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RED BANK: REPORT RIPS DPU CONDITIONS
RED BANK: Review IDs numerous deficiencies in DPU, from unsafe vehicles to employees "riding around aimlessly."
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RED BANK: WALTON TAKES OVER DPU
RED BANK: Council picks new DPU head, OKs Broadwalk, takes action on long-closed town dump and hears plan for downtown gardens. Highlights.
RED BANK: POT, BUDGET & MORE ON AGENDA
RED BANK: On the council agenda Wednesday: cannabis review board, budget, new DPU director, housing grant and a four-way stop.
RED BANK: After blowback, controversial new bylaws will get council review later this month, Ballard and Jackson said last week.
RED BANK: DPU HEAD OUSTED
RED BANK: Unlisted on agenda, no terms revealed, no discussion: council fires DPU director, brings back his predecessor at $16,500 a month.
RED BANK: CITIZEN APPOINTMENTS 2023
RED BANK: Unpaid citizen volunteers help power local government. Here are the latest committee appointees and re-appointees.
RED BANK: SENIOR CENTER WORK DELAYED
RED BANK: Completion of Senior Center repairs held up by a shortage of materials, officials say. Here's the latest.
RED BANK: YOUR CAPTION HERE…
RED BANK: What's Going On Here at East Front and High streets? redbankgreen has the answer... but we're open to alternate captions.
RED BANK: BROAD STREET PROJECT NEARS END
RED BANK: Installation of retractable security bollards marks turn toward completion of overdue Broad Street makeover project, officials say.
RED BANK: BROADWALK PANEL FORMED
RED BANK: Sidewalk work underway as Menna appoints Broadwalk committee.
RED BANK: ASBESTOS FOUND AT BASIE PARK
RED BANK: Council hires remediation firm after loose asbestos is discovered in utility rooms beneath Count Basie Field grandstand.
RED BANK: FILM RECYCLING IN SPOTLIGHT
RED BANK: Plastic film recycling enters its second month of a one-year pilot program amid questions about costs and collections.
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: 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: Shehady floats idea of $200+ tickets for snow parking as chief cites nose-thumbing at ordinance. But Triggiano says "no way" to steep hike.
RED BANK: TWO VIEWS OF STORM CLEANUP
RED BANK: With another snowstorm expected Sunday, two videos illustrate difference parked vehicles make in snow-clearing efficiency.
RED BANK: RECYCLING, BULK SKEDS CHANGED
RED BANK: Borough releases 2021 waste pickup schedule, with more frequent recycling pickups and less-frequent bulk collection.
RED BANK: LANE TO GO ONE-WAY, PARTWAY
RED BANK: A steep and narrow road near the Navesink River would become one-way, but not for its full length, under a change on this week's council agenda.
RED BANK: TALKING TRASH, AND RECYCLING
RED BANK: After five years of private trash collection, borough plans to survey residents and businesses about garbage and recycling pickups.
RED BANK: DINING ‘PLAZAS’ ON THE TABLE
RED BANK: Borough forms committee to explore expansion of outdoor dining into public spaces as town prepares to enter COVID-19 recovery phase.
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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.