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RED BANK: Borough residents and businesses may smell chlorine in water coming out of their taps starting next week. Here's why.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: DEP SAYS RIVERS SAFE FOR HUMANS
RED BANK: Recreational use of Navesink and Shrewsbury is safe despite massive, putrid fish die-off, environmental scientists say.
RED BANK: GAS SITE MAY GET ‘JET GROUTING’
RED BANK: More than a century after it was used as a gas works, a borough property may get some 20th-century environmental remediation.
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: COUNCIL AGENDA
RED BANK: Green Acres grant applications for two parks, and appointments to the new redevelopment agency are on the council's agenda Wednesday night.
RED BANK: FORTUNE ‘MIRACLE’ COMPLETED
RED BANK: Once facing demolition, the onetime home of pioneering civil rights journalist T. Thomas Fortune has now been restored. You can tour it this weekend.
RED BANK: SUNSET PARK CONCEPT TO DEBUT
RED BANK: Residents to get first look Monday at concept plan for new park on long-closed landfill site overlooking Swimming River.
RED BANK: NEW HISTORY IN FORTUNE HOUSE
RED BANK: Builder finds new history, and a lot of rot, in effort to restore Fortune House, onetime home of pioneering civil rights journalist.
RED BANK: SECOND-METER ISSUE RETURNS
RED BANK: The issue of separate water meters for lawn water and car washing sputters back to life after 18 months of silence.
RED BANK: RESIDENTS RESIST DUMP-SITE PARK
RED BANK: Not everyone wants a park at the former town dump, say residents concerned about the long-range effects of contaminants.
RED BANK: PLANTING SEEDS FOR FUTURE PARK
RED BANK: The long process of creating a waterfront park at the former town dump kicks off with a public brainstorming session.
RED BANK: BRAINSTORMING A NEW PARK PLAN
RED BANK: Got some ideas for the new park planned for the former landfill site on the West Side? Bring them to this meeting.
RED BANK: LAUNDROMAT & APARTMENTS OK’D
RED BANK: A new laundromat with upstairs apartments wins zoning OK. But first, there's a potential bill of $562,000 for water and sewer hookups.
RED BANK: Council takes a step toward creation of a park on the longtime site of the borough dump and incinerator. Up next: what to include?
RED BANK: UPDATES ON WATER
RED BANK: Updates on stinky water and new water meters.
RED BANK: After complaints about stinky, foul-tasting water, officials have reverted to borough wells, blaming an algae issue at the NJAW reservoir.
RED BANK: WATER METER SWAPS BEGIN
RED BANK: After controversy over its cost, a program to replace every water meter in town has begun, with homeowners to get visits starting this month.
RED BANK: FORTUNE HOUSE’S GOOD FORTUNE
RED BANK: The crumbling Fortune House gives journalism students a taste of what it's planned to become: a cultural and educational center.
RED BANK: FORTUNE HOUSE RESCUE PLAN OK’D
RED BANK: A plan to save the Fortune House, and build 31 apartments out back, wins zoning board approval..
RED BANK: FORTUNE HOUSE PLAN SCHEDULED
RED BANK: A developer's plan to preserve the Fortune House, and build 32 apartments, goes to the zoning board this week.
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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 ...
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 ...