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RED BANK CRIME AND ARREST REPORTS
RED BANK: Police blotter for May includes a stolen pair of Ray Bans and several drunk driving arrests. (click to read)
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RED BANK: BANK WITHDRAWING FROM TOWN
RED BANK: Wells Fargo is shutting down its Broad Street operations, vacating one of the town's most visible commercial properties. (Click.)
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.
RED BANK: POT SHOP, RESTAURANT ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Hearing on plan to turn laundromat into cannabis shop to resume. Also on agenda: restaurant for (most of) former Coco Pari spot on Broad.
RED BANK: UNDERAGE SMOKE SALES CHARGED
RED BANK: Employees at three downtown smoke shops charged with illegal sales to under-21 buyer following special police investigation.
RED BANK: COPS ARREST MAN WITH HANDGUN
RED BANK: Police arrest man with loaded handgun outside Windmill restaurant. Weapon was reported stolen in Ohio, Frazee said.
RED BANK: CRIME & ARREST REPORTS
RED BANK: Police blotter for March includes the arrest of a fugitive, a woman charged with arson and four DWI arrests.
RED BANK: POLICE DOGS WALK INTO RETIREMENT
RED BANK: Drug sniffing dogs find their skill set outdated now that pot is legal. With Milk Bones and salutes, a thankful town honors their service and loyalty at retirement ceremony.
RED BANK: BOARD ATTORNEY LECKSTEIN DIES AT 81
RED BANK: Michael Leckstein, who served as planning board attorney here for 25 years – and in Little Silver for 50 – died Saturday.
RED BANK: TEACHING NEW JERSEY DRIVERS TO PUMP THEIR OWN GAS
RED BANK: A new class teaches drivers from New Jersey – the only state with no self-serve – how to pump their own gas.
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: EDITH BLAKE REFLECTS ON 106 YEARS
RED BANK: Steamboats, segregation and a laugh you won't forget. Looking back on 106 years with Edith Blake. Video.
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: 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: K9S TO RETIRE FROM FORCE
RED BANK: Hunter and Eko, the four-legged members of the police K9 unit, will retire this month after years of "faithful exemplary service."
RED BANK: COUNCIL PROMOTES SEVEN COPS
RED BANK: Seven police officers promoted, and a new one appointed, before a large gathering of friends and family at council session.
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: Police blotter for December includes reported theft of $1,950 from a vehicle's glove compartment.
RED BANK: PRESERVATION LAW ADVANCES
RED BANK: Proposed changes to historic preservation law clear planning board review, return to council for possible adoption January 25.
RED BANK: PARTISAN ‘VENGEANCE’ ALLEGED
RED BANK: Ousted Housing Authority chairwoman alleges political payback for non-reappointment; Triggiano denies it.
Partyline
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 ...
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 ...