN: PLAN AIMS TO CUT GRIND WORK
FAIR HAVEN: Planned changes will cut truck activity at brush site by up to 70 percent, proponents say, but one council member still wants it moved.
RED BANK: Case against two-time council candidate and husband over trash dumping caught on neighbor's security video goes to court-ordered mediation.
RED BANK: After months of hearings, rent board awards four tenants at Grandville Towers $37 each for being deprived pool and gym access this summer.
RED BANK: NEIGHBORS’ DISPUTE GETS MESSY
RED BANK: Two-time council candidate and husband face complaints of harassment after a neighbor's doorbell video catches them dumping trash in her driveway.
RED BANK: BIKING LANDSCAPER GETS ASSIST
RED BANK: GoFundMe campaign raises $3,600 to get biking landscaper Ricardo Paz back on the road. Not that he ever completely left it.
LITTLE SILVER: ODD LOT TO GET NEW USE
LITTLE SILVER: Oddly shaped lot with tricky access wins planning board approval for use as vehicle storage yard for a local landscaping business.
RED BANK: Four tenants at Grandville Towers win a point as rent board decides they were deprived of value with pool closure this summer. Up next: so what's that worth in dollars?
RED BANK: LITTLE PROGRESS ON GARDEN
RED BANK: What's Going On since community garden was shut down over contamination concerns 13 months ago? We have an update.
RED BANK: BIKING LANDSCAPER NEEDS WHEELS
RED BANK: Landscaper who hauls his equipment around by bike needs new set of wheels, so friends launch a Go Fund Me campaign to help.
RED BANK: POOL CLOSURE PROMPTS RENT CASE
RED BANK: With the pool and gym closed by COVID-19, some Grandville Towers tenants want a rent reduction under borough ordinance.
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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.
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 ...