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RED BANK: POLICE LAUNCH CRACKDOWN ON TRAILERS
RED BANK: Police issue more than a dozen summonses and one arrest warrant to owners of work trailers violating a new 48 hour parking rule.
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RED BANK: MORE GREENERY & TWINKLY LIGHTS COMING
More mini-gardens and overhead bistro lighting are among the enhancements planned downtown thanks to a $150K grant, says RiverCenter.
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: DOWNTOWN PARKLET PLAN GETS THUMBS UP
RED BANK: There will soon be a new outdoor place to chill downtown: a "parklet" at Monmouth and Broad Streets.
RED BANK: NEW PED-XINGS PLANNED
RED BANK: Council expected to advance plan for new crosswalks, and possible additional flashing signal, on Maple Avenue.
RED BANK: VETERANS MONUMENT RESTORATION PITCHED
RED BANK: Monument restoration expert pitches rehab of Veterans Monument he says is in "terrible shape."
RED BANK: TREE MAP ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Rescheduled because of this week's icy weather, the January meeting of Shade Tree Committee will include discussion of updated tree map.
RED BANK: DREAMER REFLECTS ON ADVERSITY
RED BANK: In a prizewinning essay, RBR Dreamer Madelyn Sanchez-Berra recounts the effort to save the club that nurtures her dreams.
RED BANK: BROADWALK MAY RETURN ANNUALLY
RED BANK: Council plans ordinance to lock in Broadwalk as an annually recurring fixture. Here's Thursday's agenda at a glance.
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: BASIE BLEACHER PLAN ADVANCES
RED BANK: Borough will move ahead with plan to request state money to replace grandstand at Count Basie Fields.
RED BANK: REDEVELOPMENT ON AGENDA
RED BANK: At final session of 2023, council to take up possible train station redevelopment, stadium bleacher replacement.
RED BANK: JEWS & OTHERS ‘STAND TOGETHER’
RED BANK: Amid rising antisemitism, Jews and supporters gather in Riverside Gardens Park for traditional Menorah lighting.
RED BANK: BASIE BLEACHER PROJECT SLATED
RED BANK: Home-team bleachers at Basie Park would be replaced at a cost of $1.16 million under Green Acres funding request.
RED BANK: TOWN SEEKS SAFE ROUTES GRANT
RED BANK: Two intersections near primary school, and one at middle school, would get pedestrian improvements if grant comes through.
RED BANK: GOODBYE YELLOW… CONCRETE ROAD
RED BANK: Trivia for civil engineering geeks: the days are numbered for the borough's remaining concrete roadways.
RED BANK: PICKLEBALL, ANYONE?
RED BANK: With completion of Eastside Park project, borough has its first pickleball courts, to share space with tennis.
RED BANK: OVERNIGHT ROAD CLOSURE SLATED
RED BANK: Newman Springs Road to be closed overnight for paving.
RED BANK: 90-YEAR-OLD KILLED IN FIRE
RED BANK: A 90-year-old woman died in Wednesday morning's fire at Evergreen Terrace complex, said fire Chief Hartman.
RED BANK: NO PARKING… OR ‘SLOPS’
RED BANK: Council plans to ban parking in alleyway that was seen as a health threat before the advent of automobiles.
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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 ...
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.