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RED BANK: DUCKLING RESCUED FROM SEWER
RED BANK: The best 90 seconds of video you'll see today: firefighters rescue duckling from 100-foot-long storm sewer pipe.
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RED BANK: BIG-TRUCK PARKING BAN PENDING
RED BANK: Truck owners may need to take their vehicles off street as council mulls five-ton limit for those parked overnight.
RED BANK: BEHIND AN EPIC APRIL FOOLS PRANK
RED BANK: Thousands watched the video and fell for it. Seventeen people tried to sign up. The story and people behind the "Self Service University" April Fools prank.
RED BANK: THAT SINKING FEELING? NO MORE.
RED BANK: After three weeks of detours, a sinkhole on Spring Street has been fixed and the road reopened, the borough said Monday.
RED BANK: CAMS TO RECORD PAVING AND POTHOLES
RED BANK: Dashcams mounted on DPW vehicles will use AI to help officials decide which roads most need fixing.
RED BANK: SINKHOLE DETOUR IN THIRD WEEK
RED BANK: Sinkhole-prompted road closure enters third week after excavation identifies additional area of concern.
RED BANK: SINKHOLE FIX COMING, OFFICIAL SAYS
RED BANK: A week later, two blocks of Spring Street remain closed by a sinkhole in the road. But a fix is on the way, says borough manager.
RED BANK: POSSIBLE SINKHOLE CLOSES ROAD
RED BANK: Investigation of possible sinkhole-in-the-making prompts traffic closure for two blocks of Spring Street.
RED BANK: SPEED LIMIT RADAR SIGNS POSTED
RED BANK: New radar-equipped speed limit signs tell speeders to slow down on two borough streets – and thank law-abiders.
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: POT SHOP OK’D, MINUS LEFT TURNS
RED BANK: Cannabis shop wins OK for long-vacant Exxon site, minus dangerous highway turn. Up next: getting a license from the council.
RED BANK: VOTE ON POT SHOP EXPECTED
RED BANK: Planning board may vote Monday night on proposed a cannabis shop with controversial traffic plan at long-vacant Exxon site.
RED BANK: DRENCHING RAIN FORECAST
RED BANK: Heavy rains and gusty winds expected to lash the Greater Green Sunday and Monday.
RED BANK: STREETSCAPE BEGINS LONG ROAD
RED BANK: Borough unveils concept plans for makeover of Shrewsbury Avenue to address notorious difficulties for pedestrians.
RED BANK: OVERNIGHT ROAD CLOSURE SLATED
RED BANK: Newman Springs Road to be closed overnight for paving.
RED BANK: TRANSIT VILLAGE BEGINS SLOW ROLL
RED BANK: Possible 'transit village' of high-density housing around train station gets its fullest airing yet.
RED BANK: POT SHOP ACCESS AT ISSUE
RED BANK: Consultant for proposed cannabis shop at town's northern gateway revives controversial traffic proposal.
RED BANK: STREETSCAPE UP FOR COMMENT
RED BANK: Administration plans public input session for proposed safety and aesthetic upgrades to notoriously difficult Shrewsbury Avenue.
RED BANK: COUNCIL TO TARGET IDLE TRAILERS
RED BANK: Responding to complaints, council plans to strengthen ordinances on idle trailers parked curbside.
RED BANK: BROAD REOPENS TO TRAFFIC
RED BANK: Ending the fourth season of Broadwalk, the northern blocks of Broad Street were reopened to vehicular traffic Monday.
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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 ...
YAPPY TOGETHER
RED BANK: Look for this cutie pie, named Sacramento, at Yappy Hour on Broadwalk Saturday. He's looking for a new home.