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RED BANK: RAG FIRE DAMAGES HOME
RED BANK: Smoke alarms awakened occupants to predawn blaze caused by spontaneous combustion of oily rags, officials said.
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RED BANK: CLOSET LIGHT SPARKED FIRE
RED BANK: Blaze that displaced two families Wednesday morning was caused by a halogen light fixture in a closet, says fire marshal.
RED BANK: AFTER EARFUL, BAR OWNER GETS OK
RED BANK: Along with board OK for site changes, Red Rock owner gets an earful over "astonishing" noise and porta-potties.
RED BANK: POT SHOP BUYS TIME
RED BANK: Facing likely rejection over parking and pedestrian issues, proposed West Front Street pot shop may revise its plans.
RED BANK: POT SHOP BUYS TIME
RED BANK: Facing likely rejection over parking and pedestrian issues, proposed West Front Street pot shop may revise its plans.
RED BANK: FIRE DAMAGES HOTEL LAUNDRY
RED BANK: Molly Pitcher Inn briefly evacuated Saturday as employees hold laundry room fire in check until firefighter arrive, says chief.
RED BANK: FIRE DAMAGES APARTMENT
RED BANK: Smoky fire in third-floor unit briefly empties seven-story Colony House Apartments. No injuries reported, says Chief Hartman.
RED BANK: MASTER PLAN ROLLOUT SET
RED BANK: Planning board sets Master Plan rollout, with at least two public hearings to come; board also 'endorses' school garden.
RED BANK: PORTMAN TAKES MAYOR’S SEAT
RED BANK: In debut as mayor, Portman pledges to "keep the ship running smoothly" as town embarks on big changes.
RED BANK: SYSTEM STOPS DUBLIN HOUSE FIRE
RED BANK: Dublin House Pub sustains light damage after fire suppression system douses early morning kitchen blaze, officials say.
RED BANK: BUDGET & TAX ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Typical property owner would pay $5 more in the local tax this year, but assessments are up an average 16 percent, Mirandi says.
RED BANK: After an abandoned effort of year ago, council will try again to find a full-time borough administrator.
RED BANK: MASKS ‘STRONGLY’ URGED
RED BANK: Borough issues declaration "strongly urging" mask-wearing in stores and restaurants, but stops short of mandates seen elsewhere.
RED BANK: EARLY SPLIT AT REORGANIZATION
RED BANK: Amid calls for comity, three council members try but fail to derail selection of Triggiano to ceremonial post of council president.
RED BANK: WASTE IN GARAGE FUELS FIRE
RED BANK: No injuries reported after Red Bank volunteer firefighters cut through metal door to extinguish blaze in waste-filled garage early Monday.
RED BANK: FIRE DESTROYS BOAT IN MARINA
RED BANK: Fire destroyed at least one boat and damaged another in a predawn blaze at the Molly Pitcher Inn marina in Red Bank Saturday.
RED BANK: SPRINKLER DOUSES UNIT FIRE
RED BANK: Potential tragedy averted as sprinkler system douses apartment fire in River Street Commons senior housing complex.
RED BANK: COUNCIL TO HOSE FIREWORKS
RED BANK: Days after a booming Fourth of July weekend, mayor and council say they'll act to enforce state ban on illegal fireworks.
RED BANK: BANK DIMS LIGHTING TO WIN OK
RED BANK: Wells Fargo dims 'overkill' lighting plan and wins approval on property being reviewed as possible new town hall site.
RED BANK: Westside Hose Company has two new volunteer firefighters in the house, and one is already the borough fire commissioner.
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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.