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RED BANK: OILY MESS NEAR EASTSIDE PARK
RED BANK: Two tractor-trailers delivering roof sections of the new Eastside Park restrooms collided Tuesday, leaving an oily trail half a mile long.
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RED BANK: STALLS READY TO BE INSTALLED
RED BANK: What's Going On Here at Eastside Park, where prefab building modules were being assembled Tuesday? Click to find out.
RED BANK: PARK AWAITS PREFAB BUILDING
RED BANK: What's Going On Here checks in on construction at Eastside Park, where a prefab building with restrooms is to be installed.
RED BANK: WAIT FOR RESTROOMS NEARS END
RED BANK: What's Going On Here checks in on construction at Eastside Park, where a long-awaited restroom project appeared stalled.
RED BANK: SIGNAGE MARKS COUNCIL AGENDA
RED BANK: Council to intro new laws regarding sandwich-board signs and lighted signs facing river. Here's a look at the full agenda.
RED BANK: ROAD AND PARK WORK UPDATED
RED BANK: Water main issues add to cost and timeline of East Bergen Place road project; engineer details proposed park upgrades.
SEA BRIGHT: TOWN HALL ON REFERENDUM
SEA BRIGHT: Residents will gather for a town hall meeting tonight on next month's referendum on rebuilding public facilities.
RED BANK: DuPONT LOSES BELMAR JOB
Red Bank Councilman Mike DuPont was squeezed out of his post as Belmar’s borough attorney Tuesday, four days after a court ruling found shortcomings in his handling of a ballot question there, APP.comContinue reading "RED BANK: DuPONT LOSES BELMAR JOB"
RED BANK: COUNCIL WRAP-UP
Seventh-graders from the Red Bank Charter School presented a report on “serving a healthy town,” and Mayor Pasquale Menna, below, returned to the dais after heart surgery. (Photo by JohnContinue reading "RED BANK: COUNCIL WRAP-UP"
By JOHN T. WARD Two hot topics were removed from the Red Bank council agenda Wednesday night: • a proposed $2 million bond to pay for replacing every residential andContinue reading "RED BANK: METERS AND MORATORIUM TABLED"
RED BANK: WATER METERS TO GO WIRELESS
The borough-owned water utility would replace every meter in town – more than 3,800 of them – under the proposal.  (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHNContinue reading "RED BANK: WATER METERS TO GO WIRELESS"
RED BANK: BUDGET, BONDS & A NEW HIRE
By JOHN T. WARD A first look at this year’s budget, and public confusion over the impact of a series of proposed bonds, dominated Wednesday night’s bimonthly meeting of theContinue reading "RED BANK: BUDGET, BONDS & A NEW HIRE"
RED BANK: PAID PARKING PLAN TABLED
Business owner David Prown pleads his case to Councilman Art Murphy Wednesday night. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD The Red Bank council putContinue reading "RED BANK: PAID PARKING PLAN TABLED"
RED BANK: PARKING PLAN MAY BE TWEAKED
An ordinance scheduled for a vote Wednesday night would expand paid parking on Monmouth Street and part of Bridge Avenue. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHNContinue reading "RED BANK: PARKING PLAN MAY BE TWEAKED"
RED BANK AGENDA: CABS, DOGS & PARKING
Parking in front of these businesses and others on Monmouth Street and Bridge Avenue would no longer be free if an ordinance up for introduction Wednesday wins approval. (Photo byContinue reading "RED BANK AGENDA: CABS, DOGS & PARKING"
RED BANK: COUNCIL BUSILY CLOSES OUT YEAR
Retired librarian Jane Eigenrauch gets a goodbye hug, above, and Councilwoman Juanita Lewis reacts to a tribute at her final meeting. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "RED BANK: COUNCIL BUSILY CLOSES OUT YEAR"
RED BANK: BULKHEAD, BELLHAVEN DEBATED
The council approved a bond to pay for a bulkhead to halt erosion at North Prospect Avenue, above. A change to another bond, for a possible spray park at BellhavenContinue reading "RED BANK: BULKHEAD, BELLHAVEN DEBATED"
Borough officials maintain the language of a 1937 deed requires that the existing bulkhead be maintained. (File photo. Click to enlarge) By SARAH KLEPNER Though there’s a dirt-cheap alternative thatContinue reading "RED BANK PLANS $600K BULKHEAD BOND"
By JOHN T. WARD A Red Bank man who tried to rally last-minute opposition to a bond vote engaged elected officials in a tense exchange over taxes and debt WednesdayContinue reading "RED BANK: ROBOCALLER DIALS UP TENSION"
By JOHN T. WARD Nearly a year after Moody’s went negative on Red Bank, the Wall Street debt rater has reversed course, borough officials said. The credit research firm toldContinue reading "RED BANK: MOODY’S LIFTS NEGATIVE OUTLOOK"
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NOT SO SCARY
Twenty times? Fifty times? How many times did we drive by this home on the corner of River Street and Shrewsbury and do a double take before ...
