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RED BANK: ROADWORK TO CLOSE PINCKNEY
RED BANK: Pinckney Road is to be closed to traffic for repaving this week – weather permitting. And weather may not permit.
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RED BANK: LEAK SLOWS BROAD STREET ANEW
RED BANK: After complaints prompt suspension of sewer line construction on Broad Street, crew returns Thursday to fix a water leak.
RED BANK: BROAD STREET WORK PAUSED
RED BANK: Borough pauses work on Broad Street sewer line two days earlier than planned following complaints about Christmas traffic disruption.
RED BANK: STREET CLOSURES ANNOUNCED
RED BANK: Much of the business district will be off-limits to vehicle traffic Monday to allow for sewer line work on Broad Street.
RED BANK: TRUTH IN ADVERTISING?
RED BANK: Truth in advertising?
RED BANK: DETOUR PLANNED AT RR CROSSING
RED BANK: Commuter alert: a portion of Shrewsbury Avenue is slated for closure for the next 10 days to allow for railroad crossing improvements.
RED BANK: BRANCH AVENUE DETOURS BEGIN
RED BANK: Detours to accommodate road work on East Bergen Place means most of Branch Avenue will be closed for three days.
SANDY HOOK: DETOUR FOR SEAWALL WORK
SANDY HOOK: Seawall work prompts detour beginning today for some visitors to Gateway National Recreation Area. Details here.
LITTLE SILVER: ROAD CLOSURE BEGINS
LITTLE SILVER: A partial road closure that's expected to last three weeks is in effect on a stretch of Seven Bridge Road.
RED BANK: SEWER LINE BREAK CLOSES ROAD
RED BANK: Repair work on a broken sewer line forced the closure of a busy stretch of Shrewsbury Avenue early Friday morning.
RUMSON: UTILITIES TO GO BELOW RIVER
RUMSON & SEA BRIGHT: New gas and water lines will be run 25 feet below the bed of the Shrewsbury River as early as next month.
LITTLE SILVER: BRIDGE CLOSING PLANNED
Commuters who travel between Little Silver and Oceanport via Oceanport Avenue are in for some changes to their routine. Beginning on or about January 12, the Oceanport Avenue bridge willContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER: BRIDGE CLOSING PLANNED"
ON THE GREEN: RIDGE ROAD CLOSURES BEGIN
Overnight closures of a stretch of Ridge Road in Fair Haven, Little Silver and Rumson got underway Wednesday night to allow for repaving work. The closures, from Bingham Avenue to westContinue reading "ON THE GREEN: RIDGE ROAD CLOSURES BEGIN"
RED BANK: MONTHLONG ROADWORK TO BEGIN
The northbound lane of Bridge Avenue in Red Bank between Chestnut Street and Drs. Parker Boulevard will be closed between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. daily for the month ofContinue reading "RED BANK: MONTHLONG ROADWORK TO BEGIN"
RED BANK: ROAD CLOSING PLANNED
Red Bank officials plan to close portions of Drs. James Parker Boulevard between Shrewsbury and Maple avenues for paving Friday and Monday, the borough said in an alert Thursday afternoon.Continue reading "RED BANK: ROAD CLOSING PLANNED"
RED BANK & LITTLE SILVER: COMMUTER ALERT
[Update: This post has been updated to reflect a change in the dates of the closure.] Monmouth County plans closings of Branch Avenue between Hudson Avenue in Red Bank andContinue reading "RED BANK & LITTLE SILVER: COMMUTER ALERT"
LITTLE SILVER: STRETCH OF HARDING TO CLOSE
Harding Road between Prospect Avenue and Ridge Road in Little Silver was expected to be closed starting at 8 a.m. Monday for sewer work, according to the borough website. TheContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER: STRETCH OF HARDING TO CLOSE"
LITTLE SILVER: DETOUR WOES WORSEN
A traffic headache of long duration for drivers who use Branch Avenue in Little Silver is about to get worse. Starting Friday at 8 a.m., Branch Avenue will be closedContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER: DETOUR WOES WORSEN"
LITTLE SILVER: PLAN AROUND TRAFFIC DELAYS
Motorists who travel Branch Avenue between Rumson and White roads in Little Silver should try to avoid doing so between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, police advise.Continue reading "LITTLE SILVER: PLAN AROUND TRAFFIC DELAYS"
RED BANK: TRAFFIC NIGHTMARE AVERTED
A shutdown of the North Jersey Coast Line grade crossing at Broad Street in Red Bank that was originally expected to take nearly three and a half days was completedContinue reading "RED BANK: TRAFFIC NIGHTMARE AVERTED"
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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 ...
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 ...