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FAIR HAVEN: COUNCIL OKS GUN RESOLUTION
FAIR HAVEN: Council overrides mayor, who had refused to post gun-law resolution he called "just words on a piece of paper."
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FAIR HAVEN: NEWCOMER TAPPED AS MAYOR
FAIR HAVEN: Without discussion or comment, council picks political newcomer Joshua Halpern to serve as mayor through 2022.
FAIR HAVEN: RESIGNATION FOLLOWED CLASH
FAIR HAVEN: Lucarelli silent on the decision to quit as mayor hours after clash over meeting "decorum" and his own conduct.
FAIR HAVEN: LUCARELLI RESIGNS AS MAYOR
FAIR HAVEN: Ben Lucarelli resigns as mayor, effective immediately. He has held the job for nearly a decade, following one term on the council.
FAIR HAVEN: FINE-TUNING FOR TWO PROJECTS
FAIR HAVEN: Residents weigh in again on plans for new police station and public works yard, fine-tuning designs praised for fitting in among homes.
FAIR HAVEN: LOADS OF PRAISE FOR DPW PLAN
FAIR HAVEN: Latest plan for overhauling public works facility gets lots of love, and no thumbs-downs, at planning board capital review.
FAIR HAVEN: PLAN AIMS TO CUT GRIND WORK
FAIR HAVEN: Planned changes will cut truck activity at brush site by up to 70 percent, proponents say, but one council member still wants it moved.
FAIR HAVEN: BOROUGH ATTORNEY REPLACED
FAIR HAVEN: First order of business as Democrats take control of council: a new borough attorney, one familiar to Red Bankers.
FAIR HAVEN: PD, DPW CONCEPTS UNVEILED
FAIR HAVEN: Borough unveils concept plans for new police station, rec center and public works facility, with first hint of possible cost.
FAIR HAVEN: PD, DPW, PLANS IN REVISION
FAIR HAVEN: It's back to the drawing board for two major projects following the council's decision to abandon controversial purchase of River Road property.
FAIR HAVEN: One month after plan to buy River Road site was killed, council sets special meeting to lay out new options for police station and DPW.
FAIR HAVEN: BIKE LANE DEBATE CONTINUES
FAIR HAVEN: Council debate over planned 'sharrow' markings through the River Road business district continues, with some cyclists opposed.
FAIR HAVEN: COUNCIL SPLITS ON BIKE PLAN
FAIR HAVEN: Bike-safety plan splits council over whether to paint 'sharrow' markings on River Road through the business district.
FAIR HAVEN: PURCHASE PLAN SCRAPPED
FAIR HAVEN: Borough scraps proposed $3.4M purchase of River Road site, explores building new police station at current location.
FAIR HAVEN: COUNCIL TAKES AIM AT POT, GUNS
FAIR HAVEN: Council takes action on two hot issues, calling for zoning ban on recreational pot sales and demanding action on assault weapons.
FAIR HAVEN: TOWN TAKES UP POT DEBATE
FAIR HAVEN: Borough joins broadening debate among Shore municipalities on how to deal with possible marijuana legalization.
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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.
FAWNING OVER HER BABY
A mother deer and her fawn were spotted between a row of garages on Hudson Avenue and some trees alongside the Broad Street parking lots. Re ...
EVENING ESCAPE
RED BANK: Sailors in Monmouth Boat Club's weekly racing series found tranquil conditions on the Navesink River Tuesday evening.
PEAK COLOR ON BROAD
RED BANK: A year after they were installed, downtown mini gardens have added to "transformational" improvements, says business owner.
RED BANK: FAIRIES MOVE IN ON WHITE STREET
Red Bank: Girl scouts turns tiny parking lot plot of dirt into a "magical girls sparkle garden."
TRAINING UNDER FIRE
RED BANK: Volunteer firefighters train to cut into pitched roofs under active fire conditions.
“SUPERMOM” WANTS YOUR VOTE
Business owner. Dyed in the wool, lifelong Red Banker. Mother of six. Yup, seems like Anita Pierce does it all. In other words, she’s ...
SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS
RED BANK: Town prepares for Saturday's Pride in the Park celebration with another lawn art design by public works supervisor and Fire Chief ...
MOVIES VIA LIBRARY
RED BANK: Public Library now offers members access to streaming movies via Kanopy, with some 30,000 titles and tons of content for kids.
NEW RAINBOW CROSSWALK ON BROWN PLACE
Kicking off pride month, some Brown Place and Spring Street residents, ages 5 to 11, constructed a rainbow crosswalk with chalk over the wee ...
WHAT TO WEAR?
RED BANK: Dressmakers' mannequins appeared to mull what to wear as they looked down on Monmouth Street last week.
SYMPHONY RETURNS JUNE 29
RED BANK: An annual crowd pleaser returns June 29 with a free concert in Marine Park by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, RiverCenter said ...
Heard on the Green
Heard on the Green
DUCK RESCUE EFFORT
Duckling rescue attempt underway in sewer at East Front and Broad, 10:29 a.m.
HOUSING CRUNCH
Demolition begins for new apartments at Globe Court and Mechanic Street.
FEELING SNAPPY
      Snapping Turtles come ashore to lay their eggs this time of year and are a common site along the Swimming River waterfr ...
TUB TIME
RED BANK: A sparrow waits for the next available dirt tub while two others take their Sunday baths. (Click for video.)
CHECK IT OUT
A bench outside the Red Bank Public Library provided a serene view of our beautiful Navesink River Monday evening.
WAYWARD SLIM JIM
Anybody lose a Slim Jim? A “Sweet Mild O’ Mine” flavor Slim Jim was seen left unattended on this mailbox on Mechanic Stree ...