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RED BANK: RIVERWALK PLANS FADE INTO HISTORY – AND PATIOS
RED BANK: A strip of riverfront land set aside for public access has been overtaken by private patios and "No Trespassing" signs. (click for more)
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RED BANK: SHREWSBURY AVE BUILDING PLAN BACK ON TRACK
RED BANK: A plan for a mixed use building on Shrewsbury Avenue is back on track after the borough shut down construction last June.
HOUSING CRUNCH
Demolition begins for new apartments at Globe Court and Mechanic Street.
RED BANK: RAG FIRE DAMAGES HOME
RED BANK: Smoke alarms awakened occupants to predawn blaze caused by spontaneous combustion of oily rags, officials said.
RED BANK: SELF-CLEANING OVEN PROMPTS ALARM
RED BANK: Firefighters find smoking, self-cleaning oven in uninhabited Manor Drive condo unit. (Click for details)
RED BANK: DEP TARGETS VAPORS AT CONDO COMPLEX
RED BANK: "Vapor mitigation systems" installed at Marion Street condo complex built on former dry cleaner site.
RED BANK: CONDO PROJECT BEGINS AT LAST
RED BANK: After more than three years surrounded by ugly black fencing, corner of Maple and West Front comes alive with construction activity.
RED BANK: MECHANIC ENDS 48-YEAR RUN
RED BANK: Pete Soviero, who started his auto repair shop right out of RBR, ends 48-year career as a transit village plan advances.
RED BANK: STUDY FINDS STATION FIT FOR REDEVELOPMENT
RED BANK: Underutilized land, acres of parking lots. Study finds train station fits bill for an "area in need of redevelopment."
RED BANK: NEW HPC SLATE MULLS EXPANSION, AND SLATE
RED BANK: Historic Preservation Commission starts possible addition of Irving Place to its portfolio; mulls unapproved removal of slate roof.
HOME DELIVERY
RED BANK: After a subdivision, an instant house rises on a new Catherine Street lot.
RED BANK: $1.1M HOME SETS WEST SIDE MARK
RED BANK: A new, 5,000-square foot home on Shrewsbury Avenue sells for a jaw-dropping sum, setting a West Side record.
RED BANK: RESTART FOR PRESERVATIONISTS
RED BANK: Historic Preservation Committee members, meeting for first time in eight months, get acquainted with new law they'll administer.
RED BANK: LEAD PIPES, SIDEWALKS TOP AGENDA
RED BANK: Council mulls borrowing for train station sidewalks and replacing lead water lines.
RED BANK: LUNCH BREAK “TRANSFORMATION” REVEALED
RED BANK: First look inside the $12 million expansion of Lunch Break, built to help the social services nonprofit fill skyrocketing needs.
RED BANK: APARTMENT PLAN SCRAPPED
RED BANK: Proposed apartment building at train station that drew flak over its size has been scrapped. But he will be back, developer says.
RED BANK: BILLBOARD, BREWERY PLANS RETURN
RED BANK: After months of silence, plan for digital billboard resumes at zoning board; restaurateur wants to scrap plan for microbrewery.
RED BANK: BIG MAN’S BITES THE DUST
RED BANK: The building that once housed a rock club owned by saxophonist Clarence Clemons was razed this week.
RED BANK: CLOSET LIGHT SPARKED FIRE
RED BANK: Blaze that displaced two families Wednesday morning was caused by a halogen light fixture in a closet, says fire marshal.
RED BANK: TWO FAMILIES DISPLACED BY FIRE
RED BANK: Two families were displaced from their homes by an apartment fire that killed two pets Wednesday morning.
Partyline
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 ...
SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS
RED BANK: Town prepares for Saturday's Pride in the Park celebration with another lawn art design by public works supervisor and Fire Chief ...
MOVIES VIA LIBRARY
RED BANK: Public Library now offers members access to streaming movies via Kanopy, with some 30,000 titles and tons of content for kids.
NEW RAINBOW CROSSWALK ON BROWN PLACE
Kicking off pride month, some Brown Place and Spring Street residents, ages 5 to 11, constructed a rainbow crosswalk with chalk over the wee ...
WHAT TO WEAR?
RED BANK: Dressmakers' mannequins appeared to mull what to wear as they looked down on Monmouth Street last week.
SYMPHONY RETURNS JUNE 29
RED BANK: An annual crowd pleaser returns June 29 with a free concert in Marine Park by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, RiverCenter said ...
Heard on the Green
Heard on the Green
DUCK RESCUE EFFORT
Duckling rescue attempt underway in sewer at East Front and Broad, 10:29 a.m.
HOUSING CRUNCH
Demolition begins for new apartments at Globe Court and Mechanic Street.
FEELING SNAPPY
      Snapping Turtles come ashore to lay their eggs this time of year and are a common site along the Swimming River waterfr ...