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RED BANK: Six months into its contract with Monmouth SPCA for animal control services, borough reviews costs, which Ballard calls "astronomical."
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RED BANK: WHAT’S ON COUNCIL AGENDA
RED BANK: On the council agenda this week: paying for the master plan rewrite, selling a never-used animal control van and more.
RED BANK & FAIR HAVEN: SPCA TAKES OVER
RED BANK & FAIR HAVEN: Effective Thursday, calls for animal control services from both towns are being handled by the Monmouth County SPCA.
RED BANK: DUCKLINGS FOUND IN OFFICE SPACE
RED BANK: One last call for animal control officer Perez: ducklings found in a Broad Street office building, with mother nowhere in sight.
RED BANK: On the council agenda this week: the annual budget, a new redevelopment agency head, plastic film recycling, animal control and more.
RED BANK: ANIMAL JOB ENDANGERED
RED BANK: Animal control officer's job appears doomed; borough "is not not a pest control company," says McConnell, citing non-emergencies.
RED BANK: ANIMAL SERVICE BACK ON AGENDA
RED BANK: On council's workshop agenda: a change that would cost residents $90 an hour to remove wild animals from inside homes. That's now free.
RED BANK: WHAT’S ON AGENDA, AND NOT
RED BANK: On the council agenda: animal control change on hold; Saxum seeks new site designation; charter study measure advancing and more.
RED BANK: Council to vote Wednesday on eliminating in-house animal control service in switch to SPCA. Residents say response times will suffer.
RED BANK: ANIMAL OPERATION ON THE BLOCK
RED BANK: Council looking into eliminating in-house animal control service in switch to SPCA. Residents say personal service will suffer.
RED BANK: WHAT’S ON COUNCIL AGENDA
RED BANK: Here's what's on the agenda, and what's not, when the council holds a regular session via Zoom Wednesday evening.
RED BANK: CONTRACTOR DENIES RACIST POST
RED BANK: Animal-control specialist contracted to provide back-up services to borough says he did not write racist post attributed to him on Facebook.
RED BANK: DID YOU LOSE A BANDED BIRD?
An unresponsive pigeon redbankgreen found standing on Shrewsbury Avenue opposite the G&G Hot Dog truck in Red Bank Thursday afternoon is now getting some TLC.  Borough animal control officer HenryContinue reading "RED BANK: DID YOU LOSE A BANDED BIRD?"
SHREWSBURY CAT COLONY HEADING TO COURT
The feral cat colony is tucked away in the woods behind a day care center and businesses on Avenue of the Commons. (Photo by Danielle Tepper. Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "SHREWSBURY CAT COLONY HEADING TO COURT"
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RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
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.