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RED BANK: MURPHY Q&A
RED BANK: Here's what council candidate Sean Murphy said in response to a redbankgreen questionnaire.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
The Murphy boys had bones to pick with Councilwoman Grace Cangemi last night. Most notably, Councilman Art Murphy erupted at Cangemi for a statement she made about policing at the candidate's forum earlier this month. But his brother Sean also...
Resident Sean Murphy, at left, makes a point at last night's Parks & Rec Committee meeting. Chastened last month by elected officials for faulty communication about the state of the borough's playgrounds, Red Bank's Parks & Rec Committee assembled last...
RED BANK: $1.1M HOME SETS WEST SIDE MARK
RED BANK: A new, 5,000-square foot home on Shrewsbury Avenue sells for a jaw-dropping sum, setting a West Side record.
RED BANK: CANNON TO RETURN AS ATTORNEY
RED BANK: Cannon to return as attorney one year after getting dumped; CME to return as engineer. New council's appointments at a glance.
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: ELBOW-TO-ELBOW AT ‘FACEOFF’
RED BANK: Large field of candidates in May 9 election sits elbow-to-elbow for "Faceoff Over Red Bank's Future." Full video.
RED BANK: SENIOR CENTER LOBBY DEDICATED
RED BANK: Lobby of long-closed Senior Center named in memory of the late Thomas E. Hintelmann, the town's longest-serving council member.
RED BANK: CANDIDATES JOSTLE FOR POSITION
RED BANK: Thirteen council candidates vie for voter attention in fast-paced, online forum ahead of May 9 election.
RED BANK: PAIR PRODS ACTION ON BROADWALK
RED BANK: Council sets Broadwalk season after Portman and Triggiano goad reluctant majority into immediate decision.
RED BANK: BALLOT POSITIONS SET
RED BANK: Ballot-position drawing gives Portman inside lane against Hogan in mayor's race, while Hogan's council slate gets primo position.
RED BANK: All 15 candidates for office in May election "cleared the bar" with valid petitions, says clerk. Up next: a ballot-position drawing.
RED BANK: With no new petitions submitted by Monday deadline, voters will have two mayoral and 13 council choices in historic election.
RED BANK: HOGAN ADDRESSES ‘CONFLICTS’
RED BANK: Riverview president and mayoral candidate Hogan downplays concerns about conflicts of interest; Viscomi launches fifth council bid.
RED BANK: COUNCIL DEMS, HOGAN FORM SLATE
RED BANK: Three council Dems team up with Riverview's president and three others in bid to form new government in July.
RED BANK: Former councilman Tom Hintelmann, a lifelong borough resident who taught at RBC for 40 years, died Friday at age 85.
RED BANK: APARTMENTS WIN BOARD OK
RED BANK: Plan for 45 apartments on site of former Big Man's West approved. Builder plans to call it The Sax, in honor of Clarence Clemons.
RED BANK: DOWNTOWN APARTMENTS OK’D
RED BANK: After developer lops off a floor, plan for 40-unit apartment building downtown gets unanimous zoning board approval.
RED BANK: APARTMENT PLAN SHRINKS
RED BANK: Developer of proposed apartment building lops off a floor, eliminating need for height and parking variances.
RED BANK: FIVE-STORY PLAN CHALLENGED
RED BANK: Questions about the need for a fifth floor surround plan for 50 new downtown apartments as zoning board commences review.
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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.