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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.
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RED BANK: 75TH HALLOWEEN PARADE SHINES
RED BANK: We've got photos galore from the 75th annual Halloween parade, and one borough resident's memories going back to the first.
RED BANK: BOARD NIXES CENTER SUBDIVISION
RED BANK: Planning board rejects subdivision of Senior Center property as ceding control of land to New Jersey "in return for nothing."
RED BANK: BOAS QUITS HPC, SLAMS CHAIRMAN
RED BANK: Longtime Historic Preservation Commission member Boas quits over new chairman's "authoritarianism."
RED BANK: MASTER PLAN INPUTS SLATED
RED BANK: Residents to get two chances next month to weigh in on Master Plan update, with special focus on three areas of town.
RED BANK: SAXUM CHANGES APPROVED
RED BANK: Saxum wins approval for changes to its massive, not-yet-built housing project on the former VNA headquarters site.
RED BANK: CENTURY HOUSE SPARED
RED BANK: In the face of opposition, office developer kills plan to demolish century house at 26 Wallace Street. It's now back on the market.
RED BANK: HPC SPLITS OVER CENTURY HOUSE
RED BANK: Preservation commission debates next steps regarding plan to demolish century house for parking; approves revised Sally Boy's design.
RED BANK: BOARD NIXES REDEVELOPMENT BID
RED BANK: Planning board nixes Saxum's controversial request for a rezoning of VNA site, saying the firm is responsible for deterioration.
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: HOTEL DELAY REQUEST REJECTED
RED BANK: In a stunner, planning board rejects developer's request for an additional year to start building Hampton Inn, throwing project into uncertainty.
RED BANK: DOUBTS ON PRESERVATION LAW
RED BANK: An effort to give teeth to the Historic Preservation Commission leaves a bad taste for some planning board members.
RED BANK: DOWNTOWN APARTMENTS OK’D
RED BANK: A controversial plan for 35 downtown apartments wins approval amid parting shots at Menna and Whelan over redevelopment zone designation.
RED BANK: CHARTER BAILS FROM HEARING
Charter school Principal Meredith Pennotti with Mayor Pasquale Menna on Veteran’s Day. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Hours after a public hearing on the proposedContinue reading "RED BANK: CHARTER BAILS FROM HEARING"
RED BANK: CHARTER PANEL TO HOLD HEARING
Retired teacher Barbara Boas, center, was one of seven borough residents named to a study commission last week. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD MayorContinue reading "RED BANK: CHARTER PANEL TO HOLD HEARING"
RED BANK: BECK WEIGHS IN ON CHARTER PLAN
The charter school campus on Oakland Street, above, abuts a commercial building on Oakland Street in which the school recently leased space for current and possible future use. (Photo by John T.Continue reading "RED BANK: BECK WEIGHS IN ON CHARTER PLAN"
RED BANK: MARCHERS REJECT CHARTER PLAN
Protesters marched from the middle school to borough hall in freezing weather. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red Bank residents hoping to slow orContinue reading "RED BANK: MARCHERS REJECT CHARTER PLAN"
Press release from Red Bank Borough Education Foundation All in the interest of science, the Red Bank Borough Education Foundation presented the Red Bank Board of Education with its secondContinue reading "RED BANK: KOPKA GRANT FUNDS SCIENCE DAY"
BIKE AND PED SAFETY PLAN ROLLS ON
Jenny Rossano reviews the soon-to-be-adopted bike and pedestrian plan in Red Bank, while Jim Willis, in the background, views it on an iPad. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)Continue reading "BIKE AND PED SAFETY PLAN ROLLS ON"
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“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.
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 ...