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CHIEF WON COUNCIL PRAISE WHILE SHIELDING GIRLFRIEND
RED BANK: While repeatedly protecting his girlfriend and subordinate from discipline, McConnell won plaudits for managing the town.
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RED BANK: REDEVELOPMENT ON AGENDA
RED BANK: At final session of 2023, council to take up possible train station redevelopment, stadium bleacher replacement.
RED BANK: WHAT’S ON COUNCIL AGENDA
RED BANK: Unhitched trailer ban adoption, awards of engineering contracts and more on council agenda for Thursday night.
RED BANK: COUNCIL MUM ON BODYCAM FEE
RED BANK: Amid "flood" of OPRA requests for bodycam videos, council rejects proposed RBPD fees without comment.
RED BANK: In a span of four days, police arrest two borough men on charges of sexual assaults on minors in unrelated cases, chief says.
RED BANK: JEWELRY STORE BURGLAR SOUGHT
RED BANK: Early-morning smash-and-grab burglary at a downtown jewelry store under investigation.
RED BANK: Police arrest man on charges related to burglary spree that hit six downtown stores and restaurants in one night last month.
RED BANK: Debt refinancing and tweaks to a committee's name and aims stand out on a light agenda when the council meets Wednesday night.
RED BANK: Eight downtown stores and restaurants were burglarized or targeted in a spree along Monmouth Street earlier this week, police said.
RED BANK: NEW ‘PASSIVE PARK’ ON AGENDA
RED BANK: On the council agenda: subdividing Senior Center to make riverfront park; additional metered parking spots; committee name change.
RED BANK: SPRING STREET PROJECT ADVANCING
RED BANK: Parking prohibited this week on the southern half of Spring Street as road rebuilding project advances.
RED BANK: BROADWALK SET FOR RETURN
RED BANK: With streetscape complete and bollards up, restaurants race to set up for Broadwalk. No takers for streateries elsewhere, however.
RED BANK: BROADWALK RELAUNCH “ON TRACK”
RED BANK: Broadwalk "on track" to return Friday, but it remains to be seen how many businesses participate in the dining and shopping plaza.
RED BANK: BROADWALK CURTAILED, FEES UPPED
RED BANK: Broadwalk could return next week, following council action on schedule (shortened) and streatery fees (increased).
RED BANK: BROADWALK ACTION EXPECTED
RED BANK: Broadwalk restart not on council agenda, but downtown business community hopes to get green light Wednesday night.
RED BANK: BROADWALK CONCERNS AIRED
RED BANK: Merchants and residents raise numerous concerns as delayed restart of Broadwalk dining plaza finally nears.
RED BANK: BROAD STREET PROJECT NEARS END
RED BANK: Installation of retractable security bollards marks turn toward completion of overdue Broad Street makeover project, officials say.
RED BANK: RESOURCE OFFICERS PLANNED
RED BANK:  Borough schools and police plan to roll out an armed school resource officer program to boost safety, McConnell says.
RED BANK: CHIEF TO ADDRESS SAFETY QS
RED BANK: Following mass shootings elsewhere, McConnell plans to address public safety concerns in a community Zoom meeting. 
RED BANK: SINKHOLE OPENS ON BROAD
RED BANK: Sinkhole damages car parked in streetscape construction zone, and sanitary sewer fails on Tower Hill.
Partyline
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.
HOME DELIVERY
RED BANK: After a subdivision, an instant house rises on a new Catherine Street lot.