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RED BANK: SPRING STREET FLIP RETURNS
RED BANK: Spring Street parking flip; lead pipe replacements; four-way stop; and ATM at borough hall on council agenda this week.
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RED BANK: WEST SIDE LEAD PIPE PLAN OK’D
RED BANK: Council authorizes massive, decade-long effort to identify and replace lead water lines, starting this year on the West Side.
RED BANK: Borough residents and businesses may smell chlorine in water coming out of their taps starting next week. Here's why.
SHREWSBURY: MAIN BREAK PROMPTS DETOURS
SHREWSBURY: Water main break slowing traffic at a primary entry point to Red Bank Tuesday morning. Detours expected until evening.
FAIR HAVEN: Year of disruptions along River Road slated to begin Tuesday with installation of new water main, followed by streetscape and paving work.
RED BANK: BALLARD TOUTS NEW FEE LAW
RED BANK: Ballard touts new development fee law as countering impact of "explosive growth," though Menna sees it as ripe for legal challenge.
MIDDLETOWN: SINKHOLE SWALLOWS VEHICLE
MIDDLETOWN: No one was injured when a sinkhole swallowed a motor vehicle following a water main break Thursday morning, police said.
RED BANK: AGENCY APPOINTEE SILENT
RED BANK: Prospective Redevelopment Agency executive director sits silent as Burnham says sexual harassment suit should delay appointment.
RED BANK: AGENCY CALLS FOR $9.3M YARD
RED BANK: Redevelopment Agency pushes plan for overhaul and expansion of Chestnut Street public works yard. Estimated price tag: $9.3 million.
RED BANK: HIGHRISE GETS NEW POOL & NAME
RED BANK: Three years after the old one 'popped out of the ground,' residents of a high-rise co-op have a swanky new pool and poolhouse overlooking the Navesink.
RED BANK: TEMPERS BOIL OVER WATER JOB
RED BANK: Borough residents boil over disruptive water line project that, it turns out, town officials didn't know had camped out on borough land.
RED BANK: Riverview to pay $850k to settle borough lawsuit that sought $5.3M for 33 years of alleged illegal water and sewer usage.
RED BANK: WATER SERVICE AFFECTED
RED BANK: Crew on scene of water line break at South Street and Madison Avenue. Service disruptions possible.
RED BANK: LOOSE LIPS AT COUNCIL SESSION
RED BANK: Council meeting includes loose-lip disclosures about a lawsuit settlement with Riverview and misgivings about a new borough official.
RED BANK: SUIT SEEKS $5.3M FROM RIVERVIEW
RED BANK: Borough seeks $5.3M from Riverview in lawsuit claiming hospital "concealed" a water meter that allowed it to use half a billion gallons without payment.
RED BANK: Almost a year after it began, a bumpy, dusty rebuilding of East Bergen Place is expected to be completed this week, officials said.
RED BANK: NICE PLACE YOU GOT HERE…
RED BANK: Looking rather thuggish, a group of vultures loitered outside Les Gertrude apartments on Broad Street Thursday morning.
RED BANK: COUNCIL AGENDA
RED BANK: The council's agenda for Wednesday night includes bonds, telecom, action on the former VNA headquarters and more. Details here.
RED BANK: H2O REFILL STATION INSTALLED
RED BANK: What's Going On Here takes a look at a mysterious new piece of equipment at Ralph 'Johnny Jazz' Gatta Jr. Park.
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.
Partyline
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 ...
RAIL RIDER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of Cooper's Bridge and the Navesink River from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank Tuesday morning.
PUT ME IN COACH!
Red Bank T-Ball kicked off at East Side park on Saturday morning. The brisk weather proved to be no deterrent to the young players, ranging ...
IT’S A SIGN!
Once proudly declaring its all-but-certain arrival in Spring 2019, the project previously known as Azalea Gardens springs to life again with ...
SPRINGTIME MEMORIES OF CARL
The Easter Bunny getup and St. Patrick’s Day hat that belonged to longtime Red Bank crossing guard and neighborhood smile-creator Carl ...
RED TRUCKS AT RED ROCK
A small dishwasher fire at Red Rock Tap and Grill was put out quickly by firefighters overnight, causing minimal damage. Red Bank Fire Depar ...
CREATIVE COVER UP
The windows of Pearl Street Consignment on Monmouth Street were smashed when a driver crashed their car through them injuring an employee la ...
THEY’RE BACK!
Ospreys returned to the skies over Red Bank this week for the first time since they migrated to warmer climes in late fall. With temperature ...
SPRING IS SPRUNG
RED BANK: Spring 2024 arrives on the Greater Red Bank Green with the vernal equinox at 11:06 p.m. Tuesday.
RED BANK’S FINEST – AND NEWEST
Red Bank Police Officer Eliot Ramos was sworn in as the force’s newest patrolman Thursday, and if you’re doing a double take thinkin ...
EASTER EGG MAYHEM AT THE PARK
An errant whistle spurred an unexpectedly early start to the Spring Egg Hunt on Sunday, which had been scheduled to begin at eggsactly 11am ...
PRESEASON DOCKWORK
RED BANK: With winter winding down, marina gets ready for boating season with some dockwork on our beautiful Navesink River.
CORNED BEEF AND DISCO FRIES?
It’s Friday, and smart Lent-observing Leprechauns know the pot of gold at the end of Red Bank’s rainbow is actually the deliciou ...
SURFBOARD DITCHED
It’s a violation of etiquette in surfing to ditch your board.  (it could hit another surfer and hurt them). But someone appears to ha ...
ELSIE, TAKE ME WITH YOU!
Soaked by pouring rain with the temperature hovering in the low 40’s, this sign in the window of Elsie’s Subs on Monmouth Street ...
WALK THIS WAY
PARTYLINE: Before-and-afters of a sidewalk cleanup on West Street.
SOGGY NOTION
RED BANK: Breezeway sculpture captured the mood downtown as heavy rains fell Saturday morning.
HOME DELIVERY
RED BANK: After a subdivision, an instant house rises on a new Catherine Street lot.