LOCAL 9 TAKE TROPHY
After a long hot two days of baseball, the Red Bank area-based Jersey Shore Raiders emerged as champions of the United States Amateur Baseba ...
RHAPSODY ON ICE
RED BANK: On a cool-ish summer evening, keyboardist NGXB entertained customers of Strollo's Italian Ice with renderings of 'Bohemian Rhapsod ...
PUDDLE BE GONE
A work crew was out this week attacking the site of the notoriously persistent puddle at the corner of Broad and Mechanic Streets. This phot ...
SMALLS FOR MAYOR?
We at redbankgreen remain neutral in political affairs and never make endorsements. But we have to say Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen’ ...
CRASH ON LEIGHTON
The driver of this car was headed north on Leighton Avenue when they it hit an SUV pulling a work trailer headed in south in the opposing la ...
CAR VS STREET SIGN
The driver of this Mercedes hopped the curb and toppled the street sign at the corner of South Pearl and Drs. James Parker Boulevard Wednesd ...
SKETCHES OF RED BANK BY LOCAL ARTIST MICHAEL WHITE
Sketches of Red Bank scenes have been floating around on social media and we thought they deserved some spotlight. First appearing in our fe ...
POLE DOWN
Utility pole falls on English Plaza shop Forge after being struck by SUV shortly before noon. No injuries reported, though 86-year-old drive ...
YO, ADRIAN!
It’s a tough turn for our hero as Rocky Balboa is relegated to the curb for trash pickup on Locust Avenue. We’ll have to go back ...
“EL PALOMO” IS IN THE HOUSE
Jesus Rios, a mariachi singer who performs under the stage name “El Palomo” (The dove) pauses for a moment before entering a bac ...
CROC SPOTTED IN RIVER
Frighteningly hideous and green, a solitary Croc lurked ominously amid the flotsam and foam in the Navesink River alongside the Red Bank Fir ...
KISS ICON REFLECTS ON BROADWALK
A Swarovski crystal-bedazzled self-portrait painting of Paul Stanley, longtime singer and guitarist for the rock band Kiss peers out from a ...
CHISELIN’ AWAY
Marcelo Garcia Lopez works with hammer and chisel on a new feature for his flower garden on Shrewsbury Avenue: a hollow in a carved log in w ...
STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES
  Saturday’s storm sent a tree toppling on this house on Bank Street, damaging the roof. Workers Wednesday could be seen removing ...
SNAPPING IN THE BREEZE
RED BANK: Blustery winds had the flags in Riverside Gardens Park snapping Monday evening.
POWER LINE DOWN
Red Bank firefighters were on scene at Manor Drive dealing with a live power line Monday afternoon. There was no immediate report of fire. T ...
TAR BEACH SOLSTICE
Aldo Quiroz of Ocean Township came ready with his beach chair and found a shady spot to spend his lunch hour in a parking lot off Broad Stre ...
GOING GREY
Workers painting the stone facade of the PNC Bank at the corner of Broad and Harding Thursday morning. An upgrade? Maybe it’s just pri ...
COFFEE & WILDLIFE
RED BANK: The best wildlife show in town can be taken in from a waterfront bench outside the public library, and it's totally free.