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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.
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RED BANK: More than two years after community garden shutdown over possible lead contamination, DEP will give a public presentation Tuesday.
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: 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: WALK-THRU MARKET TO RESUME
RED BANK: After three weeks as a drive-thru, the Galleria's farm market resumes walk-thru shopping Sunday, with masks and social distancing required.
RED BANK: MARKET REOPENS AS DRIVE-THRU
RED BANK: The Galleria's farm market reopens as a drive-thru only. Here's some initial feedback from vendors, customers, and one unhappy pedestrian.
RED BANK: MARKET RETURNING AS DRIVE-THRU
RED BANK: The Galleria's farm market plans to open May 17, with a host of new rules for the COVID-19 era. Rule number one: it'll be drive-thru only.
RED BANK: DEP EXPANDS GARDEN SOIL TESTS
RED BANK: What's Going On since community garden shutdown over contamination concerns? Tests that could involve properties hundreds of feet away.
RED BANK: CONCERNS AIRED OVER LEAD TESTS
RED BANK: Community gardeners air concerns about borough's "sense of urgency" following facility's closure over presence of lead in soil.
RED BANK: TESTS DETAIL GARDEN LEAD LEVELS
RED BANK: Tests of community garden soil finds elevated lead in one sample, but at a depth NJDEP says requires "no immediate response." More tests expected.
RED BANK: CONTAMINATION SHUTS GARDEN
RED BANK: Borough shuts community garden in "abundance of caution" after neighbor's testing of its soil appear to show lead contamination, Shehady says.
RUMSON: NAVESINK QUALITY IMPROVES
RUMSON: After a bacteria crisis, Navesink is showing "rapid" improvement in water quality, with possible reopening of shellfish beds a year earlier than expected, state DEP says.
RED BANK: RIVER BACTERIA SOURCES LOCATED
RED BANK: Officials from the 'Rally for the Navesink' collaborate celebrate success in finding a significant source of river bacteria on Marion Street.
FAIR HAVEN: NAVESINK RALLY RESUMES
FAIR HAVEN: An effort dubbed Rally for Navesink series continues tonight with discussions of oyster beds and safe boat waste disposal.
NAVESINK: BACTERIAL HOTSPOTS IDENTIFIED
RED BANK: Bacteria-sniffing dogs ID hotspots here and in Fair Haven as possible sources of human waste bacteria that's winding up in the Navesink River.
RED BANK: RIVER CONTAMINATION UPDATE SET
RED BANK: Teaching kids "watershed mindfulness," plus the findings of bacteria-sniffing dogs, mark agenda for the final Rally for the Navesink of 2016.
RED BANK: JUST A COUPLE OF WORKING SNIFFS
RED BANK: Bacteria-sniffing dogs used to track contamination in the Navesink give a demo of their methods in a hospital conference room.
RED BANK: BRING IN THE BACTERIA SNIFFERS
RED BANK: Meet the dogs who'll be used to help source-track bacteria in the Navesink.
RED BANK: CLEAN NAVESINK PLAN URGED
RED BANK: Environmental and sporting groups urge action on Navesink contamination.
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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 ...