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RED BANK: 2024 BUDGET STAYS THE COURSE
RED BANK: Average home tax bill nudges past $10k as budget keeps pace with inflation and town eyes big capital projects.
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RED BANK: WHERE TAX MONEY GOES
RED BANK: Local government officials to hold presentation on the proposed 2024 budget.
RED BANK: SCHOOLS EYE “DEVASTATING” STATE AID CUTS
RED BANK: Borough schools face cutbacks if a proposed massive cut in state aid is not restored.
RED BANK: COUNCIL SALARIES UNCHANGED
RED BANK: Salaries for mayor and council would remain unchanged, for now, under measure on Thursday night's agenda.
RED BANK: SALARY BUMPS & MORE ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Council to set new salary ranges for top three posts, and itself, when it meets Thursday night. Here's a glance at the agenda.
RED BANK: TAX INCREASE HELD TO ONE PERCENT
RED BANK: Aided by parking surplus, local tax on average-value home goes up $25 this year, officials said at a walk-thru of the 2023 budget.
RED BANK: BUDGET WALK-THRU SLATED
RED BANK: Spending plan that calls for $14.47 million in local taxes to get walk-thru presentation Thursday night.
RED BANK: FIREFIGHTERS PRESS FOR RENT HIKE
RED BANK: Volunteer firefighters derail introduction of borough budget they say would scuttle a negotiated funding plan for their firehouses.
RED BANK: POT, BUDGET & MORE ON AGENDA
RED BANK: On the council agenda Wednesday: cannabis review board, budget, new DPU director, housing grant and a four-way stop.
LITTLE SILVER: ‘SOURCE’ IMPERILED AGAIN
LITTLE SILVER: Two years after avoiding the axe, The Source at RBRHS again faces "devastating" cuts, says Moore.
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: BUDGET INTRO ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Budget intro tops busy agenda as council meets in person for first time in 26 months, with home-participation option.
RED BANK: DISTRICT TAX UP TWO PERCENT
RED BANK: Still well below "adequacy" funding, school district keeps tax increase at two percent for second consecutive year, Rumage says.
RED BANK: Taxpayers have until September 20 to pay their third-quarter property taxes, under a resolution up for adoption Wednesday.
RED BANK: BALLARD OPPOSES SURPLUS USE
RED BANK: Ballard challenges fellow Democrats on council's use of $3.5 million surplus "just to say we didn't raise taxes."
RED BANK: SURPLUS KEEPS TAX RATE LEVEL
RED BANK: McConnell credits "wise" spending decisions during pandemic for surplus that's keeping 2021 tax increase to zero.
ON THE GREEN: Some taxpayers get a breather as due dates for third-quarter property taxes in Red Bank and Fair Haven pushed back by delays.
RED BANK: "Soft" costs associated with repairs to water-damaged Senior Center add $96,000 to budget. Public presentation scheduled for Tuesday.
RED BANK: NO LOCAL TAX INCREASE IN BUDGET
RED BANK: Property owners will see no increase in the local tax this year, says Yassin. Here's a rundown of Wednesday's busy council session.
FAIR HAVEN: FIREMEN’S FAIR BACK ON TRACK
FAIR HAVEN: Firemen's fair returning; council takes action on budget, cannabis, waterfront property and more. Here's a quick rundown.
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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.
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 ...