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RED BANK WRITES NEW RULES FOR COPS
RED BANK: Three months after bombshell allegations involving police chief, new rules would ban "intra-department dating relationships."
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RED BANK: BILLBOARD PLAN QUESTIONED
RED BANK: Replacing a 60-year-old billboard at the town's entrance with a new digital version: an upgrade or an albatross?
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."
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: 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: DEMS NEUTRAL AS RACE ROILS PARTY
RED BANK: Amid a wild primary showdown for U.S. Senate seat, borough's Democratic leaders claim neutrality.
RED BANK: PORTMAN PAINTS ROSY OUTLOOK
RED BANK: Mayor outlines plans for "amazing" makeover of Marine Park and other "long overdue" projects for 2024.
RED BANK: TREES COMING DOWN
RED BANK: Work crew begins removing nine trees along South Street for road project as neighbors object.
RED BANK: COUNCIL ADDS ACCESS HOURS
RED BANK: New council adds weekly evening hours when residents can buttonhole at least one member with Qs, concerns and suggestions.
RED BANK: COUNCIL ADDS ACCESS HOURS
RED BANK: New council adds weekly evening hours when residents can buttonhole at least one member with Qs, concerns and suggestions.
RED BANK: COUNCIL TO HOST ACCESS HOURS
RED BANK: Taking a cue from Portman, council will launch weekly listening sessions, with at least one member present, says Facey-Blackwood.
RED BANK: NEW GOVERNMENT TAKES OFFICE
RED BANK: New era in municipal government begins with visit by governor, who swears in Portman and roasts Triggiano.
RED BANK: COMMITTEE VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT
RED BANK: Outreach for volunteers to municipal boards and committees "absolutely working," with applications still welcome, says Portman.
RED BANK: FOREST LEAVES SCHOOL BOARD
RED BANK: Board of education bids goodbye to longtime member Ben Forest, who joins the council July 1, and welcomes new member.
RED BANK: SENIOR CENTER TO REOPEN AT LAST
RED BANK: After a four-year closure and $2 million in repairs, Senior Center slated to formally reopen next week.
RED BANK: PORTMAN ‘LISTENING’ TO MANDATE
RED BANK: Coming off a decisive win, Portman says he's listening to residents and preparing to use the 'mandate' they gave him.
RED BANK: PORTMAN SLATE’S WIN OFFICIAL
RED BANK: Certified results show incumbent Portman trounced Hogan with 61 percent of the vote in historic, low-turnout election.
RED BANK: PORTMAN SLATE SWEEPS RACES
RED BANK: Incumbent mayor Billy Portman and his slate of council candidates sweep to victory in Tuesday's history-making election.
RED BANK: BEAT THE RUSH WITH EARLY VOTING
RED BANK: For the first time, voters can cast early, in-person ballots at a single polling station this weekend. In fact, it's begun.
RED BANK: WHO TO VOTE FOR? THIS MAY HELP
RED BANK: Still deciding who to vote for in the May 9 election? Here's a way to compare all 15 candidates, apples-to-apples.
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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 ...